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Breast Reduction in Charlotte, NC

If you are considering breast reduction surgery in Charlotte, you will want to consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Ferrari. At Premier Plastic Surgery Center, we offer a variety of breast reduction procedures to help patients achieve their desired results. Whether you are looking for a traditional breast reduction or a more minimally invasive option, we can tailor a treatment plan to meet your needs.

Breast Reduction Surgery


At Premier Plastic Surgery Center in Charlotte breast reduction is offered because we know many women are living with neck, chest and back pain due to the size of their breasts. Others are unhappy with the unevenness of their breasts and wish to change them. If you are considering breast reduction surgery, Premier Plastic Surgery Center can help you transform your breast and realize your desired aesthetic. Charlotte plastic surgeon, Dr. Ferrari is well known across the country and strives to deliver the best breast reduction Charlotte has to offer.

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What is Breast Reduction Surgery?


Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammaplasty, is a technique of reducing excessive breast tissue and skin to achieve an appropriate breast size relative to one's body.

Breast reduction surgery may also reduce the size of areolas (the dark skin around the nipples). Breast reduction is frequently done to relieve discomfort and strain associated with enlarged breasts.

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  • Over 20 Year of Experience
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Benefits of Breast Reduction Surgery


There are many benefits of breast reduction surgery, including:

  • Reduced pain and discomfort from large breasts
  • Improved ability to participate in physical activity
  • Improved posture
  • A more proportionate appearance

Common Reasons to Consider Breast Reduction


There are many reasons someone may choose breast reduction surgery.

Our Charlotte breast augmentation surgeon has listed the common reasons many choose to consider breast reduction surgery.

  • If your breasts cause you back, neck or shoulder pain
  • Heavy breasts with areolas pointing downward
  • Asymmetrical breasts
  • If you the current size of your breasts make you unhappy
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The Breast Reduction Procedure


Breast reduction usually takes about 3 to 5 hours. Most patients do not require an overnight stay after the surgery.

Dr. Ferrari will use a surgical marker to indicate where the incisions will be made. The size of your breast, the location of the nipple and areola and extent of breast sagging can all affect the size of the incision. If you would like to shrink the size of your areolas, your plastic surgeon can adjust their size during surgery.

After the incision markers are made, you will be placed under anesthesia. Dr. Ferrari will then remove excess fat and skin from your breasts until they are the size you desire. When patients decide to have breast reduction surgery due to uneven breasts, your plastic surgeon will remove more breast tissue from one breast to create a more symmetrical appearance.

After the procedure, drains will be placed to allow for the collection of any excess fluid from the surgery. The incisions will be closed with sutures. While you are healing, the area will be swollen and could take some time to settle into the natural position. Once your body has finished healing, your breasts will have a smaller, more youthful breast shape and higher areola placement.

Who Should Consider a Breast Reduction?


Most women considering breast reduction surgery are self-conscious about their breast size and experience physical pain and discomfort due to the weight of their breasts.

Common reasons to consider breast reduction surgery include:

  • Your breasts are out of proportion with your body
  • Your breasts' weight causes chronic neck, back, or shoulder discomfort
  • Rashes or irritation beneath your breasts
  • Indentations on your shoulder from tight bra straps
  • Because of the size and weight of your breasts, you may experience limitations in physical activity

The disqualifications for this procedure are:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You have a blood clotting disorder or are taking blood thinners
  • You have an active infection anywhere in your body
  • You have unrealistic expectations about the outcome of surgery
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Consultation and Preparation


Your surgeon will evaluate your breasts during your consultation and talk about your desired outcome for surgery. Make a list of the questions you want to ask and any issues you may have with the operation. Your surgeon will do a physical examination and take breast volume measures during your consultation.

You will be asked to avoid taking certain medications and supplements prior to surgery, as they can increase the risk of bleeding. You will also be asked to stop smoking at least six weeks before and after surgery, as smoking can delay healing and increase the risk of complications.

It is important that you are in good health prior to undergoing any surgical procedure. Be sure to disclose any medical conditions or allergies you have, as well as any medications you are taking, as these can affect your surgery.

Why Dr. Ferrari at Premier Plastic Surgery Center?


If you are considering breast reduction surgery, choosing a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon is important. Dr. Ferrari is a board-certified plastic surgeon with extensive experience performing breast reduction surgery. He will work with you to achieve your desired results.

Schedule Your Breast Reduction Consultation Today


If you are interested in learning more about breast reduction surgery, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Ferrari. He will discuss your goals for surgery and develop a treatment plan that is tailored to your individual needs. To schedule a consultation, please contact us today.

If you are ready to begin your breast reduction process, you should contact our breast augmentation doctor. Premier Plastic Surgery Center has treated over 11,000 patients and currently holds a consistent track record of satisfied clients.

We are available 24/7 to take your call. Call now to schedule your consultation (704)-844-8344.

Breast Reduction FAQs


Most Charlotte breast reduction patients report feeling some pain and discomfort after surgery, but this can be controlled with medication. Some women say the pain feels like a deep bruise.

Breast reduction surgery is generally safe, but as with any surgery, some risks are involved. These include bleeding, infection, and breast reduction scar.

Yes, breast reduction surgery is irreversible. However, your breasts may change due to weight fluctuations, age, and pregnancy.

Most patients stay in the hospital overnight following surgery. You will need someone to drive you home and stay with you for the first 24 hours after surgery.

It is possible to breastfeed after breast reduction surgery, but it may be more difficult than if you had not had the surgery.

The sensation in your nipples may be reduced after surgery, but this is usually temporary.

Breast reduction cost is determined by the surgeon, the nature of the operation, and various factors.

In some cases, insurance will cover breast reduction surgery if it is deemed medically necessary. There may be a breast reduction cost for you, so it's important to check with your insurance provider first.

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