Breast Reduction

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A breast reduction involves the removal of excess fat, skin, and tissue, which usually results in the nipple and areola being shifted to a higher position. The areola might also be reduced if it had been stretched out due to the size of the breast. Not only does this surgery result in a smaller, perkier bust, it can also help eliminate back, shoulder, and neck pain that’s often caused by large breasts. LEARN MORE ›

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Hello so I'm here to share my journey to smaller breasts. I'm a 30 year old, 5'4, 145 pounds and no kids. This is something I've always wanted and I finally have the opportunity to go through with it. As long as I can remember I have been uncomfortable in my body. Always feeling like I was un... READ MORE

I am 55, 5'6.5" tall, 170 Pounds, 36F/G According to the measurements when I had my self measured, I should be wearing a 36 F or G. I have always bought bra's with stretchy cups and wide straps but that just isn't enough anymore. My shoulders have grooves, pain in my upper back and... READ MORE

I am SO beyond ready to get rid of my huge breasts. I have been obsessed with looking at RealSelf reviews, and they have been beyond helpful. It has inspired me to write my own reviews, and to try to be as thorough as possible. I have a *somewhat* unique situation (or maybe not, but I haven't... READ MORE

Denied for breast reduction!!!! In June 2015, I began my journey and effort to seek approval for a breast reduction. The final straw was my getting a fungal (ring worm) infection which started under my breast. I've had it for over three months. I have always had upper neck pain, shoulder pain,... READ MORE

I have had large breast for as long as I can remember, over the past 4-5 yrs after having my child they have really become way to large and very heavy. I'm ready to feel good in clothes and be able to actually buy the appropriate size shirt for my body and not my breast size! Hoping to go from... READ MORE

Hello everyone, I've been on this site for a few weeks now, and decided to finally share a little bit about myself. Like most of you, my breasts began to grow when I was young, in 5th grade. I can't recall what sizes I wore at certain points in my life, but I'm pretty sure I was a full C by 8th... READ MORE

I started wearing a training bra at 8yrs old. By the time I was 14 I was into a C cup. I have wanted to have the procedure done for a long time but having kids to take care of and working I couldn't. I have suffered back and neck pain for so long it became the norm. I had finally had enough... READ MORE

More than anything, I would like to not have the constant pulling of my neck and shoulders. I would like to run and dance and jump without being completely self-conscious about the flopping display. I want someone to notice my brown eyes first, not my big boobs. After experiencing the true... READ MORE

Hi ladies, I'm new to this website. Today I just got the approval from the insurance and I'm reAlly excited. I have always have big boobs but after having my son they got bigger. Since them I've been having back and neck pain! Surgery is next month and I can't wait even though I'm really nervous... READ MORE

I did breast reduction on 17-10-2015 12:00 midnight and came back from theatre at 4:00 in the morning,I was discharged today and I like what I see so far.far . it is painful but I don't regret it and my surgeon said by Monday which is 7 days I will feel much better but it wiwill take 8 weeks for... READ MORE

Hi all, I have been lurking for a bit but as my surgery date gets closer I would love to get engaged and post more. And I definitely could use the support! I am 28, 5'3", and 148 pounds. I currently am a 34F/G going hopefully down to a 34B. I want them to take as much as possible. My... READ MORE

I have been considering a breast reduction for a few years now, But it was the constant shoulder, back and neck pain, that did it for me. I'm 5'3 and 135lbs and F's were just not comfortable! People told me I was insane for wanting to do a breast reduction and that I would regret it because I... READ MORE

I'm 31 years old- 2 kids. I've always have had big boobs since I can remember- back in about 6th I was one of the girls with big breast. It never bother me much growing up. My friends were cool about it and they match my body structure, no issues then. After I had my first child (10 yrs ago)... READ MORE

My breasts began growing when I was 12, by the time I was 14 I was hearing catcalls like "boobs!" when I was walking the 12 blocks to my girlfriend's house. I was very self conscious. I was quite active in sports and would wear my sisters bra(which was tight being smaller) when I ran my events.... READ MORE

I can't begin to thank all you wonderful ladies for writing reviews and relating your stories on realself, it's been so good to know I'm not alone in the journey to smaller, more appropriately sized breasts! Similar to many of you, I developed early, at 11 I outgrew my training bra by leaps... READ MORE

15 Days to my consultation! I am so nervous, I so need this surgery (as seen in pictures) I have had a consultation before, but this was before my child. My husband lost his job, which meant the insurance went to. So I was not able to get the surgery. Three year later and a now 1 year old. I... READ MORE

I'm 24 years old and I'm a 36F. I have had large breasts since middle school. I started developing in 4th grade, by 8th grade I was a D cup. At graduation I was up to a DDD and about a year later was up to an F and have been there for the last 4 years. My back hurts so bad, and I am so self... READ MORE

My journey with being "well endowed" is quite similar to some of the other post found here on the site. Except my journey with my "Wonder twins" began as a late blossomer, I was flat chested up until the age of 13 or 14 years old. My brother used to tease me by calling me names like "Bookman"... READ MORE

I go to a PS tomorrow to start the process for breast reduction. Is there anyone out there with Aetna insurance? What is their requirements for paying for the procedure? How long does it take to get an approval? I have lived with large boobies since I was a teenager....they cause me much... READ MORE

I have put this reduction off for far too long. I suffer from neck, shoulder and back pain. I'm hoping this helps. I'm scared of the pain and that they will look funny afterwards. I currently wear 40 ddd. Just really depends where I get my bras. Kinda excited about getting pretty bras. As... READ MORE

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