Breast Reduction

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Breast reduction at our practice in Paramus, New Jersey, can reduce your breasts to a size that is right for you, providing relief from back and shoulder pain. It is one of the highest-rated procedures in terms of patient satisfaction. 

Cost & Recovery

  • $12,780
  • Most patients return to a desk job within the first week after surgery

Quick Facts

  • Breast reduction can be safely performed in teens after the breasts have fully developed.
  • A breast lift is performed at the same time as a reduction to achieve a more youthful shape.
  • Breast asymmetry can be addressed during breast reduction.
  • 86,543 women had a breast reduction in 2019.*

* Statistical information listed here is drawn from 2019 The Aesthetic Society data.

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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

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Breast Asymmetry Case 505 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #505

This 20-year-old patient complained of her large breasts causing neck and back pain. She wore a 36 double D bra and wished to be a C cup. The patient is 5′10′ and weighs 162 pounds. A central pedicle breast reduction was performed by Dr. Parker removing 490 gm from the left breast and 330 gm from the right breast. Postoperatively, the patient was... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 525 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #525

This 20 year old was bothered by her large, asymmetric breasts which embarrassed her and caused neck as well as back pain. She is a DD cup. Additionally, she is bothered by the fullness in her abdomen and hips. The patient is 5’9″ tall and weighs 160 pounds. In performing a central pedicle breast reduction, Dr. Parker removed 510 grams... Read More
Breast Lift Case 899 Before & After View #4 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #899

This 23-year-old patient complained of neck and back pain as well as shoulder strap furrows. Dr. Parker performed breast reduction, removing 680 grams from the right breast and 660 grams from the left breast to maximize symmetry.
Breast Asymmetry Case 903 Before & After View #5 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #903

This 22 year old patient was referred to Dr. Parker for breast reduction. He performed a “lollipop” breast reduction, removing 325 grams of tissue from the right breast and 180 grams from the left, lifting and reshaping the breasts into a more aesthetically pleasing position. Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 510 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #510

This 50-year-old is 19 years status post breast reduction surgery by another surgeon. She was referred to Dr. Parker by her primary care physician. The patient is bothered by neck and back pain as well as shoulder straps digging in. The patient is a double D on the left and D cup on the right side. She would like to be more in C cup range. The patient... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 544 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #544

This 44 year old requested breast reduction surgery from Dr Parker. After having had 4 children, youngest 7 years old, her breasts increased in size and sagged. She asked to have her breasts made smaller (ie, C cup) and uplifted. The patient is 5’3″ tall, weighs 163 pounds and wears a 38G bra. Dr Parker performed a breast reduction along... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 528 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #528

This 29-year old requested breast reduction surgery with Dr. Parker. She wore a double D cup and wanted to be C cup size. She is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 152 pounds. She had been bothered by back pain, which she attributes to her breasts. Dr. Parker performed a vertical breast reduction, removing 285 g of tissue from each breast. The patient... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 533 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #533

This 38 year old, referred to Dr. Parker by another family member who is a patient of his, requested smaller breasts. She lost 50 pounds over the past several years with diet and exercise but her breasts have remained the same size. She currently is a D cup and would like to be a C cup. The patient is 5’1″ and weighs 131 pounds. Dr. Parker... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 538 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #538

This 63 year old existing patient of Dr. Parker’s returned to him requesting a reduction in the size of her breasts. She said her breasts had grown larger over the last 6-7 years. She came in as a DDD cup and wished to be a C cup. The patient is 5’3″ tall and weighs 160 pounds. Dr. Parker performed a vertical breast reduction and... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 537 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #537

This 41 year old patient requested smaller, more uplifted breasts. She says they became larger and more droopy with each pregnancy. The patient currently wears a DDD cup and would like to be a C cup. She is 5’2″ tall and weighs 158 pounds. Dr. Parker performed a vertical breast reduction along with a “lollipop” lift, removing... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 524 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #524

This 61 year old, referred to Dr. Parker by word of mouth, was bothered by her breasts and abdomen, both of which had gradually gotten larger following the birth of her children. Following a consultation with Dr. Parker, the patient then spent time with his Professional Photographer, reviewing Computer Images and discussing options raised. The patient... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 543 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #543

