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Best Plastic surgeon in Egypt for Breast Reduction

Best Plastic surgeon in Egypt for Breast Reduction

Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammoplasty is a plastic surgical procedure that aims to reduce the breast size,  change their shape, and enhance their contour.

Plastic surgeon in Egypt became highly skilled in this type of procedure as well as many other types of plastic surgeries as a result of the development of advanced techniques together with the increasing demand for plastic surgeries among the public.

You might be one of many women who hesitate to decide to perform a breast reduction surgery, but afterward, you would consider it one of the best decisions you ever made for yourself.

What is breast reduction surgery?

Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a surgical plastic procedure performed simply to make breasts smaller, change their shape, enhance their roundness and symmetry, and improve their position on the chest.

Plastic surgeon in Egypt achieve these results by removing breast excess fat, glandular tissue, and excess skin in addition to tightening the remaining skin.

A reduction mammoplasty procedure is performed to improve the quality of life for those suffering from large breasts and relieve distress or painful symptoms associated with large breasts.


Am I a good candidate for a breast reduction procedure?

Although many women link beauty and femininity with large breasts and complete fullness, however, large breasts are sometimes associated with health and psychological problems that could not be tolerated.

Plastic surgeon in Egypt usually consider reduction mammoplasty if have large breasts that negatively affect your quality of life and your self-confidence or are associated with health problems such as:

  • Neck pain.
  • Shoulder pain.
  • Low back pain.
  • Chronic or recurrent skin infections in the area under the breast.

What are the types of breast reduction procedures?

Plastic surgeon in Egypt usually classified reduction mammoplasty according to the length and shape of the incision, the amount of tissue that needs to be removed, and the size you need to achieve.

Breast reduction incision patterns

Plastic surgeon in Egypt surgically reduces breast size through two different types of incision patterns, which are:

lollipop incision pattern

This is the vertical reduction pattern where the incisions form a circle around the areola and a vertical straight line underneath. This incision approach is suitable for patients with a small or moderate amount of tissue to be removed.

‛T’ or anchor incision pattern

A vertical line extends down from the areola, meeting another horizontal line underneath each breast. This incision pattern is suitable for patients who require more tissue to be removed.

Breast reduction by Liposuction

Plastic surgeon in Egypt usually reduce breast size by liposuction when the desired results could be achieved by removing only excess fats in the breast area, which means a smaller incision and a smaller scar after the surgery.

Breast reduction for Gynecomastia improvement

Gynecomastia is a condition of overgrowth or enlargement of the breast tissue in males either evenly or unevenly. Reduction mammoplasty procedure is addressed for eliminating gynecomastia in males, where excess breast tissue or fat cells and excess skin are removed and the nipple and areola are relocated in either one or both breasts.

Reduction of mammoplasty and Breast Cancer

 Reducing breast size could be part of managing breast cancer in some cases for those with large breasts and a cancerous tumor. In these cases, an oncoplastic breast reduction is performed and a plastic surgical reduction is performed in the other breast to get smaller to restore a symmetrical appearance for the patient.

Best Plastic surgeon in Egypt for Breast Reduction
Best Plastic surgeon in Egypt for Breast Reduction

How long does Reduction mammoplasty surgery take?

Plastic surgeon in Egypt generally perform this procedure under general anesthesia and it’s required hospital admission since it’s considered a major surgery that couldn’t be performed in the outpatient setting or doctor’s clinic like.

Surgical removal of breast tissue and minimizing its size takes about three to four hours and might require more time according to the complexity of the case, and the amount of tissue needed to be removed.


Reduction mammoplasty Scars

Any procedure involves cutting and removing excess skin and tissues expected to leave some permanent scars. However, plastic surgeon in Egypt use highly developed techniques to minimize the scarring appearance such as laser treatments and other techniques in addition, scars are located on the bottom halves of the breasts, which are noticeable. Scars left after reducing the breast size would probably look pink for several months and then would completely fade.

Does surgical reduction of breast size affect sensation in the breast?

Sensation loss is a great concern so plastic surgeon in Egypt do everything that could be done to keep the nipple sensation the same after the procedure.

There is not one major nerve responsible for the nipple sensation and could be easily seen and preserved while the surgeon operates, but, there are several nerves that supply nipple sensation and are embedded in the tissue just like seedlings or sprouts in a jar, so keeping nipple sensation the same as pre-procedure is a difficult task that required the highly skilled doctor to remove excess tissue without affecting any of these nerves.

Dr. Ali Gaber is one of the best, highly skilled plastic surgeon in Egypt experienced in performing this type of procedure with a high success rate and patient satisfaction.

Preparation for the surgery

The essential first step is to choose a skilled plastic surgeon in Egypt, and it’s preferred who specializes in plastic breast surgery.

During your consultation, your surgeon will clarify your unique situation and what are the realistic outcomes expected.

It is important to follow your doctor’s directions regarding hindering eating, drinking, or taking certain medications, and all examinations needed before your procedure.

Breast reduction recovery

In most cases, you would go home the same day. You would need to wear special support garments, such as bras or compression vests for men, and you should plan at least a week off your work.


Take the pain medication as prescribed and carefully deal with the chest and avoid strenuous activity. Swelling and little bruising are normal during the recovery period, and it would take a few weeks to calm down.


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