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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 3/15/2021

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, General Surgery Practice Specializing in Breast Cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.