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I have both a pigeon chest and a funnel chest. Can I get this fixed? At what age are you too old to have this fixed?

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Dr. Robert Fietsam
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Its cosmetic surg

Usually, chest deformities which are medically necessary to fix, cause symptoms before the age of 16 years old.
Bad deformities squeeze down on the heart, reducing diasystolic filling, and therefore reducing cardiac output. If you have lived to 50 yo without cardiac compression, you are looking at cosmetic surgery.

In brief: Its cosmetic surg

Usually, chest deformities which are medically necessary to fix, cause symptoms before the age of 16 years old.
Bad deformities squeeze down on the heart, reducing diasystolic filling, and therefore reducing cardiac output. If you have lived to 50 yo without cardiac compression, you are looking at cosmetic surgery.
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