Breast Reduction in Iran
| Breast reduction is a type of breast surgery that the excess skin and tissue is removed to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body.
Disproportionately large breasts in women can cause serious problems such as neck pain and back pain. The skin under the breasts start to irritate after a while and women with this problem have difficulty fitting into bras and poor self-image related to large breasts.
There are several types of breast surgeries, mammoplasty will vary depending on the type and time the surgeon spends on the operation. Various types of breast surgery includes breast augmentation, lift, gel injections, and breast reduction.
Iranian surgeons are expert and qualified; due to the large number of cosmetic surgeries that they daily perform in Iran we can also say that surely, they are well experienced too. Every year many patients travel to Iran from around the globe in order to have breast surgery in Iran. In addition to the existence of qualified surgeons, the reason of this action can be the huge number of successful surgeries, the low cost of breast surgery in Iran and of course the high quality of medical services you can get in this country too. Some also say that they like to kill two birds with one stone and visit wonderful Iranian monuments in their recovery time!
Although breast augmentation is a much more popular breast surgery, some woman are looking forward to have a breast reduction surgery, because of the discomfort that having large breasts make for them in addition to destroying their self-confidence.
Women with very large breasts often feel pain or itching and skin tenderness (sweating) on their chests, and are upset by these symptoms and are unhappy with their appearance. Breast reduction surgery solves this problem and improves the patient’s condition both aesthetically and medically. By performing this surgery, in addition to beautifying the shape of the breasts, the patient’s discomfort and pain will be eliminated due to the presence of extra tissue.
In this surgery, the extra breast tissue is removed and the nipple is moved to a higher position so that the breasts look more beautiful and younger. The surgery is accomplished under general anesthesia and it usually takes 2-5 hours. You have to stay at the hospital at least for 1 night.
The first thing you should do is having a consultation with your physician to review your medical background and talk about the expected outcomes. You will take a mammogram and breast exam before the surgery and may have to quit some medications such as taking Aspirin, Aleve or Motrin. If you smoke, your doctor will suggest you to quit for a while before the surgery in order to achieve the best possible result.
You have to take at least one or two weeks off work and may have to wear a surgical bra. In order to remove stitches and bandages, it’s necessary to follow up weekly appointments.
To ease your recovery, it’s better to wear loose comfortable shirts and blouses, use special creams and oilments that your surgeon will recommend. You also have to avoid lifting heavy objects and exercising. Contact you physician if you see anything awkward, like redness or excessive pain in the nipples right after the surgery.
During a breast reduction surgery, the surgeon will work on your glandular tissues and your nipples might be relocated. You should pay attention that breast reduction has no impact with the pregnancy process and there is just a chance of affecting breastfeeding, which you shouldn’t worry about because you can use formula instead.
Some people experience a slightly lifted appearance, But if you want to lift your breast this procedure won’t work for you and you should follow a breast lift or mastopexy surgery, which targets saggy breasts from aging or breast feeding.
“Does Insurance cover the breast reduction costs?” and ” How much does breast reduction cost in Iran?” are the most common questions and the main worries among the patients. Health insurance usually covers the breast reduction costs, but it’s better to make sure of it. In this case, your specialist can take photos of your breast and detail your physical symptoms caused by enlarged breasts in an email. By getting in touch with your health insurer you can make sure and understand what thinks they exactly cover.
The cost of a breast reduction surgery depends on the hospital fees, surgeon’s wage and the country you are getting the surgery done.
Iran is one of the cheapest and best countries in this field, because of the large portion of patients, the surgeons are skilled and because of economic reasons, you can get high quality medical services in cheap prices. The average cost of a breast reduction surgery is 1600$ but it can cost up to 2200$ depending on your case. But still, this is 50% cheaper than the price you’ll hear from surgeons in USA.
The chart above, shows how much does a breast reduction surgery cost in different countries of the world and as you can see that Iran is the cheapest, not because of low quality of medical services or bad surgeons; but because of economic problems.
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