Breast Reduction in Silver Spring, Potomac, Maryland


Dr. Stephen Kay, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, can alleviate the physical discomfort and the emotional causes that are related to having unusually large breasts. Breast reduction procedures can relieve chronic neck, shoulder, and back pain. As well as enhance the shape and firmness of your breasts.  Dr. Kay performs breast reduction surgery to patients in Silver Spring and Potomac, Maryland.

Breast Reduction procedures can be done with liposuction for select patients. A private consultation with Dr. Kay will allow him to select the best breast reduction procedure for you.

Women who have breast reduction procedures with Dr. Kay for some of the following reasons:

  • Shoulder, neck and back pain
  • Breasts appear too large in proportion to the rest of the body
  • Difficulty performing physical and sports related activities
  • Bra straps cause chafing or deep groves
  • Difficulty wearing clothes
  • Improve confidence and self-esteem

Interested in learning more or arranging an in-office consultation in our  office to discuss our Breast Reduction procedure? Feel free to give us a call at 301.969.2068 or contact us here through our website.  See why Dr. Kay is regarded as a top breast reduction surgeon serving patients in Silver Spring and Potomac, Maryland.

Silver Spring Breast Reduction FAQ’s

What is a  Breast Reduction procedure?

The  Breast Reduction surgery is a cosmetic procedure that will Recontour, reshape, and reduce the size of overly large breasts. Women who have had a massive weight loss, or have gone through a pregnancy, Dr. Kay can combine other procedures such as, the  Circumferential Tummy Tuck,  Mommy Makeover, and the  Body Liposuction.

How can larger breasts affect my daily life?

Usually large breasts can make a teenager or woman feel very self-conscious of their body image. Most women who have large breasts can have different medical problems caused by extra breast tissue which causes neck, back pain, grooving or indentations of their bra straps and possible breathing difficulties.

What can the  Breast Reduction procedure do to improve my appearance?

The  Breast Reduction procedure can create a smaller, lifted, contoured breast shape that would be more in proportion with your body. The overall size of the areola, the darker skin around the nipple can be reduced during your  Breast Reduction surgery.

Can a breast reduction procedure by performed with liposuction?

You have to be evaluated for the liposuction breast reduction during your consultation with Dr. Kay. You have to have a mammogram to evaluate the fat content in your breasts and Dr. Kay will do a physical exam to see if you are a candidate for the  Liposuction Breast Reduction.

Does insurance cover the  Breast Reduction Procedure?

Your insurance carrier is individualized and has guide lines for medically necessary breast reduction procedures. During your consultation with Dr. Kay we will discuss your options.

After the  Breast Reduction can a woman breast feed?

Yes, because Dr. Kay does not completely remove the nipple, all the connections between the breast tissue and the nipple are intact after the procedure. During your consultation with Dr. Kay he will review breast feeding post the  Breast Reduction procedure.

Where do you perform the  Breast Reduction?

The majority of the  Breast Reduction procedures are done in an out patient facility and you can return home or to our concierge hotel for our out of town patients.

What kind of anesthesia do you need for the  Breast Reduction?

During your  Breast Reduction procedure you will have general anesthesia, which means you will be asleep during the entire procedure.

How long is the recovery for the  Breast Reduction?

Usually you can return to work within 7-10 days after your procedure. You will wear a surgical support bra during your recovery. We recommend exercising within 3-4 weeks after your procedure, but Dr. Kay will review your options during your consultation.

What should my goal be from having the  Breast Reduction?

The  Breast Reduction will make your breasts look lifted and more youthful. Your breasts will feel firm and your nipples and areola will look more in proportion to your new breasts. Dr. Kay will review your options for your incisions for the  Breast Reduction procedure during your consultation. The goal of your procedure is for you to feel and look great in your bathing suit this summer and your low cut dresses and tops.

Scheduling a Breast Reduction Consultation

Dr. Kay is happy to meet with Silver Spring and Potomac patients for a one on one consultation at his Chevy Chase office.  During the breast reduction consultation, Dr. Kay will answer any questions you have,  go over the procedure and recovery and will also determine if you are a good candidate for breast reduction surgery.  Dr. Kay’s office is conveniently located just 6 miles from Silver Spring and only 8 miles from Potomac, Maryland.  Give us a call today to see if breast reduction is right for you!

Kay Plastic Surgery
5530 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 1147 Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: 301-951-5120 URL of Map