Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction Surgery, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of overly large breasts.

About Breast Reduction Surgery

Breast reduction surgery is designed to relieve the physical discomfort and restrictions that result from the weight of very large breasts. Heavy breasts can cause back, neck and shoulder pain.

They can create skin irritation beneath the breasts, indentations in the shoulders from tight bra straps, restriction of physical activity and debilitating self-consciousness.

The breast reduction procedure removes excess breast tissue and skin, making the breasts smaller and firmer. The areola (the pigmented skin surrounding the nipple) may be reduced and repositioned.

Breast reduction can be performed at any age, but A/Prof Shayan usually recommends waiting until breast development has stopped.

Childbirth and breast-feeding may have significant and unpredictable effects on the size and shape of your breasts.

Nevertheless, many women decide to undergo breast reduction before having children and feel that they can address any subsequent changes later. If you plan to breast-feed in the future, you should discuss this with A/Prof Shayan.

Breast reduction surgery is performed by A/Prof Shayan in Melbourne as an inpatient procedure, under general anaesthetic.

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Your Consultation

Initial consultation:

Meet A/Prof Shayan for a 30 min consultation where you will discuss your breast reduction surgery in detail, the technique to be used and expected recovery time. Photos will be taken.

Following this you will meet with our Patient Advisor who will take you through costs and discuss potential dates for your surgery.

Pre-operative appointment:

2 weeks prior to your breast surgery you will meet A/Prof Shayan again for a final consultation.

You will also meet with the Patient Advisor and Practice Nurse to finalise all administration, and discuss pre and post-operative care instructions. Payment for your procedure is also finalised.

Breast Reduction Cost

  • Initial Consultation – $300

  • Procedure – $11,000-$17,000 (Surgeons fee, hospital fees , anaesthetist fees & up to 6 weeks after care appointments with practice nurse)

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Please note that procedure costs provided are indicative only – intended to give patients a realistic estimate of associated costs. Actual costs may vary depending on individual patient circumstances. In some cases Medicare or health fund rebates may apply.

Prospective patients often wish to see photos of people who have previously had this surgery. We don’t share these images on the website as we respect our patients privacy, however they are available during a consultation.

Our Breast Reduction
Plastic Surgeon

Melbourne-based plastic surgeon A/Prof Shayan is a specialist breast surgeon performing a comprehensive range of breast surgical procedures. Breast reduction is a very popular procedure and many patients describe it as life changing.

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