Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction


Breast reduction or Reduction Mammaplasty is a common surgical procedure which involves the reduction in the size of breasts by excising fat, skin, and glandular tissue. It may also involve a procedure to counteract drooping of the breasts.  This procedure is typically performed on women, but may also be performed on men afflicted by Gynecomastia.

Breast Reduction typically is performed to reduce disproportionately large, sagging breasts.  It also can reduce the size of the areola (the dark pink skin surrounding the nipple), which frequently becomes enlarged as the breast develops.  The extend of procedure depends on what changes are desired and what your surgeon deems appropriate.


Best Candidates for Breast Reduction:

- Women who are troubled by very large, sagging breasts that restrict activities and cause physical discomfort.

- The procedure can be done earlier however if large breasts are causing serious physical discomfort.

- Some women feel awkward with the enormity of their breasts in proportion to the rest of their smaller bodies.

- Must be over 18 year old with good health condition


Breast Reduction cost within package :

- Accommodation for 1 night in hospital private room after surgery

- Operating Room Charges: OR Room Use, Recovery Room, Scrub & Circulate Nurse

- Regular menu food charges

- Laboratory Testing: necessary for the procedure as CBC, EKG, UA, Anti HIV, Chest X-Ray

(If age over 50 need to check Cardiology.  An extra charge 100 USD)

- Medical Equipments and Medical Supplies

- General Anesthesia – Pre Anesthetic Drugs, Anesthesia and Medical Gas (Oxygen, Nitrous Oxide)

- Medical Treatments

- Doctor fees

- Anesthesia fees

- Nursing services

- Take home medication and supplies

- Post op cares

- Transportation pick up


Service Accommodation

- Transportation pick up from airport –hotel-clinic-airport  as well as follow up period (optional)

- Mobile service during recovery with local number.  People can get in touch with you. (as request)

- Hotel reservation at least 1 km from Preecha Aesthetic Institute

- Touring services

- Interpreter services  with any language


Type of Anesthesia: General Anesthesia


Breast Reduction Thailand preparation

- Inform us about any allergies, any serious medical condition(s), and all medications you are

- Taking (both prescription and non-prescription).

- Prepare question(s) for surgeon.

- No Aspirin 2 days before surgery.

- Stop vitamin E Oil 1 day before surgery.

- Stop smoking 2 days and a month after surgery.

- Tell doctor if you have any serious medical condition(s).

- Surgeon will conduct a routine breast examination, age, family history, mammograms, and x-ray

- Surgeon will discuss other variables that influence the decision involved in the procedure

- If patient considering breast-feeding should discuss the matter with the plastic surgeon at this time

- Surgeon will explain the specific details, technique to be used, where the operation will be performed and what realistically can accomplish

- Stop meal and water starting from midnight before surgery.

- Plan to be in Thailand at least 10 days after surgery.


Breast Reduction procedure

The most commonly employed technique, called brassiere pattern skin reduction, involves both horizontal and vertical incisions that follow the contour of the breast.  The vertical incision creates a key-hole-shaped pattern above the areola.

Working through the incision, the surgeon excises excess tissue, fat and skin on the side of the breast.  Skin is removed from the area within the vertical incision and around the areola.  The nipple, areola and underlying tissue are moved through this space to a new higher location.

Another technique involves completely detaching the nipple from the breast before relocating it.  Since a transplanted nipple loses all sensitivity, this approach is performed only when deemed necessary for patients with extremely large breasts.

After the nipple is repositioned, skin on both sides of the breast is moved down and around the areola and then bought together to re-contour the breast.

Sutures close the wounds under the breast and around the nipple area.  Following surgery, a gauze dressing may be applies to the breasts, or the patient may be placed in a surgical brassiere.


Breast Reduction recovery in Thailand

After breast reduction surgery, there is some soreness and discomfort which is easily controlled by medication.

