Breast Reconstruction

Rinklefree Plastic Surgery, conveniently located in Doylestown, PA offers a variety of surgical breast procedures designed to restore healthy, attractive physical contours. Whether you are interested in breast enhancement, breast lift, breast reconstruction, or breast reduction, Rinklefree Plastic Surgery in Doylestown can help. Below is a list of various breast surgery procedures and treatments offered at Rinklefree Plastic Surgery; contact our office for additional information.

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Breast Reduction

A breast reduction typically requires about four hours to complete. General anesthesia is used to ensure patients are comfortable during surgery.

Breast reduction can produce excellent aesthetic results as well as immediate relief from neck, back, and shoulder strain.

Breast reduction can produce excellent aesthetic results as well as immediate relief from neck, back, and shoulder strain.

What is Breast Reduction?
Breast reduction is a surgical procedure designed to reduce sagging and heaviness of large breasts by reducing them in size and lifting them to a higher position on the chest. Having a breast reduction procedure done can produce excellent aesthetic results as well as immediate relief from neck, back, and shoulder strain. In fact, breast reduction patients are among the happiest of plastic surgery patients. Don’t you want a result that can change your life for the better? At RinkleFree Plastic Surgery and Dermatology, we are here for you to help you create a better, more functional, and beautiful you.

A breast reduction typically requires about two to three hours to complete, wherein, General anesthesia is used to ensure patients are comfortable during their surgery in Doylestown, Newtown and King of Prussia, or surrounding areas.

Am I a Candidate for Breast Reduction?

While some know for certain they need or want breast reduction, others can be unsure if it applies to them. Instead of going back and forth, it is better to read through our list. If you are struggling through any of these ailments, breast reduction may be what can improve your quality of life.

Candidates for breast reduction surgery include:

  • Those with large, heavy breasts that cause pain in the breast, shoulder or back, as well as nipple numbness or shoulder indentation from bra straps
  • Those whose breasts have begun to sag with their nipples below the breast crease and most of the volume in the lower part of the breast
  • Those whose nipples and areolae appear overly large
  • Those who have a desire for a more youthful breast appearance and want to achieve a better fit in their clothing
  • Those who desire better comfort and less pain caused by their heavy breasts

If you fit any of these categories, you are certainly fit for breast reduction. A procedure like this can be life-changing for patients.

What is the Procedure Like?

A breast reduction procedure typically requires about two to three hours to complete, and general anesthesia is used to ensure patients are comfortable during their surgery. Incision placement will vary according to each patient; however, they can be placed around the areolae and the lower breast crease to be less noticeable. A breast exam is always conducted to ensure no abnormalities are present. During the surgery, excess tissue is removed, and the breast is lifted to a higher, more youthful position. The nipples and areolae are also lifted and can also be reduced in size.

Dr. Skalicky and Dr. Shafran in Doylestown, Newtown and King of Prussia go to great lengths to ensure that the surrounding tissues are left unharmed and the recovery process is as easy as possible. Minor discomfort is expected for a one to two weeks but can be relieved by prescribed pain medication. Although results are noticeable after a few weeks, it may take several months before the final improvements are seen.

In order to maintain results, a healthy diet and regular exercise should be maintained. A follow-up appointment afterwards with Dr. Skalicky or Dr. Shafran is highly recommended. Patients at RinkleFree Plastic Surgery and Dermatology can also take advantage of our breast lift surgery and many of our other procedures, which can help you achieve your beauty and health goals.

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