Pros and Cons – Breast Reduction

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The Pros

  • Breast reduction is a permanent solution to large, heavy breasts.
  • Liposuction breast reduction leaves fewer scars.
  • Permanently changes the size and shape of the breasts
  • Alleviates pain and discomfort relative to large breasts

The Cons

  • Breast reduction surgery leaves significant scarring.
  • Breastfeeding may not be possible after breast reduction surgery because the milk ducts have been surgically removed.
  • You may experience either heightened or decreased breast sensitivity.


  • Bleeding, infection, asymmetry, irregular scar formation, permanent loss of sensation in breasts and/or nipples, loss of tissue, complications related to anesthesia.
  • Potential for the breasts to become enlarged again.

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