We found 4 providers matching breast reduction and who accept Golden Rule near Sugar Land, TX.

Dr. Aldona J Spiegel, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Aldona Spiegel is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Spiegel has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Her areas of expertise include the following: general reconstruction, breast reconstruction revision, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She accepts Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients. Dr. Spiegel attended medical school at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Spiegel's training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Spiegel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Polish.

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Dr. Anthony Echo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Anthony Echo is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Echo has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Echo include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Echo is accepting new patients. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Lift, ... (Read more)

Dr. Pierre-Yves Masaki Chevray, PhD, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Pierre Chevray's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Chevray include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Chevray attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Chevray at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Chevray welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Butt Augmentation, Chin Implants, Injectable ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Benjamin Albright, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Steven Albright's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Albright include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Albright's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Albright has an open panel.

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