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Breast reduction surgery can be a life-changing procedure, significantly improving your quality of life. A breast reduction in Houston performed by Dr. Courtney offers the possibility of giving you greater comfort and more confidence in your body.

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Why undergo breast reduction surgery?

Whether you’re interested in breast reduction for aesthetic reasons or other goals, Dr. Courtney can help you achieve your cosmetic goals with breast reduction surgery in Houston, TX. You may struggle with very intense pain, discomfort, or may be unable to exercise comfortably. Women with overly large breasts often have difficulty wearing standard-sized, normal tops or bras that fit well.

Dr. Courtney will listen to you about how you feel about breast reduction surgery, offer his professional opinion as a breast surgeon, and answer any questions you may have. Your breast reduction journey is just a step away. To learn more about breast reduction surgery, we invite you to contact Dr. Courtney and our team today.

What is breast reduction surgery?

Breast reduction surgery offers women with large, heavy breasts the option to reduce the size of their breasts while maintaining a natural shape. Medically called “reduction mammaplasty”, breast reduction surgery is designed to remove excess breast skin, fat, and glandular tissues to reshape your breasts to a smaller, more proportionate, balanced size and shape. The changes to your outlook, confidence, and lifestyle can be dramatic and can greatly improve your physical comfort.

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What does the surgery entail?

Your breast reduction will be personalized to fit your exact needs; however, there are a few standard steps that he will follow:

  • Anesthesia: Dr. Courtney will perform your surgery with general anesthesia administered by a certified anesthesiologist to keep you safe throughout the procedure.
  • Creating the Incisions: Dr. Courtney will carefully place the incisions so that scars are hidden, even in a bikini or plunging neckline. Your incision options may include a circular, keyhole, or anchor-shaped incision, depending upon what is needed in your case.
  • Closing the incisions: Dr. Courtney will close his incisions carefully for rapid healing and optimal results.

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What are the benefits of breast reduction surgery?

Many women have dealt with the problems associated with large breasts since puberty, and the benefits of this procedure greatly enhance their quality of life. 

Breast reduction benefits include the following:

  • Breasts that are smaller, perkier, and more proportional
  • Relief from back, neck, and shoulder pain caused by heavy breasts
  • Increased comfort on a daily basis
  • Nicely fitting clothing, bras, and swimwear
  • Greater ease in running, sports, and exercise
  • A lighter physique
  • Corrected breast asymmetry
  • Boosted confidence and self-image
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Am I a good candidate for breast reduction surgery?

In general, breast reduction may be a good option for you if:

  • You are a non-smoker in good general health
  • You have a realistic grasp of what the procedure can do for you
  • Your breasts are large enough to limit physical activity or daily activities
  • You are uncomfortable with the size of your breasts
  • You suffer pain, discomfort, or mental stress because of your large breasts

If you fit these criteria, this surgery may be right for you. Don’t hesitate to reach out to see how we can help you determine if this or other breast procedures are right for you.

Why choose Dr. Courtney in Houston, TX for breast reduction and lift?

Dr. Courtney takes an artistic approach to breast reduction surgery and also pays meticulous attention to detail. He also has a very high level of training and experience, as he was mentored by very prominent and esteemed plastic surgeons at the Texas Medical Center in Houston. In addition, Dr. Courtney has been nationally recognized as one of six outstanding surgeons for his research by The American Society of Plastic Surgery.

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Your breast reduction consultation with Dr. Courtney

To deliver the best results possible, we encourage you to have any questions and concerns ready to discuss with Dr. Courtney. Feel free to bring photos of what you envision for your breasts. Dr. Courtney will give you a full examination, carefully listen to your personal aesthetic goals, and recommend what he thinks will be the best option for you.

3D imaging technology: Know before you go

Dr. Courtney employs the use of Vectra XT 3D Imaging, a state-of-the-art imaging system that will give you a glimpse of the new you in your first consultation! You can be confident that we will ensure you feel comfortable, valued, and never pressured.

Your breast reduction journey with Dr. Courtney

If you’re ready to take the next step towards the new you, we would love to meet you. We encourage you to reach out to Dr. Courtney, a breast reduction surgeon in Houston, TX and take the first step to a much more comfortable physique. 

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What is the recovery like?

We will provide you with thorough aftercare instructions that you should follow carefully. You will wear a compression garment to support your breasts and minimize swelling. Information about medications, follow-up, and other specifics will be provided, and we are always available to answer any questions or concerns that may arise.

Does a breast reduction last a lifetime?

Your breasts will be altered in size and restored to a balanced, plump look that lasts, as tissues have been removed.

How much should I change my breast size?

You have likely dreamed of having the ability to exercise comfortably and wear normal sized tops that fit your figure beautifully. In your consultation with Dr. Courtney, you should have an idea about what bra size you would like to have when your procedure is completed.

How should I prepare for breast reduction and lift surgery?

We will work with you to help you prepare for your surgery. Generally, you should adjust any medications as recommended by Dr. Courtney. You should also quit smoking, drinking, and other habits that may hinder your results in any way. You must also avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory medication, or supplements that could increase bleeding.

Will I need someone to help me after surgery?

Because breast reduction is a major surgery, we strongly recommend that you have another trusted adult to take you home and watch over you for the first night after surgery. From there on, you’ll continue to improve and quickly become self-sufficient.

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