Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure that can help alleviate physical discomfort and improve self-confidence in women with large breasts. If you’re experiencing back pain, shoulder pain, or other issues due to the size of your breasts, Plastic Surgery Arts of New Jersey can help.
Our team of experienced, board-certified plastic surgeons is dedicated to helping women achieve the look and feel they desire. We specialize in breast reduction surgery and use the latest techniques to ensure the best possible results. Sometimes this procedure is covered by health insurance. Our staff will gladly assist you in determining your plan benefits.
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Women with large breasts often experience physical discomfort, including back pain, neck pain, and shoulder pain. They may also have difficulty finding comfortable clothing, participating in physical activities, or feeling self-conscious about their appearance.
Breast reduction surgery can help alleviate these issues by removing excess breast tissue and fat to create a more proportionate and comfortable breast size. Our team will work with you to understand your specific concerns and goals, creating a customized surgical plan to address them.
Breast reduction surgery can have a significant positive impact on your quality of life. Some of the benefits include:
Overall, breast reduction surgery can be a life-changing procedure for women who experience physical or emotional discomfort due to large breasts. By reducing the size and weight of the breasts, women can experience significant physical and emotional benefits and improve their quality of life.
Breast reduction surgery typically involves removing excess breast tissue and fat, repositioning the nipple and areola, and reshaping the breast for a more proportional appearance. Our surgeons use the latest techniques to minimize scarring and ensure the best possible results.
The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and takes several hours to complete. You can expect to go home the same day and return to work and other activities within a few weeks.
We recommend breast reduction surgery for women who experience physical discomfort or self-consciousness due to the size of their breasts. Candidates for the procedure should be in good overall health and have realistic expectations for the results.
Recovery time after breast reduction surgery varies for each patient, depending on factors such as age, overall health and the depth of the surgery. For most breast reduction patients, you will be able to move around with only mild discomfort within the first few days. A significant portion of the swelling and bruising will decrease quickly over 1-2 weeks. It takes several months of healing to reveal the final results, as swelling will continue to decrease over time.
Most patients feel comfortable returning to work within 1-2 weeks. Light exercise and more moderate workouts can be considered after 3-4 weeks. Avoid raising your arms above your head and heavy lifting. Patients should refrain from arduous workouts for at least a full month after the breast reduction surgery. Always consult with your physician before exercising, as times vary on a case by case basis.
It depends on the individual’s insurance policy and the specific criteria set by the insurance provider. Generally, insurance providers will consider covering breast reduction surgery if it is deemed medically necessary due to physical symptoms such as back, neck or shoulder pain, rashes or skin irritation, and difficulty with physical activity.
The best way to determine if your insurance will cover a breast reduction surgery is to review your policy and contact your insurance provider. You may need to provide documentation of your symptoms and medical history to support your claim.
Insurance providers typically require documentation of significant physical symptoms, such as chronic pain, skin irritation, or difficulty with physical activity. They may also require documentation of prior non-surgical interventions, such as physical therapy or pain medication, before considering surgery.
The plastic surgeons of PSANJ are recognized for their dedication to patients, artistic eye for detail, and natural looking results. With members of our surgical team rated as “Top Doctors” by New York Magazine and New Jersey Monthly, PSANJ is a top destination for breast reduction surgery in the New Jersey, New York and Tri-state area. Patients trust our cosmetic surgeons to give them beautiful results with less pain, bruising and faster recovery times. At Plastic Surgery Arts of New Jersey we only use the most advanced surgical equipment and techniques. Contact PSANJ for a private breast reduction consultation. Just imagine the possibilities…
For those considering breast reduction surgery, one of the most important parts of this process is the selection your cosmetic surgeon. At Plastic Surgery Arts of New Jersey, we encourage you to investigate your options: ask questions, see before-and-after breast reduction photos, and ask about advanced training and certifications.