When is it Time to Get a Breast Reduction?

The medical and cosmetic signs you should consider getting a breast reduction.

When it comes to breast surgeries the most immediate thought is usually breast augmentations or breast lifts, both are not as focused on women with bigger breasts; however, for these women, a breast reduction could be far more impactful and beneficial to their health. If you are considering getting a breast reduction but aren’t sure it is right for you, here are our tips for how to know you might need a breast reduction.

Neck, Back, and Shoulder Pain

One of the biggest signs you may need a breast reduction surgery is any sort of chronic neck, back, or shoulder pain. Although many of these pains can be quite common, they can be especially prevalent in women with a larger bust from the weight of the breast causing a strain on the neck and back. One easy way to tell if this is the case is a pain in the shoulders not only from the weight of your breasts but also from the bra strap marks on the shoulders. Having a breast revision surgery could help to prevent this kind of pain while also allowing you to reshape your breasts to your desired figure if you choose. 

Irritation, Chafing, and Rashes

Another sign that it might be time to consider getting a breast reduction is common rashes, irritation, chafing or infections under the breast or in the breast crease. Often with bigger breasts, the constant rubbing and chafing under the breast can cause regular discomfort and even cause infections due to the constant damage to the skin. A breast reduction surgery in Australia will lift the breast while reducing the size of the breast, alleviating your body of this constant chafing. If these issues are the only ones that you are finding, you might want to also consider if a breast revision is right for you.Breast Reduction

Posture and Nerve Damage

Over time, the strain that larger breasts can put on your neck can be intense enough to begin to cause nervous abnormalities in the body. These are mostly centred around the arms, from the strain on the neck and shoulders, and the nipples, as larger breasts can lead to less sensitivity or even numbness in the nipples. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, a breast reduction surgery might be the right surgery for you. If you are having difficulty with your posture due to these pains and discomforts this is also a significant sign you might be better off after a breast reduction surgery today.

If you are looking for a breast reduction surgery in Australia, CosMediTour is here to help you every step of the way. If you are experiencing any of these things in your day to day life, it might be time to become a breast reduction patient as soon as possible. Feel free to contact us today to set up your breast reduction surgery, or read up on more information about the surgeries we offer here!

Disclaimer: Please note any information provided should be used only as an information guide and not CosMediTour giving advice. Please ensure you do your own valid surgery research and seek advice from a general practitioner to enable you to be fully informed about surgery.

Written by CosMediTour Australia

CosMediTour is a Medical Travel facilitator and Australia's No. 1 Plastic Surgery brand. Headquartered on the Gold Coast, Australia, CosMediTour has clinics and hospitals in Sydney, Gold Coast, Bangkok, Phuket and Samui offering plastic surgery and cosmetic dentistry treatments.

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