Achieve a Proportionate Bust

A full figure is usually considered an asset, but if your breasts are disproportionately large, they can cause immense self-consciousness and physical discomfort. In some cases, the weight of overly large breasts can result in significant pain, and can limit your lifestyle and physical activity. If you are dealing with the physical and emotional distress of unusually heavy breasts, consider a breast reduction at Dr. Rodolfo Castillo’s Tijuana office. This procedure removes excess tissue and fat, resulting in breasts that are proportionate to the rest of your body. Contact us today to learn more.

Candidates for Breast Reduction

If you have chronic pain in your back, neck, or shoulders because of the weight and size of your breasts, a breast reduction may be an excellent treatment for you. There are several other indications you are a good candidate for this procedure:

  • Your physical activity is restricted because of the size of your breasts
  • You have constant skin irritation under your breast line
  • You are self-conscious about your figure
  • One breast is bigger than the other
  • Your bust does not fill out your clothes well

During your initial consultation, Dr. Castillo will discuss your candidacy for breast reduction and will explain your options.

Incision Patterns

Prior to your surgery, Dr. Castillo will describe the various incision patterns used in a reduction procedure, and help you choose the right one for your breast size and aesthetic goals. The incisions for a breast reduction procedure are the same as those used in a breast lift:

  • Around the areola (rarely used in cases of breast reduction)
  • Around the areola with a vertical incision running to the base of the breast (a keyhole incision)
  • Around the areola with a vertical incision running to the breast crease and a horizontal incision running along the breast crease (an anchor shaped incision)

In many cases, it is possible to avoid the vertical incision, although if you require extensive tissue removal, it may be necessary. However, you can rest assured that Dr. Castillo will carefully plan the incision pattern to result in minimal scarring.

How Breast Reduction Works

The breast reduction procedure is performed under epidural or general anesthesia. Dr. Castillo works in a hospital with a registered anesthesiologist, who will choose the safest and most effective method for you. After making the incisions, Dr. Castillo will remove and reshape excess tissue before repositioning the nipple and areola. If your breasts contain excess fat deposits, he may also perform liposuction. In some rare cases, if you have extremely large breasts, the doctor may have to completely detach and reposition the nipple and areola. After removing all excess fat and tissue, Dr. Castillo will carefully close the incisions with absorbably internal stitches.

You should notice immediate results, which will only improve as post-procedure swelling subsides. Though your breast size may change over time, it is unlikely that they will return to their pre-surgery size. It is important to remember that the final results can continue to develop for up to a year after your surgery. 

Contact Us

To find out more about the breast reduction procedure, and to learn whether it is right for you, contact our practice today. Our knowledgeable and friendly team will be happy to answer your questions and schedule your appointment with Dr. Castillo.

Dr. Castillo

My Best Body Ever!

Dr. Castillo is a board-certified plastic surgeon with over ten years of experience performing cosmetic surgery. Our state-of-the-art facility is designed with the last medical technology to ensure patient comfort and safety. Dr. Castillo is affiliated with:

  • Mexican Association of Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery,
  • Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Association of Baja California
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Ibero Latin-American Federation of Plastic Surgery
  • Baja California College of Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery

Schedule a consultation at our Tijuana, Mexico, office online, or by calling (619) 955-6866.

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