Breast Liposuction

Breast liposuction is the removal of fat from the breast to help patients feel more comfortable and confident.

What Is Breast Liposuction Surgery Manchester?

Breast liposuction surgery is the process by which fat is removed from the breasts. The process of liposuction is carried out through inserting a cannula through tiny incisions, which allows for the removal and suctioning of unwanted fat deposits. Contours can be made to perfect the shape of the breast ultimately resulting in the patient’s ideal breast appearance. Breast liposuction can also be combined with additional surgeries such as those on the body and even face.

Who Is Breast Liposuction Suitable For?

Liposuction surgery for the breasts is most suitable for those who want to decrease the size of their breasts. This may be a result of chronic back pain due to the size of breast, aesthetic preferences, or general uncomfortability due to the current breast size. We do this at Gary Ross by removing excess skin and/or fat. To have this surgery performed patients need to be of normal, stable body weight.

Who Is Not Suitable For Breast Liposuction Surgery in Manchester?

You may not be eligible for breast liposuction surgery in Manchester if you smoke or if you’re being pressured by others to undergo cosmetic surgery. You must relay your medical history to the surgeon during your consultation to ensure Gary Ross has a clear and transparent view of all possible outcomes. Following your consultation, Mr Ross will be able to offer his professional advice as to whether breast liposuction is the best surgery for you, or recommend alternative treatments for your breasts that are better suited.

How Much Does Breast Liposuction Surgery Cost?

The cost of a lipo breast reduction will be disclosed after your initial consultation. Each patient is different and has varying expectations, therefore we will be able to offer a more tailored price following consultation. For more information on breast liposuction costings, contact Gary Ross to arrange for an initial consultation.

What To Expect During Your Consultation?

The success of your breast liposuction consultation depends on your openness and honesty about what troubles you and your expectations of the procedure. You will be asked questions about your health, desires and lifestyle. Different operations can be tailored to your needs and, the potential outcomes and the risks and complications will be discussed with you. Various types of liposuction procedures are available. A consultation regarding the risks and limitations of liposuction breast surgery and different types of liposuction will help you to choose a surgery that will meet your expectations.


Preparing For Breast Liposuction Surgery in Manchester

Breast liposuction may be performed under local or general anaesthetic. Your health is of prime importance and any cosmetic surgery should be postponed if you are unwell for any reason. It is important that if anything changes with your health that you make contact with us. You should stop smoking 6 weeks before breast liposuction surgery in Manchester. If you take aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements before surgery. You may need preoperative tests before liposuction breast surgery, which we will arrange if required. You will generally experience discomfort following the surgery and should aim to be off work for at least 1 week, depending on the type of work you do.

Breast Liposuction Surgery Process

Breast liposuction surgery often takes between one to two hours. Anaesthetic fluid is placed into the area in question. After that, an incision is made overlying or close to the area where the fat needs to be removed. In the case of the body-jet liposuction fluid is infiltrated under high pressure and, if under local anaesthetic  this can give a strange sensation. A cannula is used to remove the fat. If body jet liposuction is used then, the fluid is infiltrated at the same time as the fat is removed. Once the fat has been removed the small incisions are closed with dissolvable stitches. Usually, a compressive dressing is required.

After Breast Liposuction Surgery in Manchester

If your liposuction breast surgery is under local anaesthetic, you will be able to mobilise straight away. If you require a general anaesthetic, you will usually return to the ward within an hour following surgery and, you will be encouraged to mobilise. You will feel swollen and have generalised discomfort that will usually require analgesia. You will usually be able to go home the same day and should keep the wounds dry for the next week. You should arrange for someone to pick you up following lipo breast reduction and have some support at home when you are discharged. You will be reviewed in the clinic and the wounds checked at a week. You should continue to wear a support garment for 4-6 weeks after breast reduction liposuction procedure. You will be able to resume light exercises after a week and normal exercise by 1-2 weeks. You should massage your scar once it has healed.

Risks And Complications

The vast majority of patients are delighted with the procedure although common complaints include numbness, bruising and swelling. Swelling can take several weeks to settle after breast liposuction surgery in Manchester. Uncommon complications include infection, haematoma, delayed healing/skin necrosis/skin loss, seroma formation and thickened scar. There are uncommon risks of general anaesthesia such as respiratory/cardiac compromise and deep vein thrombosis. A breast reduction liposuction procedure removes fat cells and, although these cells do not come back, other fat cells can occur in the same area. It is uncommon to have irregularities, although, over time, these can develop. Your contour will also change and irregularities can become more apparent with fluctuations in weight.

FAQs For Breast Liposuction Surgery in Manchester

The price varies for breast surgery in Manchester. Before you have your surgery, you will have a consultation that will cost between £200 - £500. At this stage we will be able to determine whether breast liposuction is the right breast treatment for you. Your treatment may also be accompanied by additional ones depending on your desired aesthetic outcome. For example, you may wish to pair breast liposuction with a tummy tuck which will differentiate the price. It is also important to consider that you might not qualify for breast liposuction, therefore alternative treatments will need to be discussed, which will change the price. For your breast reduction price and bespoke treatment plan, arrange for a consultation with Gary Ross today.

There are no explicit requirements in size to qualify for a breast liposuction surgery. However, the majority of the patients that have the breast reduction liposuction procedure will often go down one or two cup sizes. In most cases, patients who experience physical challenges due to the size of their breasts, such as backache, shoulder or neck pain, are most likely to benefit from breast liposuction. Or, if you simply wish to remove small fat deposits to perfect their shape and symmetry, you may also qualify for breast liposuction.

Yes, men can also have a lipo to reduce the size of their chest if they believe it will make them feel more confident about themselves. Another surgical procedure that we offer here for men is Gynaecomastia. This treatment is more tailored to males with the tissue in the chest differentiating between men and women. Contact today to get a consultation which will help you find the perfect procedure for you. .

Before you decide to have breast liposuction surgery in Manchester, make sure that your surgeon is on the specialist register held by the General medical Council. It is also important to research their qualification, accreditations and testimonials. Gary Ross is a recognised member of the BAAPS and also the BAPRAS, meaning he is adept at performing successful breast liposuction treatments.

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