Breast hypertrophy is called to excessive breast volume. Its volume can occur as an isolated symptom or may beaccompanied by fall of the breast (ptosis). Generally it is due to the excessive development of the mammary gland and the adipose tissue from inside.
The Breast Reduction or Reduction Mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure to reduce the size of breasts, through the elimination of fat, breast tissue and skin, making them smaller, lighter, rounder, and firmer. In addition this interventionis often supplemented with a reduction in the size of the areola.
Women with large breasts may have some problems due to this excess weight, such as back pain and neck pain, irritation of the skin under the breast and respiratory problems. The breast reduction aims to achieve an aesthetically more proportionate breast with the consequent functional benefit.