Breast Reduction Case #05

Before & After Breast Reduction


Inferior pedicle breast reduction can effectively reduce breast volume and is the most common technique of breast reduction in North America. This traditional technique excises both a horizontal and vertical segment of the breast to yield an “anchor” or “Inverted-T scar” on the breast. While the incision is longer than that of a vertical breast reduction, the possibility of breastfeeding in the future is better. Nerves to the nipples are also better preserved with a higher likelihood of conserving nipple sensation following inferior pedicle breast reduction.

  • Inferior pedicle breast reduction
  • Outpatient procedure
  • Pleasing breast shape
  • Discoloration and scarring continued to improve for 1-2 years
  • An “anchor” or “Inverted-T” scar
  • Vascular circulation to the nipple and areola – inferior pedicle
  • Moderate volume of breast excised (right 654g, left 605g)

Photographic documentation was obtained before and 2 years after surgery.  

Note that the surgical cases of Dr. Chen Lee are presented for illustrative and educational purposes only. These illustrative cases should not be construed as a guarantee or assurance of the surgical results attainable by prospective patients.


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