Lollipop Breast Reduction

The Lollipop Breast Reduction also known as Vertical Incision Breast Reduction. Find out more about this common breast reduction technique and whether it is right for you.

Vertical Incision Breast Reduction Method

The Vertical Incision breast reduction method is a newer technique in breast reduction. In this method an incision is made around the border of the areola and then vertically down from the areola to the breast crease. The vertical incision method is also commonly used as a breast lift procedure, for women are seeking improved cosmetic appearance without reduction. This method is commonly referred to as the Lollipop Breast Reduction Method. You may also hear it referred to as the Keyhole Incision Pattern or Le Jour Incision Pattern — also references to the shape of the incision pattern.

Advantages of Vertical Incision Breast Reduction

The Vertical Incision or Lollipop breast reduction is best suited to women who only require a moderate amount of tissue removal. Because it requires no incision along the bottom of the breast this method results is less scarring. The vertical incision breast reduction method is most often performed in conjunction with one of the pedicle methods for repositioning of the nipple and areola (nipple-areola complex). These breast reduction methods preserves blood and nerve connection to the nipple and keeps the majority of the patient's milk ducts intact. This reduces the potential for loss of sensation in the nipple and increases the woman's chances of being able to breastfeed in the future. You can speak with one of our breast reduction specialists here at the Breast Reduction Center Los Angeles, to see if the lollipop breast reduction is well suited to you.

Lollipop Breast Reduction Before and After Photo

Vertical Incision Breast Reduction Before and After
Patient age: 32, from Los Angeles. Lollipop Breast Reduction was performed.
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I've suffered from back, neck, and shoulder pain, from my large breasts. I wanted a breast reduction to alleviate that pain and I wanted smaller more beautiful breasts. The lollipop breast reduction gave me those results with minimal scaring, and a quick recovery and most importantly, beautiful breasts! You guys are the best!" - N. T.

Lollipop Breast Reduction with Body Sculpting Liposuction

Depending upon your body type, your surgeon may recommend body liposuction at the time of your lollipop breast reduction.

For women who plan to have a significant amount of tissue removed from their breasts it a good idea to also remove excess fat tissue from under the armpit, the upper back and atop the ribs. Slimming down the upper body helps to keep your breasts looking full and natural, even in their reduced state.

Most women who undergo breast reduction do so in order to address physical difficulties but there are cosmetic gains to be had as well and there is nothing wrong with taking advantage of this. By combining liposuction with your lollipop breast reduction you can enhance and lift your breasts while slimming your frame for an overall beautiful result.

Choosing if the lollipop breast reduction method is right for you

There are many methods of breast reduction but there may only be one or two that are suitable options for you, your physical situation and your goals. Choosing the right method of breast reduction is really about choosing the right surgeon.

Our highly trained and experienced surgeons will be able to rapidly determine which method is best suited to you. We will also take the time to educate you on the selected method so that you understand why it has been chosen and feel comfortable with it.

Our individual approach

There are many plastic surgeons who standardly use the same method of breast reduction on all their patients. This kind of one-size-fits-all approach, simply does not offer the best possible outcome for each patient's individual situation. Since our surgeon are well versed in multiple methods of breast reduction they are able select the technique to be used on a patient-by-patient basis. We believe in doing whatever it takes to give our patients the best results for lollipop breast reduction Los Angeles has to offer.

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