Breast Reduction

There is a large population of women, in Beverly Hills and all over the world, who have a group of symptoms related to overly large breasts. These women experience upper back pain, tense muscles in the neck and indents on the shoulders from years of pressure from bra straps.

Often, overly large breasts, called Macromastia, effect women physically, preventing them for physical sports and exercise. During warm, summer months, rashes can develop under the breasts. Clothes can fit improperly and psychological issues can even develop from taunting during teenage years. Reduction Mammaplasty, or Breast Reduction surgery, is a procedure that is intended to relieve women who suffer from these problems.

Candidates for Breast Reduction include women who have:

  • Breasts which are excessively large.
  • Sagging breasts from heaviness and weight.
  • Indentation on the shoulders from bra straps.
  • Disproportionate breasts.
  • Chronic rashes in the folds under the breasts
  • Asymmetry of breast size
  • Limitations of physical activity from breast size

Breast Reduction surgery can be performed at any age once a woman has stopped growing. This usually occurs between the ages of 18 and 20. On rare occasions a teenager may be considered a candidate for plastic surgery prior to completion of her growth phase. Woman who have undergone the Breast Reduction surgery with Dr. Lent are thrilled by the freedom they now have to participate in sports and all other physical activities. Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Warren Lent, has performed hundreds of these procedures with great success.

Many women are concerned with the sensation of the nipples and the ability to breast-feed after the procedure. The Breast Reduction surgery can be performed using Dr. Warren Lent’s specialized technique and expertise to preserve nipple sensation and the ability to breast feed. Many of Dr. Lent’s patients have gone on to breast feed their children after a Breast Reduction.

As with any medical operation, there are risks and complications can occur. However, Dr. Lent has performed this procedure many times and takes patient safety with the up-most importance. To better understand all of your options and discuss your questions and concerns, schedule a recommended full consultation with Dr. Warren Lent, by clicking here.

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