Do your breasts make it hard for you to feel good in your body? People with droopy breasts or overly large breasts may experience physical discomfort, back pain, and poor self-image. Large breasts can also make it difficult to shop for clothing or engage in activities like running, horseback riding, or heavy exercise. Breast lift surgery or Breast Reduction surgery balances out your physique and gives you greater comfort and confidence as you move through the world. Serving patients from Dover, New Philadelphia, North Canton, Akron, Millersburg, Uniontown, Canton, Massillon, Cambridge, and beyond, Dr. David M. Hartman of Fine Arts Skin and Laser Aesthetic Plastic Surgery performs breast lift and breast reduction surgery designed completely around your needs and goals. Our team of caring and highly skilled professionals is here to support our patients with exceptional personal service at every stage of their treatment, from planning to recovery.
Also called reduction mammaplasty, breast lift or breast reduction surgery is beneficial for individuals who are bothered by the size of excessively large breasts. The details of each breast lift or breast reduction surgery depend on the patient’s individual anatomy and goals. Most breast lifts involve decreasing size and reshaping the breasts via the surgical removal of fat and other tissues. In a few cases, liposuction alone may be able to achieve the desired reduction in size. You may also combine breast reduction with a breast lift for more comprehensive shaping and rejuvenation.
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If you’ve ever thought about breast lifting or breast reduction surgery, there’s a good chance that you are a candidate. You are the best judge of whether your breasts are interfering with your quality of life. However, we can help you evaluate your case and decide if breast lifting or reduction is the best path for you. If you are bothered by any of the following issues, you may be a candidate for breast reduction surgery:
Call 330-364-5656 or use our online form to schedule your consultation with Dr. Hartman. Our goal is to help you fully understand your options and, if you elect to go forward with breast reduction surgery, to provide the best treatment for your individual needs. We are here to provide quality care that helps you feel your most fit, vibrant, and confident in your body.
Reduce. Re-shape. Rejuvenate.
Before your Breast Reduction Surgery New Philadelphia Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Hartman, will carefully review the details of your procedure with you, including the type of anesthesia to be used. Your physique, needs, and goals will be key in determining the best incision placement for your surgery. In general, incisions for breast reduction are made around the nipple and in the skin crease under the breasts, where they will not be very noticeable. Dr. Hartman will then strategically remove fat, skin, and breast tissue to lift and/or reduce the size of your breasts and contour their shape. He may also shift the nipple up to a higher position. When your surgery is complete, we will monitor you in a comfortable recovery area until you a cleared to return home the same day.
Confidence looks good on you.
Most of our Dover Breast Reduction Surgery patients are very happy with their results. You can expect to feel more comfortable and have improved confidence about the way you look and feel. You may also find yourself better able to engage in exercise and live a more active lifestyle. It may take about three or four months for all residual swelling to diminish and for your breasts to settle into their final position. Your results will be lifelong. For the best results, you may want to have Breast Reduction Surgery after you are finished having children and are at a stable weight.
You will need to arrange for a ride home after your surgery. It is recommended that you have someone help you at home for at least the first 24 hours. Make sure to follow the detailed aftercare instructions we provide. The surgery site will be bandaged, and you may also be given a surgical bra to wear. Soreness is normal for the first few days and can be managed with Tylenol or Motrin. Most New Philadelphia Breast Reduction Surgery patients are able to return to work at a desk job after about one week, but it may be three to four weeks until you are cleared to return to exercise and other strenuous activities.
Because pregnancy can change the size and shape of your breasts, some women wait until after having children to have breast reduction surgery. Dr. Hartman can discuss this with you and help you decide on the best timing for your procedure.
The price of your surgery will depend on the specifics of your procedure. At your consultation for Breast Reduction Surgery Dover plastic surgeon, Dr. Hartman, will give you recommendations regarding your individual surgery, and we can provide an estimate of associated costs. The average cost is $9,300. Ask about our financing options.
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