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What is a breast reduction?

If your breasts are uncomfortably large, then you’ve undoubtedly been suffering from persistent pain in your neck and shoulders, unwelcomed stares from strangers, and difficulty exercising. When your breasts are out of proportion from the rest of your body, so much of your life is affected, including how you dress and how you feel about your self-image. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Breast reduction surgery is an option that has already changed the lives – for the better – of many women in the Greater Atlanta and Alpharetta area. To schedule arguably the best breast reduction Atlanta and Alpharetta, GA have to offer, contact Northside Plastic Surgery. Overly large breasts can damage more than your self-esteem. For instance, bra straps can often leave indentations in the shoulder area because of the weight of the breasts. Or, even worse, large breasts can cause skeletal deformities, skin irritations, nerve compression, and problems with posture.

What are the benefits of breast reduction surgery?

At Northside Plastic Surgery, our breast reduction in Alpharetta combines the latest surgical techniques for long-lasting breast resizing and reshaping. Our goal is to give you breasts that not only look beautiful and amazing, but also retain their perkiness and shape for many years to come. With breast reduction surgery at our conveniently located Alpharetta plastic surgery center, we can help alleviate:

  • Physical and mental discomfort
  • Physical pain
  • Low self-esteem
  • Difficulty with physical activity or exercise

If you suffer from any of these symptoms, or you are simply unhappy with the large size of your breasts, then breast reduction surgery is something worth considering. Our team will craft a surgical plan based on your goals and expectations.

Breast reduction surgery may be performed by a variety of techniques. If the scar can be minimized in length or direction, Dr. Marc Klein will discuss your options at consultation. Excess tissue and skin is to achieve the desired size and shape. If needed, liposuction can be used to remove excess fat in the bra roll and other areas.

What can I expect from my recovery?

Our breast reduction procedures are performed on an outpatient basis using general anesthesia. Following surgery, your chest will be bandaged, and you may be sent home in a surgical bra. You will be prescribed pain medication to help keep you comfortable during this initial period.

The amount of time you need to recover from breast reduction surgery will depend on your natural healing rate as well as the extent of surgery performed. You will be able to get up and walk around the same day of surgery, although you should have a trusted adult with you during the first 24 hours.

Most patients feel ready to drive and return to a desk job within one week, after they are no longer taking prescription pain medication. It will likely be three to four weeks before you are able to resume normal exercise.

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How can I get started with breast reduction in Atlanta or Alpharetta?

To schedule a complimentary and confidential breast reduction consultation in our Atlanta or Alpharetta office, call 770.475.3146 or complete and submit the consultation request form.

What is the cost of a breast reduction?

Breast reduction costs will vary from patient to patient, and will be based on the complexity of the work performed, and on whether the treatment is accompanied by a breast lift, for instance. Dr. Klein will be able to provide you with a complete quote during your consultation, and our offices will assist you to apply to a variety of healthcare lenders for financing.


Why should I choose Dr. Klein for my breast reduction?

Dr. Klein is an empathetic and caring surgeon who is known for his honest opinions and elegant, customized results. He seeks to know and understand each patient as an individual so he can deliver the nuanced outcome that is best suited to your needs and wishes. Dr. Klein has over 20 years of expertise in body sculpting and is a sought out veteran of breast reduction in the Atlanta and Alpharetta area.

Dr. Klein graduated with honors from Rutgers Medical School, after which he was chosen for an elite fellowship at the Maryland Shock Trauma Hospital. He also completed for two demanding residencies in general and plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Klein is a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery.

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Practice Update re: COVID-19 situation

As a valued member of the Northside Plastic Surgery family, I want to personally update you on steps our practice has taken to protect you and your health in light of the COVID-19 situation.

As it has always been, the safety and health of our patients and team members remains our highest priority. As your physician, I want to thank you for your support and the confidence you have in our practice. In response to the corona virus, we have taken the following additional measures to protect our patients:

  1. Until April 30, 2020, we are waiving our $150 fee for Virtual Consultations for all new patients.
  2. Our teams are receiving ongoing briefings, trainings, and enhanced operating protocols as the COVID-19 situation evolves.
  3. We are introducing the “No ‘waiting’ waiting room”. In general, we are reducing waiting times; but also, as a high-end practice, we are taking advantage of our larger size and multiple VIP waiting areas to maximize social distancing and the number of individuals in each reception area.
  4. We take great pride in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene. We have increased the frequency of cleaning our public areas (including lobbies, furniture, elevators, door handles, exam chairs, public bathrooms, etc.) and have continued the use of hospital-grade disinfectant.
  5. We are asking all patients and staff members to wash their hands and use hand sanitizer when entering the office and exam rooms.
  6. Since we have our own fully accredited on-site surgery center, we are not subject to actively infected patients using our operating rooms such as in hospitals. This provides a great security blanket for our patients. We are currently performing at full capacity and completely prepared to perform all scheduled surgeries and procedures and are taking all necessary precautions to ensure your safety and well-being.
  7. We are postponing all advanced training sessions for visiting physicians and providers until mid-April.
  8. We are performing regular and careful screening of patients with a bias for suspicion that a patient might have the corona virus
  9. We are instructing staff to welcome our patients with a nod or wave instead of fist bumps, elbow bumps, or handshakes.
  10. We ask that all patients with upper respiratory symptoms such as cough, fever, shortness of breath to please cancel and reschedule your appointments. We advise you to call your family doctor if you have any of these symptoms. Also, if you have recently traveled to a country with high rates of the corona virus or have been on a cruise, please reschedule your visit for at least 14 days from the time of your visit.
  11. For more, you can always find up-to-date and accurate information on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

Thank you for being a loyal patient. We will remain attentive to this situation and keep you updated on any changes with the practice. We are privileged to serve you and look forward to seeing you soon.

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