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Mammoplasty is a common surgical procedure to change the size of the breasts. Mammoplasty may also be done when the breasts are markedly different in size.

Review Date 3/13/2015

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.