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3 Doctor Answers | Asked by tothectothec
Age is less of a factor in being a candidate for surgery than overall health. As long as you are generally healthy (we may do testing to be certain) you should be fine for a breast reduction operation. During your consultation we can discuss your overall health and the reasons you are interested in breast reduction surgery, then we can discuss the best way to move forward, what size you want your breasts to be, and what surgical technique would serve you best. We specialize...
I have done breast reduction surgery on women your age and they have done very well. Their only complaint is that they wish they had done it sooner! As long as you are in good health you should have no problem. Good luck.
Thank you for the question. Assuming you are in good health you may be an excellent candidate for breast reduction surgery; it is one of the most patient pleasing operations performed, regardless of the patient's age. In your case, you may want to see your primary care or internists prior to consultation with a plastic surgeon. Ask for a medical workup ( history, physical, EKG…) and make sure that you are medically “optimized". Then seek consultation with well...