For women whose breasts are too large or asymmetrical, breast reduction surgery can be an effective solution. Breasts that are too large can often cause aches and pains in the shoulder, back, and neck area and may also be a source of self-consciousness.
View Procedure in 3D: Breast Reduction
A breast lift is performed to increase perkiness and reduce sagging of the breasts. Sagging breasts can be a source of self-consciousness for many women and may be caused by the natural effects of aging as well as a number of other factors such as pregnancy and nursing.
Male breast reduction surgery is performed to treat gynecomastia, a condition that causes a male’s breasts to become abnormally large. Gynecomastia can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetic predisposition or hormonal changes, and can be a source of self-consciousness in many men.
Women who opt for breast augmentation (breast enlargement) with implants may choose to change their implants for a number of reasons: The implants’ shape, size and/or position may be problematic, or postsurgical complications, such as leaking, wrinkling, implant displacement, capsular contracture or symmastia, may have occurred.