Breast Reduction

Case ID: 1268

Front: 27 year old who is 5 foot 4 inches and 194 pounds, wears a G cup bra, and has all the classic symptoms produced by large breasts (macromastia). Post-reduction she now wears a D cup, which remains proportionate to her body.

Front: Shown on the left are the pre-surgical markings for the new position of the nipples, the resected portion of tissue (in the blue hashed areas), and the typical skin flap pattern.

Right: Note the consistent location of the fold under the breast, but the new position of the nipple is 14.5 cm higher.

Oblique Right: Scars are reasonably hidden in these pictures taken 13 months post-op.

Left: Note the consistent location of the fold under the breast, but the new position of the nipple is 16 cm higher.

Oblique Left: Weight removed was 1020 gm on the right and 922 gm on the left (cumulative total 4.4 pounds). In the post-op pictures, the patient has lost about 20 pounds from her pre-op weight.