Breast Reduction in Northern VA
Breast Reduction Surgery
A breast reduction procedure or reduction mammaplasty can help alleviate pain and discomfort that comes from having very large breasts.
This procedure reduces the size of your breasts and provides you with a more youthful appearance. Dr. Feledy has been performing these types of procedures for many years.
“I'd had pain and discomfort because of my breasts for a long time. But I was also scared of getting a breast reduction. Finally I looked for the best breast reduction Northern VA had and found Dr. Feledy. He made me feel very comfortable and I felt understood. Now 6 months later, I feel like a new person! I wish I did this years ago!” —R.R.*
Breast Reduction FAQS
1) What is a breast reduction procedure?
Some women have breasts that are too large for their body and causes discomfort. A breast reduction surgery can decrease your breast size by removing excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin.
2) What are the main reasons someone decide to get breast reduction surgery?
Here are some of the most common reasons why women decide to get breast reduction surgery:
- The breasts are overly large for the size of her body
- Larger breasts can cause neck, back or shoulder pain
- Overly large breasts can cause skin irritation
- Breasts that are too large can lead to skeletal deformities during puberty
- Large breasts can result in significant psychological discomfort with emotional and social anxiety
3) Is breast reduction surgery covered by insurance?
In some cases, a breast reduction surgery is covered by insurance because it resolves a physical ailment. We can help you with insurance matters.
4) What happens during breast reduction surgery?
A breast reduction surgery requires general anesthesia and takes several hours to complete. During the procedure, Dr. Feledy will surgically remove excess fat breast tissue using liposuction. Glandular tissue will be removed carefully through excision. The breast skin will be tightened to elevate the breast position. The traditional incision pattern follows an inverted T or anchor shape.
5) What happens after breast reduction?
After surgery, you will be given a surgical bra to wear for several weeks and medication to manage pain. Swelling, aching and changes in skin sensation are common as patients recover from breast reduction.
6) What are some of the risks associated with breast reduction?
All surgeries, including breast reduction, present a degree of risk. But breast reduction is considered safe and complications, though rare, may include adverse reaction to anesthesia, bleeding, infection, asymmetry, nerve damage and scarring.
7) Breast Reduction Results
The results of breast reduction are long lasting. However, remaining fat tissue in your breasts could enlarge if you gain a substantial amount of weight after surgery. Pregnancy can cause breast tissues to swell or enlarge. It is important to maintain a healthy diet and an exercise routine to increase the probability of long-term success.
If you’re looking for the best breast reduction Northern VA has to offer, look no further than Belmont Plastic Surgery. Dr. Feledy is a breast specialist with over 20 years of experience. Get more information by contacting us and scheduling your consultation today.
Your Breast Reduction Consultation with Dr. Feledy:
Dr. Feledy will establish if you are a candidate for breast reduction surgery. Besides being in good mental and physical health, Dr. Feledy will look at several factors during your consultation: medical history, age, breast size, size of reduction, breast condition, and body type and skin quality. With this information, he will be able to choose the best approach for your breast reduction and develop a tailored plan for your surgery.
- Medical history
- Breast size
- Size of reduction
- Breast condition
- Body type
- Skin quality
"Helping a patient with a breast reduction and getting the best possible result is an exact process. I am going to listen to what your ideal result is. I am also going to explain in complete honesty how close we can get to that. Being detailed with a patient and having mutual understanding is essential to get you results." Dr. Jules Feledy
Breast Reduction Before & After Photos
See Belmont Plastic Surgery's breast reduction before and after results. It is important to look at before and after images to get an idea of what can be achieved with a surgery and to help guide the process with the doctor of determining the outcome you are going for.