11 doctors weighed in:

Would prominent veins on my breasts get in the way of a breast reduction?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Large veins are often a part of having large breasts.
We cauterize these during the procedure to avoid bleeding.

In brief: No

Large veins are often a part of having large breasts.
We cauterize these during the procedure to avoid bleeding.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Prominant veins are not an issue during reduction surgery.

In brief: No

Prominant veins are not an issue during reduction surgery.
Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
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Dr. Brian Klink
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Most women with large breasts have large veins.
Plastic surgeons are very comfortable dealing with this.

In brief: No

Most women with large breasts have large veins.
Plastic surgeons are very comfortable dealing with this.
Dr. Brian Klink
Dr. Brian Klink
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: No

Prominent veins are common with large breasts undergoing reduction.
It may be associated with greater bruising, bleeding and possibly mondor's disease.

In brief: No

Prominent veins are common with large breasts undergoing reduction.
It may be associated with greater bruising, bleeding and possibly mondor's disease.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery

In brief: No,

Not at all.

In brief: No,

Not at all.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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