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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I had breast implants put in 11 years ago and after having my 3rd son and breast fed him for over 8 months the pretty 36d went to a saggy heavy 36g, yuck! So I'm only 24 hours after surgery and the pain has been been very minimal today, I can not believe it, yesterday was a bit rough but I can't... READ MORE

By the time I was 12 years old I had C cup breasts. I hated the attention this drew to me and the interference with my love for netball and long distance running. I also started taking oral contraceptives to regulate my menstrual cycle when I was fifteen, and developed into a DD-E cup in what... READ MORE

Just want to be smaller , pain free and able to fit clothes. Have been big breasted since about 18. Increasing after each child. Have had MRIs on neck and back. Disc problems I'm sure due to bad posture. Won't excerise any more as I always end up with pulled muscles and back pain. Weight has... 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

I, like so many of you, have had back and neck pain for years. I have wanted to have a BR for so long I cannot remember when I started thinking about it. I checked it out about 10 years ago and my insurance at that time said no! I was, of course, discouraged after that. I figured that if I... READ MORE

Hi I am having a breast reduction on July 10 I am so nervous but I know I will be happy at the end after all the healing and procedure, I am scared of the scarring and the pain after the surgery. I have been reading some of the post and it makes me feel better about it I know this will be worth... READ MORE

I have been thinking about a breast reduction for a very long time. I have lost and gained weight all of my life. A few years ago I had lap band surgery which I lost around 70 pounds. The procedure has kept my weight in check but I have a long way to go. I work out everyday 10 miles biking and... READ MORE

Let's me start from the beginning. I started getting breasts when I was six years old. Yes I mean six as in grade one. My mom took me to the doctors to make sure there wasn't something terribly wrong with me. By the time I was in jr high I was a C and by high school I was wearing an 38E and... READ MORE

I have been self-conscious about my breasts since I started growing them in the 4th grade. By the time I was in high school I was 5 ft 1 and wore a D cup. Every time we would go bra shopping I needed a bigger cup size and would cry. When I reached college I was a DDD. I got married and my first... READ MORE

Hello everyone! I have a consultation scheduled for a month from now. My motivation for getting a reduction mostly stems from being in pain and discomfort every day. I'm not %100 sure it's from the weight of my breasts but after going from doctor to doctor and specialist to specialist and... READ MORE

I've had very large breasts my whole life and was tired of having back pain and my clothes not fitting correctly. I believe I was a 36G I went to Dr. Nguyen and Sugarland Plastic Surgery. Dr. Nguyen and his staff were extremely friendly and professional. Dr. Nguyen has great bedside manner.... READ MORE

Well i just had a tt on dec 29 2014 and today i scheduled for my breasts reduction every one is saying i just need a life but i want a reduction as well so now im starting my second journey with doctor paull gill I really feel comfortable with him and his staff I've always had big breast for... READ MORE

I am 23 years old and currently at 32KK. I started thinking about getting a breast reduction last fall but at the time decided against it because I was worried about losing my ability to breastfeed in the future but in May of this year I decided to go for it for my self esteem and to help my... READ MORE

Large breast since I was a teen! I have ALWAYS wanted a reduction and decided if insurance approves I'm going for it! Consultation with a diff Dr. last summer, recommended by friend. I can't speak for his work, but wasn't impressed when I met him. Dr. was dry, flat and just ok. Insurance denied... READ MORE

I'd been struggling with uneven breasts since I was a teenager. I had a reduction on my left side when I was 18 to try to correct it. It didn't help me to feel more confident really and it had been something that I stressed about daily for the past 10 years. Finally I decided I wouldn't let... 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

Hi!!! First off i would like to say THANK YOU to all of you brave ladies!! I have had big boobs my whole life... My Bra is a 38DDD but u honestly don't even know my true size. I have thought about getting a breast reduction as long as i can remember. For Some reason i was always embarrassed ..... READ MORE

I'm 26 years old and I have had two kids. I'm 145-150 pounds and 5'4". I had a hysterectomy at 22 due to some cancer scares and bleeding problems so I am done having kids. My boobs for some reason keep growing. When I met my husband I was in a 34 C bra. Things were not fitting right. My breasts... READ MORE

Hello Realself Sisters!:) I have been researching and reviewing this site and others for years! Today I've finally got the courage to write a review. Let me give you a little back story: CAUTION! THIS WILL BE LONG!! ;) Like many other women on this site, I've almost always had big breasts. In... READ MORE

Crazy, it's tomorrow!! I did not think I'd post but I have garnered so much from all your experiences. Insurance denied (Aetna) and denied appeal so here we go. It's worth it to me to pay. I literally think about this so many times in an hour- I want to do it just to get the peace in my brain... READ MORE

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