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Please let me know if there is a limit to how small you can go when getting a breast reduction?

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Dr. Khalid Khan
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Breast Reduction siz

Yes , the surgeon has to limit the reduction size in proportion to the function and cosmesis of the breast.

In brief: Breast Reduction siz

Yes , the surgeon has to limit the reduction size in proportion to the function and cosmesis of the breast.
Dr. Khalid Khan
Dr. Khalid Khan
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes

It is possible to reduce the breasts size very significantly.
 The concern with the amount of tissue removed is related to blood flow to the remaining tissue;  if too much tissue is removed in one operation the blood flow to the remaining tissue (including nipple/areola)  may be compromised.   Part of the tissue that is left in place is called the “pedicle"; seek consultation for more info…

In brief: Yes

It is possible to reduce the breasts size very significantly.
 The concern with the amount of tissue removed is related to blood flow to the remaining tissue;  if too much tissue is removed in one operation the blood flow to the remaining tissue (including nipple/areola)  may be compromised.   Part of the tissue that is left in place is called the “pedicle"; seek consultation for more info…
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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