Will I Lose Weight After a Breast Reduction?

Plastic Surgeons Serving San Jose, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Santa Clara & Nearby South Bay, California

Posted: September 14, 2020

Woman on scale, celebrating weight loss

Breast reduction can help improve physical comfort. During breast reduction surgery, heavy, lumpy, and asymmetrical fat and tissue is removed from the breasts before loose and sagging skin is excised. The end result is smaller, more comfortable, and more complimentary breasts that no longer cause back pain or require extraneous support. In the process, breast reduction helps tone and trim the upper body, producing a slimmer, more attractive, and more appealing look to all surrounding areas.

Will I Lose Weight After Breast Reduction Surgery?

Breast reduction surgery may result in weight loss, though it is not intended as a weight-loss procedure. Designed to remove excess fat, tissue, and skin from heavy and pendulous breasts, reduction surgery improves physical comfort and brings the chest into ideal contour with the chest, ribs, and hips.

By removing excess fat and skin from the breast mound, reduction surgery may assist with:

  • Weight Loss
  • Greater Range of Motion
  • Enhanced Clothing Options
  • Improved Self-Esteem

The best way to learn what breast reduction surgery may be able to accomplish for you is through a one-on-one consultation at our comfortable Los Altos office.

Body Contouring

Body contouring can be used to sculpt and tone the frame – from the ankles to the neck – and may be used in conjunction with breast reduction to improve overall results. If your goal is weight loss, procedures that may be suggested in addition to breast reduction include:

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Liposuction
  • Body Lift Procedures

We offer arm lift, thigh lift, butt lift, and similar contouring procedures that can be used to eliminate loose and sagging skin along with stubborn fat deposits for a more comprehensive result. We will help you determine if additional procedures will be necessary for meeting your specific goals.

Your Responsibility

Following breast reduction or weight loss through body contouring, you will have to work to maintain your results. This means eating healthy and getting plenty of exercise.

We can produce remarkable results. You will have to take steps to maintain them. We will discuss this in greater detail during your time in our care.

Call (650) 934-7020 to schedule your consultation at Altos Oaks Plastic Surgery today.