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Lollipop Breast Reduction / Breast Lift in Beverly Hills

While voluptuous breasts are often seen as a sign of beauty and vitality, this not the case for every woman. Women with cumbersome breasts can have a much more negative experience than a positive one. Chronic pain, lack of confidence, and difficulty finding stylish clothing are just some of the issues women with overly large breasts face on a daily basis. However, breast reduction surgery can alleviate these concerns by giving women the manageable and proportionate breasts they have always desired. A traditional breast reduction only reduces the size of the breasts; it does not address their position on the chest. Dr. Rey utilizes a modern lollipop reduction/lift technique that not only decreases the size of the breasts (eliminating the issues related to their size), but it also lifts the breast to a perkier position on the chest.

What Are the Benefits of Lollipop Reduction/Lift?

Reduction of Chronic Pain

Having overly large breasts can be extremely painful. The neck, shoulders, back, and other parts of the body can become strained when the breasts add a significant amount of extra weight to the chest. By reducing the size of the breasts, Dr. Rey can alleviate the aches and pains associated with large breasts.

More Youthful Breast Position

As the size of the breasts is reduced, Dr. Rey will be able to also move them to a more natural position on the chest. He will remove excess skin and tighten the underlying tissue to position them higher on the chest. If the nipples are pointing downward, he can elevate them to point forward again.

Minimal Scarring

Unlike a traditional procedure, the lollipop reduction/lift is performed using fewer incisions. By avoiding the horizontal incision along the inframammary fold, the lollipop reduction/lift produces a smaller scar. As time passes and the scarring fades, the resulting scar will be nearly imperceivable.

How Is a Lollipop Reduction/Lift Performed?


The lollipop reduction/lift is appropriate for women who are dissatisfied with the overwhelming size and sagging position of their breasts. Women with excessively large breasts who experience pain and discomfort are strong candidates for this procedure. Patients considering a lollipop reduction/lift should be non-smokers in good health who have realistic expectations of the surgery.

Procedure Process

This outpatient procedure is performed using general anesthesia. Dr. Rey first creates a lollipop-shaped incision that encircles the areolas and follows vertically down the front of the breasts. He removes any excess tissue and fat, reducing the size of the breasts, before tightening the underlying tissues to elevate the breasts to a higher, more natural position. He then tightens the remaining skin and closes the incisions.

Have Concerns About a Lollipop Reduction/Lift?


Some swelling, bruising, and discomfort are typical after a lollipop reduction/lift procedure. These side effects will subside over time, gradually revealing the full results of the surgery. Usually, patients can return to work and their daily routine within one or two weeks, but strenuous activities must be avoided until cleared by Dr. Rey. He provides clear and detailed aftercare instructions to aid in your recovery. It’s crucial to follow all postoperative directions carefully to minimize risks, promote healing, and enhance your results.


One of the most significant benefits of the lollipop reduction/lift is that the incisions are strategically placed to be concealed with undergarments or bathing suits. Although most scars fade over time, there is no guarantee that they will completely disappear; how well the scars fade depends on the body’s natural healing processes.


The cost of a lollipop reduction/lift surgery depends on multiple factors. During your consultation with Dr. Rey, you will be provided with a detailed price estimate for your unique procedure.


The lollipop reduction/lift is performed under general anesthesia, so there is no pain during the procedure. Any postoperative discomfort can be managed with pain medication prescribed by Dr. Rey.


What can I expect during my consultation with Dr. Rey?

The consultation is a vital part of the surgical process. During this appointment, Dr. Rey will discuss the procedure and recovery with you as well as review the potential risks involved. He will perform a physical exam and determine the appropriate approach to address your needs. He will give you instructions that will help minimize surgical risks and promote healing. Finally, you will receive a detailed estimate of the procedure with payment details.

What questions should I ask my potential plastic surgeon during my consultation?

When deciding to undergo plastic surgery, you want to feel confident you choose the right plastic surgeon. Questions to ask your potential plastic surgeon include:

  • How long have you been practicing plastic surgery?
  • How many lollipop reduction/lift procedures have you performed?
  • May I see before and after photos?

Asking these questions ensures you are choosing the right plastic surgeon to perform your procedure.

How can I prepare for my lollipop reduction/lift procedure?

The instructions Dr. Rey provides may include the following recommendations to prepare you for surgery:

  • Smoking cessation
  • Avoiding medications or supplements
  • Arranging for a friend or relative to drive you to and from your appointment
  • Filling out your prescriptions before your scheduled surgery
How long will my lollipop reduction/lift take to perform?

The length of a lollipop reduction/lift will vary between patients depending on their specific needs and goals for the procedure. Generally, a lollipop reduction/lift takes two hours to perform.

Can any other procedures be combined with my lollipop reduction/lift?

Many women undergoing a lollipop reduction/lift wish to receive other body contouring procedures at the same time. Procedures commonly combined with a lollipop reduction/lift include:

Additionally, a lollipop reduction/lift can be performed as part of a Mommy Makeover.

Are the results of my lollipop reduction/lift permanent?

The results of your lollipop reduction/lift are long lasting. However, the appearance of your breasts may change after the procedure due to the natural aging process, which can cause the breasts to sag. However, this will likely be delayed due to the tightening of the tissues achieved during the procedure. Any fluctuations in weight can also affect the size and shape of the breasts.

Are there any risks associated with a lollipop reduction/lift?

When performed by a skilled, experienced surgeon, such as Dr. Rey, a lollipop reduction/lift is generally safe. However, there is a risk of complications with any plastic surgery procedure. These risks include:

  • Infection
  • Bleeding
  • Anesthesia complications
  • Unfavorable scarring
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Before & After

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