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How Young Is Too Young for Breast Reduction?

Exactly how young is too young for breast reduction? Is the 14-year-old girl with breasts so large that she cannot cross her arms over her chest able to pursue surgical correction? What about the 15-year-old being teased by her peers about her large breasts?

There is not an exact age at which a teenager becomes eligible for breast reduction; it truly depends on the individual patient. However, there are general guidelines that plastic surgeons adhere to when evaluating candidates.

Dr. Erwin Bulan, a trusted breast surgeon in Northern New Jersey, discusses some of those factors here. Continue reading