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The cosmetic surgery reduction mammoplasty is performed to reduce the size of the big breasts. It is performed to correct the size of the breasts if you have very large breasts or have any difficulty or pain. Not only women, men also undergo breast reduction surgery. Breast tissues are taken off by the surgeon as per your preference. There are both therapeutic and surgical procedures for reducing the size of breasts. The size of the breast grows during puberty or maybe after gaining weight or during menopause. There is no specific age as such when it comes to the growth of breasts.
A general anesthesia is given to the patient before the surgery. The surgery takes some hours, might even last longer than 5 hours. An incision is done around the area of nipple and downwards. The extra fat or tissue present in the breast is removed.
Whereas physical therapies can only alleviate the pain in shoulder and neck. The results of medical therapy are not very good, though there is certain diminution in the size of breasts.
The recover for each person varies. However, it takes around one to two weeks to recover. Physical exercise and workouts are completely refused by the doctors for at least one month post surgery.