Breast Reduction surgery in Kerala
Breast reduction surgery is a cosmetic surgery for reducing large breasts and lifting them to normal position on the chest. Breast reduction can now be done as a daycare surgery without hospital stay. മലയാളത്തിൽ വായിക്കുവാൻ ഇവിടെ ക്ലിക്ക് ചെയ്യുക
Problems with very big breasts-
Most women who seek breast reduction surgery are bothered by the heaviness of the breasts. The heavy breasts cause back and neck pain. They also restrict social and physical activities. Very large breasts are not aesthetically attractive and most women complain of becoming less confident about their appearance. Inability to get proper inner wear ia another issue. Large chest size also restricts the choice of clothes for the woman.
Breast reduction surgery creates attractive, normal sized and uplifted breasts and relieves women of all the problems from heavy breasts. Breast reduction surgery carries a very high satisfaction rate. Breast reduction is an open surgery whereby the excess breast tissue and skin is removed and the nipple and areola are placed back in a normal location. This results in much smaller and uplifted breasts.
There are multiple safe techniques used for reducing large sagging breasts, the choice of technique in a particular case depends on the quantum of reduction required.
Because breast reduction surgery is an open procedure, creating dramatic changes to the breast architecture, there will be visible marks on the breast. The marks do fade over a period of time although they do not disappear completely. Fortunately, the marks are in the middle of the breast which is the least exposed area.
Cost of breast reduction surgery in Kerala, India
The total cost of female breast reduction can vary depending on the surgical plan. Total cost in Cochin, Kerala can vary from INR 200,000- 350,000.
Best hospital for breast reduction in Kerala
Breast reduction is best performed by a cosmetic plastic surgeon. The surgery may be done in a hospital with adequate clean facilities. Dr. Hari Menon performs breast reduction at Lakeshore hospital in Cochin, Ernakulam. More photos of Breast Reduction surgery in Kerala, India.
Anesthesia- breast reduction is performed under general anesthesia with intra operative monitoring of vital parameters.
Recovery after breast reduction surgery
Even though breast reduction requires an open approach and rearrangement of the breast tissue, the post operative period is relatively pain free. There may be minor discomfort, which is well controlled with pain medicines. Normal routine can be resumed in 24 hours. Heavy work and lifting weights should be avoided for 4 weeks. A well supportive sports bra is to be worn for a month following the surgery. It is recommended to have frequent follow up visits with your surgeon for the initial 2-3 weeks following surgery.
Breast feeding after breast reduction surgery
Most of the breast reductions are moderate reductions where the breast milk ducts and most of the glands are preserved. In massive reductions, a significant portion of glands are removed. Breast feeding can be possible after moderate breast reductions. There may be decrease in the amount of milk produced and top feeds may be required. Breast feeding may not be possible after massive reductions.
Breast reduction and breast cancer
Removal of breast tissue may reduce the chance of having breast cancer, though this is not concretely proved. Patients who have undergone breast reductions are advised to undergo cancer screening as general advised, which is a mammogram every year after age 40.
Compliactions after breast reduction surgery
Breast reduction surgery has an overall complication rate of 5- 10%, most of which are minor healing problems. Uncommon problems could be-
Change in sensation
Necrosis of skin
Anesthesia related problems.
Discuss with Dr. Hari Menon regarding the best method for you as well as risks and safety aspects of breast reduction surgery.
Synonym- Reduction mammaplasty