Posted by Dr. Eckhaus on February 19, 2014

As with most medical queries, the answer is...it depends.   It depends on the procedure, and it depends upon the patients' development, maturity, understanding, goals, and reasons for seeking surgery in the first place. 

Patients and sometimes parents desire surgery to correct under development or over development and to improve self esteem.  There may be concern for or even a prior history of teasing at school.

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