• Breast Reduction Surgery: When Is It Necessary for a Young Woman?

    6 monthes ago - By 700 Children's

    Macromastia, or breast hypertrophy, is characterized by breasts that are disproportionately large compared to the rest of the body. Young women with macromastia often have problems with upper back and neck strain/pain, shoulder grooving from bra straps, trouble participating in sports or activities because breast tissue gets in the way and, sometimes, skin rashes between and beneath the breasts.
    How is it treated?
    Treatment for macromastia includes weight management, physical therapy and in some cases surgical reduction of the breasts. Breast reduction is a procedure that reduces the size...
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