A breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, can improve both the medical problems associated with overly large breasts as well as their shape, size and positioning. Large, pendulous breasts may cause various medical problems due to the weight of excess breast tissue. Problems with posture, skeletal deformities, back and neck pain, skin irritations and breathing problems are common side effects of this condition. Bra straps often leave painful indentations in the shoulder area. In addition to these medical issues, many women, especially teenage girls, are very self-conscious if they have unusually large breasts. Dr. Sharon Giese performs breast reduction at her NYC office to reshape breasts so they appear smaller and shapelier.
Breast reduction removes fat, glandular tissue, and excess skin from the breast, resulting in smaller, lighter and firmer breasts that are better-shaped in proportion to the rest of the body. This procedure can relieve pain and discomfort caused by overly large breasts and increase self-image. Ideal candidates for this procedure are otherwise healthy women, suffering from large breasts.
Similar to other breast procedures, three incision options are available during our breast reduction in NYC and are utilized depending on each individual case and your desired results. The ptosis, or sagging, of your breasts often dictates which technique is best for your individual condition. Dr. Giese will discuss which reduction mammoplasty technique can achieve the best results for you.
* Patients individual results may vary.
|Breast Reduction Insights|
|Ideal Candidates||Women who are suffering from overly-large breasts and are dissatisfied with either their appearance or suffering from resulting medical problems.|
|Procedure||Breasts are reduced in size. They may be shaped and evened during breast reduction as well.|
|Technique Benefits||An anchor, lollipop, or donut incision may be used during breast reduction, depending on the severity of your ptosis.|
|Recovery||Approximately two weeks until stitches are removed.|
|Results||Patients usually achieve smaller, lighter, firmer, and more youthful-looking breasts that are better-shaped in proportion to the body after reduction mammoplasty.|
|Outcome||Breast reduction may relieve some medical problems, including skeletal deformities, back and neck pain, skin irritations, posture and breathing difficulties. Self-esteem and self-image may increase following recovery.|
Dr. Sharon Giese and her staff are happy to schedule a consultation with you about breast reduction. For more information on plastic surgery, breast reduction in NYC and Dr. Sharon Giese, please request an appointment online or call us at 212.421.3400.
*Patients individual results may vary.
Internationally recognized by her colleagues as one of the most innovative plastic surgeons in New York City, Dr. Giese has developed a number of procedures that separate her from the competition, including Natural Lift, an alternative to a facelift, and other non surgical facelift procedures. The Natural Lift is a minimally invasive facelift procedure that tightens sagging skin and jowls and defines the jawline. She has also been recognized on television and print media for her work with VASER shape technology, an advanced skin tightening procedure which reduces cellulite. Additionally, Sharon Giese MD specializes in dermal fillers, breast procedures and large volume liposuction, all of which may be performed on-site at her in-office, AAAASF Accredited, surgical suite.