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We found 9 providers with an interest in breast reduction and who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Gretna, LA.

Dr. David Albert Jansen, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
2500 Belle Chasse Highway
Gretna, LA
 

Dr. David Jansen's specialties are plastic surgery and general surgery. Dr. Jansen has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jansen honors. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. Dr. Jansen has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner, Touro Infirmary, and Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Louis Dupin, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2500 Belle Chasse Highway
Gretna, LA
 

Dr. Charles Dupin specializes in plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dupin include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC), Ochsner, and Touro Infirmary. He attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Lenox Hill Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. The average patient rating for Dr. Dupin is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dupin honors.

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Relevant Interests: , breast reduction

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Breast Implant Removal, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ernest Sai-Yun Chiu, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1430 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Ernest Chiu is a plastic surgeon. The average patient rating for Dr. Chiu is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chiu's areas of expertise include tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), moles, and birthmark. He honors Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU), Dr. Chiu attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ochsner and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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All Interests: Deviated Septum, Eye Surgery, Eyelid Problems, Facial Paralysis, Burns, Otoplasty, Facelift, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Frank Joseph Dellacroce, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1717 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Frank Dellacroce is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Dellacroce's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Dellacroce studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Nose Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Charles Boraski, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2500 Belle Chasse Highway
Gretna, LA
 

Dr. Jonathan Boraski specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Boraski is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, Dr. Boraski attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Charles Freel, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
533 Bolivar Street; Floor 5
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Andrew Freel's medical specialty is plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Freel include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Freel is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Freel is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , breast reduction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Nose Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1717 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Scott Sullivan is a plastic surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA. Clinical interests for Dr. Sullivan include breast augmentation, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sullivan attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and then went on to complete his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. He is affiliated with Ochsner.

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All Interests: Thigh Lift, Tummy Tuck, Free Flap Breast Reconstruction, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Juan Ramon Escobar, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1111 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite N510
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Juan Escobar, who practices in Marrero, LA, New Orleans, LA, and Metairie, LA, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Escobar include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Escobar is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Escobar is conversant in Spanish.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Down Syndrome, Laser Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alireza Sadeghi, BS, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
3434 Prytania Street; Suite 420
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Alireza Sadeghi works as a hand surgeon and head and neck plastic surgeon. Dr. Sadeghi (or staff) is conversant in Polish and Turkish. Dr. Sadeghi's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His professional affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Touro Infirmary. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sadeghi honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

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What is Breast Reduction?

Breast reduction is a surgery to remove excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin from the breasts in order to ease discomfort.

When women have unusually large breasts, the weight of the breast tissue can cause significant pain in the back, neck, and shoulders. If the breast tissue pulls the shoulders down in a certain way, nerve problems can result, leading to a feeling of pins and needles in the arms and hands. The skin underneath large breasts can suffer from rashes. Women with unusually large or heavy breasts might not be able to participate in sports or other activities that they would like to do. Large breasts can also lead to unwanted attention and a significant loss of self-esteem for many women.

Some men may also seek to have breast reduction surgery. Due to certain hormonal disorders, men can sometimes develop enlarged breast tissue, called gynecomastia. This condition can be a source of great emotional distress.

During a breast reduction surgery, the patient is usually ‘put to sleep’ with general anesthesia. An incision is made around the areola, the dark area around the nipple, and sometimes down the underside of the breast as well. Through this incision, the breast tissue is removed, lifted, and shaped. The areola and nipple are repositioned higher on the breast. Then the new breast is sutured, or sewn closed. The entire procedure takes between two and five hours. For several weeks after the reduction, the new breasts will be swollen from surgery, and their size will continue to change until healing is complete. Scars are usually small but visible right after surgery, but they fade after several months.

In order to be a good candidate for breast reduction surgery, a patient must be in good general health, not significantly overweight, not a smoker (or able to stop smoking temporarily), and old enough that the patient’s breasts have finished developing. Although there are several good reasons to undergo breast reduction surgery, there are risks as well. Some of these risks are related to surgery in general, such as risks for anesthesia or blood clots. Others are specific to breast reduction surgery, and they include the risk of asymmetrical breasts, decreased sensation in the breasts, or an inability to breastfeed in the future.