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Breast Reduction 

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What is a Breast Reduction?

Reduction mammoplasty, more commonly known as breast reduction, reduces the size and weight of your breast by removing excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin.  Many patients with heavy, voluminous breasts experience physical pain and discomfort along with emotional discomfort. Many women find physical activity to be hindered due to the excess breast weight.  With breast reduction surgery we can restore posture and significantly improve pain caused by the excess weight of your breasts.


Are you considering a breast reduction?  Unsure if you are a candidate? Here are a few qualities Dr. McRae looks for in his patients…

          Physically healthy

          Realistic expectations


          Have large, heavy breasts causing:

                  Neck/back pain

                  Hindering physical activity

                  Shoulder indentations from bra straps

                  Skin irritations/rashes in breast crease


The information on this page is referenced from American Society of Plastic Surgery.

Hutchinson, Olivia. “Breast Reduction.” American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2018,

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