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Breast Reduction in Rockford, IL

At Pryor Health Plastic Surgery in Rockford breast reduction has been a commonly performed surgery to help women and men reduce their breasts, improve their appearance and relieve breast-related pain such as back aches.

If your breasts are causing you physical or emotional problems, or you just want to look your best, contact Pryor Health Plastic Surgery today to schedule a consultation.

If you are unhappy with the look of your breasts because they are too large, or they are causing you physical problems that impact your quality of life, it’s time to consider breast reduction surgery.


Breast reduction surgery can reduce breast size and reshape them so they are in proportion with your body. This surgery also can relieve discomfort that large breasts can cause.

Breast reduction surgery may help you if:

  • Your breasts don’t match your overall body frame.
  • Your breasts are causing you to suffer from neck, back or shoulder pain.
  • Your breasts are too heavy and point downward.
  • Your breasts are different sizes.
  • You feel uncomfortable and unhappy with how your breasts look.

Breast reduction surgery offers you improved proportion, you will feel better about your appearance and you will find it easier to work out. In many cases, your breathing will improve following breast reduction surgery. Clothes will fit properly and you will gain self-confidence.

Potential drawbacks to breast reduction surgery are:

  • Some patients experience decreased sensation.
  • Breast-feeding may be difficult.

Rockford breast reduction surgery provider, Pryor Health, will discuss the various benefits and potential drawbacks of your surgery, so together we can select the best procedure for you. Many women who opt to have breast reductions have had children or may be overweight. For others, heredity may play a role. Often, large breasts run in families.

Here are some reasons many patients consider having breast reduction surgery:

  • They have trouble breathing.
  • They have shoulder grooves left behind from their bra straps.
  • They suffer from poor posture.
  • They experience numbness in their breasts.
  • They find it hard to find clothes and tops that fit properly.

At Pryor Health Plastic Surgery, we’ll review your medical history and make sure your overall health is good before recommending breast reduction surgery. This surgery also is extremely personal. It’s important to enter the process with an open mind and realistic expectations of what can be achieved. We find that most patients benefit from this procedure and are happy with their results.

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Recovery from breast reduction surgery varies from patient to patient and depends on her or his condition coming in, as well as the patient’s aesthetic goals. We will thoroughly review the recovery process with you so you will know what to expect in the days and weeks after surgery.

Breast reduction is for patients whose breasts have stopped developing. Also, most patients who undergo breast reduction are done having children. That’s because becoming pregnant and giving birth can change your breasts. If you plan on having children in the future, the surgeon will be happy to discuss this with you and how it can impact your plans for surgery. Other factors that may determine whether you should have breast reduction surgery include:

  • Irregular mammograms
  • Undiagnosed masses or lumps
  • Being severely obese
  • Diabetes
  • Smoking
  • Clotting issues
  • Heart problems
  • Circulation problems

You are invited to book a treatment at Pryor Health where we offer a full range of Surgical, Medspa and Wellness services to take years off of your appearance. We are known for our results and care of our patients.

Pryor Health Locations

Rockford, IL
5995 Spring Creek Rd Rockford, IL 61114

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Northfield, IL
330 W Frontage Rd, Northfield, IL 60093

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