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Hedden and Gunn Plastic Surgery

Risks & Possible Complications

To ensure that you are informed about every aspect of the procedure, we will discuss the risks associated with breast reduction at your consultation. The risks and possible complications of breast reduction surgery include:

  • Infection
  • Bleeding (hematoma), swelling, bruising
  • Fluid accumulation
  • Poor healing
  • Uneven breast contour or asymmetry
  • Temporary or permanent numbness
  • Potential inability to breastfeed
  • Need for revisional surgery