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  • Breast reduction surgery removes excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body.
  • This operation may be covered by health insurance if it is performed to relieve medical symptoms.
  • The results of this procedure should be permanent. However, over time, your breasts can change due to ageing, weight fluctuations, hormonal factors and gravity.
  • Talk with your surgeon about the risks and benefits of breast reduction surgery and what results you can expect.

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Reviewed on: 30-01-2019