Breast Reduction in San Diego
Large, heavy breasts can cause pain and inconvenience, negatively impacting the quality of a woman’s life. Breast reduction surgery performed by Dr. Mark Mofid can reduce the size of the breasts to eliminate discomfort and create a more aesthetically pleasing and proportionate figure. Women who are unhappy with their developed breasts may visit Dr. Mofid for breast reduction surgery in the Chula Vista, La Jolla, and San Diego County areas with natural-looking results. Breast reduction may also be able to alleviate back pain caused by excessively heavy breasts. Patients interested in cosmetic face, body, or breast surgery may also visit his La Jolla office for more information on financing or to learn more about the cost of his procedures. Please apply for CareCredit® online to receive instant approval.
Women who have experienced pain and discomfort because of the size of their breasts are likely to be good candidates for breast reduction. Back pain, neck pain, skin irritation, breathing problems, and skeletal deformities are health problems frequently associated with large breasts. In addition, women with heavy chests may feel self-conscious and uncomfortable during exercise and sports and may be unable to find clothes that fit correctly. Large breasts can also contribute to an overweight appearance regardless of a woman’s actual weight. Good candidates for breast reduction understand that surgery may be the best option for reducing the pain and health problems associated with large breasts.
During the breast reduction procedure at his San Diego and La Jolla surgical centers, Dr. Mark Mofid removes excess tissue, fat, and skin from the undersides of the breasts. The patient will be under general anesthesia for the duration of surgery. The nipple and areola are relocated to higher positions on the breasts. In most cases, nipple and areolar sensation is preserved. Dr. Mofid will strive for an appearance that is natural-looking, firm, round, and symmetrical.
Although swelling and bruising subside a few weeks after breast reduction surgery, it may take several months before the breasts fully settle into their new shapes. Patients will feel more comfortable and active after surgery because their breasts will be significantly lighter. Because breast reduction brings the body into proportion, the patient’s body contours will be improved and clothes will fit better. Dr. Mark Mofid’s breast reduction patients are generally very happy with the reduced pain and improved appearance that come with their final results.
Contact Dr. Mark Mofid for a Breast Reduction Consultation in San Diego
Women who suffer from heavy and pendulous breasts may decide that, for the sake of their health, it is best for them to undergo breast reduction surgery. San Diego and La Jolla-area plastic surgeon Dr. Mark Mofid provides quality breast reduction surgery that leaves his patients more comfortable and actually improves the appearance of the breasts. To learn more about breast reduction and schedule a consultation with a skilled surgeon, contact Dr. Mark Mofid’s plastic surgery office today.
More Information about Breast Reduction – By Dr. Mofid
Breast reduction surgery is surgery performed to relieve the symptoms associated with macromastia or large breasts.
Typical patients that present for breast reduction surgery have not only visibly enlarged breasts, but also significant symptoms such as neck pain, back pain, bra strap grooving, and occasionally rashes under the breasts as a result of having large and pendulous breasts. Breast reduction surgery is among the most commonly performed of all plastic surgery procedures, and the vast majority of patients that undergo breast reduction surgery experience relief from physical symptoms, improved self-esteem, and the ability to fit into clothing better.
Breast reduction procedures can be performed using a variety of different techniques including short vertical scar breast reduction surgery versus the conventional Wise pattern breast reduction surgery entailing an anchor or a T-shaped scar. These procedures are typically performed on an outpatient basis and take approximately 3 to 4 hours to perform.
Patients usually return to work within a 1 week period of time, and can engage in moderate exercise within 2 to 3 weeks, and exercise without limitations within 4 to 6 weeks.