Can you have a second breast reduction surgery

Yes, if you still are uncomfortable with the size of your breasts, you can undergo another breast reduction procedure. Please make sure that your surgeon who will be performing your 2nd breast reduction knows what was performed the first time around (technique) so as to minimize potential risks and complications as much as possible.

Is it possible to have a second breast reduction?

It is possible to have a second breast reduction performed safely. However, the original breast reduction has probably affected the blood flow within the breast. It would be very important to know exactly how the original breast reduction was done in order to make a surgical plan that would protect the remaining blood supply to the nipples.

When can you have breast reduction surgery?

You can have breast reduction surgery at any age — sometimes even as a teenager. But if your breasts aren’t yet fully developed, you might need a second surgery later in life. You might postpone breast reduction surgery if you have certain future plans, such as: Childbirth.

What are the risks of breast reduction surgery?

Breast reduction surgery has the same risks as any other type of major surgery — bleeding, infection and an adverse reaction to the anesthesia. Other possible risks include: Removal of or loss of sensation in the nipples and skin surrounding the nipples (areolae)

Can you get a second breast cancer surgery?

SATURDAY, May 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Thousands of breast cancer patients in the United States might be spared a second surgery if more tissue was removed during initial breast-conserving, partial mastectomy surgery, a new study suggests.

Is a second breast reduction surgery necessary?

A: A Second Breast Reduction Surgery (Secondary Reduction Mammoplasty) While repeat breast reduction surgery is not common, it is sometimes be necessary. It is more likely for a woman having had breast reduction surgery at a young age.

Are You a candidate for a second breast reduction?

If your breasts have changed significantly since your breast reduction 10 years ago and you are having symptoms related to large breasts you may be a candidate for a second breast reduction. The risk of wound healing problems may be greater since the exact method used in the first operation may not be known.

What is the best way to have a second breast reduction?

A young woman tends to want to preserve more fullness, may not be completely developed and has a longer life expectancy during which the breast may further enlarge. The safest way to have a second breast reduction is to see your original surgeon.

Can scoliosis cause repeated breast reduction surgery?

It’s often impossible to get the breasts exactly the same particularly if you do have a scoliosis but certainly it would be possible to have attempt to make them more even. While repeat breast reduction surgery is not common, it is sometimes be necessary. It is more likely for a woman having had breast reduction surgery at a young age.