Is a Breast Reduction Right for You?

Although many women desire a bigger bust, having larger breasts can come at a cost. You may struggle with physical pain and discomfort, poor-fitting clothing, joint issues, and more. The struggle doesn’t stop there. You may also be feeling self-consciousness and have a negative self-image because of your chest. 

There is good news, though. All of these inconvenient symptoms can be alleviated. If you feel that your breasts are getting in the way of you living your life to the fullest, one solution is getting a breast reduction. 

Please note that breast reduction surgeries are recommended for women 18 years or older due to the fact that teenagers may still be developing. 

Keep reading to see if a breast reduction is the right choice for you. 

Best candidates 

The best candidates for a breast reduction procedure have realistic expectations, and are physically healthy, non-smokers who are dissatisfied with the size and heaviness of their breasts. You may not be the best candidate if:

  • you are severely obese, 
  • you have a history of a clotting disorder
  • you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have recently breastfeeding
  • you had abnormal mammogram results
  • you have a serious illness or infection


Have you noticed any of the following signs?

  • neck and back pain
  • difficulty with physical activities
  • struggling to find clothes that fit
  • you want to prevent future sagging
  • posture problems
  • unequal size
  • joint issues
  • bra strap grooving
  • decreased nipple sensitivity
  • frequent yeast infections/rashes under breasts
  • breasts that aren’t in proportion to your body
  • physical therapy hasn’t helped
  • wearing a bra with wider straps for a year hasn’t helped

Schedule a consultation with us today. 

How many of these signs resonate with you? If it’s a lot, you may want to start thinking about whether a breast reduction would help you. If you are bothered by the size of your breasts for any reason and are considering getting a breast reduction, reach out to us. We will help you determine the appropriate size depending on your body frame and your personal preference. Have any questions? Ask us!

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