Excessively large breasts can be more than just a cosmetic issue, and they may cause physical discomfort and emotional stress as well. Many women with disproportionally-sized breasts are constantly self-conscious about their appearance and may try to hide their breasts and bodies with loose clothing. These women also tend to avoid certain social and intimate situations, which further impacts their quality of life.

Depending on the extent of the reduction, there are several surgical approaches.