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Breast Reduction

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Here in Plano, breast reduction surgery is performed by our surgeon at Premier Plastic Surgery of Texas.  She is skilled and well-trained in this procedure and have vast experience in dealing with many types of patients.  The following describes the procedure in more detail.

Breast reduction (or reduction mammaplasty) is an enhancement procedure that reshapes the breasts in order to make them smaller, lighter, and firmer.  Reduction is accomplished by removing excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin.  Large breasts can cause physical pain as well as emotional and social anxiety.  Women who take advantage of the breast reduction procedure find that they are able to lead a healthier, more comfortable life, in addition to enjoying a beautiful, more proportionate appearance.

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Surgeries are performed by board certified cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon Dr. Patty Young in Plano, Texas.

Reasons for Considering a Breast Reduction:

  • Back, neck or shoulder pain caused by heavy breasts.
  • Sagging breasts produced by their large size.
  • Disproportionate body frame attributed to oversized breasts.
  • Restriction of physical activity due to the size and weight of the breasts.
  • Painful bra strap marks and/or rashes as a result of large breasts.

General Procedure

Techniques for breast reduction vary; however, the most common procedure involves an incision that circles the areola.  From the areola, the incision goes down and follows the natural curve under the breast.  The surgeon then removes excess glandular tissue, fat, and skin.  Next, the nipple and areola are repositioned to a higher position and held in place by stitches.  Occasionally, liposuction alone can be used to reduce breast size.  The best procedure can be determined during the initial consultation visit.   If you would like to learn more about limited (short) scar breast reduction, click here or go here Limited (short) scar breast reduction.

Of all plastic surgery procedures, breast reduction results in the quickest body-image changes.  Patients are pleased with the elimination of physical pain caused by large breasts as well as a better proportioned body, an enhanced appearance, and better fitting clothes.

Recovery Process

Generally, post-operative instructions call for plenty of rest and limited movement in order to speed up the healing process and reduce the recovery time.  Bandages are applied immediately following surgery to aid the healing process and to minimize movement of the breasts.  Once the bandages are removed, a specialized surgical bra will need to be worn for several weeks.  Patients sometimes report minor pain associated with surgery.  Any pain can be treated with oral medication.  While complications are rare, patients can minimize potential problems by carefully following the instructions given after surgery.

Patient Testimonial

I had an absolutely phenomenal experience with Dr. Young and her staff! My office visits were very positive as I immediately felt welcome and comfortable sharing my goals for the surgery. Dr. Young was incredibly warm and caring but also provided a plethora of options and information pertaining to my surgery, and it gave me complete confidence in her abilities and expertise. I could tell she really wanted to meet my expectations and she truly exceeded them! I am thrilled with the results and would recommend her services to anyone looking


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So if you are a patient in the Plano area and are interested in breast reduction, please contact our office for more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Patty K. Young. She will help you make the change you have been thinking about.

Dr. Young is a board certified cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon, located in Plano, Texas, who is very skilled and has a vast amount of experience with the liposuction procedure.Contact Dr. Young to see how she can help you achieve your desired appearance.