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

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Dr. Greg Sexton
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: They get bigger

After a breast reduction your breasts will still get larger and smaller based on overall weight.

In brief: They get bigger

After a breast reduction your breasts will still get larger and smaller based on overall weight.
Dr. Greg Sexton
Dr. Greg Sexton
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Get Bigger

Generally best to have breast reduction surgery performed as close as possible to your long-term stable weight to help avoid fluctuation of breast size afterwards.

In brief: Get Bigger

Generally best to have breast reduction surgery performed as close as possible to your long-term stable weight to help avoid fluctuation of breast size afterwards.
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Depends on age

This will depend on your age and if weight gain is associated with hormonal changes of pregnancy or menopause.
The breast is essentially composed of skin, fat and breast. Earlier in life, weight gain is more likely to be associated with overgrowth of the breast tissue and fat whereas later in life the increase is more likely associated with increase in the relative proportions of the fat component.

In brief: Depends on age

This will depend on your age and if weight gain is associated with hormonal changes of pregnancy or menopause.
The breast is essentially composed of skin, fat and breast. Earlier in life, weight gain is more likely to be associated with overgrowth of the breast tissue and fat whereas later in life the increase is more likely associated with increase in the relative proportions of the fat component.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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