Beverly Hills Breast Reduction Surgery
Women with large, pendulous breasts experience physical and emotional issues including neck, shoulder and back pain, poor self-esteem and a lifetime of physical discomfort. Women with large breasts especially those with sizes greater than a D cup often have limited exercise capacity and wear specialized bras to minimize the impact of their larger breasts during activities of daily living.
Breast reduction surgery is a safe and effective option for women seeking smaller and more natural looking breasts with more options for less scarring and faster healing with innovative techniques being developed. The biggest advancement in breast reduction surgery is undoubtedly the French Vertical Mammoplasty, commonly referred to as the lollipop breast reduction. Dr. Applebaum has performed this procedure extensively over the last fifteen year to help countless patients achieve natural looking smaller breasts with minimal scarring resulting in many grateful patients. It is not just about less incisions there are several advantages to the Lollipop Breast Reduction over other types of reduction procedures.
A few reasons why the French Vertical Mammoplasty (Breast Reduction Surgery) method results in higher patient satisfaction rates compared to the anchor breast reduction techniques:
1. Fewer incisions and less scarring leading to quicker recovery times.
2. Better shape outcome with a more youthful projected shape.
3. Less recovery time with minor discomfort and no use of drains.
4. Long term results demonstrate maintenance of youthful breast shape.
Breast reduction surgery is a safe and effective procedure when performed by a board certified plastic surgeon such as Dr. Applebaum who performs many breast reduction procedures on a regular basis.
Dr. Applebaum will submit the necessary information to determine if insurance coverage can be obtained for this surgery. The main criteria used include the amount of estimated grams of tissue the surgeon anticipates removing, along with the height and weight of the patient. In addition, some insurance carriers look for a history of physical therapy treatments for neck and back pain. Dr. Applebaum prepares a pre-authorization letter along with photographs for each patient, and the insurance company usually responds within a 2-4 week period.
To find out more about Dr. Robert Applebaum or the cosmetic procedures offered at his office in Beverly Hills, please contact us today.