Five Reasons to Consider a Breast Reduction

Five Reasons to Consider a Breast Reduction

While breast augmentation sits at the top of cosmetic surgeries performed in the United States, there are times when women feel that their breasts are too large, prompting them to undergo breast reduction surgery.

As experts in plastic surgery, including breast surgeries, Dr. Trent Fogleman and the team here at Cosmetic Surgery Center are focused on helping our patients achieve their aesthetic and wellness goals. As part of our extensive suite of cosmetic surgery options, we offer breast reduction surgery, which is designed to reduce the size of your breasts.

There are many reasons why women choose to reduce the size of their breasts through breast reduction surgery, and we review five of the more common below.

1. A matter of comfort

Many women turn to breast reduction surgery for comfort reasons. Overly large breasts or breasts that are disproportionate to your musculoskeletal structure can place stress on your body, especially in your back, neck, and shoulders. As a result, you may be experiencing chronic pain in these areas.

Women with overly large breasts can also develop rashes and skin irritation underneath their breasts, which can make wearing bras very uncomfortable.

Rounding out the list of comfort problems are grooves that develop in your shoulders because of bra straps that are digging into your body in order to hold up the weight.

2. A matter of lifestyle

If you love an active and athletic lifestyle, breasts that are on the larger size aren’t exactly convenient. From trouble finding sports bras to discomfort when you’re running or jumping, large breasts can interfere with your ability to be active in many ways.

3. A matter of aesthetics

While some women view large breasts as aesthetically pleasing, others do not. If you don’t like the way your breasts tend to command attention because of their size, we can reduce their prominence through breast reduction surgery, making them fade into the background a little more.

4. A matter of proportion

While you may not have overly large breasts in the grand scheme of things, you may find them too large for your body. Through breast reduction surgery, we can bring your breasts into line with the rest of your body, creating more harmonious proportions.

5. A matter of wardrobe

Many women with large breasts have trouble finding clothing that fits properly. For example, your torso may be a size 8, but your breasts make anything in that size too tight. As a result, you’re forced to go up a size or two to accommodate your breasts, leaving you with an ill-fitting top. 

Ultimately, the decision to undergo breast reduction surgery is one that’s personal to you. Whatever your reasons, rest assured that we can help you reach your breast-size goals.

If you want to explore breast reduction surgery further and find out whether you’re a good candidate, please contact our office Oklahoma CIty, Oklahoma, to set up a consultation.

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