A 31-year-old member asked:
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will the surgeon remove armpit fat/excess breast tissue during breast reduction surgery?

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Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
YES: That would be a part of the procedure, but make sure you discuss with your surgeon.
Answered on Jun 11, 2014
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Yes: Yes, these areas can be addressed during breast reduction surgery. Very important to communicate your goals and concerns with your plastic surgeon. This is often best done in front of a full-length mirror. Best wishes; breast reduction surgery tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations we perform.
Answered on Dec 21, 2013

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