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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Want a C cup or D Want back pains to go away Healthier life Look more proportioned Can fit until clothes and not feel awkward Back, shoulder and neck pains to leave Overall I just want to feel and look better about myself once my surgery is done. I've heard good things about my surgeron and... READ MORE

My boobs have been large since they first developed that was around 5th grade. The kids would always stare. Boys made nasty, mannish comments. I often wore jackets or sweaters trying to hide my chest. My mom bought bras that seemed to make me look bigger. She didn't understand. My boobs have... READ MORE

I finally decided to get a much needed breast reduction. I go into surgery this Wednesday 20th april with Dr. Dean White in Melbourne. I'm so excited and nervous. I have been large breasted for many years. I am 58cms tall and my breast size is 10G. My back is always in pain, i have a bad... READ MORE

Growing up it was my brother, myself and my dad. For the majority of my pubescent years my dad was a single dad. I was a Tom boy for as long as I could remember. One day I was flat chested and the next I woke up with a C cup. From there, things just got worse. I grew 2 cup sizes in 6 months! As... READ MORE

I've been lurking on this website since January, and have benefitted so much from reading about the experiences of others, that I felt I should write something too. My breasts have not always been as large as they are now. It seems like they have slowly and continually been growing all my adult... READ MORE

Am in Prague where it costs less than half of the cost of surgery in England, with a much smaller risk of post_op infection. Am waiting for the operation which will be this afternoon 29th not 30th. We are behind USA time. Very excited. Been wanting this for so many years. 40 in far... READ MORE

31 year old with 2 kids. I have had a lot of weight loss and gains over the past 8 years. I'm finally on track to continue getting healthy. Forever this time. My breast size has always been a Double or triple D with no decrease (even with proper nutrition and exercise). Headaches, neck pain,... READ MORE

After all these years we've finally decided to just go for it and pay out of pocket to hopefully help me w/the "NORMAL" problems associated with having heavy breast for so many years, not to mention the additional benefits of the wardrobe & my self esteem! Had my pre op today and I'm so nervous... READ MORE

My surgery is a little over a week away and I am so nervous. This journey has been such a long and slow process. I've been trying to have my breast reduced since January of 2015. As of April 19th 2016 I have been approved. Thank goodness! I hope to come out of this as a C cup at least. I just... READ MORE

Hi. I just want to thanks Dr Rhee again how happy am with my results. MY breast look great . Also I had a Brazilian butt lift . And I love it.. The day of my procedure Dr Rhee made me feel very comfortable which it was on May 29 2016. I am very glad the I choose him to do my surgery . He... READ MORE

My husband and I have been talking about a reduction for me for a few years. We have done some internet research. We realized my breast size, neck aches, headaches, breast induced asthma, lol, and fatigue weren't going to be resolved by diet and exercise alone. I decided to at least get a free... READ MORE

I'm a 30yo mother of two. I've always been a fairly large chested girl. I was a 34c/34d before I got pregnant and with each child they've gone up a few cup sizes. I fluctuate between a 36ddd/E and a 36f. Ideally I'd like to be a full C or Small D. I breastfed both daughters till they were about... READ MORE

I am so excited to get this journey started. A couple weeks ago I started going to consultations with various doctors and I finally landed upon Park Avenue Aesthetic Surgery. I met with Dr. Schaffner who is an amazing doctor. I had a weird first appointment but after getting in touch with him... READ MORE

Thank you to all for sharing your reviews, they are very helpful to many and myself included! I am almost on a year long journey to get breast reduction done and get it done through the VA. So I hope other veterans may find some use from my review as I basically have been doing this blind with... READ MORE

So ready for this procedure but extremely nervous ! .. im a 38 DDD and they sag so low [will upload pics soon] ,, these bags definitely dont make me feel sexy so i had them pierced 2 years ago to help me feel a little better about them. DIDNT WORK .. the back and neck problems are out of control... READ MORE

Constant lower back pain. Pain between my shoulder blades and neck. Sweat and breast discomfort. Always re-adjusting my breast to sit comfortably in my bra, which caused indents on my shoulders and a hump behind my neck. Inability to sit for long periods, stand for long periods and lay down as well. READ MORE

I have always been big chested as long as I can remember. After having my son in 2013, I started to have lots of back pain. I found a primary care physician and started going to him about my situation. I started nursing school when my son was only 4 months. The pain started getting worse and... READ MORE

I was on the fence for oh....25 years or so on getting a breast reduction. The pain in my back, arms etc... was just not going to get better as I have aged. Better to just do it now than keep putting it off. He and his staff have been incredible. While in surgery he found cysts and even went... READ MORE

I feel so real about my reduction done in Turkey from Welfare Abroad Medical Team of expats in Instanbul. At first I waaas afraid to travel to turkey due to high cost in the USA and my insurance refused to cover the process. I am in pain but it is being control by pain killer for now. My... READ MORE

I feel like I've had large breasts my entire life, I think I got boobs when I was 13 and they were instantly a big C. By the time I was 16 I was over a DDD and now at 26 I'm a J. My weight has fluctuated pretty much my entire life, but my breasts never got smaller. They are so heavy, and they... 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 $6,900. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 3,878 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more