Women with very large breasts face health system ‘discrimination’

Women with very large breasts face health system ‘discrimination’

August 20, 2023

Going through life with breasts that required a G-sized bra cup presented many, painful, realities for Lili Pingiaro.

Like many women living with breasts so large they cause functional difficulties, Pingiaro had a constant ache in her neck and back, and battled with self-esteem.

Associate Professor Nicola Dean, president of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, said Medicare data shows demand has tripled in 20 years, but public hospital provision of breast reduction is declining.

Read the full article by Wendy Tuohy, published in the SMH here.

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