This 47 year old was referred to Dr. Parker by another patient requesting smaller, uplifted breasts. She said her breasts have always been large and drooped in recent years. The patient is 5’8″ tall and weighs 149 pounds. Dr. Parker performed a vertical breast reduction/ lift otherwise known as a lollipop lift, removing 500 grams of tissue... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 523 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #523

This 40 year old, referred to Dr. Parker by her primary care physician, presented with concerns about her large, drooping breasts and excess fat in her hips and thighs. Dr. Parker performed a central pedicle breast reduction, removing 535 grams of tissue from the right breast and 515 grams from the left. He removed the following amounts of fat with... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 531 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #531

This 18-year-old was referred by her pediatrician to Dr. Parker for treatment of her large breasts. She currently wears a D-cup bra and has some neck and lower back pain. The patient is 5′5″ tall and weight is 125 pounds. Dr. Parker performed a vertical reduction mammoplasty removing 225 g of tissue from the right breast and 245 g from the left.... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 542 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #542

This 72 year old patient was referred to Dr. Parker by her family doctor. She complained that her breasts which have always been large keeping drooping more and more causing her increasing back pain. The patient is 5’2″ tall and weighs 155 pounds. Dr. Parker performed a breast reduction and lift removing 700 grams of tissue from the right... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 540 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #540

This 20 year old told Dr. Parker that her breasts began to grow at a very young age and have continued to do so up until one year ago. She wears a DDD cup and has difficulty working out and maintaining her weight. The patient is 5’5″ tall and weighs 208 pounds. Dr. Parker performed a breast reduction and lift removing 1750 grams of breast... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 541 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #541

This 39 year old existing patient of Dr Parker’s returned asking him to improve the appearance of her breasts. She was bothered by their large size and increasing droopiness. She is 5’1″ tall and weighs 155 pounds. At surgery, Dr. Parker performed a breast reduction and lollipop lift, removing 335 grams of tissue from the right... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 507 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #507

This 54 year old, referred to Dr. Parker by another patient, requested a reduction in the size of her breasts. She said she is a G cup. She is bothered by neck and back pain as well as shoulder strap furrows. Additionally her large breast size prevents her from exercising. The patient is 5’4″ tall and weighs 118 pounds. During a central pedicle breast... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 529 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #529

This 20 year old professional ballet dancer was referred to Dr. Parker with DD breasts. These large breasts get in the way when she dances and hurt her back a great deal. The patient is 5’6″ and weighs 130 pounds. After reviewing options with the patient, she requested Dr. Parker to perform a vertical breast reduction and lift her breasts.... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 535 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #535

This 29 year old, referred to Dr. Parker by a friend, requested relief from large, hanging breasts which caused her shoulder strap irritation and rubbing underneath her breasts. She currently wears a 38D and would like to be a C cup. She is 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 152 pounds. A vertical breast reduction removed 270 grams from the right breast... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 500 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #500

This 27-year-old patient was referred by her primary care physician to Dr. Parker for breast reduction and breast lift surgery. The patient is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 135 pounds. She currently wears a double D bra and would like to be a C cup. Dr. Parker performed a vertical breast reduction and lift removing 175 g of tissue from the right... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 503 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #503

This 47-year-old was bothered by her large, ptotic breasts. She currently wears a D cup and would like to be a C cup. The patient is 5 feet tall and weighs 125 pounds. Dr. Parker performed a vertical reduction mammoplasty removing 85 g of tissue from the right breast and 250 g from the left in an effort to create better symmetry between the two breasts.... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 539 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #539

This 19 year old asked Dr Parker to make her breasts smaller and uplifted. She said they have been large and droopy since they developed. She is 5’3″ tall, weighs 150 pounds and wears a DD cup bra. Dr Parker performed a lollipop breast reduction and lift, removing 355 grams of breast tissue from the right breast and 330 grams from the... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 532 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #532

This 37 year old African American patient, referred to Dr. Parker by her gynecologist, was bothered by the size of her very large breasts. She wore a DD cup bra and requested reduction to a C cup. She is 5′6″ tall and weighs 210 lbs. Attempts at weight loss were unsuccessful. Dr. Parker performed a central pedicle breast reduction, removing 1192... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 545 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #545

