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6 Doctor Answers | Asked by lisadawn1013
Thank you for the question and picture. Based on the description of your body type you have likely experienced the physical and psychological "symptoms" secondary to the relatively large breasts. Your breasts may have also limited you in doing the activities that you enjoy doing. It is very likely that you will be a great candidate for breast reduction surgery. As you think about breast reduction surgery make sure you do your...
As a 32 J, yes you should be an ideal candidate for a breast reduction procedure. However, every insurance company is different and there are certain criterion you must meet to have this procedure covered. The trade-off you need to consider is whether smaller breasts are worth the scarring that will result. Most women say absolutely yes, but this is a personal choice. Your age, as well, is enough to undergo this procedure safely. You should see a board certified...
Unclothed photos would be much more definitive as to your breast size. In NY, insurance carriers deny everyone under 18 right now. However, at 17, this is a good time to begin exploring the procedure, ascertaining what hurdles you will have to leap over to have the surgery approved by the insurance company and to follow through on this. Good luck!
Breast reduction as a teen can be appropriate provided you have reached maturity in terms of growth, and interms of understanding the trade-off of breast reduction. We like reduction just after senior year and before college as friends will not be as familiar. Remember the reduction can impact breast feeding, hardly on the radar now, and also leaves a scar you must be comfortable with for years to come. Reduction is not just about looks but symptoms as well, and a surgeon in your area might...
Based on your photo of your breast size you would be considered a candidate for breast reduction. However, problems associated with the size of your breasts are also important considerations: shoulder, back, neck pain, interference with activities, skin irritation, shoulder grooving from your bra. These are the symptoms that are considered if insurance covers this procedure. Whether it is a "covered"procedure will depend on the insurance company as some do not even cover...
The posted photo is really a great IN CLOTHES view, but not helpful. Best to see a boarded PS with a parent to discuss breast reduction after a complete examination.