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What is a breast reduction procedure like?
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Dr. Alan Durkin
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: High Satisfaction
The most satisfying procedure plastic surgeons offer nationwide is breast reduction.
If your bust is so large that it causes functional problems, reduction will invariably please you. The only takeaway of reduction is that a scar is necessary on the breast. The type of scar depends on the breast shape and size.

In brief: High Satisfaction
The most satisfying procedure plastic surgeons offer nationwide is breast reduction.
If your bust is so large that it causes functional problems, reduction will invariably please you. The only takeaway of reduction is that a scar is necessary on the breast. The type of scar depends on the breast shape and size.
Dr. Alan Durkin
Dr. Alan Durkin
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Dr. Scott Tucker
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Good
A breast reduction will not only reduce the breasts, but also lift them. It's is done through a series of incisions that are shaped like a lollipop or an anchor depending upon how much needs to be removed.

In brief: Good
A breast reduction will not only reduce the breasts, but also lift them. It's is done through a series of incisions that are shaped like a lollipop or an anchor depending upon how much needs to be removed.
Dr. Scott Tucker
Dr. Scott Tucker
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Dr. Larry Nichter
Cosmetic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: BR Candidate
Also known as reduction mammoplasty, this is an operation intended to reduce the size of a woman’s breasts and improve their shape and position.
Frequently, the areola (dark skin around the nipple) is also made smaller. Functional symptoms (medical disorders) caused by excessive breast weight may be relieved or improved by this operation.

In brief: BR Candidate
Also known as reduction mammoplasty, this is an operation intended to reduce the size of a woman’s breasts and improve their shape and position.
Frequently, the areola (dark skin around the nipple) is also made smaller. Functional symptoms (medical disorders) caused by excessive breast weight may be relieved or improved by this operation.
Dr. Larry Nichter
Dr. Larry Nichter
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Pleasing
Breast reduction surgery tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations performed.
During this operation, “excess” breast tissue and skin is removed. The breasts themselves are lifted on the chest wall. This operation tends to help patients with neck, back, shoulder discomfort and may help patients with posture as well. Of course, potential risks should also be considered. Best wishes.

In brief: Pleasing
Breast reduction surgery tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations performed.
During this operation, “excess” breast tissue and skin is removed. The breasts themselves are lifted on the chest wall. This operation tends to help patients with neck, back, shoulder discomfort and may help patients with posture as well. Of course, potential risks should also be considered. Best wishes.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Satisfying
Most patients seeking breast reduction have severe symptoms of back pain, shoulder pain, skin rashes and breast pain.
Life improves dramatically after a breast reduction for these patients.

In brief: Satisfying
Most patients seeking breast reduction have severe symptoms of back pain, shoulder pain, skin rashes and breast pain.
Life improves dramatically after a breast reduction for these patients.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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