The new American Cancer Society mammogram guidelines are based on outdated research and don’t make sense. Here’s why—and exactly what I recommend (based on the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, ACOG, Guidelines).
As a plastic surgeon specializing in breast surgery, patients come to me to discuss issues they have with their breasts. One thing is loud and clear: breast reduction isn’t just for adults. More and more teen girls are having the procedure done—as teens, doctors, and parents are realizing that too-large breasts can trigger long-term pain and discomfort, and lower self-esteem, now…and for years to come.