In women, the breast is both an indicator of femininity and an aesthetic structure. It is also defined as milk gland. The fact that the breasts are in a normal size and alive is a situation that is aesthetically desired by women. For this reason, the defects that occur in cases such as age, diseases, frequent weight gain and loss affect women psychologically.
Appearance defects in breasts can cause self-confidence problems in women, as well as large breasts. If the breasts are larger than normal, it is called macromasry. When macromastia is uncomfortable for the person, breast reduction operations can be performed.
Macromastia is when the breast is larger than it is and desired. Very large breasts;
It is an aesthetic problem,
It can cause women to feel ashamed in social situations,
It can cause health problems.
For these reasons, macromastia treatment is among the important areas of plastic surgery. In recent years, rapid developments in the field of aesthetics and innovations in the field have also facilitated macromastia surgeries.
Health problems caused by macromastinum
Macromastia is not just an aesthetic defect. Excessive growths in the breasts bring various problems. Problems caused by maxomastia:
Pain in the neck and back area,
Hunchback of the back,
Diaper rash and mushrooms under the breast,
Cutting the bra straps,
Pain in the arms and shoulders
Macromasti brings along psychological health problems. It can cause a loss of self-confidence in women. Big breasts cause a feeling of shame in people, trying to hide with clothes. This situation also prevents women from participating in social life.
The fact that the breasts are larger than desired and normal causes aesthetic concerns. At the same time, maxomasti disrupts the life comfort of women by bringing along various health problems. In these cases, breast reduction operations are performed. Breast reduction, lifting of breasts and it is an operation to make it more aesthetic. Therefore, in addition to ending aesthetic concerns, the disease is also done for health.
Breast Reduction Surgery
Breast reduction surgeries, which are called reduction mammaplasty, are also performed for lifting the sagging breasts as well as reducing the large breasts. Fat tissues are removed during surgery. It is an operation that takes a maximum of 4 hours. Inverted T or lollipop incision methods are used in the surgery. In the incisions, the skin and breast tissue are taken in desired sizes. The patient is dressed and discharged the next day. In addition, a drain is attached before discharge. The stitches are removed as of the second week of the surgery. Care should be taken and rest should be taken within 1 week following the operation. After this period, daily life can be resumed. The patient’s postoperative antibiotic and pain treatment continues for a while.
In breast reduction surgery, the breasts have an aesthetic and symmetrical size. Breast reduction surgery does not cause any harm in breastfeeding women. The scars created by small incisions will disappear within a maximum of 4 months. There is almost no scar after the operation. Exercise should not be done in the first month after the operation. In addition, heavy loads should not be lifted and the operation area should not be forced. Smoking and alcohol use should be very limited.