I had my breast reduction at the same time as WLE the same incission being made on both sides, like Kate says above you even get a lift, we deserve something good! I have been really pleased, the scars have healed really well and am so pleased I went for his option.
Take care xxx
I had my breast reduction done at the same time as my other surgery. I am very happy with the result and I even had an uplift thrown in! Everything has been fine and the nipple sensitivity has actually increased- I thought that it would decrease
I had all my treatments in 2001, and was very lopsided, but as you say there are worse things, to cut a long story short, I was asked if I had considered a reduction and said yes. In January I had it done, all I can say is I wish it had been done years ago, I love feeling normal, it didn't take long to recover, but my confidence has risen by miles. It has become expensive on clothes now because I can wear anything .
I had my reduction at the same time time as my mastectomy and recon. By comparison with that side it was a doddle! It now looks very much better than it did before - quite perky even! The nipple looks fine - if permanently erect. There has been some marginal loss of sensation - but not complete. I would certainly do the same again.
good luck with your decision.
Since my WLE in October last year I've been looking forward to having my right breast reduced to 'match'. Yesterday I saw the surgeon in charge of Restructuring and he has agreed that I can have the op within the next three or four months. Now I find I'm not that keen !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I had (naively) believed that the op could be done in the same way as the WLE, around the nipple to match - but he says it will involve moving my nipple and cutting into the breast tissue beneath. I've now begun to question if I want the op as there are so many things which could go wrong. Do I really need this op? How have you other ladies coped with this decision?