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Dr. Mahlon Alder Kerr, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
805 E 32nd Street; Suite 101
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Mahlon Kerr works as a plastic surgeon. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, mini tummy tuck, and septoplasty. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kerr is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Dr. Kerr has received the following distinctions: Texas Rising Stars and RealSelf Top Doctor.

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Dr. Michael Scott Haydon, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3003 Bee Caves Road; Suite 203
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Michael Haydon is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Haydon include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. Patient ratings for Dr. Haydon average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Haydon is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Haydon's training includes residency programs at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has received the distinction of RealSelf 100 Top Doctor Distinguished Surgeon of the Year Award RealSelf Top Doctor. Dr. Haydon's professional affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, and the University Medical Center Brackenridge.

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All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Newton Dee Moscoe III, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3705 Medical Parkway; Suite 460
Austin, TX
 

Dr. N. Moscoe is a plastic surgery specialist in Austin, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and vaginoplasty. The average patient rating for Dr. Moscoe is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. John Allen McFate, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4701 Bee Cave Road; Suite 106
Austin, TX
 

Dr. John McFate, who practices in Austin, TX and Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. McFate include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and vaginal rejuvenation. Dr. McFate's hospital/clinic affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Southwest Hospital. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then he performed his residency at Methodist Hospital. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. McFate accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Dr. Patrick H Beckham, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1212 Havre Lafitte Drive; Office
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Patrick Beckham practices plastic surgery and hand surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, and the University Medical Center Brackenridge. Dr. Beckham attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Beckham is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Umeshchandra Girdhar Gadaria, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1015 East 32nd Street; Suite 208
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Umeshchandra Gadaria specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Gadaria include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital. He graduated from Topiwala National Medical College. Dr. Gadaria takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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