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The breasts are marked with a surgical marker before surgery.
Vertical Breast Reduction Markings
Photo © Millicent Odunze
Your surgeon will use a surgical marking pen to indicate where the incisions will be. This is the most important part of the procedure, as the markings made by your surgeon serve as a type of design plan. The breasts will change shape once you are lying on your back on the operating table, thus this step is essential to guide your surgeon’s incisions and to give you the best breast shape possible.