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Breast Reduction with Lifting - Mammaplasty
Reducing, shaping, contouring and making the breasts smaller by Liposuction or surgical removal of breast tissue

Breast Reduction with Shaping Lift

Breast Reduction left side and Breast Lift the right side Breast Reduction left side and Breast Lift the right side
Breast Reduction left side and Breast Lift the right side Breast Reduction left side and Breast Lift the right side
Breast Reduction left side and Breast Lift the right side Breast Reduction left side and Breast Lift the right side

Before and 4 months after a Breast Reduction
Different size breasts made symmetrical

Breast Reduction is a common operation, which both reduces the volume of the breast and reshapes the breast.  Women seeking a Breast Reduction are generally wanting relief from the following symptoms; painful breasts, backaches and neck aches, poor posture, numbness of the fingers and rashes under the breast.

The operation involves reducing the size of the areola, reducing the volume of the breast and lifting the nipple and areola up into a more appropriate position.

There are many types of reductions, but I like to do either the Vertical Breast Reduction or the Anchor Incision Breast Reduction.

Vertical Breast Reduction

The Vertical Mammaplasty has a lollipop incision.  I use this type of reduction if you need a small reduction and your nipple position is not too low.
I like the way this Breast Reduction procedure can shape your breasts.

Inferior Pedicle / Wise Pattern Breast Reduction

The Inferior Pedicle Mammaplasty has a anchor incision.  I use this if you have very large breasts and a very low nipple position.  The Inferior Pedicle Breast Reduction allows for greater safety during healing if I am reducing your very large breasts.


General Information about Breast Reduction Surgery

  • Length of surgery - 2-4 hours

  • Anesthesia - General

  • Same day / Out patient surgery

  • Pain = Moderate

  • Time off work - days to 2 weeks

  • Restricted Activities for 4 weeks

For a Reduction Mammaplasty
Breast Lift and Breast Reduction for Unequal Shape


Thousand Oaks Plastic Surgeon Dr Costanzo
805 / 373-9919

Breast Reduction surgery for large, pendulous and painful breasts entails reducing the size and reshaping the breasts.  Call for a consultation with Dr. Chris Costanzo, a Thousand Oaks Plastic Surgeon and Specialist in the Los Angeles area for a Reduction Mammaplasty, Breast Reduction, Breast Lift or Mastopexy

Before and After Pics and Photos of Breast Reduction combined with a Breast Lift for large and misshaped Breasts.  Breast Reduction can help with painful breasts, poor posture, rashes or intertrigo and kyphosis.  Nipple position is elevated and the nipple areola is made smaller in size and diameter.  Dr. Costanzo services all of Southern California including Thousand Oaks, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Encino, Woodland Hills, Tarzana, Sherman Oaks, Calabasas, Chatsworth, Granada Hills, Ventura, Agoura, Westlake Village, Moorpark, Simi Valley, Santa Barbara, Oxnard, San Diego, Riverside County and Orange County

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2190 Lynn Road, Suite 380, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360