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Bellesoma Breast Reduction

The Bellesoma Method is a revolutionary new type of breast reduction surgery that offers natural-looking, long-lasting results without leaving an unsightly scar. [1] Bellesoma breast reduction doesn’t require a vertical incision, meaning less scarring and increased patient satisfaction. Breast reductions alleviates tension and discomfort in the neck, back, and shoulders along with many of the other common issues that women with large breasts face. With a Bellesoma breast reduction, patients enjoy smaller, lighter breasts that lifted into a more youthful position.

Dr. Daniel Brown is one of only five surgeons in the world and the only surgeon in Southern California performing the Bellesoma breast reduction. Learn more about this innovative procedure below, and then call to request a consultation with Dr. Brown in La Jolla, Coronado, or Del Mar. Call (619) 461-1500 or fill out our contact form for a consultation appointment.

Dr. Brown offers his knowledge and experience to his patients who are interested in learning about the latest techniques and methods available on his blog so be sure to check back often!

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About The Bellesoma Method

Bellesoma’s method starts with 3D scanning software that precisely calculates the volumes and measurements of breasts, generating a “surgical blueprint” for each patient’s procedure. Some of the metrics in the surgical blueprint will include

  • How much tissue needs to be removed for reduction purposes
  • How to transpose available tissue onto the chest in order to create a new, full breast mound [2]


These systems are employed to prevent any guessing or estimation during surgery, allowing only optimal accuracy and fully natural-looking results.

If it sounds high-tech, that’s because it is. Bellesoma is the only breast reduction performed using this technology, and only a handful of surgeons in the world are able to provide this treatment.

Bellesoma is a new and innovative form of breast reduction that uses the patient’s own tissue to create new, smaller breast mounds. Compared to traditional methods which simply remove excess tissue, Bellesoma provides superior results with less scarring.

Not only are the new breast mounds positioned higher on the chest for a more youthful look, but they are also sutured to your pectoral muscle; this allows optimal relief by removing the weight from your neck and shoulders while providing you with the ability to reduce breast size according to your preference- all without having to deal with pain in your neck, back, or shoulders! [3]

The Benefits of Bellesoma Breast Reduction

The Bellesoma method provides patients with breast reduction and lift all-in-one. The exciting new Bellesoma procedure not only decreases the volume of breasts but also moves breast tissue up to achieve a more youthful look. Cleavage is an added benefit that many breast surgery patients desire.

Bellesoma offers many additional benefits to patients, including:

  • No vertical scars: the incisions are hidden around the areola and in the breast crease
  • Relief from back, neck, and shoulder pain: breast weight is transferred from the skin to the chest muscle eliminating the need for constricting bras and painful pressure from straps
  • Each surgery is engineered to fit each patient’s specific needs
  • Preserves patient’s ability to breastfeed and nipple sensation
  • Long-lasting results!

Bellesoma is a brand-new procedure. Like other innovations in cosmetic medicine, at one point they may have sounded too good to be true, but with time, they become the new standard of care. 

Bellesoma vs. Traditional Breast Reduction Surgery

There are a few drawbacks to traditional breast reduction surgery. The most common one is the vertical scar that is left on the breast; this scar can be quite noticeable, and many women find it unattractive.

In a traditional breast reduction procedure, the doctor will make either a vertical incision or an anchor-shaped incision, either way, there is a scar front and center on the breast.

Additionally, traditional breast reduction surgery often requires a large amount of tissue to be removed in order to reduce the pain associated with carrying around heavy breasts; this can sometimes leave patients feeling dissatisfied with their results, as they may not feel like they have a natural-looking breast shape.

Finally, traditional breast reduction surgery can interfere with breastfeeding and nipple sensation.

Bellesoma’s method, on the other hand, involves making incisions around the areola and along the inframammary fold – areas where any visible scarring will be hidden and nearly unnoticeable. Patients can expect to see natural-looking breasts that fit their body type and can maintain nipple sensation and the ability to breastfeed.

Candidates for Surgery

During your consultation, Dr. Brown will review your medical history and examine your breasts to determine if you are a good candidate for the Bellesoma method. Generally speaking, patients who are good candidates for Bellesoma reductions have:

  • Overly large breasts
  • Neck, back, and shoulder pain from large breasts
  • Self-consciousness about their large breasts
  • Inability to find clothes that fit properly due to the size of their chest
  • Difficulty exercising due to breast size and discomfort

If you have any of the aforementioned concerns and are looking to get a breast reduction but don’t want a vertical scar, you may be a good candidate for the Bellesoma breast reduction. However, as with any standard breast procedure, candidates should be in good health overall, at stable body weight, able to heal properly after surgery, and not smoke.

