Vertical Incision + Breast Reduction

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I have a yellow scab over my open wound after breast reduction surgery. Is this something I should worry about?

I'm 6 weeks post op and have an open wound in my right breast vertical next to the aereola.. It now has a yellow crust over the wound. I try scrubbing... READ MORE

I'm about 3 months post op. vertical breast reduction. Will this extra skin go away?

So im a few days shy of 3 months post. Ive been taking photos since beginning. I have what seems to be extra skin under each breast I just had a... READ MORE

Hole in left vertical & also around nipple, right breast 5 wk post vertical reduction. Is there something I need to do? (photo)

Is this normal? Is this infected? My surgeon is away for a week and im freaking out. The breast with the nipple wound has definitely gotten bigger.... 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

Does this look normal for an open wound healing? (Photos)

At week two post op for my BR, the vertical incisions started opening. The PS prescribed Silvadene treatment twice a day and keeping the areas covered... READ MORE

Skin peeling/flaking/irritated breast reduction? (Photos)

3.5 weeks post BR. I have recently noticed over the last day or two my skin being quite dry and flaking in certain areas of my breasts. Of most... READ MORE

I would like to know If the vertical technique will work well for a woman with large, heavy breasts? (Photo)

I have been researching breast reduction techniques and saw that many doctors prefer to use the anchor technique (or weiss pattern) for larger breast.... READ MORE

After a breast reduction over a year ago, I have dark colored skin down my incision. What can I do about it besides surgery?

After having a breast reduction in 2014 (F to D), I am left with skin the same color as my areola around my vertical incision. The scars are... READ MORE

Necrosis after breast reduction and then skin graft wouldn't take, what to do? (Photo)

I had a vertical breast reduction for my 30 bday- by top rated doctor 1 month agoi. Atlanta. necrosis on left nipple and Areola. Skin graft performed... READ MORE

Vertical incision vs anchor: is there a difference in healing time and shape?

Does the lollipop technique for breast reduction leave more tension on the incision than the inverted T, therfore needing a longer time or more... READ MORE

Post-reduction unevenness and slow-healing incision areas, would it be best to get a revision? (photos)

I had breast reduction surgery almost 3 years ago. My doctor implanted seri scaffolding. There were some healing delays in both sides but the right... READ MORE

Five weeks post-op breast reduction and removal of sub muscular, Saline implants, worried and sad (photo)

I'm five weeks postop breast reduction and removal of my sub muscular Saline implants, bilaterally both vertical incision is have opened, my plastic... READ MORE

Stitch coming out of vertical incision, 10 days post breast reduction? (Photo)

I had a breast reduction 10 days ago and a white stitch is popping out of the verticle incision right below my nipple. It is like a thread stitch not... READ MORE

3 weeks post breast reduction & implant removal, my vertical incision is a black scab, don't have an appt until Jan 3rd (Photo)

I'm quite concerned at the vertical incision which is still a black scab three weeks postop breast reduction and implant removal. My PS didn't seem... READ MORE

1 month post op Breast Reduction (DDD to hopefully C) and removal of Saline implants. Vertical incision has stitches hanging out

1 month post op Breast Reduction (DDD to hopefully C) and removal of Saline implants. Vertical incision has stitches hanging out....There is also no... READ MORE

Follow-up: 1 mo post Reduction and Saline implant removal. Vertical wounds open; used antibiotic, now using wet to dry. Worried?

I tried the wet and dry and got nervous when I read all these horrible things about it on the I went back to using the antibiotic....Im... READ MORE

White scab on incision after breast reduction. (Photo)

I had a breast reduction two weeks ago and had a different dry dressing on the T section whilst it could scab properly. This has happened however I... READ MORE

I'm two and a half weeks post op from a breast reduction. Redness and vertical incision splitting open with drainage? (photo)

Noticed some redness called my doctor on a Friday he prescribed antibiotics . Went to.a post appointment Monday. He prescribed more antibiotics and a... READ MORE

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