Breast Reduction in Houston TX

Patients who undergo breast reduction surgery frequently are seeking relief from physical symptoms caused by the excessive weight of large breasts. Breast reduction usually can solve these problems as well as improve the size and shape of your breasts. Following breast reduction, your breasts will be more proportional to the rest of your body, and clothes will fit you better. Contact a breast reduction surgeon in Houston TX.

Dr. Henry A. Mentz
Dr. Henry A. Mentz
Houston, TX
Dr. Mentz - triple board certified Houston plastic surgeon - is a founder and partner of The Aesthe...
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Dr. Henry A. Mentz
Dr. Henry A. Mentz
Houston, TX
Dr. Mentz - triple board certified Houston plastic surgeon - is a founder and partner of The Aesthe...
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Dr. Thomas C. Wiener
Dr. Thomas C. Wiener
Houston, TX
My practice philosphy is to serve as a consultant to you in order to advise and inform you how I, as...
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Dr. Leopoldo  Lapuerta
Dr. Leopoldo Lapuerta
Houston, TX
Cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Lapuerta is a triple board certified, plastic & reconstructive surgeon who...
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Dr. Christopher K. Patronella
Dr. Christopher K. Patronella
Houston, TX
Dr. Patronella is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only plastic surgery...
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Dr. German  Newall
Dr. German Newall
Houston, TX
Dr. Newall is recognized as one of Houston's leading plastic surgeons. He is board certified by the ...
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Dr. Michael  Ciaravino
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Dr. Michael Ciaravino
Houston, TX
Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Ciaravino is one of the world's top breast implant surgeons. Eac...
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Dr. James F Boynton
Dr. James F Boynton
Houston, TX
The son of abstract painter Jack Boynton and his wife Sharon, a fashion designer, Dr. James F. Boy...
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Dr. Paul  Vitenas
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Dr. Paul Vitenas
Houston, TX
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Dr. Paul F. Fortes
Dr. Paul F. Fortes
Houston, TX
"Dr. Fortes has been consistently named by his peers as one of Houston's "top plastic surgeons." H...
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Choosing to have breast reduction in Houston is an important decision to make. Breast reduction can be performed at any age, but plastic surgeons usually recommend waiting until breast development has stopped. Childbirth and breast-feeding may have significant and unpredictable effects on the size and shape of your breasts. Nevertheless, many women decide to undergo breast reduction before having children and feel that they can address any subsequent changes later. If you plan to breast-feed in the future, you should discuss this with your plastic surgeon.

The most common method of reducing the breasts involves three incisions. One incision is made around the areola. Another runs vertically from the bottom edge of the areola to the crease underneath the breast. The third incision follows the natural curve of the breast crease.

After the plastic surgeon has removed excess breast tissue, fat and skin, the nipple and areola are shifted to a higher position. The areola, which in large breasts usually has been stretched, also is reduced in size. Skin that was formerly located above the nipple is brought down and together to reshape the breast. Liposuction may be used to improve the contour under the arm.

Usually, the nipples and areolas remain attached to underlying mounds of tissue, and this allows for the preservation of sensation.

Fortunately, significant complications from breast reduction are infrequent. Every year, many thousands of women undergo successful breast reduction surgery, experience no major problems and are pleased with the results. Anyone considering surgery, however, should be aware of both the benefits and the risks.

Whether you decide to have breast reduction in Houston depends on your own individual case, medical condition, general health, lifestyle, emotional state, and breast size and shape. You may consider consulting your family, friends, breast implant support groups, and breast cancer support groups to help you in making this decision. If you are considering breast reduction and do not have a plastic surgeon, use our doctor finder for the names of experienced, board certified plastic surgeons in your area. Your general surgeon, plastic surgeon, and oncologist should work together to plan your breast reduction procedure to give you the best possible result. Contact a breast reduction surgeon in Houston, TX today.