Breast Reduction

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For many women, large breasts are a source of back, neck, and shoulder pain. A breast reduction in Mississauga and Toronto can help with these problems and may also provide considerable cosmetic benefits. Breast reduction surgery involves the removal of breast tissue to reduce the size. Because large breasts often sag with age or after breastfeeding, breast reduction often helps women from Brampton, Oakville, and surrounding cities restore a more youthful shape and create a higher location of the breast on the chest wall.

Depending on the amount of tissue to be removed, Dr. Weinberg might also reposition the nipple, make the nipple smaller, and perform liposuction to achieve the optimal breast shape. He has extensive experience with this procedure. In fact, he was even invited to demonstrate his skill in breast reduction surgery on the popular television series "Skin Deep."

To learn more about breast reduction surgery, call our office at 905-273-3045 (Mississauga) or 416-207-9090 (Toronto) or request an appointment onlinerequest an appointment online. Dr. Weinberg looks forward to meeting with you and helping you achieve your aesthetic goals.

A Better Breast Reduction

Dr. Weinberg is recognized as a leader in breast enhancement and reconstruction surgery and offers the following benefits for breast reduction surgery:

  • Experience – He has performed over 1,000 breast surgeries in the last few years alone.
  • Knowledge – He has authored several works regarding breast reduction surgery.
  • Options – Different surgical techniques can be used, such as liposuction, for optimal breast reduction.

Dr. Michael J. Weinberg is a Royal College certified plastic surgeon, and is committed to helping you achieve a youthful and vibrant appearance.

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Breast Reduction Procedure

Most of our Toronto and Mississauga breast reduction cases are covered under OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan), and therefore are performed in hospital, at Trillium Health Centre where Dr. Weinberg served as Division Head of Plastic Surgery for more than 15 years. The procedure usually takes about an hour and a half and is almost always performed under general anesthetic.

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Breast Reduction, Mississauga Woman Solves Her back Pain Issues

Breast Reduction, Mississauga Woman Solves Her back Pain Issues

Dr. Weinberg performs a breast reduction surgery.

During breast reduction surgery, Royal College Certified plastic surgeon Dr. Weinberg will remove excess fat, skin, and glandular tissue. In addition, the nipples will be lifted to a higher position on the breast mound. The skin of the breast will be tightened to create firmer, more youthful-looking breasts. As with all surgical procedures, there are possible complications that can occur with breast reduction. Potential complications specific to your surgery will be discussed in detail at your consultation. For a discussion of general risks of surgery, review Dr. Weinberg's Your First Visit page.

Breast Reduction Cost & Related Procedures

The cost of your breast reduction will vary depending on if you combine it with another procedure such as a breast lift, or combined with body contouring procedures including liposuction or a tummy tuck.

After Your Procedure

After your surgery, it is likely that you can return to work in 1 to 2 weeks. However, it is recommended that you avoid contact with your breasts for about 3 to 4 weeks. It is important to follow Dr. Weinberg's postoperative instructions to so you can heal quickly.

Dr. Weinberg will discuss and answer questions about specific possible side effects and complications in detail during your consultationyour consultation.

Dr. Weinberg does not endorse or lend his name to any specific product, medication, or device. The information on this page is meant to familiarize prospective patients with some of the commonly available treatments/products and devices in use for specific issues and is intended for general educational purposes only. Decisions regarding treatments in a specific patient must be made in the context of a medical consultation.

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The Toronto Plastic Surgery Clinic:
Dr. Michael J. Weinberg

1-66 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON M5R 3N8
(416) 207-9090

Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


The Mississauga Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Clinic:
Michael Weinberg, MD

247 Queensway West
Mississauga, ON L5B 1B9
(905) 273-3045

Monday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.