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, who practices in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Spiegel is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Spiegel's areas of expertise include the following: general reconstruction, breast reconstruction revision, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Spiegel accepts. After attending the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Spiegel completed her residency training 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 foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Polish. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Pierre Chevray works as a plastic surgeon in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Chevray include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Chevray performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Chevray has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Anthony Echo is a plastic surgeon. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Echo is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Echo honors Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to 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. Dr. Echo has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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

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

Dr. Steven Albright is a plastic surgeon. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Albright's areas of expertise include the following: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He accepts Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and more. Dr. Albright welcomes new patients. 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.

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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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