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Excessively Top-Heavy Women May Qualify for Free Breast Reduction

Having disproportionately large breasts may cause a woman many issues. Their ability to participate in sports and other physical activities is limited, and they may face serious back and neck problems. Sweating in chest area may make falling asleep uncomfortable.

Women who have a cup size of DD or larger may be eligible for their insurance company to pay for a breast reduction surgery. The costs to these women may be as low as a simple hundred dollar deduction.

In order to qualify, however, the woman must prove that her reduction is a medical necessity.

To do this, insurance companies typically decide based on the weight of the tissue to be removed (it should be 1 to 4 pounds). Most women with a cup size of DD or larger pass this test.

Once the surgery has been approved, there are many things to consider before going under the knife. Firstly, breast reductions come with many potential consequences. Scarring is usually permanent, and in some cases, feeling in the breast and nipple may never return. The risks that come with all surgeries—such as heart attack or death while under anesthesia—apply as well. Most experts estimate that anywhere from 10-50% of women who undergo a breast reduction experience complications.

However, the surgery comes with many considerable benefits as well. The woman may be much more comfortable doing everything from jogging to wearing a swimsuit at the beach. Unwanted attention that comes with having large breasts is often reduced, and back and neck pain may be completely gone.

If you or a loved one are considering a breast reduction surgery, check with your insurance company to see if it could be deemed a medical necessity first.

Balancing Information Needs with Design Optimization

One of the most basic goals of good web design is finding a way to balance the need to convey information, which is, after all, what clients visit most websites for, with the need to achieve a certain level of aesthetic quality in order to ensure that visitors aren’t overwhelmed with navigation options or turned away by unappealing visual arrangement. One Houston attorney’s website,, does an admirable job of achieving this balance.

On the homepage, there are a wide range of different navigation options, allowing site visitors to either pursue additional information or to interact directly with live chat operators or fill out contact forms for the attorney. While the sheer number of choices that are given to site visitors as soon as they come to the homepage could easily be overwhelming with a suboptimal design format, the site’s appearance is actually quite attractive and streamlined. The majority of what a site’s visitor initially sees is simply a picture of a motorcyclist, with a navigation bar underneath and a sidebar containing contact and interactive navigation options. Importantly, these options are neither so large that they overwhelm a site’s visitor, nor so small that they have to be sought out. As the best website design is supposed to do, the site makes it simple for visitors to find what they’re looking for without losing anything in terms of professional appearance.

Building A Website For Your Audience

When designing a website, the central thing to keep in mind is who will be using your site. That allows you to come at the design approach from the right perspective, emphasizing usability and appearance in ways that will work for your core audience.

I like what this site,, is doing in terms of communicating with its target audience. The purpose of the site is to provide resources and legal help to those that have been injured in an explosion accident. Therefore, it doesn’t call for a particularly flashy or complicated aesthetic design. This site has utilized a basic, clean looking template. The organization’s name and contact information is prominently featured at the top of the page, which makes it easy for the target audience to navigate through the site. The content offers a clear, detailed description of the type of help they can offer in addition to a “Live Chat” sidebar that is always present. This site makes it very easy for the target audience to start a conversation with the organization.

This is like a slightly pared-down version of some of the better government-run website I’ve seen out there. Now, granted, there are more than a few government websites with terrible design and Byzantine navigation processes. But some do exactly what they need to do, like the website for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Recognizing that people may visit the site for a range of purposes, it incorporates a toolbar at the top with links to the most important issues it covers (and the simple black and yellow color scheme is visually appealing, to boot – something that‘s depressingly rare on government websites). Below that, it also promotes some of the features that the NHTSA is trying to raise awareness about, without being too pushy on site visitors about these topics.

Both these sites seem to recognize that users are looking for information, first and foremost, and that they need to be able to access it as efficiently as possible, and they work to ensure that none of their design elements stand in the way.