Breast Reduction Improves Shape, Reduces Large Areola in Raleigh, NC
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Breast reductions achieve marked improvement in breast size for women who feel that their breasts are too large. It also achieves a much better shape and frequently, an improvement in areola size. This 41-year-old woman presented with a G cup breast. She wished to go down several sizes to a D cup or even double D. She hated her large areola and wanted a perkier smaller breasts that fit her frame. Some women attempt breast reduction coverage through insurance. The process takes a long time and many women are frustrated by lack of coverage or the many "hoops" they have to jump through to get insurance coverage. This often requires physical therapy and chiropractic manipulation which usually does not cure the problem as the breasts are no smaller.. Also many patients are required to lose weight. Dr. Lyle does not file insurance anymore and has many patients seeking breast reduction as self-pay. This patient had just over a pound and a half of breast tissue removed per side. Many times, insurance companies require a specific amount of removal which may not leave the patient with a appropriate size and they have less choice. Breast reduction recovery is fairly rapid with most patients returning to basic day-to-day activities within a week and even returning to light exercise within a month.