Scheduling Breast Reduction Surgeries: Before or After Surgical Weight Loss Procedures?

For patients considering weight loss surgery to combat obesity and to resculpt their figures, deciding when to schedule breast reduction procedures, also known as reduction mammoplasty surgeries can be a real challenge. Some studies suggest that the best results are usually achieved when surgical weight loss procedures are performed first and time is allowed for…

Q & A: Seven Questions about Breast Reduction Surgery with Dr. Shahram Salemy

Breast augmentation surgeries have long been one of the most popular procedures in the cosmetic surgery field. However, a popular option for women is undergoing breast reduction to enhance their appearance and their self-confidence. Reduction mammaplasty can offer significant advantages for women, including the following: Reduced weight and stress on the back Improved athletic performance…

Featured Video: Amanda Pearson, Mommy Makeover

“The procedure, a mommy makeover, is to become that person you were before you had children on the outside, and have your own identity, and feel beautiful, because that’s so important as a mother, to feel beautiful.” -Amanda Pearson, Issaquah, WA After 2 years, we are circling back to Amanda’s story:  Dr. Salemy’s “mommy makeover”…

Breast Reduction Improves Quality of Life

While breast augmentation is the top plastic surgery procedure performed, breast reduction surgery (reduction mammaplasty) is also a very popular procedure that has provided relief to many women by alleviating the physical problems associated with overly large breasts. The surgery often relieves or reduces pain associated with the breast, neck, back and shoulders. A study…

Seattle Breast Reduction Surgery: The Basics, Reviewed by Dr. Salemy

Breast Reduction Surgery: The basics Breast reductions are one of the most common procedures performed by plastic surgeons.  The goals of the procedure are to reduce the size of the breasts, create a better shape for the breast which usually includes a lift, create breasts that are more in proportion with the rest of the…