Breast reduction surgery may be performed in an accredited office-based surgical center, outpatientambulatory surgical center or a hospital. If your breast reduction procedure is performed on an outpatient basis, be sure to arrange for someone to drive you to and from surgery and stay with you the following night. You will have been given a set of instructions about who to prepare for your surgery. Please follow these instructions even if they seem a bit restrictive or silly. Thoughtfully preparing for breast reduction surgery can make a very big impact on your post-operative comfort levels and recovery rate. Our breast reduction specialists recommend making the following preparations. Youve scheduled your appointment now what? Now is the time for you to have second thoughts, run around looking for bras, experience anxiety and have your life in an emotional upheaval. For many, this is a very stressful time, but it doesnt have to be. After breast reduction surgery, you should expect to feel tired and to have breast pain. Your surgeon will give you an oral painkiller to ease you through the first. Limit yourself to fewer than 2-3 alcoholic drinks per week while preparing for breast reduction. Make sure to request enough time off of work following your surgery (typically one week, though this can vary). Confirm with your plastic surgeon during the consultation whether a hospital stay will be required after your surgery. 2nd breast reduction preparing for surgery and pre-op appointment - duration 2327. Hints and tips on breast reduction surgery - duration 1533. Preparing for breast reduction surgery find breast reduction surgery clinics in london & uk with all surgery you will be required to prepare many aspects of your life, this is to ensure your safety and for surgery to be as successful as possible. Bruce hermann with the north texas breast and plastic surgery center talks about breast reduction surgery. Jennifer began to experience back pain as a result of the size.