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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Breast Reduction Surgery (Definition)

Reducing breast tissue mass and elevating the breasts on the chest wall tend to improve or alleviate many of the symptoms associated with disproportionately large breasts. It tends to be one of the most patient pleasing ...Read more


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How will I feel emotionally after a breast reduction?

How will I feel emotionally after a breast reduction?

:) :( : Your response to a breast reduction can be elation, depression, excitement, disappointment, self-confidence, security, relief, pain, and a whole host of other emotional ups and downs. It really depends on your expectations as well as your emotional state prior to surgery as well as your support systems. ...Read more

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How to know if I qualify for a free breast reduction ?

How to know if I qualify for a free breast reduction ?

Ask: This needs to be discussed with your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What should I expect at a breast reduction consultation?

What should I expect at a breast reduction consultation?

Consultation: At a breast reduction consultation you should tell your board certified plastic surgeon the symptoms you are experiencing, tests you have had, and any documentation of symptoms. You will have a full breast exam with measurements. The surgeon will then explain his technique, risks and complications, and postoperative care. Photos will be taken for insurance and documentation purposes. ...Read more

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How do I get a breast reduction covered on my insurance?

How do I get a breast reduction covered on my insurance?

Persistence...: The best way to obtain insurance coverage for breast reduction surgery involves some “hoops” to jump through. The more documentation you have (for example, from your primary care doctor, physical therapist, chiropractor etc.) the better when it comes to obtaining insurance “authorization” for the procedure.? Your plastic surgeon will help you through the process. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could get a breast reduction at 14?

Can you tell me if i could get a breast reduction at 14?

Possible: Juvenile breast hypertrophy may be an indication for breast reduction surgery. In my practice, timing of surgery is determined on a case-by-case basis. It is not too early to do your homework and learn as much as possible  about  breast reduction surgery and the potential risks and complications associated with  the procedure.  Hopefully you have the support of your parents as you do your homework ...Read more

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What to if I am thinking about getting a breast reduction?

Breast reduction: This procedure has some of the happiest patient. The procedure should be discussed with a plastic surgeon to make sure your goals are achievable. ...Read more

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Can i get a breast reduction if you've had breast problems?

Depends...: Difficult to give you advice online. Much of what is possible, when it comes to breast reduction surgery, will depend on what type of “breast problems” you have experienced. Best to seek consultation with well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons to discuss your concerns and goals. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

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