Breast Reduction is a procedure to reduce the size and bulk of the breasts. Large breasts apart from causing
social problems, can cause medical problems like back pain, skeletal deformities and breathing problems. They can also cause personal
hygiene problems like a rash or recurrent fungal infections. Such women are candidates for Breast Reduction Surgery or Reduction
Procedure for breast reduction is similar to mastopexy, but also involves removal of fat and glandular tissue
making the breasts smaller, lighter and firmer. There are 3 age groups of women seeking breast reduction:
- Young women aged 18 to 26 years who come because of social problems
- Women aged 35-45 years who have finished having their families and want to regain normal body contours
- Older women who gain weight after menopause.