Breast reduction benefits south carolina cosmetic surgery

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Published on March 7, 2014

Author: sweetgrassplasticsurgery


Breast Reduction Benefits South Carolina Cosmetic Surgery Breast Reduction Benefits South Carolina Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery can be about more than looking great. Some procedures can have health benefits as well. In a report published in the August, 2013 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, they found that breast reduction surgery produces measurable improvements offering physical as well as emotional benefits. With several studies having similar results over the years it is no wonder that breast reduction are on the rise, and the procedure is increasing in popularity among women of all ages. Breast Reduction Benefits South Carolina Cosmetic Surgery The study published in the August, 2013 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery used the BREASTQ© questionnaire, a well-validated survey instrument, to document the physical and psychosocial health benefits of breast reduction surgery. The questionnaire was given to 49 patients who were having a breast reduction procedure between January 2008 and May 2009, 78 per cent of whom agreed to complete the survey before and after their surgery. Breast Reduction Benefits, patients had an average age of 36.3 years and an average body mass index (BMI) of 31.8. They typically had between 633 and 650g of tissue removed from each breast. Results show there were significant improvements in all four of the key areas assessed. For instance, on a 100point scale, the average patient's satisfaction with the appearance of their breasts increased from about 20 prior to surgery to more than 80 afterwards. Satisfaction with Breast Reduction Benefits and appearance was significantly associated with satisfaction with the overall outcome of the operation. Ratings for psychosocial wellbeing rose from 41 to 84, on average, while sexual wellbeing scores increased from 40 to 78. Finally, the average patient reported an improved physical wellbeing score - increasing from 43 to 81 with breast reduction surgery typically leading to reduced pain in the breasts, neck, back and shoulders. Many women choose to get a breast reduction in order to decrease the back, neck and shoulder pain they experience as a result of their heavier chests. Besides alleviating this discomfort, South Carolina Cosmetic Surgeon, Dennis K. Schimpf, MD, finds that his patient’s are much happier with their breasts’ appearance. If you are interested in learning more about Breast Reduction Benefits and breast reduction surgery, or have any questions, contact us today at 843-471-1135 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to hearing from you.

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