Breast Reduction by Liposuction

Do excessively large breasts create problems or discomfort for you? You may struggle to find bras that fit, have self-confidence issues, or neck pain and issues with standing up straight. Large breasts can create a range of complications, which inspire many women to search for solutions. In these cases, a potential solution can be found in the form of breast surgery known as the breast reduction using liposuction procedure.

With a breast reduction through liposuction (also known as the scarless breast lift), fat is removed from the breasts to reduce their size and increase the patient’s comfort. This procedure is not suitable for all women with oversized breasts, however, so read on to learn more about its suitability for you.

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When is breast reduction by liposuction suitable?

If your breasts are larger in size due to an accumulation of fatty tissue, a liposuction procedure may be a suitable reduction method for you. In cases where glandular tissue is causing the size rather than fat, then liposuction will not be very effective. If skin needs to be removed then liposuction on it’s own is inappropriate.

The ideal candidate for a breast reduction through liposuction is usually women older than 35 with fatty breasts. Younger women with larger breasts tend to have more glandular tissue than fat. If you are a little overweight, your breasts may have a high-fat content. A mammogram can determine the amount of fat in your breasts.

What are the benefits of a breast reduction through liposuction?

While a breast reduction by liposuction will change how you look and feel, it may also provide pain relief for your back, neck and shoulders. Another benefit can be less skin irritation under the breasts, while living more comfortably with a more preferable size, shape and aesthetic.

Patients often experience greater movement and activity while experiencing a boost in confidence. You will be able to fit into smaller bras and clothing, enjoying a more comfortable fit. The shape and size of your breasts before undergoing surgery will affect the outcome of the procedure.


This 35 year old female had lost approx 12 kgs from diet and exercise. She wanted us to treat her problem areas that did not respond to her healthy lifestyle. She also wanted us to correct her sagging breasts with no scars.


We performed liposuction to the Abdomen, Back, Inner Thighs and also a Scarless Breast Lift. She was very happy with her new body shape and the results of the Scarless Breast Lift.

You are a good candidate for this procedure if your breasts are fully developed and creating negative elements in your life due to being oversized.

What does liposuction breast reduction cost?

The level of complexity for your specific liposuction requirements will determine the cost of your procedure. As such, an accurate quote cannot be given until after your consultation with one of the skilled surgeons at Me Clinic. We will examine your breasts during this consultation and determine how much fat will need to be removed to achieve the look you would desire.

A customised quote will be provided directly after your consult, allowing you to consider whether you would like to move forward with the procedure. To further help with this decision, we recommend that you ask any questions during the assessment to ensure that you understand the procedure and recovery process. The Me Clinic team works hard to make sure you are completely comfortable with the procedure and well-informed with everything it entails.

Trusting Me Clinic with the outcome of your breast reduction

As a team with years of experience in creating a new look for the breasts of many women, Me Clinic are the experienced Cosmetic Surgeons you can trust. We work hard to find the right solution for every patient, considering your needs while ensuring your complete wellbeing at every stage of the process.

Many patients find confidence in our portfolio of work across the wide range of procedures that we offer, both surgical and non-surgical. The consultation process allows us to find the most suitable surgery for your aesthetic goals and comfort.

Trust the high-level of experience and many years of Cosmetic Surgery held by the surgeons at Me Clinic. Together we can make a positive change to your life and look.


This 24 year old women presented with assymetrical and large sagging breasts.


Liposuction to the breast was performed to reduce the size of the breast and make the breasts more symmetrical.

The Me Clinic team will help you find relief and confidence with the new look of your breasts after a reduction with liposuction.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any risks involved with liposuction and breast reductions?

There is a range of standard risks applicable to any major surgery. These can involve:

  • Risk of potential bleeding
  • Infection
  • Adverse reactions to anaesthesia
  • Bruising
  • Scarring
  • A loss of sensation in the nipples
  • Uneven contour

The liposuction procedure has a proven safety record, which is why it is so widely used here in Australia and across the world.

All possible risks will be explained, in detail, during your consultation, inclusive of all the details of your surgery and recovery process.

What takes place during the procedure?

General anaesthesia will be used for this procedure, and small incisions will be made in specific locations on your breasts. From here, we utilise the liposuction technique to remove excess fat, lessening the size of your breasts.

After the procedure, a gauze dressing will be placed over the incisions, and you will be provided medication for pain relief along with antibiotics to reduce the risk of infection. You will be required to wear a supportive bra for at least 4 weeks post surgery.

When can I get back to my normal schedule?

To ensure a quick and successful healing process, it would be best if you were to restrict physical activity for roughly two to four weeks. In some cases, it can take a few months for the swelling to subside and reveal the new look of your breasts.

It is completely normal to feel sore and bruised post-surgery, and your body will naturally return to normal over time.

Dr Ashley Granot

Dr Ashley has over 35 years of Cosmetic Surgery experience and is regarded as one of the leading Cosmetic Surgeons in Australia. Read more

Before proceeding with any cosmetic procedure, patients should seek a second opinion from qualified healthcare practitioners.

The information on the website is for general guidance only and cannot be used as a basis to make a surgical decision, an initial consultation with our surgeon is required to help patients make an informed decision before proceeding with any surgical procedure.


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