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Breast reduction

This website is intended to provide you with general information only. This information is not a substitute for advice from your Specialist Plastic Surgeon and does not contain all the known facts about this procedure.

Procedure Details

Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of overly large breasts. Overly large breasts can cause health issues and emotional problems for some women. In addition to self image issues, it can also cause physical pain and discomfort.

Breast reduction surgery removes excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body.

Breast reduction can be done under general anaesthesia. Modern anaesthesia is safe and effective, but does have some risks. Your surgeon and/or anaesthetist will ask you about all the medications you are taking or have taken, and any allergies you may have. Make sure you have an up to date list before the surgery.

Am I a good candidate for breast reduction treatment?

Breast reduction is a highly individualized procedure and may not be suitable for everyone. Your Specialist Plastic Surgeon will assess your condition and general health, and plan the treatment that is best suited to you.

Before you decide on breast reduction surgery, there are some important issues to keep in mind:

  • Surgeons generally recommend waiting until breast development, child birth and breastfeeding have stopped before undertaking breast reduction surgery.

  • Breast reduction surgery can interfere with some diagnostic procedures.

  • Changes in the breasts during pregnancy, or significant weight loss or gain can alter the outcomes of previous breast reduction surgery.

  • Breast and nipple piercings can cause an infection.

  • Smokers are at increased risk of complications. If you are serious about undergoing surgery, you should quit smoking.

Breast reduction may be a good option for you if:

  • Your breasts are fully developed.

  • You are bothered by the feeling that your breasts are too large.

  • Your breasts limit your physical activity.

  • You experience back, neck and shoulder pain caused by the weight of your breasts.

  • You have skin irritation beneath the breast crease.

  • Your breasts hang low and have stretched skin.


in Hospital
Overnight stay at the clinic is required 1– 2 nights, which is already included in the price of your cosmetic surgery package.


in Budapest
Every 2-3 days after the surgery, our clients must to go back to clinic for a free check with plastic surgeon to make sure all is going well.

Minimum stay in Budapest after the surgery is 9 days (2 days at the clinic and the rest at your accommodation).
Plastic surgeon use classic stitches which will be remove free of charge in max 9 days after the surgery.



Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammoplasty)
Surgery Price
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**Prices are fixed only after we have received all medical information from you and on your personal consultation with the surgeon when you are here in Budapest

Contact us
Care for You Hungary is locally based in Budapest, Hungary and we can be contacted directly to answer any of your questions regarding our services.