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5 Reasons to Have a Breast Reduction

Posted October 31, 2016 in Breast Reduction

Women with large, cumbersome breasts often live with constant physical and emotional discomfort. There is no one way to determine if your breasts are too large; a comfortable breast size varies between patients based on their natural frame and personal desires. Women who feel that their breasts are too large will often turn to breast reduction surgery to improve the size and shape of their breasts. These are the top 5 reasons women choose breast reduction surgery.

Breast Reduction Before and After Photos1. Pain Relief

Cumbersome breasts tend to be heavy, adding extra weight and pressure to the chest. Women with larger breasts often complain of chronic neck, shoulder, and back pain. Heavy breasts can lead to poor posture, which can aggravate back pain. Women also complain of painful grooves in their shoulders caused by bra straps. Reducing the weight of the breasts can provide many patients with relief from this chronic pain.

2. Partaking in Physical Activities

Large breasts can impact the types of physical activities that women feel comfortable engaging in. Many times, it is the pain of bouncing breasts that prevents women from participating in sports such as running or playing tennis. Other times, it is embarrassment surrounding their breast size and movement that limits their physical activities. Some women feel that their breasts get in the way and make it difficult to perform to the best of their abilities. Reducing the size of your breasts can help you feel more comfortable partaking in the physical activities you enjoy. Many women notice an improvement in their health when the can confidently engage in exercise.  

3. Better Clothing Fit

A struggle many women with large breasts have is finding tops that fit. Women who wish to maintain a more modest appearance may find that clothes fit too tightly for their comfort. For many women, work uniforms and button-down shirts simply don’t fit across their bosom. Women can feel limited in their clothing options because certain styles do not accommodate larger breasts. Clothing can be a form of expression for many women, and the narrow clothing options for large-breasted women can leave them feeling stifled. Creating smaller, more proportionate breasts can open a wider range of clothing options.

4. A More Youthful Appearance

While some women have large breasts in their youth, many women develop overly large breasts following pregnancy or weight gain. For these women, their breast may also develop sagging or become pendulous in shape. Breast reduction surgery can combine elements of a breast lift to restore a more youthful and firm appearance along with an improvement in overall breast size.

5. Confidence in Your Appearance

Women who feel that their breasts are disproportionate to the rest of their bodies often seek surgery to restore balance. Unwanted attention can lead women to feel uncomfortable in their own skin. The purpose of a breast reduction is to create a body shape that makes you feel fabulous. Restoring your confidence can help you live a happier and healthier life.

If you are considering breast reduction surgery to improve your comfort and confidence, schedule a consultation at Grotting & Cohn Plastic Surgery. Contact our office at 205.930.1600 or fill out our online contact form for additional information.

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