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Theboxguys827
one year ago
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Can I go from a larger chest size to flat chested?

I'm 18, and my breasts have been causing me back, shoulder, and neck pain for years. I admire a flat chest and that is what I'd prefer but I don't know if that is possible with a breast reduction. I'd be going from a 34DD to (hopefully) flat chested. Is this possible with this kind of surgery?

Procedure: Breast Reduction
Type: Question

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Troy Pittman
ASPS Surgeon
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Breast reduction is a tailor made operation. Most women can go significantly smaller. The most important thing is to keep the blood supply to your nipples. My recommendation is to see a board-certified plastic surgeon to discuss your options. I am located in Washington DC and would be happy to see you.

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Michele Shermak
ASPS Surgeon
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Hello!

It sounds like breast reduction may provide your solution! Most of the time breast reduction with significant tissue reduction and treatment of symptoms is covered by insurance.

I would recommend you see a board certified plastic surgeon.

Best of luck!

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