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How old does one have to be to have a breast reduction procedure?
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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: No specific age
The youngest breast reduction patient I have treated was 15.
She had so much neck pain that her pediatrician had obtained an mri, concerned that her symptoms were caused by a ruptured cervical disc. In fact, they were from the weight of her huge breasts. This, however, is unusual. Most breast reduction patients are in their mid 20s at the youngest.

In brief: No specific age
The youngest breast reduction patient I have treated was 15.
She had so much neck pain that her pediatrician had obtained an mri, concerned that her symptoms were caused by a ruptured cervical disc. In fact, they were from the weight of her huge breasts. This, however, is unusual. Most breast reduction patients are in their mid 20s at the youngest.
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: No Specific Age
There is no age restrictions (low or high) for breast reduction surgery.
Every patient's situation is evaluated on an individual basis. There are teenagers who present with juvenile breast hypertrophy and suffer greatly, both physically and psychosocially, from disproportionately large breasts. They may be excellent candidates for breast reduction surgery, regardless of their age.

In brief: No Specific Age
There is no age restrictions (low or high) for breast reduction surgery.
Every patient's situation is evaluated on an individual basis. There are teenagers who present with juvenile breast hypertrophy and suffer greatly, both physically and psychosocially, from disproportionately large breasts. They may be excellent candidates for breast reduction surgery, regardless of their age.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: It DEpends
Normally the earliest is after the breasts stop growing, at least 2vyears post menarche, or after age 18.
Whichever is latest.

In brief: It DEpends
Normally the earliest is after the breasts stop growing, at least 2vyears post menarche, or after age 18.
Whichever is latest.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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