Remove excess tissue to alleviate discomfort and achieve a smaller breast profile.


For many medical and cosmetic reasons, a woman may feel her breasts are overly large and pendulous. Breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty) in Brisbane is becoming an increasingly popular solution.

Dr Samuel Yang and his team understand that breast size and shape preference is completely personal. The size of your breasts may have an impact on your health, wellbeing, movement and even choice of clothing.

Dr Yang performs breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty) surgery to help women from all walks of life to feel comfortable in their own skin. Most women get early and significant relief from their years of back, neck and shoulder pain. Exercise also becomes possible while bras and clothes are easier to fit into.

Arrange a consultation with Dr Samuel Yang and talk about your surgical options.

Also known as:
  • reduction mammaplasty
  • reduction mammoplasty
  • breast reduction surgery
  • breast surgery for back pain
  • surgery for large breasts
  • oversized breast surgery

What is a breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty)?

Also known as a reduction mammaplasty, this surgical procedure reduces the size and volume of the breasts and repositions the nipple in a more lifted position. While some may consider this procedure to be cosmetic, the overall health and functional benefits of a breast reduction are significant.

Dr Yang will work closely with you to ensure the outcome relieves any physical burden and improves your overall appearance.

Breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty) procedure

Many different techniques are used to reduce breast size for aesthetic results. The most appropriate operation needed to achieve your goals will be tailored to your breasts and chest. Dr Yang’s focuses on shaping your breasts to a more comfortable size while also retaining their a round shape.

Breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty) results

Results of your surgery will be immediately visible, with bruising, healing and swelling reducing throughout your recovery. Scarring will also diminish over time. Breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty) surgery does offer a permanent solution, however, breasts are a part of the body that is sensitive to weight gain, weight loss and hormonal changes. Your breasts may change with weight gains and drastic hormonal changes brought on by changes such as pregnancy. For this reason, it is advised to delay breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty) surgery until you have decided not to have any more children. Like all breast surgeries, breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty) may also affect your ability to breastfeed.

Your free Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammaplasty) Guide

Dr Yang will discuss all the options available to you, depending on the look that you are trying to achieve, your lifestyle, personal preferences and what is suitable for your shape and build. Sam will assess your reasons for surgery and create a personalised treatment plan for you.

To find out more about our breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty) procedure please contact us or download our FREE guide!

Breast Reduction FAQ's

When to consider breast reduction?

If you experience any of the following problems, you should consider breast reduction surgery.

  • Feeling weighed down or pulled forward by you breasts. Larger breasts are heavier and if your breasts are disproportionately large, they may also be too heavy for your body.
  • Overly large breasts and their weight may affect your posture pulling you forward from the shoulders creating a hunched posture.
  • Bad posture and the weight of overly large breasts combined can contribute to back and shoulder pain a common sign that your breasts may be too large for your frame.
  • Difficulty finding clothes that fit comfortably. Although the fashion industry does play a part in the sizing and shape of clothing disproportionately large breast do make finding clothes and even underwear that fit right. Difficulty finding underwear that fits right is especially concerning as ill-fitting bras can aggravate back problems and feeling of being weighed down while cutting into the shoulders, under the breasts, and leaving scaring and dark marks.
  • Difficulty breathing is one of the most severe signs of oversized breasts. Because of the extra weight on the chest, your breasts may make it difficult to breath especially during exercise and moderate to strenuous activity.
  • Limited mobility and discomfort. Larger breasts are more likely to become pendulous and even with supportive underwear may move uncomfortable, sometimes even causing pain.

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Breast Reduction Surgery Brisbane

Dr Samuel Yang is a qualified Specialist Plastic Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgeon, who works closely with his patients to achieve their plastic surgery goals. He will ensure you’re comfortable and well-informed before proceeding with surgery.

During a consultation with Dr Yang, he will perform an examination to help you understand how the size of your breast may be impacting the rest of your body. Dr Yang will provide you will the correct surgical advice to suit your individual needs. If you have any questions regarding our procedures or would like to book a consultation with Dr Yang, don’t hesitate to contact us.


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