Breast Reduction in Baltimore, MD

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What is a Breast Reduction?

Oversized breasts can cause social, functional, and physical concerns for women. Furthermore, uneven and very large breasts can lead to insecurity issues and overall embarrassment, as well as neck and back pain. Dr. Ben Schultz, ABPS Certified, is a plastic surgeon in Baltimore, MD, who has helped countless women regain their confidence and feel more comfortable through breast reduction surgery. This procedure removes excess fat, tissue, and skin to recontour the breasts to a more desired size. This surgery also reduces the size of the nipples and repositions them — so they look natural with the new breast size. In most situations, a breast lift can be performed to provide a more taut and youthful appearance.

How is a breast reduction performed?

Surgical breast reduction is an outpatient procedure and is conducted with the patient under general anesthesia. The duration of the surgery depends on several factors, including what incision method is used, the overall technique, and finally, how much reduction is required. The nipple and areola repositioning will also be a factor. In most cases, liposuction is needed for fat removal to decrease breast size. At the time of the initial consult, all of these factors are addressed with Dr. Schultz. The topic of scarring is also scrupulously examined and talked through as it is common to occur. However, advanced techniques have led to a decrease in the visibility of scarring. Depending on the complexity of the reduction, either an anchor or a straight line (vertical) incision will be incorporated. The breast tissue will then be removed, and the surrounding tissue and skin will be tightened.

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Dr. Schultz has helped countless women regain their body, mind, and spirit for a more active life with breast reduction surgery. During the consultation, Dr. Schultz will go over all of the steps to reach your aesthetic desires and create a customized treatment plan to fit your goals. There is no need to continue simply accepting the discomfort or lack of confidence that can sometimes accompany large breasts. We invite you to call our office in Baltimore, MD, to understand more about this life-changing breast reduction surgery.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.