Reasons to Consider a Breast Reduction

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While some women decide to undergo plastic surgery to increase the size of their breasts, women with naturally large and heavy breasts understand how devastating life can be on the other end of the spectrum. If you are plagued with overly large breasts, a breast reduction could be right for you.

At the office of Dr. Steven Warnock in Draper, we offer customized breast procedures to get you the results you want. Contact our office today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Warnock. He can discuss your treatment options to help you get the best results. Here are some of the reasons it might be time to consider a breast reduction.

Back, Neck or Shoulder Pain

The number one reason that women consider a breast reduction is because they are experiencing physical discomfort due to the weight of their breasts. We routinely see women with grooves worn into their shoulders from the constant pressure being put on their bra straps. Some patients experience pain in only one area, while others may feel pain in their back, neck and shoulders at all times.

Decreased Athletic Performance

Athletes need to be able to move and perform in a way that goes above and beyond the limits of the average person. An athletic woman who has very large breasts can see her athletic potential shortened due to her physical limits. She may not be able to find proper sports bras to support her breasts, and they can keep her from moving as fast and as free as she would like.

Breast Health Concerns

Women with a history of breast cancer in their family, or those who are prone to fibroid cysts may wish to reduce the amount of breast tissue that they have. Smaller, lighter breasts may make it easier to detect a problem than finding a tumor or cyst in a very large, dense, heavy breast.


It may seem trivial, but in reality, how we view ourselves and the amount of self-confidence that we have affect every part of our lives. When you don’t feel attractive or comfortable in your own skin, many aspects of life have the potential to be diminished. Heavy, large breasts make it difficult to wear many styles of clothing. When spaghetti straps and low back styles of dress are off limits because of the style bra necessary to support large breasts, it can cause a woman to feel poorly about herself. Breast reconstruction offers women the opportunity to wear the clothes she’s always dreamed of, and look amazing in them!

When considering having a medically recommended form of plastic surgery, confidence and comfort in those who will be providing your care are of the utmost importance. Our practice is experienced, compassionate and kind. We invite you to come in at your convenience to discuss your options with our staff. We look forward to seeing you and providing you with the highest level of care.