Dr. Sandeep Jejurikar
3800 Highland Avenue #106
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Phone: (630) 960-0023
Monday, Thursday, Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
For some women, overly large breasts can be both an emotional and physical burden. However, it is possible to find relief from self-consciousness and discomfort with breast reduction surgery. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sandeep Jejurikar performs breast reduction for Downers Grove, Naperville, and suburban Chicago women to improve body proportions and quality of life.
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What Does Breast Reduction Treat?
The problems associated with overly large breasts are very real and can have a significant impact on the lives of women. Some of these problems include:
- Unwanted attention
- Back, neck, and shoulder pain
- Discomfort during exercise
- Pain where bra straps dig into shoulders
- Skin rashes
Breast reduction is not a strictly cosmetic enhancement. Because the procedure serves a medical purpose in addition to providing cosmetic improvement, it can be considered a reconstructive procedure and may be covered by health insurance. Dr. Jejurikar’s knowledgeable staff can assist you in determining if your procedure will be covered.
Dr. Sandeep Jejurikar
Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Sandeep Jejurikar is a board-certified plastic surgeon who is committed to helping you look and feel your very best.Meet Dr. Jejurikar
The Breast Reduction Procedure
Dr. Jejurikar develops a unique treatment plan for each patient. He performs breast reduction in suburban Chicago by using one of several incision patterns to remove excess skin and tissue. Incisions may be made around the areola, vertically down from the areola to the crease, and, in some instances, along the crease. After incisions have been made and excess tissue has been removed, Dr. Jejurikar may use liposuction to remove excess fat as needed. He may also need to reduce the size of the areola or move it to a higher position on the breast. In many cases a breast lift is performed in conjunction with the breast reduction, both to lighten the breasts and to improve their shape and position.
Breast Reduction Recovery & Results
Although there will be some swelling after the procedure, the results of breast reduction are noticeable immediately. A special support bra protects the new breast shape and reduces post-surgical discomfort. Dr. Jejurikar provides very clear instructions to ensure a proper recovery.
When women return to their normal routine and all swelling has subsided, they usually find that they are able to enjoy activities that were previously uncomfortable, feel relief from back pain, and maybe even feel more confident wearing form-fitting clothing.Back to Top