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carolyn
one year ago
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Can I go super small

I am currently a 38 c and would prefer to be an A cup . Is that possible?

Procedure: Breast Reduction
Type: Question

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Barry Citron
ASPS Surgeon
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That can be discussed at your consultation after you have been examined. Your bra size alone does not give an adequate amount of information to begin to answer that question. However, chances are you can be reduced as much as you desire. There are many excellent board certified ASPS member plastic surgeons in Scottsdale. You may find them on the Find A Plastic Surgeon Near Me section of this ASPS website. Best wishes.

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Steven Wallach
ASPS Surgeon
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While it is impossible to guarantee cup size, reducing you to an “A”ish cup is basically doing almost a mastectomy and will likely not leave you with a reasonable shape.

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Rahul Vemula
ASPS Surgeon
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It is possible to go extremely small. This involves removing the majority of breast tissue. Based on your body habitus going extremely small may not give you symmetry and may be out of proportion to your body type. After an in person consultation, the proper size can be determined.

Please consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to determine which procedures are best to achieve your goals.

Best wishes!

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Edward Domanskis

I have done breast reductions for someone who wishes to have virtually no breast. I would suggest you send pphotos for estimate/\.

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Susan Buenaventura
ASPS Surgeon
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It is usually possible to reduce down by 2 cup sizes with a breast reduction. It is also not possible to predict an exact cup size as bra sizes/fittings differ widely. You can rest assured that a breast reduction can remove a significant amount of tissue. It is also important to leave behind enough tissue to keep the remaining breast healthy. I would suggest that before you undergo surgery, you get professionally fitted for your bra size (it's often larger than women think). Best wishes to you!

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Nelson Castillo

Thank you for sharing your excellent question. Without an in-person examination it is difficult to comment but in most cases a patient can be made substantially smaller, depending on their goal results. Hope this helps.

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