What is a Breast Reduction?
Reduction mammoplasty is the plastic surgery procedure for reducing the size of large breasts.
Where To Do Breast Reduction In South Africa
Vive Cosmetic Surgery Solutions.
Dr Filipe Padilha – Sunninghill.
Dr Susan F Johnson.
Dr. Petrus van Deventer.
Dr. Deon Weyers Practice.
Dr Craig Peter Wittstock. Suite 102, Fairhaven, 130 Woburn Avenue, Benoni.
How do you qualify for a breast reduction in South Africa?
Your breast needs to be large enough to cause symptoms to warrant breast reduction surgery.
If your BMI is more than 28 you need to lose weight before attending the clinic.
You need to be a non-smoker.
You need to have a referral letter from your local clinic doctor or GP.
What size breasts need a reduction?
There is no specific minimum breast size for reduction, as it depends on the individual’s body proportions and preferences.
However, surgeons typically recommend that patients have at least a C cup or larger to be considered good candidates for breast reduction surgery.
How long does breast reduction surgery take?
The average breast reduction surgery can take two to four hours to complete. Your surgeon may be able to give you an estimate of how long your particular procedure will take.
How much does a boob reduction cost in South Africa?
A patient having a “private/ cosmetic” breast reduction at GSH would pay a total of R36 905.00. The same procedure at a private
hospital would cost approximately R50 000.00, assuming a theatre fee of approximately R40 000.00, and the surgeon, assistant, and anesthetist being remunerated at medical aid rates.