What is my next step?
If you would like to learn more about whether our breast reduction in Beverly Hills is the best decision for your needs, please contact us today to schedule your confidential consultation with Dr. Stevens. Even if you’re not in the immediate Los Angeles area, we arrange consultations from afar, making sure you can get the care and information you need.
During your first visit, Dr. Stevens will perform a physical examination of your breasts, along with a thorough review of your medical and surgical history. He will then formulate a unique treatment plan for resolving your excess breast weight.
Dr. Stevens will perform breast reduction by itself, or in conjunction with a breast lift, and will go over these options with you during consultation.
The doctor can show you our library of before and after photography for breast reduction patients so you can get a better idea of what to expect. Dr. Stevens may also employ our advanced 3D imaging technology to more clearly inform you of your projected results.
Choose a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with Proven Results
Choosing a good surgeon can make a big difference in the outcome of any cosmetic surgery. Located in Beverly Hills, California, board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Stevens has been practicing at the Lasky Clinic for more than 20 years. Dr. Stevens has a reputation as of one of the finest breast and body surgeons in the area. He consistently provides patients with beautiful and natural-looking results.
What is a Breast Reduction?
A breast reduction will reduce the size of the breasts. It can also lift the breasts, so they are located higher on the chest wall.
Am I a Good Candidate for a Breast Reduction?
Women who have breasts that are too large for their frame are good candidates for a breast reduction.
Can a Breast Reduction be Combined with Other Procedures?
Many women opt to have a breast lift in combination with their breast reduction surgery. A mommy makeover is another popular procedure that may be combined with a reduction.
What are the Benefits of Breast Reduction Surgery?
Women who have long suffered from neck and back pain will be able to enjoy a more pain-free, active lifestyle.
How Should I Prepare for the Breast Reduction?
If you are a smoker, you will need to stop several weeks before your surgery. You will also need to stop taking any medications such as blood thinners and avoid any alcohol before the procedure.
Will I Need Help at Home?
For the first few days, it would be helpful to have a friend or family member stay with you to help with children or other needs.
Can I Breastfeed After A Breast Reduction?
There is a risk of being unable to breastfeed again, depending upon the type of procedure. Talk to Dr. Stevens about your concerns.
Can I have a Breast Reduction if I Just Had a Baby?
Your body just went through a dramatic transformation. It is essential to take time and let your breasts return to a more stable size. It is recommended that new moms wait for three to six months after breastfeeding.
Is a Breast Reduction Painful?
You will experience some pain and soreness after surgery, but you will have pain medication during this period to ensure comfort.
Will I be Awake During the Procedure?
No, you will not be awake during your procedure. Intravenous sedation with local anesthesia or general anesthesia will be used.
Will there be any Scarring?
Dr. Stevens will make every effort to minimize scarring. By utilizing more modern techniques, the size and appearance of the incisions is limited – and incisions hidden, even in a bikini top.
How Long is the Recovery for A Breast Reduction?
Each surgery is different depending on the patient’s needs. You can expect to take at least two to three days off from work and sometimes as long as two weeks.
When will I see Results?
Immediately after surgery, you will notice that your breasts look smaller. Improvements will continue over the next few weeks as your body heals.
Will My Breast Reduction Last a Lifetime?
You can expect the results of your breast reduction to last a very long time. The procedure will not need to be repeated; however, your breasts will still be impacted by age and gravity over time.
How Old Do I have to be to Have a Breast Reduction?
Patients must be at least 18 years old.
Will Insurance Cover a Breast Reduction?
You will need to discuss your specific insurance benefits with your provider, but many times, if medically necessary, insurance will cover the cost of a breast reduction surgery.