3 Myths About Breast Reduction Surgery, Debunked

Close up of breast of attractive woman presenting her black bra. There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about breast reduction surgery. In this blog post, we’ll debunk some of the most common myths about this type of surgery.

Why Do Myths About Breast Reduction Surgery Exist?

There are many myths and misconceptions about breast reduction surgery. Some people believe the surgery is only for cosmetic purposes.  Other people think the surgery is incredibly risky and painful.

Why do these myths about breast reduction surgery exist? In many cases, it’s simply due to a lack of information or understanding about the surgery. These myths can also persist in the media, which often portrays cosmetic surgery in a negative light. Whatever the reason, it’s important to be aware of the myths about breast reduction surgery so that you can make an informed decision about whether or not it is right for you.

Myth #1: Breast Reduction Surgery Is Just For Cosmetic Purposes

Breast reduction surgery actually isn’t just for cosmetic reasons. Women suffering from large breasts can benefit from this surgery in several ways. The surgery can relieve back and neck pain. Many women are more physically active after breast reduction surgery.  Runners find it much easier and more comfortable to run.  

Myth #2: Breast Reduction Surgery Is Risky

A common myth about breast reduction surgery is that it is extremely risky. However, this is not the case. While all surgical procedures have some risk, breast reduction surgery is generally very safe when performed by a qualified surgeon in an accredited surgical facility.  

Myth #3: Breast Reduction Surgery Is Painful

A common misconception about breast reduction surgery is that it is painful.  Most of our patients report fairly minimal pain and discomfort after the procedure.  In fact, many find that on the evening of their surgery, instead of having a lot of pain in their breasts, their neck and back feel better.   Many patients find that their overall quality of life improves after surgery, as they no longer have to deal with the pain, discomfort, and social stigma of large breasts.

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If you are considering breast reduction surgery, schedule a consultation with Kelly R. Kunkel in Forth Worth, TX, to learn more. You can reach our offices at 817-335-5200.

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