Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure performed to reduce the size of the breasts, leaving them more shapelier and in proportion to the rest of the body.

Breast reduction is becoming a popular procedure as overly large, heavy breasts not only cause medical problems such as neck and back pain, they can also leave woman feeling extremely self-conscious.

Reduction of the nipple and or areola can also be performed during your procedure.

During a breast reduction, excess skin, breast fat and glandular tissue are removed. An incision is made around your nipple and under the surface of the breast, like an upside-down T.

Nights in hospital: 2

Duration of procedure: 4-6

Recommended days in Phuket: 14

Post op care: it is important to follow your surgeons post operative instructions . pressure bandages will be in place when you wake up, and you may have a small tube in each breast to assist with excess fluid. These will be removed within the first two days. You will be required to wear your surgical bra at all times for several weeks. Recovery usually takes 2-3 weeks. Your surgeon will advise you on when you can return to normal activities.