Swelling and skin discoloration around the incisions generally will subside in a few days.  After surgery, there may be a temporary loss of sensation in the nipples and breast skin.  This condition will improve with time.  Sutures will be removed within ten day of surgery.

Scars remain highly visible for a year following surgery, then fade to some degree.  Since incisions were made around and below the nipples, scars should not be notice able even in low-cut-clothing.

Since no two breasts are the same size and shape before surgery, usually a slight variation will exist after surgery.





Treatment after surgery during the first 7 days of Breast Reduction

- The day after surgery. PAI doctor team will visit you.

- Removing Incisions will appoint within 10 days after surgery.

- No heavy exercise 4 weeks after surgery

To permit proper healing, you should avoid excessive exercise and refrain from overhead lifting for there to four weeks.  The decision on when to return to work and normal activities depends on how fast you heal and how you feel.


Breast Reduction surgery times

Time required: 1-2 hour(s)



General Anesthesia

Back to work: 10 days

More strenuous activity: 3-4 weeks

Fading of scars: several months to a year


Breast Reduction surgery schedule’s required 10 days after surgery in Thailand

Day 1 – Consultation and Prepare for Laboratory Testing

Day 2-4 – Surgery and two nights in hospital private room after surgery

Day 4 – Discharge from Hospital
Day 4 to Day 9 – Stay in hotel for recovery period and follow up on doctor appointment

Day 10 – Stitches removal and final check up (Five-ten days following surgery)
Day 11– Safe to fly


Set up an appointment with Preecha Aesthetic Institute.

1. Write your question, interest at consult us in program form

2. Via email

2.1   list your expectations or procedure that you are interest and give us your detail as possible

2.2   email to us

2.3   We will get back to you shortly after receive your question with recommendation from specialize surgeon


Once you know your planning date for surgery.

Here is the next step.

3.1   Consultation with us via email for details and procedure

3.2   Plan your available date to be surgery and departure from Bangkok

3.3    We will confirm you for surgery date

3.4    You may start to book your airline ticket

3.5    We will confirm you all detail and hotel booking, if require

3.6    For transportation to be pick up from the airport, we can do for you as optional


PAI (Preecha Aesthetic Institute)

898/1 Sukumvit 55

Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand

Tel: (662) 715-0111


Meeting Point (Airport):

The driver will stand by for you at the door number 4 (Meeting point) after exit from customs.  The driver will stand by with your name and PAI’s logo.



Hotel partner are special offer for PAI.



- Thai, Japanese, Italian and English

- Other Language upon request



The payment can be prepared in Cash by US dollars, Euro Dollar, Japanese Yen, HKD, SGD, AUD or pay by Traveler‘s Cheques.

If using credit cards, the hospital will charged 3% for international transaction fee.  This is only for surgery fees.  Hotels are not charged for international transaction fee.

An extra charged for HIV is 30% from total cost.


Cost of meal

Cost of living meal per day is 15-20 USD.


Passport and VISA

Preecha Aesthetic Institute can issue the letter to clarify with your local Embassy or Passport.


Tourist Visa Exemption (30 days without VISA)

Australia, Austria, Belgium ,Brazil ,Bahrain , Brunei Darussalam   ,Canada, Denmark ,Finland ,France, Germany  ,Greece ,Hong Kong ,Iceland  ,Indonesia  ,Ireland  ,Israel  ,Italy  ,Japan  ,South Korea ,Kuwait ,Luxembourg , Malaysia  ,Monaco  ,Netherlands  ,New Zealand  ,Norway  ,Oman ,Peru  ,Philippines  ,Portugal , Qatar , Singapore  ,Spain  ,South Africa  ,Sweden  ,Switzerland  ,Turkey  ,United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom  ,United States of America ,Vietnam.


Airport Immigration and Customs

Please present the supporting documents confirming the scheduled operation upon request. Please do not carry any unnecessary drugs or dangerous objects in your luggage.


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