The Role of Liposuction in Breast Reduction

  • Luiz S. Toledo


Plastic surgery techniques changed radically after the introduction of liposuction. Many existing concepts were reevaluated, the most significant being that it was no longer necessary to produce a large scar to alter the shape of the body. In the late 1970s dermolipectomies usually involved extensive scarring. The advent of liposuction made it possible for us to modify the body contour with minimal incisions, no skin resections, more natural results, and happier patients. Liposuction has seen many refinements, in technique and instruments. We prefer syringe liposuction; it is, in our hands, a much more gentle and precise method of fat removal, allowing us to treat more accurately small pair adiposities, such as the breasts


Breast Reduction Reduction Mammoplasty Fatty Breast Periareolar Incision Inframammary Crease 
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