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Dr. Ricky Perry Clay, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Ricky Clay specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Jackson, MS. Areas of expertise for Dr. Clay include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. He is affiliated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).

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Dr. Benjamin Clayton McIntyre, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Benjamin McIntyre is a specialist in plastic surgery and head and neck surgery. He works in Jackson, MS. Areas of expertise for Dr. McIntyre include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Dr. McIntyre accepts Medicare insurance. After attending the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia and a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Stephen Frederick Davidson, MD
Specializes in Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
2550 Flowood Drive; Suite 200
Flowood, MS
 

Dr. Stephen Davidson practices head & neck plastic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Davidson's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
971 Lakeland Drive; Suite 315
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. G. Howell practices plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Howell include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

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Dr. Kenneth R Barraza, MD
Specializes in Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
2550 Flowood Drive; Suite 200
Flowood, MS
 

Dr. Kenneth Barraza practices head & neck plastic surgery in Flowood, MS. He attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient ratings for Dr. Barraza average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Somprasong Songcharoen, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1500 E. Woodrow Wilson Drive
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Somprasong Songcharoen is a hand surgeon and head and neck plastic surgeon in Jackson, MS. Dr. Songcharoen has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Songcharoen include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Songcharoen studied medicine at Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University.

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Dr. William Dotie Jackson, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1500 E. Woodrow Wilson Drive
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. William Jackson's medical specialty is plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Jackson include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Jackson speaks Spanish. Dr. Jackson is professionally affiliated with G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2500 North State Street; Division of Plastic Surgery
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Marcus Walkinshaw practices plastic surgery in Jackson, MS. Dr. Walkinshaw studied medicine at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Walkinshaw include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
2500 N State Street
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Michael Angel's areas of specialization are plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). These areas are among Dr. Angel's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient ratings for Dr. Angel average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Angel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Sign Language, Spanish, and French.

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Dr. Michael G Kanosky, MD
Specializes in Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
2550 Flowood Drive; Suite 200
Flowood, MS
 

Dr. Michael Kanosky is a Flowood, MS physician who specializes in head & neck plastic surgery. Dr. Kanosky's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Kanosky graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1055 River Oaks Drive
Flowood, MS
 

Dr. R. Runnels is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Runnels graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Runnels average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Runnels takes Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Shelby K Brantley, MD
Specializes in Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
2550 Flowood Drive; Suite 200
Flowood, MS
 

Dr. Shelby Brantley works as a head and neck plastic surgeon in Flowood, MS. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Brantley include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Brantley accepts Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

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Dr. Suman Kumar Das, MD
Specializes in Other
2629 Courthouse Circle
Flowood, MS
 

Dr. Suman Das' areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient ratings for Dr. Das average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Das is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from Medical College and Hospital Kolkata.

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Specializes in Legal Medicine
1421 North State Street; Suite 504
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. William Thompson is a Jackson, MS physician who specializes in legal medicine. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Thompson honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

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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.