performs many of these procedures each year and the outcomes are very positive.
Patients who have undergone this procedure often say afterward that they wish they had done it years before!
The procedure does involve admission to hospital and usually a general anaesthetic, so there are some associated risks.
As a fully qualified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr Cooter has many years of experience and uses a thorough assessment process and individual treatment plan for each patient.
He works with Specialist Anaesthetists and operates only in accredited hospitals to ensure the best possible care for his patients.
There are several costs involved and Jenny, our Practice Manager, will discuss these with you after your consultation with Dr Cooter
We recommend that patients do not drive for the first 10 days after surgery (or until the dressings have been removed) and Dr Cooter
has reviewed your progress.
After the first two weeks light housework can be done and you may return to work as long as your job does not involve and heavy lifting.
Light exercise is fine however full chest exercises at the gym should not be recommenced until three months after surgery.
will discuss any special circumstances with you prior to surgery.
~ What if something goes wrong?
team are committed to providing our patients with the best care possible.
Breast reduction surgery changes the size and shape of the breasts and it can take some time for the tissues and any swelling to settle.
There may also be some altered sensation to the nipples but this often improves with time.
If you have any issues at all regarding your surgical outcome you should discuss this freely with Dr Cooter