Dr. Suzman Breast Reduction in a NY Teen
NY Breast Reduction Teenager
This 19-year-old college student requested breast reduction for dense, heavy breasts. her breast size was both uncomfortable and made sports, exercise, and normal clothing use difficult and embarrassing for her. She underwent a vertical breast reduction, which means the scars were limited to around the nipple and up and down. The scars take many months to fade, and these pictures are quite early after surgery. Her shape is much smaller and more appropriate for her body size. More
Breast Reduction Incisions
- There are a variety of breast reduction techniques that plastic surgeons nevus. While some surgeons use only one technique for all the patient's, Dr. Suzman believes in individual icing each operation for each patient based on their size and shape.
- A vertical reduction uses a superior medial pedicle, and is ideal for small patients, where the nipple to underneath the breast distance in 12 cm or less.
- The more traditional anchor incision also known as a Wise pattern, was very useful when there is a long distance from the nipple to the inframammary crease. This is more helpful and larger patients.
- Sometimes the nipple is preserved by maintaining its attachments to the upper part of the breast known as a superior medial pedicle. Dr. Suzman prefers this technique when the nipple is going to move 8 cm or less superiorly. For longer distances of nipple rotation and elevation, an inferior pedicle technique is preferred.
- For very large breast reduction severity nipple is over 40 cm from the top of the chest and frequently in post menopausal patient's, nipple can be removed and reattached in an ideal position. This is known as a free nipple graft and gives great versatility to the surgeon in terms of shape.
- Another option for very large patient's is a horizontal only breast reduction, where the scar is limited to around the nipple and underneath the breasts. In many cases these patients can appear to have any scarless breast reduction despite a very large reduction
* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.