Mammary reduction

FAQ: Frequently asked questions

Reductive mastoplasty (mammary reduction): This is the technique used when breast are too large (mammary hypertrophy) and it consists of the removal of the excess of breast tissue corresponding to each hypertrophy.

Since, generally, these cases involve a certain grade of mammary ptosis, the surgery not only reduces the size, but it also lifts the breast, leaving, therefore, an inverted-T scar.

It can also include a liposuction of the lateral breast wall to improve its contour. It takes about 2 or 3 hours, depending on the mammary hypertrophy grade.

General anesthesia and 1 day stay. Stitches are removed after 10-15 days. A bandage is placed during the first 24 hours and afterwards a sport bra is used.