Frequently Asked Questions
Changes to the nipple sensation and/or function are possible with breast reduction surgery. However, there are many women who retain the ability to produce milk and breastfeed after breast reduction surgery. Roughly 1% to 5% of women who do not have breast surgery cannot breastfeed for other medical reasons, and there is no way of knowing prior to surgery if you fall within this statistic.
Swelling should be mostly gone by six weeks. It may take up to 3-6 months for the final results to be revealed. For more information, please contact our office to schedule a free consultation with Dr. Buchanan.