Are you struggling with heavy, uncomfortable breasts that are too large, and out of proportion with the rest of your body? At Athenix, our Seattle breast reduction surgeons can help. Oversized breasts have problems that only those who live with them understand. Not only can they be embarrassing, the weight of the tissue makes even everyday tasks more difficult to perform. This is most often a problem associated with genetics, and something women were born with, passed down through the generations.
Unfortunately, overly heavy or pendulous breasts do not stand the test of time well, and even younger women are left with large, saggy breasts, nipple areas that have drooped, and the problems associated with carrying so much weight on the front of the torso.
Are you a Candidate for Breast Reduction?
If you are uncomfortable with the size of your breasts, and dream of having a more moderate size, our Bellevue breast reduction surgical team is here to help you get relief. Breast reduction can potentially reduce the following symptoms:
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Shoulder pain
- Breathing issues
- Posture problems
- Skin irritation
- Skin infections
- Inability to wear or fit certain clothes
- Bra strap indentations
Insurance and Breast Reduction Surgery
In many cases in which women are suffering pain and discomfort associated with overly large, heavy breasts, health insurance will cover the cost of breast reduction in Seattle, in full or in part. Take advantage of the information provided on our "Insurance” page. Our professional administration team will assist you to verify coverage. Cases are adjudicated on a case by case basis, and your condition must be fully documented to have the procedure approved. Our staff is very familiar with the process, and is ready to help you get the answers you need about breast reduction surgery and your health insurance plan.
What Will My Breasts Look Like After Breast Reduction Surgery?
At Athenix, we have helped thousands of women, and can provide you with before and after photographs of patients that have a similar body type and breasts to help you to envision the difference you will experience once your breasts are reduced. The changes you will experience are significant, including:
- Reduced breast volume
- Breasts sit higher on chest
- Round, full, pleasingly contoured breasts
- Repositioning downward pointing nipples
- More aesthetically pleasing shape
- Lighter, more comfortable breasts
- Clothing will fit
- The ability to wear normal bra sizes, garments with plunging necklines, and bikini tops
- Relief from back, neck and shoulder pain
- A more youthful, fresh, attractive profile
- Increased self-confidence in your appearance
Breast Reduction for Overlarge or Pendulous Breasts
Many women in the Seattle area are dealing with heavy, saggy, pendulous breasts, even at a young age, with only genetics to blame. Breast reduction surgery serves more than one purpose: not only will the reduction in volume provide physical relief, it should reshape and re-contour your breasts into a beautiful, rounded, natural appearance. The aesthetic appeal of your breasts after reduction surgery will be based upon the artistry and skill of your Bellevue breast reduction surgeon. At Athenix, our focus is on body sculpting, and our medical team is exceptionally talented in their ability to create a natural, beautiful pair of breasts when performing breast reduction surgery. You need more than just physical relief – you need an entirely fresh appearance that you can be proud of, and we are here to help.
Breast Reduction Surgery Performed in our Outpatient Plastic Surgery Center
For our Seattle area patients, breast reduction surgeries are performed onsite in one of our state-of-the-art surgical suites at our offices located in Bellevue. Every patient is unique in body shape, and the condition of the breasts, and your treatment plan will be customized to address all of your individual issues. In a free initial consultation, we can evaluate your condition, and advise of the procedures that will be used to reduce volume and reshape your breast tissue.
Minor and Major Breast Reductions
A slight reduction could be accomplished with liposuction alone, but cases of pendulous, large breasts, you will likely require surgery to remove excess tissue, skin, and fat. The placement of the incision will vary, based upon what needs to be accomplished in your case. These incisions are placed so any remaining scar from surgery will be hidden when wearing clothing. For those with considerable sagging and drooping, or unevenly-sized breasts, another type of incision may be necessary. Our goal is to achieve the most attractive results.
Rest and Recover
The surgery will take several hours, and the patient will be under general anesthesia. Once the procedure is completed, you will be resting for a while prior to being given a ride home. You will be in a special surgical bra will assist with the healing process. We monitor our patients carefully so that they heal as quickly as possible. Typically, our patients are able to return to work within a week or so with comfort. During your recovery period, it is vital that you avoid putting stress on the upper body, and that you don’t lift, reach, or stretch. You will be fully informed about how to care for your new breasts, and any pain associated with the surgery can be easily handled with the prescription medication you will be prescribed.
Freedom at Last – Beautiful, Firm, Aesthetically-Shaped Breasts
Our Seattle area patients report that they experience a great sense of personal freedom and relief after breast reduction surgery. They no longer have to feel embarrassed by large, saggy breasts. Huge, stretched areolas can be reduced in size and repositioned for a younger, more attractive look, and your new breasts will have a natural, appealing, youthful size and shape. No more back pain, neck pain, or worries about finding clothing that fits. Let us help you get the breasts you want.
Take the First Step and Meet With Us – At No Cost
The first step is to take advantage of a free consultation to talk about the problems you are experiencing, the size of breasts you want, and answer any other questions. At this first appointment, we can evaluate the condition of your breasts and advise you about what we can do for you, and all it will entail. At Athenix Body Sculpting Institute, our medical professionals focus on patient safety and beautiful results. Call our Bellevue center today, or use our handy online form to schedule an appointment.