Risk of Breast Reduction Surgery

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Breast Reduction Surgery
Like any surgery that is out there, you will want to make sure that you are fully aware of all the risks that are out there to make sure that this is something that you would want to do. For a complete list, you will want to talk to the doctor that you will want to perform the surgery.

Here are some risk for during and some risk for after the surgery:


  • Reaction to the Anesthesia
  • Blood Clots that may travel to the lung or the heart
  • Extreme bleeding during the surgery
  • Fluid Build-up under the skin


  • Scars
  • Infection
  • Loss of feeling in breast or nipples
  • Chance of not being able to breastfeed
  • Nipples positioned unevenly
  • Poor healing of the wound
  • Pigmentation change
  • Breast are extremely firm
  • The possible need for additional surgeries

Is Breast Reduction Right For Me Or My Teen?

No matter if you are a parent looking into this procedure for your daughter or you are a teen looking for this information for yourself no one can tell you if this is the right choice. Basically, you will need to talk to your doctor or your teen’s doctor and weigh the risks with the reward. You will need to make the choice for your life. Keeping in mind what works for one person may not work for another, just as some insurance companies will pay for this type of surgery some will not you ultimately will need to make the choice for yourself or your child. You will want to have a talk with a certified professional to help you determine if this is something that you need or should have done.

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