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Mammary Reduction

Breast Reduction is a surgery that consists of reducing the size of the breasts from the removal of fat tissue, breast tissue and excess of skin, so it can decrease the size of the breast and increase firmness, and the result will have harmony with the body.
It also contributes to the health and healthy life of our patients, since having large breasts can cause discomfort such as back or neck pain, respiratory problems, herniated discs, dizziness, limitations to daily life and skin streaks.

Mammary Reduction is performed with

  • General or local anesthesia
  • Duration: From 2 to 4 hours and the postoperative stay is 24 hours
  • Disability: 2 weeks according to medical indications

Doctor Erick Almenárez

He is one of the most recognized plastic surgeons of the city of Medellín, has the permits of the health secretariat and other regulators for this procedure

¿What is this procedure?

¿What is Mammary Reduction?

It consists of the remodeling and diminution of the size of the breasts of the woman. By extracting fat, breast tissue and skin, so it can relocate the areole and nipple in its new position. The purpose of reduction mammoplasty is to provide the woman with smaller, lighter and firmer breasts.
Breast reduction is frequently performed in perimenopausal women due to hormonal changes and overweight. As well as in young women who present an overdevelopment of their breasts generating deformity sagged breasts.

Consultation Process for Breast Reduction Surgery

In the consultation, the surgeon will evaluate different aspects such as the shape and size of the breasts, the firmness of the skin and general health. In addition a breast examination is sometimes requested in a mammographic study. Subsequently, the different surgical techniques are disclosed, as well as, it is a space for the patient to express her expectations and to establish common goals with the surgeon, according the size and shape of the breasts. Remember that a successful plastic surgery depends on proper communication and relationship between the patient and the surgeon.

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¿What is Mammary Reduction?

For the procedure of injecting fat into the buttocks, you begin with a liposculpture in areas around the buttocks and other parts of the body. The extracted fat is purified before being injected into the buttocks..
On the other hand, for the case of the placement of silicone gel prostheses in the buttocks, it can also be used a liposuction, for the procedure is made an incision in the middle of the gluteus or the so-called linneainterglutea. Through which the prostheses are introduced.

Consultation Process for Breast Reduction Surgery

In the consultation, the surgeon will evaluate different aspects such as the shape and size of the breasts, the firmness of the skin and general health. In addition a breast examination is sometimes requested in a mammographic study. Subsequently, the different surgical techniques are disclosed, as well as, it is a space for the patient to express her expectations and to establish common goals with the surgeon, according the size and shape of the breasts. Remember that a successful plastic surgery depends on proper communication and relationship between the patient and the surgeon.

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Comments from our patients

“Three years after surgery, I still feel elated. To all who are suffering as I did I tell you how happy I am after my breast reduction”.

“My appreciation is of total satisfaction. The surgery developed as I wanted it and I’m very happy, I congratulate those who participated in my surgery”.

¿Have you considered Breast Reduction?

If you experience any of the discomforts described above, it is the opportunity to receive professional guidance and make the right decision based on your expectations and interests. Improving your physical appearance and contributing to your psychological well-being.
It should be noted:
•The intervention is performed when the woman has reached her overaged, since the mammary development has been completed.

¿Have you considered Breast Reduction?

If you experience any of the discomforts described above, it is the opportunity to receive professional guidance and make the right decision based on your expectations and interests. Improving your physical appearance and contributing to your psychological well-being.
It should be noted:
•The intervention is performed when the woman has reached her overaged, since the mammary development has been completed.

General Tips Before Breast Reduction

Pexia Mamaria (Mastopexia)

    •Refrain from smoking two weeks before the procedure and do not consume alcoholic beverages 72 hours before the intervention.T
    •The night before and the day of the surgery, wash the body with an antibacterial solution, which will remove germs from the skin that could cause infections.
    •Do not use any cosmetic products.
    •Choose comfortable and loose-fitting clothing such as button-down garments on the front, elastic pants or wide sweaters.
    •It is important to be accompanied by a family member before and after the surgery.
    •Take the medication according to the time and in the recommended doses.
    •Do not ingest any food or liquid, six hours before the intervention.

General Tips Before Breast Reduction

Pexia Mamaria (Mastopexia)

  • •Refrain from smoking two weeks before the procedure and do not consume alcoholic beverages 72 hours before the intervention.T
    •The night before and the day of the surgery, wash the body with an antibacterial solution, which will remove germs from the skin that could cause infections.
    •Do not use any cosmetic products.
    •Choose comfortable and loose-fitting clothing such as button-down garments on the front, elastic pants or wide sweaters.
    •It is important to be accompanied by a family member before and after the surgery.
    •Take the medication according to the time and in the recommended doses.
    •Do not ingest any food or liquid, six hours before the intervention.

Recovery for Breast Reduction

Recovery is a vital stage where each person must follow the respective recommendations and cares.
•It is normal to occur some bruising and swelling during the recovery period, which will decrease after a few weeks.
•The bandage will be removed in a few days, then replaced by a special fastener, which should be worn for at least one month and avoid wearing hoops for at least three months.
•A burning sensation may occur in the nipples for the first two weeks.
•Points are withdrawn within 2 to 3 weeks.
•You should also be careful not to touch your wounds with your fingertips, nor expose them to air or dust.
•Avoid shocks, lifting weights, driving, etc. Refrain from any situation that may lead to violent chest trauma such as sports, dancing and swimming for at least a month.
•The final appearance of the breasts will appear in about 4 to 6 months after the surgery.

Recovery for Breast Reduction

• The final results of a surgery are evaluated after several months.
• When there is lipoinyección massage is required to improve the appearance of the skin and to take care of the wounds.
• In the case of implants, the care is greater, and it is recommended to not sit or support the buttocks for about 10 days until the inflammation decreases and the stitches are fine.
• You should remain in rest for a week or ten days, resting face down or sideways.
• Avoid heavy exercises like strength in the gluteal muscles

¿Do you want to have a Mammary Reduction in Medellín?

If you would like to receive a personalized assessment and consultation, without cost, write to WhatsApp (+57) 301 3631389

We are located in the Edificio Spazio 33 # 78-98 Street
Medellín – Colombia.