Submit your question below about any cosmetic procedure to be considered for posting with an answer from one of our board-certified plastic surgeons.

If your question is about the cost of a procedure, click here. For referral to a qualified surgeon in your area, see find a surgeon.

Note: ASAPS cannot give advice about specific medical problems nor should answers provided by responding surgeons be substituted for a complete medical history, work-up and an in-personal medical/surgical consultation. Sorry we can't answer all questions. We try to select questions that have the widest general interest.

Do I need to lose 50 pounds before a breast reduction?


My weight is 250 and I need a breast reduction. My breast cup is 46DD and my Primary Care Physician recommends I lose 50 pounds.



 You failed to list your height so, I could determine your BMI but, your primary Care Physician is most likely correct. Patients who lose weight before this surgery often fair better. Best,


Gary R Culbertson, MD, FACS

Related Questions

Copyright © 2009-2012 ASAPS. All Rights Reserved.