About Breast Reduction Surgery
Oversized breasts can cause social and functional challenges for women. In addition, overly large and unbalanced breasts can create self-image issues and embarrassment, as well as pain in both the neck and back. Dr. Robert Schwartz is a plastic surgeon in Dallas, TX who helps countless women rebuild their confidence and live an active lifestyle through breast reduction surgery. This cosmetic surgery at Robert Schwartz Plastic Surgery reduces excess fat, tissue, and skin to reshape the breasts to a smaller, more balanced size. This surgery also reduces the size of the nipples and repositions them so they look natural with the new breast size. In most cases, a breast lift is incorporated to provide a tighter and youthful appearance.
If you have extremely large and heavy breasts that get in the way of daily life, breast reduction surgery may be a good option to attain the contour you desire. This surgery is a good procedure for women who have constant worry or cannot lead an active life because of the size of their breasts. In addition, if you suffer from ongoing skin inflammations or irritations as well as neck pain, this surgery can reduce many of these annoyances. It is important patients are at a healthy weight, and find an experienced surgeon like Dr. Schwartz who understands their aesthetic goals and has the knowledge to produce a natural appearance.
"After two previous, unsatisfied breast augmentations, I was referred to Dr Schwartz! He was very focused & determined on making sure that he knew exactly what I was wanting & went above & beyond to assure me that I would be satisfied with the results. I am 100% elated with the results that I achieved from the knowledge & skills of Dr Schwartz! Thank you staff & Dr Schwartz for a superb experience!"- B.F. / Facebook / May 23, 2018
"Dr. Schwartz paid attention to me and what I wanted. He made sure I knew exactly why I chose this and that I was doing for the right reasons. I would highly recommend at least getting a consultation in with him so you can see for yourself why he is one of the best."- A.C. / Facebook / May 09, 2018
"The Eyes Have It! - I researched countless services and discovered Dr. Schwartz among several well respected plastic surgeons. I began calling the providers and after considering the professionalism of the office staff and information provided via the internet and phone, I consulted with two surgeons in person. I waited an hour and five minutes before being seen by one surgeon who was pretentious, unapologetic and spent 10 minutes describing multiple procedures he recommended, without listening to me. My experience with Dr. Schwartz was far different. His staff was professional and friendly. Although Dr. Schwartz is very skilled in his profession, he was unpretentious, personable, and listened to my concerns. He laid out a specific plan for blepharoplasty and didn’t try to sell other procedures."- O. / RealSelf / May 05, 2018
"Several years ago, my eyelids began to droop just like my mother's. The aging process caused my eyes to look tired and uneven, and it was beginning to impair my vision. So I researched countless services for corrective surgery, and discovered Dr. Schwartz among several well respected plastic surgeons. I began calling the providers and after considering the professionalism of the office staff and information provided via the internet and phone, I consulted with two surgeons in person. I waited an hour and five minutes before being seen by one surgeon who was pretentious, unapologetic and spent 10 minutes describing multiple procedures he recommended, without listening to me. My experience with Dr. Schwartz was far different. His staff was professional and friendly. Although Dr. Schwartz is very skilled in his profession, he was unpretentious, personable, and listened to my concerns. He laid out a specific plan for blepharoplasty and didn't try to sell other procedures. It has been over 2 months since my surgery and I love the difference it made in my face. I am actually able to see better since my eyes are more open. I don't look continuously tired and my eyes are even again. It took years off of my face, yet I still look natural."- D.O. / Yelp / May 05, 2018
"HIGHLY RECOMMED - 5 STARS! I highly recommend Dr. Schwartz. The whole process was quick and easy and I am very satisfied with the results. The office staff and staff at the Surgery Center were exceptional. I enjoyed the whole experience."- D. / RealSelf / Mar 30, 2018
Breast reduction surgery is an outpatient treatment and performed with general anesthesia. The duration of the surgery is dependent upon a variety of factors, including what incision method is used, the overall technique, the degree of reduction. The nipple and areola repositioning will also be a factor. In most cases, liposuction is required for fat removal to decrease the breast size. During the consultation, all of these factors are addressed with Dr. Schwartz. The topic of scarring is also discussed as it is common to occur, although advanced methods have led to a decrease in overall scarring. Depending on the complexity of the reduction, either an anchor or a vertical incision will be used. The breast tissue is removed, and the remaining tissue and skin is tightened.
What to Expect
After surgery, patients will be observed closely in our private recovery facility and then released home to heal. A draining tube will most likely be placed near the surgical site to help control swelling and bleeding. A medical sports bra should be worn for several days that will improve blood flow to the breasts during the initial healing period. Within about a month, the breasts will settle and the post-op effects will disappear. The majority of our patients remark they feel very relieved, lighter, and more self-assured. After breast reduction surgery, you can buy the clothes you have always wanted and feel confident with your new contour. Remember, it is still important to adhere to a healthy weight so the results are not negatively impacted.
Plan Your Procedure
Smaller Breasts, Larger Life
Dr. Schwartz has worked with countless women to help them reclaim their health and enjoy a more interactive life with breast reduction surgery. During your first visit at Robert Schwartz Plastic Surgery, Dr. Schwartz will discuss all of the options for improvement and create a custom treatment plan to fit your needs. We invite you to call our practice in Dallas, TX to learn more about this outstanding breast reduction treatment.