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Differences Between Breast Reduction Techniques?

For Breast Reduction surgery, what are the differences in types of surgery? What are the differences between "Wise pattern", "anchor... READ MORE

Breast Reduction--Anchor Vs. Lollipop for Petite DDD? (photo)

I'm 5'2'' 125lbs and have DDD breasts. My PS won't perform a lollipop procedure on me even though it's a modest reduction and... READ MORE

Breast Reduction - Best Technique?

Considering my photo, how will I best achieve some reduction to lessen back and shoulder pain but keep fullness in cleavage? I want the "armpit... READ MORE

Should I Consider a Lollipop or an Anchor for my Breast Reduction? And What Size?

I've read a lot about both the anchor and the lollipop procedure. The anchor makes me reluctant because of the feared "boxy" look. I... READ MORE

Is the Anchor Pattern Breast Reduction a Reasonable Choice for my Dr to Decide On?

Hello, I have a BR booked for December. I like the Dr & think he has a lot of experience, but I'd really appreciate the input of a pro! He has... READ MORE

SPAIR or Anchor Technique? (photo)

I have seen 2 different PS with different ideas. The first suggested anchor technique due to asymmetry and severe sagging. The second suggested SPAIR... READ MORE

Is it normal to still be exhausted 8 weeks post op breast reduction/lift? No complications but still zero energy. 47 yrs old

42 DD to 42 C Total of 1100 grams removed. Anchor incision. Pleased with results but anxious to start working out and dieting seriously but dead tired... READ MORE

I had a breast reduction about 1 month ago. Both breasts have wounds that opened at the "T" zone of the anchor scar. (Photo)

One has grown to 1" x 1 1/2". This seems huge to me. What can I do? Will it heal on its own? My Dr. Just says keep it moist with Silver Sulfadine cream. READ MORE

Vertical scar (lollipop) or anchor scar method for Breast Reduction?

Can the same amount of fat be resected in both methods or is the anchor method better for a more dramatic breast reduction? READ MORE

Anchor Incision Only Option for G Cup Breast Reduction?

I was told by a doctor that someone with breasts as large as mine (~34G) is not eligible for anything other than the anchor procedure for breast... READ MORE

Post operatively activity and sleeping? (photos)

I wasn't really given any clear concise directions postoperatively. I'm really not sure how high I can lift my arms what my lifting restrictions are... READ MORE

Which would you recommend; Lollipop Breast Reduction vs. Anchor Breast Reduction? (photos)

Hi, I'm having a breast reduction on August 5. My surgeon typically does the lollypop incision. He also does vaso lipo on the sides of the breast. I'm... READ MORE

What does my surgeon mean when he says I will have a boxy shape after breast reduction?

What does it mean when the PS says i will have the anchor precedure for a BR and that usually leaves a boxy shape does that boxy shape usually go away READ MORE

4 months post Breast Reduction I have ingrown stitches, how can I take care of them?

So, I had a breast reduction 4 months ago and my "dis-solvable" stitches in the anchor line under the breast popped out through the skin. I have one... READ MORE

SPAIR or Weiss for 36K?

I am a 36K and the plastic surgeon agreed with my size. There are so many decisions but I am confused about the method I should get. Should I select... READ MORE

Is a Breast Reduction Using Vertical Pattern and L Incision in Fold Good for my Breasts? (photo)

I have had a few different opinions here and I just wish there was once text book answer. Should it be a question of debate based on degree of sagging... READ MORE

very sore at incision site 2 weeks after breast reduction. Relief?

I had a breast reduction on 4/26/14 it is now 2 weeks post 5/7/14. I am VERY sore/ tender where my incisions are. It hurts with sports bra on and off.... READ MORE

What Can Be Done and Who is Responsible?

A few years ago I had a breast reduction (anchor incision) going from a 38F to a 38D. I am a large frame so going any smaller would not look right... READ MORE

Is my DDD to B reduction too risky? (photos)

I am currently a 38DDD hoping to reduce to a B cup using an anchor technique, no nipple graft. I'm questioning my decision to go for a B cup. I am a... READ MORE

How do the different techniques of the anchor procedure and the lollipop procedure affect the final appearance of the breast?

Other than the obvious difference is scar pattern, what physical characteristics can be achieved or not achieved with the two different techniques. Is... READ MORE

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