After Breast Reduction Surgery, Sonoma County Women ask Can Breast Tissue Grow Back?

Rarely will a cosmetic plastic surgery patient who has had a reduction mammoplasty and maintains her weight will see an increase in breast size. Although very uncommon, it can happen. The breasts will go through normal changes with aging and gravity. The main cause for the breast to increase in size is from weight gain and/or pregnancy, especially in a patient who has a very high percentage of fat rather than glandular tissue. Also, breast size can increase for the young woman who had a breast reduction surgery before fully maturing. See the previous blog on juvenile breast hypertrophy.

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Dr. Miguel Delgado


Dr. Delgado, MD is a world-recognized plastic surgeon and specialist in the treatment of male breast enlargement, also called gynecomastia. He has developed new techniques and owns and operates, which has become the largest gynecomastia forum in the world. Dr. Delgado holds the two most coveted credentials; the certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgery.

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