Why Do Some Seek Breast Reduction?

Breast reduction is a transformative surgical procedure designed to alleviate the physical and emotional challenges associated with excessively large breasts. Many individuals seek breast reduction to address discomfort, pain, and self-consciousness caused by overly large breasts. This procedure aims to create a more proportionate and balanced chest, offering relief from issues such as back and neck pain, skin irritation, and difficulty finding well-fitting clothing. Ultimately, breast reduction empowers individuals to enjoy a more comfortable and confident lifestyle.

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The Consultation is a Key Element to Achieving a Desired Outcome

A comprehensive consultation with Dr. Bolitho is vital to ensure breast reduction aligns perfectly with your vision and needs. The consultation includes:

  • Listening to your concerns and aspirations
  • Evaluation of your medical history and overall health
  • Discussion of your desired breast size and shape
  • Examination of your breast anatomy and skin quality
  • Addressing any potential risks or complications
  • Tailoring a personalized treatment plan to achieve the best results for you
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Benefit From Dr. Bolitho’s Expertise

Dr. Glynn Bolitho's esteemed career spanning nearly 30 years is a testament to his commitment to delivering exceptional and naturally beautiful results.

  • Quadruple board-certified 
  • Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at UCSD
  • Decades of experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Board-certified anesthesiologists
  • Highest standards of patient safety and care

How a Breast Reduction Procedure is Done

Breast reduction La Jolla is a surgical procedure that involves removing excess breast tissue, fat, and skin to create a smaller and more proportionate breast size. 

  1. Dr. Bolitho makes precise incisions around the nipple area, which may extend downward
  2. Extra tissue is strategically removed
  3. The remaining breast tissue is reshaped and lifted for a more youthful appearance
  4. The incisions are closed, resulting in minimal scarring. 
  5. After surgery, there will likely be some discomfort and swelling, which gradually improves over time, unveiling a more comfortable and balanced chest.
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What to Expect After Reductive Surgery

Dr. Bolitho will make sure you fully understand your post-operative care instructions and is there for you any time you have questions or need help.

Initial Recovery

After surgery, some discomfort, swelling, and bruising are common, which can be managed with prescribed medications.

Dressings and Drains

Dressings and possibly drains are placed to aid in healing and minimize fluid accumulation.

Activity Resumption

Most patients can gradually resume light activities within a few weeks.

Swelling Subsides

Swelling diminishes over a few months, revealing the new breast contour.

Enhanced Comfort

Relief from physical discomfort, such as back and neck pain, becomes evident.

Scarring Evolution

Incision scars gradually fade and become less noticeable over time.

Final Results

Optimal breast size and shape are achieved, boosting self-confidence and overall well-being.

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Get Your Desired Results with an Experienced Cosmetic Surgeon

Procedures like breast reduction require the skills of a surgeon experienced in plastic and reconstructive surgery who also understands how important it is to you to get the outcome you’re looking to achieve. Dr. Bolitho has been helping people get beautiful, natural-looking results for nearly 30 years. He is quadruple board-certified, having practiced in South Africa, the U.K., and Canada—all in addition to the U.S. He has completed multiple fellowships in plastic surgery and related procedures at the University of Cape Town, Oxford’s Radcliffe Infirmary, and Emory University in Atlanta. As a second-generation physician, he has a deep understanding of the critically important role of patient safety. It is because of this that he ensures the highest quality standards of care during every step of any procedure. Our staff are fully credentialed and include board-certified anesthesiologists. On top of all this, Dr. Bolitho’s easygoing, conversational manner has helped solidify the long-term client relationships he so values.

Don’t Hesitate to Contact Dr. Bolitho’s La Jolla Practice if You are Experiencing Discomfort 

Contact us today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Bolitho to discuss the benefits of breast reduction. He will answer any questions and help you determine if this procedure is right for you.

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