Reduction Mammoplasty – Incisions – Philadelphia
Reduction mammoplasty, more commonly known as breast reduction, is a surgical procedure for anyone who is bothered by overly large breasts. Breasts that are too large can come with a wide range of secondary health issues such as back problems and psychological distress. Ill-fitting clothes and the limitations on physical activity can be a serious nuisance on daily life.
Reduction mammoplasty has an overall goal of reducing the size of the breast by surgically removing some skin and tissue. Breast asymmetry can also be addressed in this procedure. Depending on the incision made, the size of the areola can be changed as well as its location moved.
Incisions can be made in a keyhole shape around the nipple that includes removing a vertical section of breast tissue. The anchor-shaped incision is a larger version of the keyhole. To determine what incision is right for you, consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Ryan Hoffman.
If you’d like to schedule a consultation, please contact us at our office in Philadelphia.