Breast Reduction in Miami, FL

If oversized breasts are causing you physical discomfort and impacting your self-confidence, breast reduction (“mammoplasty surgery”) at Constructive Surgery can help you achieve a more proportionate and balanced appearance. Dr. Christopher Salgado, our expert surgeon, is dedicated to delivering natural-looking results and ensuring your safety throughout the entire process, to help you regain your confidence and improve your quality of life.

Procedure Types

At Constructive Surgery, we understand that every patient is unique and requires personalized care. Dr. Salgado offers different types of breast reduction procedures to accommodate individual needs.

Traditional Incision

This is the most common technique used for breast reduction. It involves an anchor-shaped incision that circles the areola, extends downward, and follows the natural curve of the breast crease. This allows for the removal of excess glandular tissue, fat, and skin.

Vertical Incision

In some cases, a vertical incision may be used instead of the traditional incision. This technique involves two incisions – one around the areola and another running vertically from the areola to the breast crease. The vertical incision technique results in less scarring and a quicker recovery time.

Scarless Reduction

For patients with mild to moderate breast enlargement, a scarless reduction technique may be suitable. This procedure involves liposuction to remove excess fat and reshape the breasts, leaving minimal scarring.

Dr. Salgado will assess your individual needs and recommend the most appropriate technique for you during your consultation.

Meet Our Expert Surgeon

Dr. Christopher Salgado is a highly skilled and experienced board-certified surgeon who specializes in breast reduction procedures. He is committed to delivering natural-looking results that enhance both your physical appearance and self-confidence. Dr. Salgado’s expertise and his attention to detail make him the perfect choice for your breast reduction surgery.

The Procedure

During a breast reduction procedure, Dr. Salgado will carefully remove excess breast tissue, fat, and skin to achieve a more proportionate and aesthetically pleasing breast size. The surgery typically takes around three to four hours to complete, depending on the complexity of the case.

The procedure begins with the administration of anesthesia to ensure your comfort throughout the surgery. Dr. Salgado will then make the incisions according to the chosen technique discussed during your consultation. Through these incisions, he will remove the excess tissue, reshape the breasts, and reposition the nipples, if necessary. Finally, the incisions are meticulously closed with sutures to minimize scarring.

At Constructive Surgery, patient safety is our top priority. Dr. Salgado utilizes state-of-the-art techniques and technology to ensure precision, minimize risks, and optimize your results.


Recovery time after breast reduction surgery varies from patient to patient but generally follows a similar timeline. It is important to follow Dr. Salgado’s post-operative instructions to ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

  • Immediately after Surgery
    You will be required to wear a supportive bra to help reduce swelling and promote proper healing. Some mild discomfort and swelling are normal during the initial days, but any pain can be managed with prescribed medications.
  • First Week
    Most patients can return to light activities within the first week, including driving, but it is recommended to avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting during this time.
  • First Month
    By the end of the first month, most patients are able to resume normal activities, including work. However, it is still important to avoid heavy lifting and intense exercise until fully cleared by Dr. Salgado.
  • Scarring
    Initially, the incision lines may appear red and prominent, but they will gradually fade over time. Dr. Salgado will provide you with scar care instructions to help minimize scarring.

Remember, each patient’s recovery journey is unique, and it’s important to listen to your body and follow all post-operative instructions provided by Dr. Salgado.

Financing and Payment Options

We understand that the cost of breast reduction surgery can be a concern. We offer various financing and payment options to make the procedure more affordable and accessible.


In some cases, breast reduction surgery may be covered by insurance if it is medically necessary. We can help you determine if you are eligible for insurance coverage and work with your insurance company to get the procedure approved.

Financing Options

If you do not have insurance coverage, we offer several financing options to help you pay for your breast reduction surgery. We can work with you to find a payment plan that fits your budget.

To learn more about our financing options or to schedule a consultation, please contact our friendly team. We will be happy to answer any questions you have and help you find the best solution for you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Breast reduction may be covered by insurance if it is deemed medically necessary. Our team can assist you in navigating the insurance process and determine if your case qualifies for coverage. Documentation of back and / or neck pain, if present, is certainly helpful to make a case for insurance coverage.

Breast reduction surgery may impact your ability to breastfeed, as some breast tissue is typically removed. However, many women are still able to breastfeed successfully after the procedure.

The level of pain experienced after breast reduction varies from person to person. Most patients report mild to moderate discomfort, which can be managed with prescribed pain medications.

It is possible to experience a temporary change in nipple or breast sensation following breast reduction surgery. However, in most cases, sensation returns to normal within a few weeks or months. Dr. Salgado takes great care to preserve the nerves during the procedure, minimizing the risk of permanent sensory changes.

Yes, breast reduction surgery can be combined with other procedures, such as a breast lift or liposuction, to address additional aesthetic concerns. Dr. Salgado will discuss with you the options that best suit your goals and ensure the most comprehensive and satisfying results.

Remember, these FAQs are meant to provide general information. It is important to schedule a consultation with Dr. Salgado to address your specific concerns and determine if breast reduction surgery is appropriate for you.

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