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.
Mastopexy or Breast Lifting Procedures
Are your breasts saggy? WebMD explains breast-lifting surgery, from your first visit with the surgeon to recovery.
Breast Reduction With Liposuction Has Fewer Risks
Less Breast Numbness, Quicker Return to Normal Activity
Cosmetic Surgery: A Better Sex Life?
New research suggests that cosmetic surgery may also improve sex life and the ability to achieve orgasm.
Breast-Reduction Surgery May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Breast-reduction surgery can reduce a woman's risk of breast cancer, especially if she is over 50, according to a study published in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. But experts interviewed by WebMD say that this alone is not a reason for most women at high risk for breast cancer to have the surgery.