Breast Reduction

For many women, overly large breasts are a heavy burden to carry – physically and emotionally. Relief from the discomfort is possible with a breast reduction in San Jose. The self-consciousness that women commonly experience due to their overdeveloped breasts makes it important to choose a plastic surgeon who provides a friendly and non-judgmental atmosphere. Our highly skilled, board-certified plastic surgeons have down-to-earth attitudes that will set you at ease so that you may have an honest conversation about your breast reduction surgery.

Request a free consultation with one of our surgeons at Reveal Plastic Surgery or call (408) 356-4241 to schedule your appointment today.

Breast Reduction
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Breast Reduction
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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

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Before & After Mommy Makeover Case 232 View #1 View in San Jose, CA
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Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover-San JoseThis 50-year old patient has just achieved a 65lb. weight loss through diet and exercise. She now wants her body appearance to reflect the healthy and fit lifestyle she's adopted. She wanted to resolve issues of sagging, and loose skin left by the weight loss in her breasts, and abdomen. Dr. Lepore explained... Read More
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Case #161

Breast Reduction San JoseThis is a young woman, seeking to solve the longstanding problems caused by the size and weight of her breasts. In addition to being an avid runner, she works in the exercise industry, and reports that the pain she suffered in her shoulders, upper back, and bra strap areas, was actually limiting her ability to... Read More
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Case #143

San Jose Breast ReductionOne of our many patients, seeking help for the problems associated with overly large breasts. This woman is in her late 40s, and like so many, has been suffering for many years with persistent shoulder and bra strap pain, due to the size and weight of her DD breasts. She came to Dr. Lepore for Breast Reduction... Read More
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Case #133

Breast Reduction/Breast LiftThis patient was experiencing problems related to the weight and size of her breasts for years. She detailed the shoulder pain and neck pain caused by her "E" cup size breasts. She initially asked Dr. Lepore about Breast Reduction surgery, and Breast Augmentation. After discussion, though, she was... Read More
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Case #103

Palo Alto Breast ReductionWomen frequently suffer the difficulties associated with large breasts for years, before seeking medical help. This patient is approaching 50 years old. For decades, symptoms such as neck and shoulder pain, bra strap grooving on her shoulders, and rashes underneath her breasts, had been part of her life.Read More
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San Jose Bariatric Surgery.This case is an example of Body Lift in San Jose. This patient is a 35-year Bay Area woman who had worked hard at losing approximately 160 pounds. She wanted a more streamlined appearance, showcasing all of her efforts. She was interested in Body Contouring; and after detailed discussions, she... Read More

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Understanding Breast Reduction Surgery

Overdeveloped breasts can cause a variety of health problems including pain and discomfort in the neck, back and shoulders; skin rashes beneath the breasts; and painful indentations from bra straps. Women with large breasts often express frustration that they cannot engage in physical activity as much as they would like and may feel embarrassed by the unwelcome attention that they receive.

Breast reduction surgery removes excess fat, tissue and skin. Our surgeons often combine breast reduction with liposuction to achieve optimal results and  as part of the reduction to improve breast shape and position.

Our Plastic Surgeons

Our board-certified plastic surgeons have decades of combined experience performing cosmetic procedures for the face, breasts, and body. Their expertise, superior care, and impressive outcomes draw patients from across the San Francisco Bay Area. Their caring, down-to-earth personalities cultivate lasting doctor-patient relationships.

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What to Expect

In San Jose, your breast reduction will be performed as an outpatient procedure with either sedation or general anesthesia. There are several incisions that can be made: a circular incision around the areola, a keyhole or “lollipop” incision around the areola and vertically down to the breast crease, or an anchor-shaped incision. Through the incision, your surgeon will remove excess tissue and skin to reshape the breast. Most often, the nipple remains tethered to its original blood and nerve supply and is repositioned; however, on occasion, the nipple may need to be removed and transplanted to a new position. The areola can also be reduced if necessary.

After your surgery, you will be bandaged and instructed to wear a special bra to reduce swelling and maintain your new shape. You will probably be able to return to your regular routine in about a week. Strenuous exercise should be avoided for several weeks after surgery and may resume at your surgeon’s suggestion.

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Your New Look

After your breast reduction, you should see a balanced, more proportionate figure. With a new sense of freedom, most women feel confident showing off their new shape and can finally wear the form-fitting clothing they weren’t comfortable wearing before. Many women are thrilled to discover that they are able to exercise again without discomfort, allowing them to pursue a healthier and more enjoyable lifestyle.

To learn more about how breast reduction can change your life, request a free cosmetic consultation online or call our office at  (408) 356-4241.

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