Breast Reduction - Case 5Case ID: 0571
This is a 60 year old woman referred by her chiropractor for possible breast reduction surgery. She has had two previous pregnancies with children now grown. At 5' 7" and 173 lbs., she has a calculated body mass index of 27. She was wearing a 36-DD cup bra. On exam, the underwire chest wall measurement was 33". She underwent a breast reduction procedure using a free nipple graft technique with removal of 1100+ grams from each breast. That is slightly less than 5 lbs. total. She is seen here at four months following that surgery now wearing a 36-C cup bra.