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Breast Reduction Plastic Surgery Procedures - Greensboro, North Carolina
If your breasts are so large that they cause you pain or emotional discomfort, you should consider breast reduction surgery in Greensboro. It can be a life-changing procedure that gives you greater self-esteem and better health. You can have breasts that are in proportion with your figure and alleviate back and neck pain at the same time.
In Greensboro, breast reduction, also known as reduction mammaplasty, can help you limit your risk of health problems ranging from back and neck pain to skeletal deformities. Breast reduction surgery in the Piedmont Triad could be considered medically necessary and covered by your health insurance.
Your Individual Goals
During your consultation, Greensboro board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Contogiannis will realistically discuss your breast reduction cosmetic surgery goals with you. Together, you will decide your optimal breast size as well as any other realistic improvements that can be addressed during your breast reduction plastic surgery.
About Greensboro, NC Breast Reduction Plastic Surgery
During the procedure, you will be asleep under general anesthesia for your safety and comfort. New breast reduction techniques make it possible to reduce the size of the breast sometimes without the traditional anchor-shaped vertical and horizontal scars.
Piedmont Triad breast reduction plastic surgeon Dr. Contogiannis will remove excess breast tissue, fat, and skin. She then reshapes your breasts. Depending on the specifics of your case, she may also perform liposuction to improve your contours. Dr. Contogiannis employs surgical techniques designed to preserve breast and nipple sensitivity.
Our skilled Greensboro plastic surgeon Dr. Contogiannis can eliminate or significantly shorten the long horizontal scar in many patients through the use of the Short-Scar Breast Reduction technique. Whether she can employ this technique on you depends on the specifics of your breast reduction.
Recovery from Breast Reduction – Piedmont Triad
You will be placed into a post-operative light support bra following surgery. Medication will control the pain as you heal from the surgery. Swelling and tenderness of the breasts may accompany your next menstrual cycle. You may experience occasional pain for a few months following reduction mammaplasty. You may be instructed to wear a surgical bra for a few weeks following surgery as part of your recovery.
Breast reduction surgery creates noticeable scars; however, over the course of 6 to 12 months, most scars will soften and fade.
Breast Reduction Results in Greensboro, NC
Dr. Contogiannis may be a board certified Greensboro plastic surgeon, but she is also a woman. She knows the importance of feeling self-assured in your appearance and femininity. Freedom from back and neck pain is what many women appreciate most about breast reduction surgery. You’ll also say goodbye to seeing and feeling deep indentations on your back and shoulders from your bra straps. It may be hard to imagine a day when you don’t suffer because of your breasts, but breast reduction surgery can make it possible!
When it comes to your appearance, your breasts will be natural and shapely. Your breasts will match and compliment your overall figure as a result of breast reduction surgery in Greensboro. This can greatly enhance your self-confidence each and every day. You will need new undergarments and clothing to fit your new shape, but perhaps for the first time in years, shopping will be a pleasure. You will find that you fit into standard-sized garments, and what you wear will fit and look better. If these results sound good to you, contact our Piedmont Triad office for a personal consultation.