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Breast Reduction
Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammoplasty, will correct oversized sagging breasts. It is often considered a reconstructive procedure since very large breasts can interfere with normal functions and physical activity causing back, neck and shoulder pain along with postural deformities. Dr. Pensler performs scar less breast reduction and has a large experience in this area. Performed under sedation anesthesia, the procedure removes fat and glandular tissue and tightens skin to produce smaller, lighter breasts that are in a healthier proportion to the rest of the body.

Breast Reduction Surgery in Chicago Illinois

Most of the press about breast surgery revolves around breast enlargement surgery—as most women complain that their breasts are not the right size or shape.  However, breast reduction surgery Chicago, Illinois is also highly popular.  For some women, their breasts are too large and need to be reconstructed.  Very large breasts can cause strain on the back and can lead to excessive sagging of the breasts.  In effect, reduction can avoid a breast lift surgery in the future. 

Problems associated with large breasts can sometimes be quite extreme: skeletal problems, breathing issues, and general pain.  Breast reduction surgery Chicago, Illinois can be vital in curbing both costs and health concerns that result from large breasts.  In addition, large breasts can lead to issues of self-consciousness, especially for younger women.   

Breast reduction surgery Chicago, Illinois—technically termed reduction mammaplasty—removes skin and fat from the breasts.  The result is that the breasts are both smaller and firmer.  A breast reduction surgery Chicago, Illinois does not necessarily have to result in an extreme change—such as two or more bra sizes—but breast reduction is normally done for health-related, rather than cosmetic, reasons.  For the most part, it is done to relieve physical pain, though this is not always the case.  The initial consultation will determine what you hope to achieve from a breast reduction surgery Chicago, Illinois.

It is important to find a qualified and experienced cosmetic surgeon because breast reduction surgery Chicago, Illinois can lead to mismatched or scarred breasts if the surgeon is not properly qualified.  The most common breast reduction surgery Chicago, Illinois involves an incision around the areola that continues down to the base of the breast.  Tissue, fat, and skin is then removed and the breast is reshaped.  In this way, breast reduction surgery Chicago, Illinois also involves a breast lift, so it is important to find a cosmetic surgeon who is experienced with all types of breast surgeries. 

The breast reduction Chicago, Illinois can be very extensive or quite simple depending on the nature of the breast.  In some cases, liposuction can be used, resulting in minimal scarring.  In other cases, the nipple may need to be removed and lifted completely, depending on the nature of the surgery.  The recovery time for breast reduction surgery Chicago, Illinois is slightly longer than other types of breast surgeries.  As with other breast surgeries, physical activity should be kept to a minimum after surgery and you should expect some—though not extreme—pain for a few weeks after the surgery is complete.

Chicago, Illinois Plastic Surgeon offers Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedures including Face Lifts, Eyelid Surgery, Brow Lift, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction, Breast Reconstruction, Rhinoplasty, Gynecomastia, Tummy Tuck and Liposuction plastic surgery procedures in Chicago.

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