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  • Meet The Doctor

    Kenneth Bermudez, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience. He is committed to helping his San Francisco cosmetic and reconstructive surgery patients achieve — and often exceed — their cosmetic goals.

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    Dr. Bermudez has been honored numerous times for his surgical excellence. Most recently, he was selected as the Best San Francisco Plastic Surgeon by Marin Magazine for 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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Breast Reduction Surgeon - Dr. Bermudez

Patients can attain relief from the pain and discomfort associated with overly large breasts by undergoing a breast reduction procedure. Serving San Francisco, Dr. Kenneth Bermudez can eliminate excess fat, tissue, and skin from the breasts and bring them into proportion with the body.

Breast Reduction

Women who have overly large breasts often suffer from a variety of problems that have a negative of effect on their daily lives. These include:

  • Back, neck, and shoulder pain
  • Bra-strap indentations
  • Breast asymmetry
  • Excessive drooping
  • Inability to wear certain clothing
  • Self-consciousness

Breast reduction surgery, medically referred to as reduction mammaplasty, can reduce the size of the breasts and eliminate the problems caused by overly large breasts.

During your initial consultation, Dr. Kenneth Bermudez will discuss with you the details of breast reduction in San Francisco, including all aspects of the procedure and any pre-operative instructions you will need. Contact the offices of Kenneth Bermudez, MD, for more information on breast reduction.

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The Procedure

A breast reduction procedure is performed by cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kenneth Bermudez while the patient is under general anesthesia, and can be completed on an out-patient basis, if the patient so desires. The procedure begins with an incision made around the areola, down to the crease of the breast, then horizontally, forming an anchor shape. Dr. Kenneth Bermudez then removes excess fat, skin, and tissue from the breasts, and he repositions the nipples to a higher location. The procedure typically takes about three to four hours to complete.

There is a possibility that patients will lose feeling in the nipples following the procedure. Dr. Bermudez will discuss all risks of the procedure with you thoroughly before the operation.

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Recovery

Some discomfort and swelling should be expected during recovery from a breast reduction procedure. However, they should dissipate as the breasts heal. Scarring from the procedure is inevitable, but Dr. Kenneth Bermudez will work to minimize the appearance of scars and make them as discreet as possible. Patients who are breastfeeding or are planning to breast feed in the future should discuss this with Dr. Bermudez before considering the procedure.

Breast reduction surgery has some of the highest rates for satisfactory results of any plastic surgery procedure. This procedure relieves San Francisco breast reduction patients of the pain and discomfort, and perhaps embarrassment, of having overly large and heavy breasts.

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Contact Our Breast Reduction Surgeon

Dr. Kenneth Bermudez can help patients who suffer from discomfort and self-consciousness due to overly large breasts. In addition, Dr. Bermudez has extensive experience performing other procedures for the breast, including breast augmentation, breast reconstruction and breast lift. Dr. Bermudez is also proud to have helped numerous male breast reduction patients realize their dreams of a more aesthetically pleasing chest appearance.

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