Breast Reduction Directory
Breast reduction can be performed to remove breast tissue, excess fat, and nearby skin tissue to change the size, shape, and weight of the breasts. For women with large, heavy breasts, the procedure can help relieve pain and discomfort. Sometimes, a breast lift is also performed during reduction procedure. Find more about breast reduction, how it is done, the risks and complications, and more.
Breast Reduction Surgery
WebMD explains breast reduction surgery, including reasons for having it, how the procedure is performed, and what to expect in the aftermath.
Breast reduction surgery (reduction mammoplasty) removes some of the tissue and skin from the breasts to reshape and reduce the size of the breasts.
Picture of breast reduction (before and after); Breast reduction surgery removes some of the tissue and skin from the breasts. This reshapes and lifts the breasts and reduces their size. It can also make the areola (the colored area around the nipple) smaller. To remove tissue and skin from the breast,the surgeon first makes one or more cuts in the breast. After the excess tissue and skin have been removed,the skin is closed with ...
Slideshow: Cosmetic Surgery
See before and after pictures of popular cosmetic surgery procedures, including liposuction, tummy tuck, breast implants, rhinoplasty, neck lift, and more.
Cosmetic Surgery and Procedures-Topic Overview
What are cosmetic surgery and procedures?Cosmetic surgery and procedures are techniques that change, restore, or enhance your appearance. Some cosmetic procedures, such as removing wrinkles at "Botox parties, " have become very popular. There are many reasons for changing or enhancing your looks. Suffering from burns or other trauma, being born with a birth defect, or wanting to "improve" parts of
Quiz: Cosmetic Surgery Myths and Facts
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Mastopexy or Breast Lifting Procedures
Are your breasts saggy? WebMD explains breast-lifting surgery, from your first visit with the surgeon to recovery.