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Breast Reduction

Putting It All Together: Breast Reduction

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 11:55

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

Here is a summary of the important facts and information related to breast reduction.

  • Breast reduction surgery is done to relieve physical discomfort associated with large sagging breasts. It is not performed for appearance only.
  • Breast reduction surgery will leave permanent scars but they may fade with time. They can also be camouflaged by clothing and will not keep a woman from wearing a bathing suit or a low-cut top.
  • Breast reduction surgery does not increase the chances of developing breast cancer.
  • Breast reduction surgery is sometimes covered by health insurance. It is best to check with the insurance carrier before having the operation.
  • Breast reduction surgery has the highest patient satisfaction rate of any of the cosmetic procedures.

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