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Breast Reduction2018-06-04T17:07:30+00:00

Breast Reduction Surgery, Long Island NY

Breast Reduction, or reduction mammaplasty, helps millions of women overcome physical and emotional discomfort every year. This procedure was designed to remove excess breast fat, tissue, and skin to achieve a smaller size and natural contour that complements your activity level, comfort, and natural proportions while relieving the discomfort associated with very large breasts.

At North Shore Center for Plastic Surgery, our plastic surgeons are dedicated to your comfort and healthy recovery. You lead the course of your journey, and with the latest technology and techniques available, Drs. Cohen-Kashi and Lin can help you achieve a more comfortable and flattering bust for your body.

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Who is an ideal candidate for Breast Reduction Surgery?

Ideal candidates for breast reduction surgery are people who:

  • Have excess breast tissue
  • Want to balance out breasts that are a different shape or size
  • Are non-smokers
  • Have a healthy weight
  • Are in reasonably good health and have realistic expectations

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Today is my last appointment with Dr. Cohen-kashi and I can’t thank him and his amazing staff enough for everything they’ve done for me the past year and a half…READ MORE

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Love love love Dr Cohen-Kashi and his work. He is the best. I am very happy. You can get the best all around consultation as his knowledge is massive and he told me only what I needed without beating around the bush. He somehow figured out what I was exactly looking for and he delivered it. He made sure I understood the procedure without using medical jargon. Very courteous and professional staff made me feel comfortable too. I highly recommend!!…READ MORE

Miky Jeung

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Toni Nuccio

Dr. Cohen-Kashi was very helpful in treating and removing a painful infected cyst from an infected splinter. It was quick and easy. I would definitely recommend friends and family…READ MORE

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Frequently Asked Questions About Breast Reduction Surgery

Is a Breast Reduction right for me?

Breast reduction is a highly individualized procedure and you should do it for yourself, not to fulfill someone else’s desires or to try to fit any sort of ideal image. Breast reduction is a good option for you if:

  • You are physically healthy
  • You have realistic expectations
  • You are bothered by the feeling that your breasts are too large
  • Your breasts limit your physical activity
  • You experience back, neck and shoulder pain caused by the weight of your breasts
  • You have regular indentations from bra straps that support heavy, pendulous breasts
  • You have skin irritation beneath the breast crease
  • Your breasts hang low and have stretched skin
  • Your nipples rest below the breast crease when your breasts are unsupported
  • You have enlarged areolas caused by stretched skin

What are the benefits of Breast Reduction surgery?

  • Reduce size & weight of breasts
  • Improve self-esteem
  • Eliminate back, shoulder, and neck pain
  • Improved posture
  • Enhance position & contour of breasts

Are Breast Reduction results permanent?

Following breast reductions, patients can expect to enjoy smaller, lighter breasts for the remainder of their lifetimes, providing that they maintain a healthy weight and do not have additional children.

Before and After Photos

More pictures are available when you come in for a consultation.

What can I expect during my Breast Reduction surgery?

Dr. Lin and Dr. Cohen-Kashi perform breast reduction in Long Island, NY. The surgery can take between two – four hours, and general anesthesia is used. There are several possible locations where the incision can be placed. Dr. Lin and Dr. Cohen-Kashi can elaborate on the possible locations during your consultation. After the tissue is removed, the incisions are closed and stitched.

What can I expect during my Breast Reduction recovery?

Immediately after surgery, patients may experience soreness, stiffness, and fatigue for several days. In some cases drainage tubes may also be inserted to help remove any excess fluid. These are removed within one – two days after surgery. Bandages are removed several days after your procedure.

You may experience swelling and bruising for several weeks, but any pain is controlled with medication. Breasts may also feel hard, but they will eventually soften as you continue to heal. Although physical activity should be limited for several weeks, patients are able to return to work and normal activities within a few days.

What are my financing options?

In some cases, such as those with demonstrated need, your medical insurance may partially or fully cover the cost of breast reduction surgery. Contact your insurance company directly to find out if they would cover the cost of breast reduction surgery at North Shore Center for Plastic Surgery. If not, additional financing options are available here.

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