Breast Reduction

Breast reduction or reduction mammoplasty is typical plastic surgery in order to reduce the size of large breasts in Iran.

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What is Breast Reduction Surgery?

Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure designed to decrease the size and volume of the breasts, providing relief for individuals experiencing physical discomfort or emotional distress due to excessively large breasts. This procedure involves the removal of excess breast tissue, fat, and skin, while also reshaping and lifting the breasts to create a more proportionate and aesthetically pleasing result. Breast reduction surgery can address a range of issues caused by overly large breasts, including chronic pain in the neck, shoulders, and back, difficulty finding well-fitting clothing, skin irritation or rashes beneath the breast crease, and limitations on physical activities. The surgery is customized to each individual’s unique needs and desired outcome, with careful consideration given to maintaining nipple sensitivity and preserving the ability to breastfeed whenever possible. By reducing the size of the breasts and improving their shape, breast reduction surgery not only enhances physical comfort but can also boost self-confidence and improve overall body image. Consulting with a qualified plastic surgeon is crucial to thoroughly discuss the procedure, understand the potential risks and benefits, and determine the best approach for achieving desired results.

Breast Reduction Surgery in Summary

Trip length

7 – 8 Days

Surgery duration

1 – 2 hours


General anesthetic

Recovery time

1 – 2 months

Hospital stay

1 Day

Back to Work

10 – 14 Days

Best Breast Reduction Surgeons

Dr. Sajad Mohammadi
Dr. Sajad Mohammadi is Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with 15 years of experience and located in Tehran, Iran.
Dr. Hadi Amali is Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with 18 years of experience and located in Tehran, Iran.
Dr. Farhood Goravanchi is Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with 14 years of experience and located in Tehran, Iran.

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More about Breast Reduction 

Reasons for having overdeveloped breasts are different from genetics, breastfeed or gaining weight. Besides aesthetic reasons, large saggy breasts can cause neck and shoulder discomfort and pain. Some women are really obsessed with the shape of their breasts and care what others think of their figure and some others are really in misery for back and neck pain because of their large breasts. They really care “how does it look from outside!” and that’s why many women in Iran undergo breast reduction surgery to have better-shaped breasts. Read more about breast reduction in Iran here:

What is breast reduction?

Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a kind of breast procedure to remove excess breast fat, glandular tissue, and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to diminish the discomfort and complication related to overly large breasts. Overly large breasts can cause health and emotional problems. They can affect your self-esteem or you may experience pain in your neck and shoulders. The weight of excess breast tissue can impair your ability to lead an active life. The emotional discomfort and self-consciousness often associated with having large pendulous breasts can be as important an issue as physical discomfort and pain.

Breast reduction 

Breast reduction is both a medical and cosmetic surgery  in order to decrease the size or change the shape of the breasts of a woman. For so many generations, Iranian women genetically have been fat with large breasts and after breastfeeding, their breasts have become even larger. They have always had complications leading an active lifestyle after giving birth to their children. In the recent decade, they have chosen breast reduction surgery to help them reduce the size of their breasts and gain the body contouring and shape they desire and also freely follow a much more active routine.

Breast reduction costs around the world

In the United States a breast reduction costs 4000-8000$, in Canada, it costs around 4500-6500$ on average, in Turkey it costs more than 3000$ and in Europe on average 5000$, but in Iran, you can have the best-quality breast reduction surgery in a modern and well-equipped clinic by the artistic hands of a highly experienced and skilled surgeon with about 1,400$ on average.

What is breast reduction cost in Tehran?

A breast reduction cost in Tehran including surgery team fees, clinic costs, medical tests and imaging, medicine, anesthesia, and after-care sessions, or in other words all medical related costs together ranges from 1200-2600 US dollars.

Stay duration for a breast reduction in Iran

Usually, on the first day of your visit to Iran, you will be taken to do some tests in the laboratory and visit your surgeon; on the second day, your surgery will be performed. You will visit your surgeon 2 days after your surgery and on the last day of your visit to Iran you get the instructions for the next two months. The best duration for your breast reduction surgery in Iran is 6 days.

Do I need someone to take care of me after breast reduction?

It is not necessary to have someone to take care of you after your breast reduction surgery in your hotel room. But if you bring a family member or a friend to be there for you to help you change cloth and eat food, it is better. 

Is there a breast reduction age limit?

In the eye of experienced surgeons, there is certainly a minimum age for breast reduction in Iran. Gomediran suggests that girls and young women below 19 not undergo breast reduction surgery. Because till this time breasts are still developing. There is no age limit for breast reduction, but mostly women after breastfeeding their last child or after gaining too much weight opt to undergo this surgery.

Frequently Asked Questions of the Breast Reduction

How much is a breast reduction?

The average cost of breast reduction in Iran is 2,000$.

How long after breast reduction will I know my size?

One should really wait at least 6 months prior to assess the final size and shape of the breasts after undergoing your procedure

Can you breastfeed after a breast reduction?

Yes. New mothers who have had previous breast or nipple surgery can breastfeed their newborns and are strongly encouraged to do so

How long is recovery from breast reduction?

A breast reduction is a common procedure that will take about eight weeks to recover from, although your treatment timeline will depend on your health and how well you follow post-operative instructions

What to wear after breast reduction surgery?

After your breast reduction surgery, you will need to wear a surgical bra or compression garment for approximately six weeks

Is breast reduction surgery safe?

All surgeries carry the risk of complications. However, breast reduction surgery itself is typically very safe. The most common breast reduction complications are infections, loss of nipple sensation and breast reduction scars.

Can your breast grow back after reduction?

Unfortunately, the answer is yes. There is a possibility that your breasts will return to their previous size even after they’ve been reduced. The good news is that this is a rare occurrence among patients and can be prevented in most cases

Does breast reduction leave scars?

As with any surgical procedure, you will experience some degree of scarring after breast reduction surgery