Breast Reduction

    The genetic information is what determines the form and size of the
breast, a big breast in relation to the rest of the body causes pain and fatigues in the back, as well as problems to use certain clothes, the surgical correction of this problem is called


    Your surgeon will realize a preoperative evaluation to determine
 conditions of the tissues for the surgery as well as the general
 conditions, will request a series of examinations to value your general
 state and to determine if you are in conditions to surrender to this
 surgery, as well as to determine the type of surgery most adapted for
 your case, and to calculate quantity to reduce, also it is advisable to
 fulfil a mamografía before the surgery.



    It is recommended to abstain from smoking at least two weeks before the
 procedure, as well as to avoid to take anticoagulative medication or for
 circulation for two weeks and anti-inflamatoarios as aspirin, Naxen,
 Ibuprofeno at least one week before the surgery.


    This procedure is realized under general anesthesia.


    The target of the surgery is to eliminate the surplus of oily and glandular
 textile of the breast, as well as to re-shape the aesthetic form of the breast
 preserving the circulation and sensibility of the nipple, this is achieved by
 means of the elimination of the skin and woven for below of the nipple,
 placing this one more above and giving it the spherical or conical form
 wished the breast, it is checked that it has not bled, drainage pipes are
 placed, and the wounds are sutured leaving habitually a scar about the
 areola and along the plait under the breast, which join for a vertical scar,
 this incision is called in "T" invested or in anchor. Consult the page


    After the surgery you need hospitalization for 24 to 48 hrs, after this time
 your discharge will be decided if you are in condiciónes of continuing your
 recovery in house, your first visits of review, will be to the 4 to 6 days, time
 for which the surgeon will value the drainage retirement.

    The following visit will be two weeks to evaluate the evolution, to withdraw
 the stitches and to do the pertinent recommendations as for the care of the
 scar, later the reviews will be every two to four weeks up to completing three
 months of the surgery.

    The time of recovery to do daily activities in house will be four to six days,
 for labour activities it will be two weeks and to do exercise and activities
 more extenuantes will be up to three months. The time to evaluate the final
 score without information of inflammatory process and with the maturation
 of the scars it will be six months later.

4 - 5 hrs.
24 - 48 hrs.
7 - 10 days
10 - 15 days
3 - 4 days
 BANDAGES 6 - 8 weeks
 EXERCISE 3 months


    We will recommend to you a series cares after the surgery, certainly there is recommended a diet without irritants
 and high in proteins and fiber, care of the wounds is recommended, there will be indicated you the use of a special
 brassiere by six to eight weeks, as well as to take medicines anti-inflammatory and antibiotic, we will indicate you
 take care of the skin and the scars by means of massages and special creams for it. It is recommended to avoid
 vigorous exercises with the arms for two weeks.


    The surgical and anaesthetic risks always exist, the possibility of incidents during the surgery depends on diverse
 factors, like age, general state of health, presence of chronic - degenerative illnesses as diabetes, hypertension,
 cardiac illnesses, anemia, etc; duration of the surgery, and factors as ingestion of medicines earlier mentioned or
 nicotinism; we determine these risks in the evaluation preoperatoaria and with the analyses and pre-operative
 studies, if we detect some anomaly that increases these risks we will inform you, as well as the possibility of not
 doing the surgery if these risks are very high.

    The most frequent complications are: Asymmetries, Haematoma, seroma, infection, necrosis of skin, necrosis or
 alterations in sensibility in nipple, well-known scars, etc. Your surgeon will explain to you and will clarify any doubt
 with regard to these possible complications.

    The anaesthetic complications are slightly possible in healthy persons, the incidence of complications is minor
 with the local anesthesia that with the general anesthesia and they are in direct relation with the time of anesthesia,
 for what the risks increase lightly if the time of surgery increases on having done several surgeries in the same
 procedure, these complications can be from reaction anafiláctica, shock up to brain hipoxia and death, nevertheless
 the above mentioned present to themselves with very small frequency from 1 to 2 of every 2000 surgeries of this type.
 Nevertheless though you have to be informed about the risks that you traverse with this surgery, thanks to the
 preoperative suitable evaluation, the possibility of satisfaction is with much, bigger than the risks.

This information DOES NOT REPLACE the personal information of your surgeon evaluation,
previous of your case especially



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