Wednesday, September 25, 2013
BREAST REDUCTION AND ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
Now it's not just professional athletes going under the knife. Carly Mortensen, 19, had the surgery to improve her softball game.
"It just felt uncomfortable for me because I had to wear two sports bras every time," she said. "It was emotionally pretty tough." "We are tending to a lot more young patients who realize there's a surgery out there that can help them, help them feel better and to help them become more athletic," plastic surgeon Dr. Michelle Spring said. According to Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank statistics, more than 100,000 women had similar surgeries last year.