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Can You Get A Breast Reduction At Age 18
Almost All: Breast reduction surgery tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations plastic surgeons perform. Teenagers who suffer from juvenile breast hypertrophy may be good candidates for the procedure. Otherwise, assuming overall good health, patients of all ages are potentially good candidates. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any age: Breast feeding is rarely affected with the inferior pedicle technique unless the nipple arealor complex is in danger (very large breast size or smoking) and the health benefits are significant, so age is usually not a factor unless the patient is getting the procedure more for cosmetic than reconstructive reasons. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Breast Reduction: Breast reduction can be considered for quality of life as well as for cosmetic reasons. Quality of life indications include chronic back or shoulder pain. Sometimes this is covered by insurance. A cosmetic indication may simply be the desire to have breast volume that is more proportional to your body size. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Liposuction can remove only fat from a breast and nothing else. However, not everyone is a candidate for liposuction reduction. While breasts feel fatty, they may be mostly glandular tissue which doesn't suction; this is more true in younger women. Also ls doesn't tighten tissue so fold irritation can continue. Many woman can breast feed after regular reduction if the nipples are left attached. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you get a breast reduction, and later on have a baby, do your breasts grow back during breastfeeding?
Not Necessarily.: Breast reduction surgery performed for the appropriate candidate tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations performed, regardless of age .In my practice, timing of breast reduction surgery is determined on a case-by-case basis. It is certainly not too early to learn as much as possible about the procedure and the potential risks and complications associated with the procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 25, 5'7", 160 lbs and have 40g sized breasts. Will my back eventually suffer from it if I don't get a breast reduction?
Usually: Most women with breasts your size eventually end up with back symptoms. Think about it, you have anywhere from 5-8 more lbs. Of breast tissue than a woman with a c cup, and all of this is putting strain on your neck, back, and shoulders. But this does not happen to all. Only consider the surgery if you are having problems and are unhappy with your breasts. It is fantastic for the right person. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Communication...: Patients undergoing breast reduction surgery should choose their plastic surgeon carefully; best to have the procedure performed by an experienced board-certified plastic surgeon who can demonstrate lots of examples of his/her work achieving the types of outcomes you will be please with. Then, after this careful selection, it will be important for you to communicate goals carefully; goal photos... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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