Does breast reduction surgery improve health-related quality of life?
According to the researches, more than 95% of women who had breast reduction surgery revealed that they were very satisfied with the results and the increase in their quality of life after the surgery. Regardless of their body weight or the amount of breast tissue taken, we can say that women are very satisfied with breast reduction surgery. The most important reason for the high satisfaction rate of breast reduction was that it instantly alleviated physical symptoms such as back pain.
Before the breast reduction surgery
Before making a decision about breast reduction, you should talk to your preferred surgeon about your goals, expected results, and whether the procedure is the best option for you.
Breast reduction surgery is performed under general anesthesia and takes an average of 45 minutes. The surgery scars are made invisible and hidden. Thus, there is no noticeable scar after the healing process. If needed, patients can stay in the hospital overnight.
Women are more than satisfied with breast reduction surgery as they have a healthy and active life after the surgery. Instead of enduring the pain and other problems for so long, they regret not having this surgery before.
The general reasons of breast reduction
#1 Solution to chronic back, neck and shoulder pain
There is no doubt that large breasts cause chronic back, neck and shoulder pain. Pain is one of the most important reason why women choose breast reduction. The main reason why they are so happy after the operation is that their pain is effectively resolved.
Reducing breast size can also reduce your risk of back discomfort. Women who had breast reduction gain better mobility during physical activity and the load on their waist is reduced.
Also, because of the weight, bra strap marks cause deep scars on the shoulder. This problem also puts pressure on nerves in your shoulders, potentially causing tingling and numbness in the arms, hands and fingers. These symptoms pass after breast reduction.
#2 Provides an active lifestyle
Women with large breasts tend to avoid physical activities. Because The movement of large breasts during exercise is uncomfortable. During the activities, pain makes activities difficult.
After the operation, women will have an active life without pain, fatigue, shortness of breath or limitation of movement. This is one of the most important benefits of breast reduction surgery.
#3 Re-gain self-confidence
In some cases, women feel quite uncomfortable about breast size and this affects their psychology as well as their health. They may be ashamed of their appearance, which leads to a loss of self-confidence. When breast size is reduced in proportion to their body, they regain self-confidence.
#4 Improves posture and breathing
The weight of the breasts causes posture disorders. Bra cup sizes D and above change the curvature of spine and cause poor posture. Breast reduction allows you to stand comfortably with a better posture.
Some women have difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath during activities due to the weight that their breasts put on their chests. Poor posture only contributes to the problem as it reduces lung volume. Breast reduction also provides a solution to this problem.
#5 Enjoy the outfits
When breast size is larger than the body size, clothing choices are severely limited. Being free in choosing clothes after breast reduction surgery makes women very happy.
If you are in need of breast reduction surgery and thinking to make an appointment, Vanity Cosmetic Surgery Hospital, will be pleased to hear from you. You can contact us by calling Vanity Aesthetics or by clicking here to book a free consultation.
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F. Souza Faria https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0007122699931673