18 December 2018

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Did you know you can have breast reduction performed as a day surgery?

by Dr Jamie Burt
Ultimately it will be your choice whether you decide to stay in hospital overnight after surgery or decide to have your surgery as a day procedure. Day procedure for breast reduction is possible for multiple reasons. Firstly most women report breast reduction being less painful than they h...

20 November 2018

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Did you know these are the major risk factors for breast cancer?

by Dr Jamie Burt
I think the most useful way to think about this issue is to divide into it things you can do something about and the ones that you are stuck with: Risks you can do something about: Exercise: Not exercising regularly increases your risk Weight: Being overweight (particularly as you ...

6 November 2018

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Did you know there are different scar patterns with different types of breast reduction procedures?

by Dr Jamie Burt
There are 2 common scar patterns produced by different types of breast reduction procedure. Vertical or "lollipop" type procedures have a circular scar around the nipple and areolar complex and a vertical scar from the nipple scar vertically down towards the breast fold. These ty...

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