In order to find out whether or not you would be a good candidate for the Bellesoma breast reduction, please contact Dr. Brown’s offices in La Jolla, Coronado, or Del Mar to request a consultation. He will be more than happy to help you find the method that works best for your body and lifestyle. Call (619) 461-1500 today!

Your Consultation in San Diego

Dr. Brown will ask about the patient’s motivations for surgery and what they hope to achieve, before conducting a health assessment and breast exam. By understanding the their medical history, he can determine if they are suitable for this type of procedure.

If the patient is an eligible candidate for the procedure, Dr. Brown can use the 3D software to formulate a surgical plan; this is also when Dr. Brown will give the patient an estimate of how much the surgery will cost in total.

The best way to determine if the Bellesoma Method is right for you is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Daniel Brown, who is board certified in Southern California and trained in this revolutionary procedure. In fact, he’s one of only five surgeons currently performing it worldwide. So don’t wait—request your consultation today!

Preparing for Surgery with Dr. Brown

If you smoke, you will be asked to quit prior to your surgery date as smoking interferes with the procedure, recovery, and results. Other than that, patients may only have to change their medications or supplements.

To ensure that patients are as comfortable as possible following the surgery, they will be given a prescription for medication. This should be filled at their pharmacy before the day of their operation. Since anesthesia will be used during surgery, patients won’t be able to drive themselves home afterward and arrangements should be made in advance for transportation.

We request that an adult be present with the patient at their home for the first night post-surgery to aid them as needed.

The Bellesoma Procedure

Bellesoma’s innovative breast reduction surgery allows Dr. Brown to provide patients with breast size and shape that they love.

  • First, Dr. Brown will perform a breast reduction by removing any excess fat and tissue to create a smaller breast size. New breast mounds created from the patient’s own tissue will be placed high on the chest wall.
  • The new mounds will be attached to the chest muscle in order to remove the burden from the skin around the breasts; this will also alleviate pain in the neck, back, and shoulders.
  • Finally, sutures are placed in the breast crease and around the areola. By doing this, scarring on the breasts is no longer necessary.

This relatively simple procedure takes great skill and experience to master. Dr. Brown is one of only a handful of surgeons in the world who are able to successfully perform this surgery. Consider yourself lucky to be in such good hands!

Recovery from Surgery

The recovery process for a Bellesoma breast reduction is much like any other surgery of its kind. To help with swelling and bruising, patients will be bandaged and placed in a supportive bra. This also helps the breasts take their new form and position. For approximately four weeks post-procedure, you will need to wear this supportive garment.

The patient will need to recover for approximately 5-7 days following the operation, during which time they should stay at home. They will be able to shower the day after surgery and should experience minimal discomfort while mobile.

Before their surgery date, patients will be given more thorough recovery information specialized for their individual case.

What are the Results of Bellesoma Breast Reduction?

Patients will be able to see results almost immediately following the procedure. Then, as swelling diminishes and their incision lines fade, their beautiful new breasts will be fully visible. Say goodbye to back pain and living your life to accommodate your breasts. With a Bellesoma breast reduction, you can feel confident and free!

If you’re interested in learning more about the Bellesoma Method breast reduction or any of our other cosmetic procedures, please contact us today to schedule a consultation.

Corresponding & Complementary Procedures 

Once you see your gorgeous, lifted, and reduced breasts following your Bellesoma procedure, you may decide that you want to enhance your new look even further. Here are some procedures that can help you achieve your desired appearance:

Liposuction: Remove unwanted fat from other areas of the body to create an even more sleek and slender silhouette.

Tummy Tuck: A tummy tuck can help to further contour your figure by removing excess skin and fat from the stomach area and also by tightening the abdominal muscles.

Botox: Erase wrinkles and fine lines from your face for a youthful appearance that complements your new, improved breasts.

Fillers: Add volume to your lips, cheeks, or under-eye area for a well-rounded look.

These are just some of the many procedures that can help you achieve your ideal figure. To find out which ones are right for you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Brown today.

What is the Cost of a Bellesoma Breast Reduction in Del Mar?

The cost of a Bellesoma breast reduction varies depending on the individual case. During your consultation, Dr. Brown will perform a physical examination and develop a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Once he has done this, he will be able to give you a more accurate estimate of the total cost of your procedure.


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