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Doctor insights on: How Much Is It To Get A Breast Reduction

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How likely is it for you to die in a breast reduction surgery?

How likely is it for you to die in a breast reduction surgery?

Extremely Unlikely: Assuming you are in good health, and choose your plastic surgeon, anesthesiologist, and surgery facility carefully, the chances of death around the time of breast reduction surgery is very small. On the other hand, breast reduction surgery tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations we perform. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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 long is the process to get a breast reduction?

How long is the process to get a breast reduction?

Depends: If you are asking how long is process to get a breast reduction covered by insurance than you need to start by first contacting ins to see if this is a covered procedure. You need to have documented reasons for the reduction. This documentation helps to come from you primary care doc. It is also helpful to get as close to your ideal weight through diet and exercise before having surgery. ...Read more

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How much is it to get a tonsillectomy with insurance?

How much is it to get a tonsillectomy with insurance?

Depends: It depends upon the hospital and your insurance. Hospitals and doctors charge different amounts for surgeries. Insurances cover different amounts. You need to talk to your hospital and your insurance company to get these answers. ...Read more

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How much is it to get your boobs done?

Cost varies: There are so many variables, it is difficult to answer with just one answer. Cost varies from doctor to doctor, depending on the skill and training of the doctor. Then there are also facility fees (what the hospital or surgery center charges), and these fees can vary by thousands of dollars. Best to find a surgeon you trust, then be up front and ask how much the total package would be. ...Read more

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How safe is it to have a second breast augmentation?

How safe is it to have a second breast augmentation?

~same as first: Usually the risks of a second breast augmentation are roughly equivalent as the first operation as long as similar sizes are used. If significantly larger implants are used, additional risks such as atrophy or nerve damage are ore likely. Pain is usually less. ...Read more

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How painful is it to get mammoplasty?

How painful is it to get mammoplasty?

Any surgery: All surgeries are controlled trauma and the pain associated reflects that. Good pain control is the goal. ...Read more

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When is it not okay to get a breast augmentation?

When is it not okay to get a breast augmentation?

Medically not able: Breast augmentation is an elective procedure. This allows the patient to be int he best shape, mentally and physically that they can be. A patient may have a condition that would out them at higher risk during surgery. Best to see a board certified plastic surgeon. They will ask all sorts of questions about your general health. It is also important to have reasonable expectations. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a penis reduction surgery? Is it dangerous?

Is it possible to get a penis reduction surgery? Is it dangerous?

Yes: I would suggest that this topic be raised with a urologist (urologic surgeon). This individual would be the best one to steer you in the correct direction. The procedure will have some risks associated with it, such as potential difficulties with future errections, infection and bleeding. ...Read more

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How long after a breast reduction is it okay to drink?

How long after a breast reduction is it okay to drink?

Postop Drinking: If you are referring to drinking alcohol after breast reduction surgery, or any surgery, there are many factors to consider. 1. Don't drink alcohol while you are taking prescription pain medications. The combination could be dangerous. 3. Don't drink alcohol to excess for the first 2-4 weeks after surgery. There is the possibility you could fall or hurt yourself and/or your surgical site. ...Read more

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When is it necessary to get a breast enlargement surgery?

When is it necessary to get a breast enlargement surgery?

Never: It is never necessary to get breast enlargement. It is your choice. Breast enlargements are done for reconstruction following cancer resections, create symmetry for unequal breast size, help with sagging breasts, and cosmetic enhancements. None of these are necessary and are elective. ...Read more

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How probable is it for a teen to get breast cancer?

How probable is it for a teen to get breast cancer?

Very unlikely...: Breast cancer would be a very unusual / uncommon finding in a teenager. Breast masses can develop in young people, but these are generally benign growths such as "fibroadenomas". If a teen has a palpable breast lump and is concerned, it would be appropriate to visit with a healthcare provider for a physical examination. ...Read more

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Approximately how much would it cost me to get breast enlargement?

Approximately how much would it cost me to get breast enlargement?

$5-8,000: There are many excellent plastic surgeons but your should seek a board certified plastic surgeon. Dr's aldea and eby are a highly qualified team. Schedule a consult. ...Read more

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Can a teen with sagging breasts get a breast lift? How is it done?

Can a teen with sagging breasts get a breast lift? How is it done?

Teen breast surgery: It is uncommon for a teen to require breast lift.Please see a board certified plastic surgeon to assess the teen as she may have issues that need reconstruction rather than a cosmetic lift procedure.Our usual practice for teens is to allow them to complete growth and in particular for breasts they are seen twice &need to be aware of possible inability of breast feeding in future.Take time deciding. ...Read more

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How common is it to get breast cancer as a teenager?

How common is it to get breast cancer as a teenager?

Almost-never.: The statistical probability of getting breast cancer in your teens is lower than the odds of winning the lottery. Breast cancer rates increase the older you are, and are rarely seen before the 30's. ...Read more

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How common is it for someone to need a breast augmentation or enlargement?

How common is it for someone to need a breast augmentation or enlargement?

Not need:it's a want: Having breast augmentation is generally not a need but a want or desire and is therefore considered elective surgery in the vast majority of cases and is not considered reconstructive. ...Read more

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How much does it cost to get breast enhancement?

How much does it cost to get breast enhancement?

$5k: Neighborhood of $4-6, 000 for impalnts. Stem cell maybe a little more, but safer and more natural. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to get a tummy tuck?

How dangerous is it to get a tummy tuck?

Very safe: In expert hands this is an hour and a half to two hour operation that gives a very long lasting improvement in the function and appearance of the abdomen. Studies show that many cases of low back pain are markedly improved after repositioning of the rectus abdominis muscles which are typically splayed after pregnancy or weight gain. ...Read more

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How common is it for someone to need a lip augmentation?

How common is it for someone to need a lip augmentation?

Lip augmentation: Lip augmentation, and not lip reconstruction, is gerally an elective cosmetic procedure and as such it is not needed but often requested. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to try and get a vasectomy removal?

How dangerous is it to try and get a vasectomy removal?

Minimal risk: If you mean vasectomy reversal the risk is low but success rates depend on how long ago you had the vasectomy. ...Read more