This 29 year old said her breasts enlarged and drooped after her son’s birth several years ago. She is 5’2″ tall, weighs 138 pounds and wears a 34 DD/DDD bra. She asked Dr Parker to make her breasts smaller and uplifted. Dr Parker performed a breast reduction and lollipop lift, or vertical mastopexy, removing 400 grams of breast... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 534 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #534

This 47 year old African American patient suffered from severe neck and back pain due her 40 DD breasts. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 138 pounds. A central pedicle breast reduction was done by Dr. Parker, removing 800 grams of tissue from the right breast and 825 grams from the left. Postoperatively, the patient was delighted with her scars... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 508 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #508

This 21-year old African American patient sought breast reduction surgery. She was a double D cup and wanted to be a C cup. The patient is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 214 pounds. She had a longstanding history of back pain and was unable to work at the gym due to this, as well as the uncomfortable feeling from her heavy breasts. Dr. Parker performed... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 547 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #547

This 51 year old patient was referred to Dr. Parker by her physician because she requested lighter, smaller, uplifted breasts. The patient reported that her breasts have gotten larger and sagged more with each of her three pregnancies. The patient is 5’8″ tall, weighs 140 pounds, and wears a 34 DDD bra. She would like to have smaller,... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 501 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #501

This 43 year old initially was referred to Dr. Parker to improve the appearance of her sagging breasts and lower abdominal fullness. She had lost 43 pounds a year earlier and maintained this. She is 5′7″ tall, weighs 158 pounds and previously had given birth to two children. She wore a D cup bra and wished to wear a C cup. Dr. Parker performed a... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 536 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #536

This 33-year-old patient was referred by her gynecologist to Dr. Parker for breast reduction surgery. The patient presented as a double D cup and wished to be C cup in size. She is 5′4″ tall and weighs 175 pounds. Attempts at weight loss have been unsuccessful. Dr. Parker performed a central pedicle breast reduction removing 630 gm of tissue from... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 514 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #514

This 16 year old came to Dr. Parker requesting breast reduction. She wears a 36 DDD bra and is very bothered by the appearance of her pendulous and very large breasts. Her breasts started growing rapidly in the 5th grade and have now been stable for approximately 1 year. Dr. Parker performed a vertical breast reduction and lollipop lift, removing... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 512 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #512

This 31 year old patient was referred to Dr.Parker by her mother, also a patient of Dr. Parker’s. The patient requested improvement in the appearance of her large breasts. She wears a 38 DD cup and would like to be smaller, in the range of C cup. Dr. Parker performed a vertical breast reduction and lollipop lift, removing 195 grams of tissue... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 530 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #530

This 23 year old patient complained of neck and back pain as well as shoulder strap furrows. She wore a 34 double D- cup and desired to be a C-cup. She is 5 feet tall and weighs 127 pounds. A central pedicle breast reduction was performed by Dr. Parker, removing 680 grams from the right breast and 660 grams from the left breast to maximize symmetry.... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 513 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #513

This 51 year old patient was referred to Dr. Parker by her gynecologist. She requested rejuvenation of her breasts and abdomen. Following a c section and nursing 3 children, she was unhappy with the look of her breasts and abdomen. Her breasts were a D cup and she wanted them to be a C cup size and uplifted. The patient is 5’10” tall... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 504 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #504

This 77 year old was referred to Dr. Parker by her internist for breast reduction surgery. She was increasingly bothered by her large breasts sagging more and more. This caused her bra straps to painfully dig into her shoulders while performing household tasks and knitting. She wore a 34 D bra pre-operatively and desired a large B, small C cup size.... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 527 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #527

This 40 year old, referred to Dr. Parker by word of mouth, requested rejuvenation of her abdomen and hips following the birth of her children. After a consultation with Dr. Parker, the patient spent considerable time with his Professional Photographer reviewing Computer Images and discussing the various options raised. She decided to undergo an abdominoplasty,... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 515 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #515

This 22 year old was referred to Dr. Parker by her gynecologist for correction of her large, asymmetric, and pendulous breasts. The patient told Dr. Parker that her breasts developed early and became quite large. She said she wears a 30 FF cup. The size of her breasts cause her back and neck pain, give her difficulty in finding bras, and that they... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 506 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #506

