Discussing cosmetic surgery can be a sensitive issue for people especially when it concerns intimate surgery such as breast operations. It may appear that the majority of women who have breast surgery do so to enhance their breasts and make them larger but there are many who decide to have breast reduction surgery to make their breasts smaller. The operation may be performed for physical appearance and confidence or for medical reasons. It is not only women who choose to have this operation carried out as some men also have breast reduction surgery performed on them.
Having a breast reduction operation can be necessary for some women if their health and wellbeing are being affected by the size or weight of their breasts. It is possible for women to suffer from back pain and more serious conditions as a result of the weight of their breasts. If this is the case then having a breast reduction will reduce the weight and lessen the strain being put on the back having to provide adequate support. The operation may also be carried out for aesthetic reasons so that the woman is happy with the way her body looks and how others see her. Having breast reduction surgery may also help to restore self-confidence if a woman feels that her breasts are too large and this has an effect on her mental wellbeing and confidence. Self-confidence and appearance are very often linked and so your appearance and how you feel about it is very important for you self-confidence.
It is not only women who can have surgery to reduce the size of their breasts; some men also find it necessary to have reductive surgery. Reductive surgery for men is usually carried out for physical appearance and self-confidence reasons. A reductive operation can be performed on a man who is suffering from gynaecomastia which is the development and growth of male breasts. For a man, having breasts particularly ones that are noticeable can be a source of great embarrassment and can have a negative effect on his state of mind. There are a number of causes of gynaecomastia and it can develop as a result of a medical condition or due to excessive weight and obesity. Whatever the reason is for a men developing the condition it can have a detrimental effect. The procedure is usually straight forward and produces good results. Having a successful operation to deal with large male breasts can help to restore self-confidence and remove any embarrassment or shame surrounding gynaecomastia.
Having a breast reduction operation may seem to be a drastic thing to do for some but it can help to restore health, appearance and confidence in the man or woman who decides it is the best option for them. Deciding to have a reductive operation may be a sensitive or embarrassing thing to discuss but the results are usually very positive and worthwhile.