What is a breast reduction?

A breast reduction is a procedure that decreases the size of the breast. People with disproportionately large breasts can experience neck pain, back pain, and other physical symptoms. Women who undergo breast reductions can notice physical and psychological benefits from the surgery. Men can also have a breast reduction. Men who have conditions like gynecomastia (a condition where male breasts are abnormally enlarged) may also seek a breast reduction.