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Breast lift or breast reduction

You would like a surgical breast reduction or breast lift? Depending on the initial situation, only a reduction, a reduction with additional tightening or only a only a lift. Your decision for or against the necessary necessary requires that you have been informed about the surgical procedures procedures and the risks and possible adverse consequences. consequences. Please read this information sheet carefully before discussing the details with the doctor. discuss the details with the doctor.

Surgery duration: 3-4h depending on individual findings
Narcosis variant: General anaesthesia
Hospitalisation: 0-1 days
After the surgery: Intensive recovery phase 2 weeks, sport & heavy physical exertion after six weeks

What happens during the operation?

The aim of the operation is to achieve an aesthetic and natural external shape and size of the breast. Breast reduction may also be medically indicated, e.g. if large breasts have led to malpositions and/or skin damage. The breasts are measured precisely before the procedure and the intended incision is marked on the skin. The procedure is performed under general anaesthesia.

Vertical cut (Fig.1)

With the so-called low-scar (vertical) techniques, the breast is the breast is removed via an incision around the areola (which is usually and a vertical incision from the areola to the inframammary fold. from the areola to the inframammary fold. The excess skin is gathered along the vertical along the vertical incision and removed. In the case of more pronounced In the case of more pronounced excess skin, the vertical incision in the fold may either or end below the inframammary fold. This method can be combined with liposuction of the breasts. of the breasts. With most of the low-scar techniques, the final shape of the breasts is the final shape of the breasts is not immediately visible after the operation. The final result is often only visible after a few months. The The glandular body is fixed to the chest wall in such a way that the breasts are initially sit very high. They lower themselves in the weeks after the operation. themselves. This process can take a little longer for some patients. take a little longer.

Fig. 1: Vertical sectional view

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Innovamed Aesthetics GmbH
Königstr. 49 | Theatergasse 23

90402 Nuremberg
Phone: 0911 2369030