Five Breast Reduction Tips in San Diego:
1- Breast reduction removes excess amount of breast tissue that is causing symptoms. If you are having shoulder, neck or back pain that is related to large breasts then breast reduction surgery will help eliminate or reduce your pain.
2- Breast reduction is usually covered by insurance. Most insurance companies will cover breast reduction surgery provided it is an added benefit to your policy. Your plastic surgeon will evaluate your symptoms and submit a request for authorization.
3- Breast reduction surgery involves lifting the nipple. Many women ask the about the difference between breast reduction and breast lift. The difference is the amount of breast tissue removed. Breast lift is usually performed for cosmetic reasons and involves removing minimal amount of breast tissue. Also, breast lift is not done for patients with neck and back pain.
4- Will the breast reduction surgery help eliminate the rash under the breasts? Definitely. If you are having recurrent heat rash under both breast then breast reduction will help you.
5- Can I have another procedure with breast reduction? Yes, provided that you are in good health and a non-smoker you can have another procedure with the reduction surgery. Many women will elect to have liposuction and tummy tuck. Keep in mind that the more procedures you have the longer the recovery period.
Dr. Jaibaji is a double board-certified surgeon, certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.