Am I able to get a reduction under 18 in Australia if I meet the requirements of being a candidate at 17?
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Teenage breast reduction
I can appreciate what you are suffering and yes you can have a breast reduction.
The problem you have is functional and is thus medical, with no age restrictions, being under 18 I would like to have your parents involved in the consultation process, as this is a big decision.
I have performed a number of breast reductions on patients in your situation and they have been life changing procedures. My advice is to seek the opinion of a qualified plastic surgeon and the pros and cons of the procedure can be discussed and you can then consider your best options.
I hope that is of help, and all the best
You can have a Breast Reduction if you are under 18
You can have a Breast Reduction at 17.
Your symptoms sound severe and a Breast Reduction can help. I have treated a few patients under 18 ( with parental consent) who have realised the benefits of Breast Reduction Surgery.
You need to have parental consent and see a Plastic Surgeon who can help you
Hope this helps, all the best