Is It Time to Consider Breast Reduction?

Everyone deserves to have a body that is comfortable to exist in, day in and day out. Unfortunately for some women, their breasts may hinder their journey to achieve a happy and healthy body. That’s why many consider breast reduction surgery as a means of not just shrinking and managing the size of their breasts for health reasons but also bringing their body into alignment with their preferred aesthetic and look.

Breast reduction surgery is handled by board-certified plastic surgeons like Dr. David Altamira and involves removing excessive fat, glandular skin, and tissue from one’s breasts in order to achieve a better feel, shape, and size. If you’ve thought about breast reduction before but haven’t been sure if it’s the right choice for you, here are a few common reasons you may want to consider:

Freedom From Physical Discomfort

The most common reason that women opt for breast reduction surgery is that the size and weight of their breasts are causing them discomfort—or even pain—in their day-to-day lives. These discomforts can appear in a variety of forms, including:

  • Back and shoulder pain from heavy, disproportionate breasts
  • Painful shoulder grooves when wearing bras due to breast weight
  • Chafing, rashes, and other irritations due to breast size

With breast reduction surgery, you’ll not only be free of said discomfort, but you’ll also likely notice an improvement in your posture as well.

A More Active Lifestyle

Similar discomfort can also arise when attempting to live an active lifestyle with excessively large breasts. By undergoing breast reduction, you’ll be able to enjoy exercise and active hobbies with breasts that won’t encumber you when you try to do so.

Bolder and Stronger Self-Confidence

Of course, with this freedom from discomfort and an ideally-shaped look to your breasts, breast reduction surgery can also give you a significant boost to your overall body image and self-confidence. This can aid in maintaining a positive mental attitude and overall quality of mental health.

First-Class Breast Reduction Surgery From Dr. Altamira

Does breast reduction sound like the procedure for you? If so, don’t hesitate to reach out to Dr. Altamira at 713-271-9000. Operating in both Houston and Sugar Land, TX, he offers state-of-the-art plastic services to all of the surrounding areas.

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