This 35-year old complained of her large breasts. They prevent her from working at the gym and losing weight. The patient is 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. The patient underwent bilateral vertical reduction mammoplasty along with liposuction of the abdomen, hips, inner thighs, and buttocks. Dr. Parker removed 290 g of tissue from the... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 526 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #526

This 17-year-old, referred by her gynecologist, sought a reduction in the size of her breasts. Currently, she wears a D cup bra and would prefer to be in C cup range. She is bothered by lower back pain and shoulder strap furrows. The patient is 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 105 pounds. Dr. Parker performed a vertical reduction and lift, removing... Read More
Breast Reduction Case 546 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #546

This 29 year old was referred to Dr Parker by another patient asking for smaller and uplifted breasts. The patient also complained of neck and back pain. She wears a 34 DDD cup, is 5’3″ tall and weighs 145 pounds. Dr Parker performed a minimal incision breast reduction along with a lollipop lift, removing 340 grams of tissue from her... Read More
Breast Asymmetry Case 509 Before & After View #1 | Paramus, NJ | Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
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Case #509

This 63 year old patient, referred by another patient of Dr. Parker’s, was bothered by the large size of her breasts for sometime. She thinks they have gotten worse over the past year, causing her neck and back pain; the shoulder straps on her bras dig in as well. The patient wears a DD bra. She is 5’3″ tall and weighs 140 pounds.... Read More

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Do you feel your breasts are too large for your body? Are you tired of dealing with back, neck, and shoulder pain and clothing that feels too tight on your chest? Breast reduction surgery can help. It’s a popular procedure here at Parker Center for Plastic Surgery. Dr. Parker and our team love helping patients achieve near-immediate relief from their symptoms—as well as smaller, lighter, and more youthfully shaped breasts!

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What Are the Benefits of Breast Reduction?

Overly large, heavy breasts can cause back, neck, and shoulder pain as well as feelings of self-consciousness and difficulty in finding clothing that fits. Breast reduction can alleviate many of these symptoms almost immediately, restoring your freedom to enjoy physical and social activities.

After breast reduction surgery, almost all patients state their physical discomfort from the heavy and sagging breasts is eliminated. Additionally, they report how much better they look and feel in clothing, their ability to exercise more comfortably, and enhanced self-esteem.

How Much Does Breast Reduction Surgery Cost in New Jersey?

At Parker Center, breast reduction surgery starts at $12,780 depending on the extent of surgery needed to achieve a patient’s goals, as well as what procedures are involved (i.e., liposuction alone vs. an anchor reduction and lift). At the end of your consultation with Dr. Parker, we will provide an individualized price quote with a breakdown of all associated costs.

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Do I Need a Breast Reduction or a Breast Lift? 

While it is true that larger breasts are often more prone to sagging, these procedures have different goals—and determining the right option for you depends on your natural anatomy and what you hope to achieve. 

  • Breast reduction surgery removes natural breast tissue to create a smaller breast mound. While the majority of breast reduction patients also benefit from lifting, the primary goal of a breast reduction is not to correct breast sagging. Instead, a breast reduction reduces excess breast tissue to a more manageable size while improving the shape and position of the breast and nipple/areolar complex. Dr. Parker includes lifting techniques in all of his breast reduction procedures.
  • Breast lift surgery is designed to address breast sagging without dramatically altering the size of the breasts. Rather, this procedure removes excess skin and lifts the breasts higher on the chest for a more youthful appearance. A breast lift can be performed on breasts of all sizes, and many women with smaller breasts benefit from a breast lift after weight loss, pregnancy, and breastfeeding, or the natural impact of aging. In fact, breast lift surgery is often combined with breast augmentation to correct deflation and improve breast shape; this is referred to as augmentation mastopexy.

As with any breast procedure, Dr. Parker’s goal with breast reduction is to help you alleviate your symptoms and create smaller, shapelier breasts that are natural in proportion to your body. During your consultation, he will assess your current breast size, chest width, height, and any existing asymmetry, and talk with you about your desired breast size to agree upon a breast size and shape that is best for you.

