Hi, this is Dr. Hourglass, and welcome to another video in our channel Wonder Breasts. Today we are going to discuss: Do I need drains after a breast reductions? In this channel we discuss everything related to breast surgery. Welcome back! There are many patients who want to know whether they would need drains after a breast reduction surgery. While the use of drains is normal in plastic surgery, there are some plastic surgeons who use them after a breast reduction and then there are those who think it is not necessary after the intervention. Drain cannulas are used to help drain away any excess fluids that may be discharged by your body and get trapped under the skin after any surgery. Some surgeries are more probable than others to trigger fluid discharge from the body. The fluids may accumulate under the skin at the surgical site, creating complications. The drain cannulas are used to remove the fluid. When it comes to the use of drains after a breast reduction, it basically indicates the surgeon’s comfort zone, the procedure’s intensity, and the amount of trauma your body might have received during the procedure. Some plastic surgeons always use drains, no matter what. There are also others who would never use them. In my practice, I don’t use drains for breast reductions. Also, I have observed that most breast reduction patients do not require drains. As a result of the improvements in technologies and surgical processes and techniques over the years, the need for drains after breast reduction has drastically decreased. For example, the use of electrocautery has reduced the need for drains by considerably cutting the volume of fluid excretion by the body after the surgery. Due to technological improvements, most plastic surgeons are no longer using drains after breast reduction on a regular basis. Instead, they are evaluating the patients to decide if they actually need drains. There is no doubt that majority of patients hate drains because they feel uncomfortable with it. If your surgeon thinks the drain tube is necessary for you after breast reduction surgery, you must obey. The drains will remain in place until the fluids discharge from your body decrease below 30cc per day. It would take a few days for this to happen. In this video, we discussed: Do I need drains after a breast reductions? Next week we will discuss: Swollen breasts after breast reduction. Remember to comment below, share this video, like this video, and subscribe to our channel for more information, here at the Wonder Breasts channel, only on YouTube. Also, you can log on to our website, for more information about your procedure and to see amazing surgical results. Remember to log on to our Hourglass TV for more information about your surgical procedures. On Monday we have Bootyman for everything related to buttock enhancement procedures. Tuesdays: Wonder Breasts where we discuss topics related to cosmetic breast surgery. Wednesdays we have Star Bodies. If you want to have a star body log on to our Hourglass TV. Thursdays: Hourglass OR you’re going to see me doing live surgeries with before and after pictures. Also Shoddy where we discuss cases that require cosmetic surgical revision. And Friday SuperHourGlass for topics related to have that Hourglass figure that you want. And finally live broadcast surgeries every day of the week on Facebook live, Periscope and SnapChat. All these and more in the Hourglass TV!