Breast Reduction | Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide & Gold Coast

Considering breast reduction surgery? Here are 7 signs you may be ready…

If you can answer the following questions with a resounding yes, then you may be ready to undergo a breast reduction in Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide & Gold Coast…

The results for patients who undergo breast reductions can be life changing, deciding to have surgery may be a long, arduous and emotional process but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are a few questions to ask yourself first to establish whether you are a good candidate for a boob job.

Are my large breasts affecting the quality of my life?

Breast reductions may be performed for different reasons; persistent back pain, undue embarrassment due to large breasts or man boobs or your physical appearance hindering you from doing certain activities for instance. If your large breasts are severely impacting your daily activities, you may want to consider cosmetic surgery.

Are you doing the surgery for yourself?

One of the most important things to consider before undergoing a breast reduction is that you are doing the surgery for yourself and not to please someone else and fulfil their desires and wishes. Once you have decided this operation is the best thing for you, you can move forward in researching the procedure.

Have I done my homework?

There are two options for a breast reduction. Vaser liposuction is a great alternative for fatty breasts while a formal breast reduction is best for breasts full of glands. Your doctor can advise you which is the best treatment for you. Vaser liposuction has no large scar, no general anaesthetic and is safer than a formal breast reduction.

Am I happy with the cosmetic surgeon I have chosen?

Not only does a cosmetic surgeon need to be qualified and have the right accreditation, you also want to feel at ease with them and not feel pressured to have surgery. Having a breast reduction is a big decision so you want to find a cosmetic surgeon who you feel can provide the best results along with a high level of safety and comfort.

Am I able to pay for the surgery?

The cost of the breast reduction includes the surgeon’s fee, assistant surgeon’s fee, anaesthetist’s fee, hospital and operating theatre and follow-up visits. You may be able to claim part of the cost of a boob job with Medicare and your private health insurance. Some cosmetic surgeons also offer finance for breast reduction procedures. The price starts from $5,500.

Do I have realistic expectations?

Before you undergo any cosmetic surgery, you must be aware of the health risks and have realistic expectations – breast reductions are designed to be in proportion with your natural body contour. Cosmetic surgery will always have risks, complications; speak to your cosmetic surgeon in relation to this and post surgery care for breast surgery.

Do I expect all my problems to be solved by surgery?

While cosmetic surgery can lead to an improved self esteem, a positive body image and better quality of life, it cannot magically fix all the other problems in your life such as a divorce or career problems. An experienced surgeon will be able to determine whether you are mentally ready for surgery.

A breast reduction can positively impact your life, improve your body image and decrease back pain. At your initial consultation, we will answer all your questions, help you set realistic expectations for your procedure and advise you whether you are physically and emotionally ready for surgery for a breast reduction in Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide or the Gold Coast