FEMALE BREAST REDUCTION SEATTLE BELLEVUE
Vanderbilt Trained, Published Clinical Researcher, & Female Breast Reduction Surgeon Rikesh Parikh M.D.
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Female Breast Reduction by Dr. Rikesh Parikh of Bellevue: Breast Reduction or Reduction Mammaplasty: is the reduction of the breast tissue including the fat, glands, and skin to reach your desired size. Reduction mammaplasty can help relieve the discomfort of excessively large breasts within your shoulders, neck and upper body. Some patients may also experience skin irritation underneath the breasts. Your quality of life can be markedly improved with Breast Reduction | Reduction Mammaplasty. Breast reduction surgery will also enhance the not only the size of your breasts but also the shape.
How much does Female Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammaplasty) cost? The total cost of surgery usually includes 3 main components;
1. Surgeon’s fee
2. Facility/Hospital fee and
3. Anesthesia fees.
Fees may be given to you as separate or all included.
Price for procedures can vary based on many factors.
Am I candidate for Female Breast Reduction? If you have large breasts or breasts that are causing symptoms such as back or neck pain, irritation of the skin below the breasts, shoulder pain or shoulder grooving you may be a good candidate. Smoking can affect wound healing with breast reduction and increase the chance of breakdown.
Postoperative Recovery: Breast Reduction usually involves a vertical incision or a inverted T or anchor like incision pattern (Wise Pattern). These incisions must be taken care of. Activity is generally limited in the area for few weeks. The incisions will have bandages (dressings) on them which should remain on. Our Plastic Surgeon Dr. Parikh will go over your wound care in more depth before and after your surgery.
Complications: Wound breakdown, Bleeding or Hematoma, Infection of incisions, Scarring, Nipple or skin necrosis, Need for revision surgery, Altered sensation, Seroma.
Risks of the procedure are outlined above and will be discussed with you in detail at the time of your consultation. Our Plastic Surgeon Dr. Parikh encourages you to have questions ready and is always available to answer questions regarding your safety in terms of procedure and anesthetic risks.