Breast reduction in Madrid and Albacete

There are women who opt for a breast reduction in Madrid at the clinic of Dr Miguel Fernández Calderón. Some women by nature develop excessively large breasts, which over time cause skin, back and neck lesions. Are you interested in breast reduction? We will explain more about it below.

Breast hypertrophy and breast reduction

People who undergo breast reduction surgery in Albacete and Madrid suffer from breast hypertrophy or gigantomastia, they have the problem that when they start to develop the breast volume grows excessively for their body contour.

The exaggerated size of the breasts usually leads to early breast descent. Sometimes the breasts even protrude too far, causing back and neck pain and skin irritation. For this reason, breast reduction is a procedure with high patient satisfaction.

By reducing the volume of the breasts to a size in accordance with the patient’s overall build, her quality of life will improve.  Pain in the upper back will disappear and skin irritations will be reduced.

How do I know breast reduction in Madrid is for me?

The pain and irritation caused by breast hypertrophy affects patients both physically and emotionally. In addition, the aesthetic aspect also tends to affect patients a lot, because large breasts usually sag.

In order to deal with this problem, breast reduction in Madrid is the most convenient solution.

If you have very large breasts, answer the following questions:


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If your answer is yes to all or most of these questions, you are a candidate for this procedure in Madrid and Albacete.

Beside these ones there are other signs you should consider as well. For example, do you change your posture in order to disguise your breasts size? Do you use wide clothes in order to hide them?

Breast reduction in Albacete: What is the surgical procedure like?

Breast reduction or reduction mammoplasty is a cosmetic surgery that patients, usually women, undergo to reduce the size of their breasts.

Breast reduction is sometimes performed with liposuction, when the skin is sufficiently elastic and the breast shape is satisfactory. However, in most cases, breast elevation is necessary to improve the shape and firmness of the breasts. In these cases the surgery requires scars to remove excess skin, gland, fat and lift the areolar complex.

The scars are usually arranged in the form of an anchor. This includes a scar around the areola, a vertical scar and a horizontal scar in the submammary fold, which will eventually become imperceptible. A small incision in the lateral region of the breast is common to improve the result.

Characteristics of breast reduction surgery

Results of reduction mammoplasty

After undergoing a breast reduction in Albacete the patient will notice a significant improvement in her quality of life.

Her posture will improve, the weight of the breasts will be reduced and she will gain confidence and will no longer be constantly hiding her breasts.

Other problems such as irritation and sweating in the breast crease will also be eliminated after the procedure. As well as the discomfort of the bra.

La paciente estará más contenta con su nuevo pecho, que estará más acorde con su contextura y tendrá mayor firmeza. Antes de esta o cualquier intervención, recuerde hablar bien con su cirujano acerca de las expectativas. Así sabrá qué esperar y el especialista le recomendará la mejor técnica.

Who is a candidate for reduction mammoplasty?

Anyone who has completed the developmental stage is a candidate for reduction mammoplasty. Generally, these are patients 18 years of age and older. However, they must first undergo an X-ray to verify that the growth cycle has stopped.

In addition to adolescence, pregnancy and breastfeeding are times of breast change. Therefore, in order to achieve predictable and long-lasting results, it is advisable to wait a few months after these periods to undergo breast reduction surgery.

One of the main fears of women who wish to undergo a breast reduction in Madrid is the loss of sensation. However, this will not be a problem, nor will it affect the ability to breastfeed.

Preoperative preparation

As with any surgical procedure, pre-operative preparation is essential. This will serve to reduce the risk of complications during the recovery process.

Ideally, at least two weeks before the operation, the patient should:

  1.  Avoid taking anticoagulants, aspirin, vitamin supplements and any other medication that the surgeon instructs her to discontinue. This is because they increase the possibility of bleeding.
  2. Discontinue the consumption of alcoholic beverages and tobacco because it impedes the oxygenation of the bloodstream.
  3. Six hours before surgery, no food or drink should be consumed.

Among other recommendations that the specialist will indicate depending on your case.

Breast reduction postoperative process in Albacete and Madrid

In the postoperative process it is important to take precautions to avoid serious complications. Once the surgery is over, the specialist will place drains to prevent the accumulation of tissue to prevent infection and promote rapid healing.

After being discharged from the hospital, the patient will have to rest in bed and not use her arms for the period of time established by the doctor. For this, you will need the support of someone you trust to clean the incisions and drains.

Equally important is that you attend your post-operative appointment so that your surgeon can fit you with a special bra to support the weight of your breasts. It also helps keep your breasts in place and enhances the results.

Recommendations for a faster recovery

It is essential to follow the surgeon’s instructions to speed up the recovery process and avoid excessive discomfort. The following recommendations will also help you:

Have you decided to have a breast reduction in Madrid? You can make an appointment at the plastic and cosmetic surgery clinic of Dr. Miguel Fernández Calderón. Our specialist has the best experience in aesthetic procedures to achieve the best results.

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