Are There Any Benefits Of A Breast Reduction?

As a woman, you may encounter some physical symptoms such as back pain and neck ache. What you may not realise is that your large breasts will be the result of this.

It’s common for females with large breasts to experience discomfort when their breasts aren’t necessarily in proportion with the rest of their body. As you get older and potentially experience a form of weight gain, it can cause your shoulders to naturally roll forward which compresses the nerves and fibers in this area. Over time, this pain can be difficult to deal with. 

This where you could see the benefits of a breast reduction. When you go through your consultation with your surgeon, you’ll be able to discuss your issues and worries. From here, you can come to an informed decision of whether breast reduction surgery is right for you but there can be some benefits from a breast reduction that’s important to be aware of.

1. Prevent the possibility of back pain

The weight of your large breasts can cause discomfort in areas such as your back, neck and shoulders. You have many options available to you when it comes to choosing the size of your breasts, although this will also depend on your own individual needs and circumstances.

By reducing the size of your breasts, you can help to alleviate this pressure that you have on your neck, back and pain. This can prevent future discomfort in the future. 

2. Body becomes more in proportion

A large reason why you may feel discomfort is because your body is disproportionate in frame to support the weight of your breasts. If you reduce the size of your breasts, you can help to balance your figure in proportion with your breasts. Your breasts can also appear perkier and in well-shape.

3. Easier for clothing fits

Due to the disproportionate figure that you have, you may find that finding clothes that fit can be difficult. Although it may fit perfectly in some aspects of your body, it necessarily won’t with your chest area. This can become extremely frustrating and you may end up making alternative choices just so your clothes can fit you well. 

When you have breasts that are proportionate to the rest of your body, it alleviates the stress that you may have whilst you’re shopping or choosing your outfit for the day. You’ll also feel less discomfort from bras that can dig into your skin or cause scarring and marks on your skin. 

4. Exercise becomes more enjoyable

Another possibility with benefits of a breast reduction is feeling more comfortable with your exercise. Understandably, women tend to feel conscious about how large their breasts appear in their fitness clothing.

Having smaller breasts can prevent this paranoia that you have when you go to train. It may also help with the workouts themselves. You may find that with some exercises, they’re difficult to perform because of the weight or size of your breasts. Smaller breasts can help to prevent this complication.

5. Quick recovery time

The aftercare and safety of your body is most important after you go through surgery. A large benefit of breast reduction surgery is that the downtime and recovery are relatively short. It’s still important that you follow the steps of aftercare advised by your surgeon, but this recovery can be relatively small.

Thinking of the best benefits of breast reduction for you

Whilst these can be common benefits of a breast reduction surgery, you need to think about your own reasons for wanting a breast reduction in the first place. Think about the possible problems that you’re personally having and then work out whether a breast reduction will help you to overcome these issues. 

If you’d like more information on breast reduction then you can get in touch by contacting us here or by calling 0161 401 4064. You can also visit our article which goes into more detail about breast reduction and its benefits.

What is Considered The ‘Best Age’ to Get a Facelift?

How your skin looks in the future depends on the care that you provide it. Caring for your skin can provide youthful, young-looking skin. Unfortunately, factors you can’t control such as sun exposure, gravity and general stress can promote the ageing process in your skin. As a result, over time your face develops permanent fine lines and wrinkles. 

This can make you look older than you actually are. This makes you become conscious about your appearance and develop a lack of confidence in your looks. This is why to resolve these problems, you’d typically go through a facelift surgery to overcome these ageing issues.

This is why needing the ‘best age’ to get a facelift is a bit of a myth, as it’s more to do with your personal circumstances that make you a good candidate for a facelift. 

Is there a best age for a facelift? 

When most people consider a facelift, they tend to question whether there is a best age for a facelift and that they should reach a certain age in life before getting one. Traditionally, patients who are older tend to see better results for the procedure but whether you’re at a good age will depend on your own personal circumstances.

For the majority of cases, patients who age between 40-60 tend to see the best results from their facelift procedure. However, you should consider your personal circumstances rather than what age you’re at. Here are some signs to look for:

  • Are wrinkles forming underneath your eyes? 
  • Do you have deep lines around your mouth and nose?
  • Have you lost definition in your jaw?
  • Do you have excess fat around the neck?

What facelift techniques are there?

When you visit us here at Gary Ross, we’ll first take you through a consultation to understand your personal circumstances. This will give us a better indication of what procedure will be best for you. 

Traditional facelift

A traditional facelift targets the neck and mid-face area. We can achieve this by removing your excess fat skin around these areas.

Mini facelift

Limited incisions are used in technique as it aims to make improvements with less removal of skin. This is ideal for patients who just require amendments in the lower area of the face.

Neck lift

If you just require corrections in the neck, then the traditional neck lift can be used to achieve this.

There are also combinations of surgeries that can be used to help perform a facelift including an eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) or a brow lift, to help complete a full facial rejuvenation.

There isn’t necessarily a ‘best age’ for a facelift

As we’ve outlined, your personal circumstance is what we’d consider more when deciding what the best option is for you. If you’re seeing the common signs of ageing that we’ve outlined above, your age is likely to be the secondary factor to consider before going ahead.

Contact us today to book your consultation and visit our facelift page for further details on the procedure.