Dr. Paul Parker

Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACS

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Known for his surgical talent and caring personality, Dr. Parker has been serving the community for over 25 years. He has dedicated his practice to the education, safety, and comfort of his patients—making each one feel as important as family.

The Aesthetic Society; American Society of Plastic Surgeons; International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; The Rhinoplasty Society
The Aesthetic Society; American Society of Plastic Surgeons; International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; The Rhinoplasty Society

What Are My Breast Reduction Options at Parker Center?

There are 3 main methods of performing breast reduction:

  • Liposuction
  • Vertical or “lollipop” reduction
  • Inverted T or anchor breast reduction.

Dr. Parker takes care to use the most scar-minimizing option possible to achieve the smaller, aesthetically pleasing breasts you have in mind. 

Liposuction for Breast Reduction

Liposuction can be an effective breast reduction technique in breasts with a high content of fatty tissue, which is most common in older women and much less common in younger women. Liposuction has little benefit on breast shape and tends to flatten the breast. Therefore, Dr. Parker typically limits the use of liposuction for breast reduction in this older patient population. He performs this procedure infrequently because he achieves a better sized and shaped breast with minimal incision techniques.

Vertical Breast Reduction

Women who require a modest reduction and lift are candidates for vertical breast reduction (also called the Lejour or lollipop breast reduction). This technique employs a limited incision around the areola and vertically down to the inframammary crease under the breast. It usually does not involve an incision within the inframammary crease itself. This limited incision procedure has become Dr. Parker’s preferred technique for the following reasons:

  • The scars typically are virtually unnoticeable.
  • The resultant shape of the breast is almost always significantly improved versus the flattening of the breast that tends to occur with an anchor breast reduction.
  • Recovery is quicker than with an anchor breast reduction.
  • Patient acceptance and satisfaction have been phenomenal.
Vertical breast reduction
Vertical breast reduction

Anchor Breast Reduction

The traditional, classic, or anchor breast reduction uses an inverted T incision, which:

  • Encircles the areola
  • Extends vertically down to the breast crease
  • Runs along the crease

This method is reserved for very large breast reductions and for those patients whose breasts sag significantly (common after massive weight loss) with nipples pointing downward since it is the only way to reduce this very large amount of breast tissue and/or loose skin.

Anchor breast reduction

How Is Breast Reduction Surgery Performed?

Breast reduction surgery time ranges from about 1½ to 4½ hours, depending on the technique used. All incisions are closed with dissolving sutures. Your general anesthesia is provided by our board-certified MD anesthesiologist. After about 1 hour in our recovery suite, you will be able to go home to continue your recovery.

“The Best! I had a Breast Reduction and Lift. Not only is Dr. Parker a professional to work with, he’s a master at his craft. The whole process from the consultation to the post operative has been amazing. Dr. Parker is focused, caring and meticulous….The operating room team was comforting, caring and professional. If you need to trust a doctor with your body, there’s no one better. The recovery was painless, a bit uncomfortable at times just as they said. I’m writing this 5 days out. I’m so happy I choose the Parker Center.”

Breast Reduction Patient

Your Breast Reduction Consultation & Imaging Session

Consultations at Parker Center are special. Dr. Parker will spend extra time with you, ensuring that he understands your goals and that you are fully educated about each potential solution. Additionally, our imaging expert will help you see the possibilities with digital photo imaging or VECTRA® 3D imaging technology, depending on your interests. Patients who are comparing providers often tell us our consults are the most thorough and informative they’ve ever experienced!

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How Long Is the Recovery After Breast Reduction?

Patients can shower the day after surgery and resume most activities of daily living, including the return to work within several days. Aerobic exercise that does not involve the chest can be started 10 days after surgery. All other activities can usually begin 3 weeks after surgery.

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Rapid Recovery Program

Our surgical procedures, anesthesia, medications, and aftercare are tailored to minimize post-operative discomfort and accelerate recuperation.

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Take the Next Step

To meet with Dr. Parker and his team in Paramus, New Jersey, and discuss your breast augmentation options, request a free cosmetic consultation using our online form or call  (201) 967-1212 for an appointment. We also offer free cosmetic consults by phone or video with our nurse coordinator if you prefer to start with this option.