Breast reduction

Could I qualify for a breast reduction? I’m 17, 5’9, 145 pounds. Been this height for 4 years, but my breasts have grown since. I have a 36in breast, 28in waist, and 33in hip. Could I go down to 32in measurement?

Thank you for your question. Breast reduction is helpful for patients who are experiencing back, neck and shoulder pain from large breasts. I would need to know your cup size to help guide you. A reduction will not change the band size, so your bra would not go from a 36 to a 32. It would reduce your cup size. Sometimes people are not wearing the correct size bra, and this makes it hard to figure out what is going on. For example, you might be wearing a 36DD bra, but maybe you should be wearing a 34E bra. Many patients wear a bra with a band that is too big and the cup size is too small. So it is possible you would benefit from a reduction. The best thing to do is contact an Aesthetic Society member for a consultation. We are offering in-person and virtual consultations. This way you will get very accurate information about your situation.

Tracy Pfeifer, MD, MS

Tracy Pfeifer, MD, MS
Tracy Pfeifer, MD, MS
25 Montauk HwyQuogueNY11959US

Tracy Pfeifer, MD, MS

25 Montauk Hwy, Quogue, NY, UNITED STATES,
11959

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