During the procedure, the excess fat and glandular tissue that cause the enlargement of the breast are removed.
In cases where the open technique is used, small skin incisions are hidden in the junction of the areola with the breast skin. If liposuction is needed tiny incisions are inconspicuously placed in the breast crease.
The procedure in done under general anesthesia and an overnight stay may be necessary. The recovery depends on the chosen technique. You may return to your everyday activities the next day and to more energetic activities within 3-4 weeks. The use of a compression garment is recommended to reduce swelling and accelerate recovery.