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Can Additional Procedures be done with Breast Reduction Surgery?

Posted on: December 16, 2011
By: DrDelgado

For the woman who has lived with large pendulous breasts for most of her life, the immediate relief after breast reduction surgery is evident. The extra weight has caused a multitude of physical and mental issues. From back, neck and shoulder pain, to rashes, to ill fitting clothes. The embarrassment of unwanted attention in teen years can be very traumatic. When a woman is at the point in her life that she is able to have a reduction mammoplasty surgery it can be a life changing event.

Once the decision to have surgery has been made, many women want to know what their options are for possible additional surgery at the same time. Taking advantage of the same downtime and the savings of some expense is as appealing as a whole new look.

Plastic surgeon Dr. Miguel Delgado of San Francisco and Marin County says that many women would be candidates for additional surgery. One of the most popular would be a tummy tuck and/or liposuction making the procedure what is popularly known as a “mommy makeover”. In 2009 there were 325,000 mommy makeover procedures performed nationally in women ages 20-39, according to an observation by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The study also showed an increase of 5% for cosmetic procedures over all in 2010, with a total of 13.1 million.

The amount of surgery one can safely have depends on the age and the health of the patient. Due to the number of hours required for multiple procedures, the surgery would start early in the morning and the patient would be kept for a 23 hour stay. The patient is closely monitored over night by an ACLS (advanced cardiac life support) certified nurse at Dr.Delgado’s accredited surgery center, Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center.

Dr. Delgado states that “Multiple surgeries require careful evaluation, good surgical judgment is the key with individual planning of the patient before deciding to proceed”.

Dr Miguel Delgado reviews show how thrilled his breast reduction surgery patients are.

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