Breast Reduction Consultation in Kalamazoo from Parkway Plastic Surgery

When someone has overly large breasts, they can experience emotional and health problems. Their emotional wellbeing may be impacted by self-image issues as well as experiencing physical pain discomfort or an inability to lead an active life because of the excess weight of their breasts. Simply put, breast reduction can be a way to limit not only physical discomfort, but emotional problems, as well. Covered by many patient’s health insurance, in this post, Parkway Plastic Surgery will broadly discuss what to expect at your consultation.

If you’re interested in breast reduction in Kalamazoo, you may be a candidate if:

  • You’re in good physical health
  • Your expectations are realistic
  • You do not smoke
  • You feel that your breasts are too large
  • The size of your breasts limit your ability to be physically active
  • You experience pain of the neck, back, and shoulders because of the weight of your breasts
  • Your shoulders have indentations from your bra straps
  • Your skin is irritated beneath your breast crease

At your breast reduction surgery consultation come prepared to discuss the following:

  • When you would like to have the surgery
  • What your expectations and desired outcomes are
  • Use of medications, vitamins / herbal supplements, tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs
  • Previous surgeries you have had
  • Family history of breast cancer
  • Results of any mammograms or biopsies you have had previously

At your consultation, you will be given information in regards to what risks there are, what the procedure entails, costs, and what to expect when you’re in recovery after the procedure. If you feel like you’re a candidate for breast reduction in Kalamazoo from Parkway Plastic Surgery, do not hesitate to contact us online or give us a call. We are looking forward to seeing you and helping to improve your physical and mental quality of life.