Is breast reduction surgery covered by insurance?

Usually.  When we meet with a patient we discuss their symptoms and history of treatment, exam and measure the breasts, record their height and weight, and take photographs.  After the visit, we will write a letter to your insurance company discussing our findings and ask for a predetermination as to whether the procedure will be a covered under your policy.  Depending on the company, we … Continue reading Is breast reduction surgery covered by insurance?

Breast-feeding after breast surgery

Patients who are considering breast surgery such as breast augmentation, breast reduction, or a lift often ask us about their ability to breast feed after surgery if they have children.  They want to know if breast-feeding will be possible, and have often heard different answers from various medical practitioners and friends.  The answer depends on the type of surgery being performed and how it will … Continue reading Breast-feeding after breast surgery