Breast reduction surgery is the best procedure if you would like to reduce the size of your breasts. Heavy or big breasts could lead to complications such as back pain, headaches, stretch marks, or general feelings of heaviness. Breast Lift surgery will bring back balance to the body, while preventing any health complications that may arise due to the size and/or weight of the breasts.

Surgery information

Surgery time : 1.5-2 hours

Anesthesia : General anesthesia

Downtime : 7-14 days. Stitch out is done 7-14 days after surgery (Recommended to stay at least 2 weeks in Korea)

Fasting : No food, liquids or gum starting from 8 hours before surgery

Surgery preparations
Please stop taking any non-essential medications and supplements, including but not limited to: Multivitamins, painkillers, Omega 3 Fish Oil, etc.
Please also stop smoking and drinking alcohol starting a couple of days before your surgery.

After 1 month, most of the swelling and bruising will have disappeared. The remaining swelling will go down over the course of the next 2~6 months.

Follow-up appointments
2 or 3 check-ups

Recovery time

1-2 weeks
You will experience bruising and swelling for the first 1-2 weeks. You will have to follow the doctor’s guidelines, which requires you to avoid any exercise / lifting, wear your surgical bra or compression garments and to rest as much as possible.

3-4 weeks
Most bruising and swelling will have gone down quite a lot and you can start seeing the final result of your surgery. Tenderness will disappear and most bruising and swelling will have disappeared. After 1 month, you can slowly drink alcohol, visit a sauna/spa and do most activities without restriction.

2-6 months
Your breasts will start feeling and looking recovered. After a couple of months, the final result of your surgery can be seen. The breasts will be settled within their natural position. You can return to your normal exercise routine, and you can sleep on your side or stomach.

Before & After