□ There are three types of people in the world. The capable person is one who can make decisions and seek advice. The half-capable person is one who can reach decisions but neglects to seek advice. The incapable person is one who can neither make decisions nor seek advice.
In this chapter I will summarize the experience of all the contributing authors and give some guidelines for young surgeons who are keen to adopt a vertical scar technique in breast reduction. All senior authors have been able to perform a vertical scar mammaplasty on every patient who had breast reduction of up to 2000 g per breast. However, in these difficult cases, only experienced surgeons are likely to obtain aesthetic results, and reductions of this magnitude are best avoided until significant experience with the technique has been obtained.
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