Breast Reduction Information

If you have disproportionatly large breasts, you may be considering a breast reduction. A breast reduction will reduce and reshape the breasts. Larger breasts can create many medical issues, including neck and back pain. Breast reduction surgery can alleviate these problems.

This image shows how the nipple is repositioned and the incision lines that are traditionally used for breast reduction.

During recovery, pain medication can alleviate the discomfort you will likely have after surgery. Your doctor will probably send you home wearing an elastic bandage or surgical bra. Avoid straining, exercise and other activities that may cause swelling or bleeding. To heal the fastest, follow your post-op instructions carefully.

According to The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for Statistical Data, the average for surgeon's fees for Breast Reduction in 2015 was $5,579 nationally. This does not include additional fees for the surgical center, anesthesia, etc.