What is breast reduction?
Reduction mammoplasty is the plastic surgery procedure for reducing the size of large breasts. In a breast reduction surgery for re-establishing a functional bust that is proportionate to the woman's body, the critical corrective consideration is the tissue viability of the nipple–areola complex, to ensure the functional sensitivity and lactational capability of the breasts.
How much weight do you lose with a breast reduction?
Breast reduction isn’t a weight loss procedure, but the amount of tissue removed may range from as little as two pounds to as much as seven or eight pounds. Unless you are incredibly consistent with your diet and activity level, your normal variation in weight will obscure any change due to breast reduction.