Breast Reduction in Scottsdale, AZ

Some women find that they are born with breasts that are frankly too large for their frames. This can be challenging to deal with, as it can cause pain and hinder one’s ability to exercise or participate in certain activities, such as horseback riding or running. Dr. Prichard offers a breast reduction for patients who feel they could do with a little downsizing in their lives. Dr. Prichard delivers some of the best breast reduction Phoenix has to offer.

Women with larger breasts tend to struggle with finding clothes, as there are far more restrictions in what clothes will be comfortable as well as flattering. Other issues you may find yourself facing are uncomfortable and unappealing bra strap grooves, lower back, and neck pain, insecurity in one’s personal image, and even a daily irritation with the size of one’s breasts. Breast reduction surgery can be a way of alleviating yourself from such troubles.

Benefits of breast reduction

Choosing to undergo breast reduction surgery can be an awkward decision to make. But overall, it can be one of the more satisfying choices, due to the actual physical relief you will feel, as well as emotional. By choosing to make your breasts smaller, breast reduction surgery can bring about other benefits. A few of these benefits are listed below:

  • Bring about symmetry to breasts of different sizes
  • Improve upon the natural shape of the breast
  • Revise nipple position and areola size
  • Feel more comfortable performing athletic actvities

For those patients who wish to explore other enhancements to their physique, Dr. Prichard is able to combine breast reduction with other coordinating procedures such as a mommy makeover. Dr. Prichard strives to give his patients some of the top breast reduction Scottsdale has to offer.

About the procedure

Breast reduction surgery is performed as an outpatient procedure using IV sedation or general anesthesia, which is administered by a board-certified anesthesiologist. The exact techniques used in the surgery will be determined by the measure of reduction that is being asked. The surgery may only require incisions that encircle the areolas. It may require additional vertical and crescent-shaped incisions underneath the nipples. Through the incisions, Dr. Prichard removes the undesired breast tissue, fat, and skin. Dr. Prichard will then reform the breasts. The precise details and methods of the surgery can be reviewed during your private consultation with Dr. Prichard.

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During Recovery

After your surgery, you will be able to return home. You will be given a surgical bra to wear, which will maintain the reformed shape of your breasts. It is extremely important to wear this bra at all times, except when showering or bathing, for the first 3 to 4 weeks. It is normal for patients often experience discomfort for the first few days. Patients usually feel inclined to return to their daily routine within 2 weeks. Any strenuous, high-impact exercise or activities can be taken back up within 4 to 6 weeks. Most of the swelling will diminish within the first month.

During your consultation

During your consultation with Dr. Prichard, you will discuss exactly what it is you are hoping to gain through plastic surgery. From there, you and Dr. Prichard will come up with a surgical plan that is right for you needs. During this time, any questions or concerns you may have should be brought to Dr. Prichard’s attention, so they can be properly addressed. It is Dr. Prichard’s intention to give you among the best breast reduction Scottsdale can provide.


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If you would care to further discuss your options for breast reduction in Phoenix, you can request a consultation online. Or if you prefer, you can call the office directly at 480-752-7874, and one of our staff members will happily assist you. Other breast procedures provided include our Scottsdale breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reconstruction and more.

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