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Breast Lift

Is 18 old enough?

bethlehem Virginia Beach, VA
one month ago

So I’ve been dealing with saggy breasts since i first developed boobs. At first they were like any other until i gained a lot of weight. Once i lost all that weight my breasts started to droop. Fast forward now my boobs point downward and I’d say would be a good candidate for a breast lift! The only thing I’m not sure if they’d accept me because i just turned 18! I really want to get them done now

Hi, congratulations on losing the weight! You have just made a dramatic improvement in your health and have added years to your life! Most patients I see who have lost a significant amount of weight and have sagging breasts need a combination of a breast lift and implant to achieve a younger fuller look. You are at the right age to do this! You are young and healthy and there is no reason to live with sagging breasts that sabotage your self confidence and self esteem!

Nelson Castillo, MD Atlanta, GA
one month ago

Thank you for sharing your excellent question. At 18 you are able to pursue a breast lift procedure, and I would see a series of ASPS board certified plastic surgeons in your area to have a discussion as to your goal results. They will then offer you the best treatment recommendations.

Adolfo Sesto, MD Santo Domingo, NC - Dominican Republic
26 days ago

Hi. The answer is yes, at 18 you do need to address problems that may reduce and lower your self esteem, that is what plastic surgery is for.


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