The Pros and Cons of Breast Reduction
Before making the choice of undergoing a breast reduction, patients need to be informed of all aspects of the planning, cost, surgery, recovery, and post-op care. To help you figure out if a breast reduction is right for you, we’ve compiled the pros and cons of breast reduction so you can make an informed choice.
Pro: Breast reduction surgery is a safe and effective procedure performed by Dr. Walker, a professional and experienced surgeon at Allure Plastics.
Con: There are health risks involved with breast reduction surgery. They can cause health issues such as infection. It is important the procedure is done by a certified professional surgeon to avoid any health complications.
Pro: They yield proportionate breasts. Women can enjoy their once-desired breast size in real life after the surgery is complete.
Con: Breast reductions result in some scarring. Some incision lines fade and improve over time, but some are known to be visible for years.
Pro: Overall body comfort can be achieved after this procedure. Patients will be free from back, neck and shoulder pain and may even find it to be more comfortable to wear tight-fitted clothing.
Con: There is pain involved following a breast reduction.
Pro: Breast reductions provide great results that leave patients feeling more comfortable and confident with their appearance.
Con: A breast reduction can interfere with breastfeeding. Once a breast reduction procedure has been performed, a patient may not be able to breastfeed their infant.
If you are considering a breast reduction, you need to weigh out the pros and cons and do what is best for you. Dr. Walker can help you with your decision and offer advice and recommendations on the best way to go about having the surgery. Click here for more information on breast reductions performed at Allure Plastics. If you’d like to schedule a consultation online, you can click here.
We want you to be happy, healthy, and well-informed when it comes to making this decision. Let us know how we can help you. Individual results may vary.