Breast reduction is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures among women because of its physical and psychological benefits, but are women happy with the cosmetic results? According to a new research study published in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the answer appears to be a resounding yes. The study, which
Breast reduction has been a popular plastic surgery procedure for years due its cosmetic and functional capabilities. Until recently, the actual scope of functional capabilities had never been scientifically evaluated. Researchers Kimberly A. Singh, M.D. and Albert Losken, M.D., sought to perform a systematic review of the functional outcomes of breast reduction, in regards to
According to a new study published in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), women who are considered to be medically obese, face a substantially higher risk of complications after undergoing elective breast surgery, in comparison to non-obese women undergoing identical procedures.