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Will a breast reduction make me look like I lost weight?

Will a breast reduction make me look like I lost weight?

Breast Reduction: It can. It will change the proportions of your body and the way you carry yourself which can make you appear more fit. ...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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I really don't like my size considering breast reduction and weight loss, opinions please?

I really don't like my size considering breast reduction and weight loss, opinions please?

Weight loss: Being overweight can certainly be "unhealthy" and as we get older, it gets harder to lose. If your breasts are very big, the condition many lead to eventual back pains, so breast reduction surgery could be an option for you. Diet and exercise are surely the first step. Eating less calories (weight) than you can burn off will make you lose. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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What help me to lose weight, with emphasis on breast reduction?

What help me to lose weight, with emphasis on breast reduction?

You need: Cannot target a specific body part with weight loss, short of exercising a specific area. No way to do that with breasts. ...Read more

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I am fixing to go get a breast reduction and was wondering if it will also help me lose weight as well?

I am fixing to go get a breast reduction and was wondering if it will also help me lose weight as well?

Perhaps: Most women will experience a decrease in breast volume with weight loss. The amount is variable and depends upon how much breast gland tissue and breast fatty tissue you have. I tell my patients that want to both lose weight and have a breast reduction to wait for the surgery until the weight loss has been completed. This prevents the breasts from sagging excessively after you lose weight. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after male breast reduction? Even though i work out and am in pretty good shape, i look like I have female breasts, and it's difficult to hide. I would like to get male breast reduction but don't want anyone to know that I have h

What is the recovery time after male breast reduction? Even though i work out and am in pretty good shape, i look like I have female breasts, and it's difficult to hide. I would like to get male breast reduction but don't want anyone to know that I have h

Gyencomastia Surgery: Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated to treat persistent gynecomastia. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposuction surgery. ...Read more

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Questions about breast reduction? What happens if I gain weight later?

Questions about breast reduction? What happens if I gain weight later?

They get bigger: After a breast reduction your breasts will still get larger and smaller based on overall weight. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference in weight loss surgery and breast reduction?

Need advice on what is the the difference in weight loss surgery and breast reduction?

Weight/Breast Redux: Weight loss surgery alters the stomache to reduce the amount of food and calories that can get through. Since breasts are mostly fat, they will also lose weight. Breast reduction is the surgical removal of breast tissue and fat to reduce breast size and improve shape. ...Read more

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What is the difference between weight loss surgery and breast reduction?

What is the difference between weight loss surgery and breast reduction?

Lots: Weight loss surgery is systemic- it not only helps you lose weight in the fat below your skin, but in the fat throughout your body. Do not get a breast reduction then weight loss surgery- as you will have to have another surgery. Get weight loss surgery first. ...Read more

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