San Antonio women who visit Dr. Michael Decherd or Dr. Matthew Isakson for breast reduction surgery not only do so because they desire to look better, but they also want to feel better too. Women who suffer from large, heavy breasts endure back, neck and shoulder pain, and activities such as jogging or aerobics are usually impossible to perform. Breast reduction surgery can change a woman’s life, giving her the freedom to be more active and to feel more comfortable and confident in her body.
Cosmetic Breast Reduction Reviews
"I have never been happier with the results of my breast augmentation. Dr. Decherd did everything I asked for and did a phenomenal job! I will definitely be going back very soon!"- K.M. / Google / Jun 26, 2023
"Dr Isakson performed Breast Augmentation and lipo on this mom of 3! Having children certainly changed my body. Dr Isakson walked through my specific areas of concern and spoke to what he could do to make me look and feel better. He was super informative and his bedside rapport was excellent. I cannot decide if I am happier with the augmentation (which I wanted for 25 years) or the lipo which sculpted my flanks, abs, outer and inner thighs. If you’re considering either of these procedures-go see Dr Isakson. This was truly was a great experience. And his nurse Katy is amazing and compassionate."- K.D. / Google / Oct 07, 2023
"Please book with him! 10 out of 10. Aside from the fact that he does AMAZING work, he’s personable and really cares about his patients. He’ll remember you and your past conversations every time you walk into his office, along with the wonderful staff. He makes you feel comfortable, he’s pleasant, professional and easy on the eyes (if you know what I mean) Haha. I went back and forth regarding my breast augmentation for years because I’ve seen so much botched work, but I wish I had gone to him years ago. You won’t be disappointed, I promise! Thank you Dr. Isakson!"- T.D. / Google / Nov 07, 2022
"Title: Life-Changing Mommy Makeover Experience! Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I recently had a mommy makeover procedure performed by Dr. Isakson and I cannot express enough how thrilled I am with the results! From the initial consultation to the post-operative care, Dr. Isakson, Katy, and their team provided an exceptional level of care and professionalism that exceeded my expectations. Dr. Isakson took the time to listen to my concerns and understand my desired outcome. He thoroughly explained the procedure, addressing any questions or doubts I had, which put my mind at ease. His expertise and attention to detail were evident throughout the entire process. The mommy makeover procedure involved a combination of breast augmentation, tummy tuck, and liposuction. Dr. Isakson’s surgical skills were truly remarkable. He sculpted my body with precision, restoring my pre-pregnancy figure and giving me newfound confidence. Not only did Dr. Isakson deliver outstanding results, but he also provided exceptional post-operative care. He closely monitored my recovery, ensuring that I healed properly and addressing any concerns promptly. His genuine care and attentiveness made me feel well-supported throughout the entire recovery journey. I cannot recommend Dr. Isakson enough for anyone considering a mommy makeover. His expertise, professionalism, and genuine care for his patients are unmatched. The transformation I experienced has been life-changing, and I am forever grateful to Dr. Isakson, Katy and their team for their exceptional work. If you are looking for a plastic surgeon who is not only skilled but also compassionate and dedicated to providing the best possible results, look no further than Dr. Isakson, you won't be disappointed! Thank you, Dr. Isakson, for helping me regain my confidence and making me feel like the best version of myself again! Sincerely, Amy Scott"- A.S. / Google / Jan 12, 2024
"Dr.Isakson is a great surgeon. I’ve had a phenomenal experience from initial appointment all the way through my post op appointments. He was informative, easy to communicate with, and great bedside manners. I highly recommend him and will be using him again in the future if I need a plastic surgeon. Thank you for my amazing results!"- L.P. / Google / Nov 07, 2022
A good breast reduction doesn't just reduce the volume of the breasts, it lifts and reshapes them so they're "perkier" as well as smaller. We typically use an inverted "T" or anchor incision, which encircles the areola, descends vertically down the lower pole of the breast, and then horizontally in the inframammary crease. The result is an incision that resembles an anchor. Once he removes the excess skin and breast tissue, the nipple and areola are repositioned higher on the chest and then the breast is reshaped to achieve a more youthful appearance. Breast reduction surgery usually involves a reduction of the areola diameter as well. Sometimes, if it's necessary, liposuction is used to remove excess fat from the area between the breast and the armpit.
Plan Your Procedure
- Recovery Time
- 4-6 Weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 2-5 Hours
- Procedure Recovery Location
Breast Reduction FAQs
Reduction Or A Lift?
Many women are unsure about whether they want or need a breast reduction or a breast lift. A breast reduction (reduction mammoplasty) and a breast lift are almost always related. The primary difference is that a breast lift removes skin, but little breast tissue. A breast reduction is similar, but removes much more breast tissue. All breast reductions have a lift as part of the procedure.
How Bad Is The Scarring?
With breast reduction surgery there is always some noticeable scarring, but over time the scars fade. Many women worry about scarring with a breast reduction, but afterward they usually feel that the physical benefits of the reduction, along with a more youthful appearance, are a fair tradeoff for any scarring. Most women find the scarring secondary to their new breast shape.
How Is The Recovery?
Breast reduction is an outpatient procedure. Patients will be sore and slow moving for the first day or so, but then should be able to get around without a problem. For the first several weeks, our staff will recommend that the patient wear a compression bra to protect the breasts. Patients may resume normal activities within the week, but should avoid exercise for about 4-6 weeks. Results are visible immediately after the surgery, but it does take several months for the breast to take on a normal, final appearance. Nipple sensitivity will slowly return within the first year.