Breast hypertrophy is a problem from which many women suffer.
Excessive breast volume in addition to weighing the appearance of the body causes physical difficulties.
An excessive breast volume, as well as weighing down the general appearance of the body, also creates physical difficulties.
Women with breasts of excessive size experience difficulty in work and sports activities.
Breast reduction is an operation that is carried out for the purpose of improving the aspect of excessively voluminous breasts.
The operation is performed under general anaesthetic. Before the intervention, drawings are made and measurements taken, activities that are indispensable to ensure proper preparation for the surgical operation. The operation involves the removal of skin and parts of the tissue located underneath.
Pain: normally a feeling of discomfort is felt. Normally for at least the first day painkillers are prescribed if pain is experienced.
Oedema (swelling): normally absorbed within three to four days, in any case it is limited in degree.
Surgical stitches are removed 2-to 3 weeks after surgery.
It is recommended that you suspend taking aspirin at least during the two weeks before and after surgery.Women who take oral contraceptives are advised to interrupt use of these pharmaceutical products before the operation.
After surgery it is advisable to rest as much as possible. It is also advisable to avoid strenuous physical activities for about 3 weeks. Showers, baths and shampoos may be taken after one week. A bra must be worn, day and night, for a couple of months, and can be removed only when taking a bath or shower.
RESUMING PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
Light sports activities can be resumed after about three weeks, while for more strenuous activities it is advised to wait for one and a half months.