Breast Reduction

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A breast reduction involves the removal of excess fat, skin, and tissue, which usually results in the nipple and areola being shifted to a higher position. The areola might also be reduced if it had been stretched out due to the size of the breast. Not only does this surgery result in a smaller, perkier bust, it can also help eliminate back, shoulder, and neck pain that’s often caused by large breasts.
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I need to see before an after photos. I have read side effects. Need reassurance. Can anyone help my plastic surgeon. Bakersfield Ca. Thinking of visiring him Monday and ask. I like my breast but it gets in the Way of others. Discriminated. As a child at 5 i knew i was two in One. Told you will... READ MORE

I'm 37 years old and have struggled with weight my entire life. Gaining and losing and gaining hundreds of pounds thus far in my life. Through all of that, my breasts suffered greatly - turning into a couple of sagging sacks on my chest. I disliked them so much and they really impacting my... READ MORE

I am a little slow in posting but hopefully over the next couple of days I can get myself current lol. As with most of you, I have been large breasted for most of my life. I was probably a D or DD by the time I went to college. I stayed this size regardless of weight loss and high activity. In... READ MORE

After lurking for a few months, I've finally decided to post. I have had large breasts for what seems like forever, but they didn't come on as suddenly as many of the ladies I've read about on here experienced. I was a DD by the time I graduated high school. When my first child was born, I... READ MORE

Being only 5'4" and having big boobalas most of my life I finally did it!!!! After years of postponing, finally got tired of the shoulder and back pain. From a DDD to a small C. Hopefully!! I already like them because they are more proportioned to my body build. Next month I will be ready for... READ MORE

I had my surgery this morning so the experience is still very fresh. I went the hospital prepared with my meds and pillow for the ride home. My arrival time was 7am and I was given a bed and they had me change, take a pregnancy test and start the IV. My nurses were so sweet and were very... READ MORE

I have always had large breast since childhood when leaving school I was a 32dd. After my first child at the age of 22 I breast fed for around 2 months and since then my breast just have not stopped growing. I am 5ft7inch and weigh 82kg. I have continuous neck and shoulder pain and find it... READ MORE

So far Dr. Quinn has been great!! I get so nervous when I go in that I forget all my questions. He still takes time to make me feel comfy. I am super excited for next Monday!!! I wouldn't think twice before going to Dr. Quinn he was and is the answer to my prayers! The office staff is great as... READ MORE

Hi guys, this forum has been a life saver. Being able to see real life results from women going through the same journey as me all across the world is pure inspiration. I am currently a 40j but I hopefully wanna go down to a full C or small D. I can't remember a time when I wasn't self... READ MORE

Have been thinking about getting a reduction for years... I've known for a long time that my mum had a breast reduction and she told me recently that her mum also had a reduction, so she is super supportive. Like many I have been large breasted since puberty, was about 34F by the end of high... READ MORE

I was extremely nervous and researched for years to find a physician I was 100% comfortable with before having my breast reduction surgery - I even spoke with Dr. Michel C. Samson multiple times to ask him various questions, look at photos and just make sure he completely understood what I had... READ MORE

I have always had big breast, they didn't use to bother me as much but now they do. My back hurts all the time, I cant sleep comfortable, shoulder always hurting, breast are so freaking heavy. I just started looking into it because now I am really feeling the pain more. But I don't have... READ MORE

Like most people who are thinking about getting a reduction, I have had large breast since an early age. I started growing in the 4th grade and by high school I was already a DD cup. Now I am a G cup and I am tired of the extra weight. I cannot enjoy the simple things in life without neck,... READ MORE

Hello Ladies(Elvis Duran show voice)!! My name is Jess and I've been lurking over this site for a few months now and finally built the courage to share my experience with you all!! My growth started back in the sixth grade where I ballooned to a C-cup and by high school graduation 6 years later... READ MORE

So glad I did it . I had a great surgeon I am still sore and my right boob is healing better than my left which is still sore . I am almost a month out but still not all the way recover and the left one has some draining so I m not sure of breast size yet but hope my scars are less visible as... READ MORE

I was tired of back & neck pain. Also, skin tags & rashes. Decision took years! No regrets. When I met my PS I felt very comfortable and knew that he understood what I wanted. My advice visit a few doctors and select the one that you feel trust. See patient pics/testimonials. Don't feel shy... READ MORE

1st BA was saline SM in 1999 (325 cc left 345 cc right for asymmetry correction). My revision with silicone was in 2015 (both 340 cc). Now I am left with asymmetry and am going in for lipo on the left breast; PS only removing 100 cc (200cc aspirate). Is this enough to help with current asymmetry? READ MORE

Hey everyone!! So I've been on this site a lot lately, trying to decide if a breast reduction is right for me. All the reviews and before & after pictures have been sooo helpful! I've struggled finding pictures of women who have the same petite frame as myself. I'm 5ft and 120 lbs with 32DDD... READ MORE

Hi I am 27 years old and have had big boobs since I can remeber! When I had my daughter they really grew! Fast forward and my doctor recommended I get a breast reduction because of the neck and shoulder pain I have been experiencing. As well as bad bad headaches. Well long story short met with... READ MORE

Denied for breast reduction!!!! In June 2015, I began my journey and effort to seek approval for a breast reduction. The final straw was my getting a fungal (ring worm) infection which started under my breast. I've had it for over three months. I have always had upper neck pain, shoulder pain,... READ MORE

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How much does a Breast Reduction cost?

The typical cost for a Breast Reduction ranges from $150-$14,000 with an average cost of $6,875. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 3,855 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more