Breast Reduction with Anchor Style Incision

Procedure Details

45 year old 3 months after breast reduction and lift Patient started with double to triple D hanging breasts and went to about a C cup. Patient had a anchor style incision. Details: Procedure under general anesthesia at Loudoun Hospital in Virginia Started with a DD to DDD cup Ended with C cup Anchor style incision inferior pedicle technique Insured paid for the procedure

Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction surgery carries the highest satisfaction rate of an plastic surgery procedure.  This is because it is not purely a cosmetic procedure.


Benefits of breast reduction surgery include:


  • Decrease back and shoulder pain

  • Decrease bra-strap grooving

  • Easier to buy bras

  • Cheaper to buy bras

  • Less unwanted stares

  • Easier time exercising

  • Decrease rashes and irritation under the breast


Breast Reduction surgery is often covered by insurance and we will help you through the process.  What are the rules for insurance coverage?


  • You must be able to or accept the removal of approximately 500 grams of breast tissue  from each breast. 500 grams is equavalent to the size of a grapefruit. If you don't meet this criteria, your insurance company will not likely assist with the payment.

  • You must have picture attached to a plastic surgeon's letter.  We can help you with this process.

How long is your recovery after a breast reduction?


  • Most patients are back to work in 1-2 weeks

  • Breasts will not settle completely for up to 6 months

  • Scars will not fade for up to 1 year.


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