As a divorced. FT working mom of two young children, I'm jumping into explantation because I'm scared I'll never do it, if I don't take a small window of opportunity I've gotten. My implants seem to be leaking within the capsule or beyond and are 25-year-old "meme" textured silicone implants. The meme (french for "same" because they're supposed to feel soft and the same as natural breasts)... more
Ok, so my right implant deflated 2 days before my 43rd birthday! right at the 10 yr mark when warranty expired..Kinda funny really. I never had any problems or complications with the implants, during that time, so Ive always felt I was lucky. When this happened I wasn't sure if I wanted to replace or explant, but then I did some research and was in disbelief when I found that many women with... more
Hi. I’m 24 years old and I have had sub-muscular, saline implants since December 2010. I got them because of severe breast asymmetry. One breast was a sort-of-droopy small C and the other was an –A. My parents’ insurance even paid for most of it. It was an awful trial to find clothes that would hide my asymmetry and rigging bras and bathing suits with large pads. I’m not sure the... more
I had my D cup 420cc implants removed about seven weeks ago and I am loving my new natural look. Not only am I happy with the service, the price, and the professional care that Dr. Payam Jarrah-Nejad has given me but also his honest opinion from day one. Dr. J did exactly what I wanted done during my procedure to minimize scaring and possible nerve damage. After the surgery I was... more
At 28 yrs old, I suddenly decided I wanted implants. I had never wanted them before and was probably not in the right state of mind. Within weeks I booked a surgery and had 215 ccs Put in of the cohesive gel implant. Was unsure whether to do one of these but the reviews were so helpful to me I felt selfish not sharing my story. Went from a 32a to a 32c and was never happy with the feeling of a... more
I was a 32 B before I got my saline implants about 7 years ago. I thought it was what I wanted and might have been fine with them if they weren't soooo big for my size. Ever since I've had them I didn't feel comfortable with them and very self-conscious about them. I was always hunching over and this casued some back problems.
My husband loved them at first but also wanted them gone since I... more
I am 24 years old and I have had my breast implants for 7 years. I was 18 years old and thought I would love having bigger breasts. I was young and I didn't take into consideration that this was a serious surgery and a serious decision. So I just did it without a second thought. I was a 34B (which was completely fine) and got 350cc silicone implants to make me a 34D. They really do look... more
I had been really sick for four years experiencing chronic fatigue, neurological symptoms, auto-immune, IBS, feet redness, pain and inflammation, chemical and food allergies, severe itching and the list goes on--I needed a breast Explanation.
I searched the internet looking for the Top Ten Plastic Surgeon Doctors in Beverly Hills, and Dr. Andre Aboolian’s name came up on Vitals website. I... more
Hi all, I'm 33 years old mom. I had silicone implants (inamed) 7 years ago and want them removed now. My breasts didn't develop at all, made decide to get implants. But now I have many health issues , joint pain, back pain, autoimmune disease, chronic fatigue and after many tests and doctors, I concluded it's my implants maybe. Anyways my right breast is very hard. Could anyone recommend good... more
I am 23 y/o and had my breast augmentation in Oct of 2012. Both breast have started to have capsular contracture and a nodule in the cleavage of my right breast. I have 300cc in my left and 330cc in my right breast. Before the implants I was a full B/small C and now I am a D/DD. I have been debating getting a lift because if I am going to have small boobs again, I want them to be small PERKY... more
Help! My doctor, Dr. Kevin Ruhge in Pasadena, CA. said it would cost 3,000 to explant these inflatables out and I don't know how I'm going to pay now that I haven't worked after raising a family and these implants are irritating me! Is there somewhere I can go to get these out like a residency? If so please contact me.
Just got back from explant!!! I'm free! Feels good! more
I was recommended to Dr. Zarrabi from another Dr. that I have been going to for a number of years that I trust. My surgery was not a typical surgery for breasts. It involved removing silicone implants from the 80's that had been recently a problem. I was being extremely selective because I did not want to have a surgery that had to be re-done. It took me a year to make my decision after... more
Dr. Bruno and staff are excellent. Great people in general. Very caring from start to finish. The process was better than I hoped and I would recommend this team and especially Dr. Bruno to any one looking for enhancements of any kind. He was honest and this is what drew me attention. Other Docs had no problem taking money for a lift as well, but Dr. Bruno said to wait to see how my results... more
I'm 44 yrs old, 5'8" and 135 pounds. I've always been fortunate in the breast department. The journey began in 2005 after breastfeeding (actually pumping) for 6 weeks. My normally large and round breasts became shriveled raisins and very saggy. I could hardly look at myself in the mirror and I became obsessed with getting a lift. I researched for a long time and found a doctor that did a... more
I've had saline implants since 2007 and I want them out. They are under my muscle and doc went thru my nipples. I'm not sure why I ever got them done in the first place; had great boobs to start with! I never had any problems, but just don't want them anymore. They make me feel chubby and just kinda top heavy which I don't like. Just made an appt with original surgeon in Beverly Hills,... more
Im super happy that I finally decided to remove my implants. I have hated them pretty much since the day I got them. Not becasue I had any issues ( hardening, etc) with them but more because I felt like I was very top heavy and it really limited the clothing I could wear.
I had my first set of implants in 2006 and they were 300cc silicone and then in about 2009 I had really wanted them out... more
I am beyond thrilled that I made the decision to remove my breast implants. I will have the procedure in just over a month and can't wait. I have had them in for 10 years and while I liked them in the beginning as a full C they got bigger and bigger as I gained a bit of weight and now as a 32F I feel like they are taking over. I'm 5'3.5" and without the implants my weight was around 110. Now... more
I would like to share my story.
I got my breast augmentation 1 year ago and I was regretting having them ever since. First, they are way too big considering that my height is 5"10 and weight is 119 pounds. I got silicone 350CC implants, my real size is around AA. The doctor was crazy, lied to me and put me big implants, which I never wanted. For one year I suffered pain, I had... more
I'm 50 with cohesive silicone gel implants (aka gummy bears) under the muscle. I got them in May 2008. I don't quite remember the sizes. I think one was 325 and one 350. No problems with them (left one is mildly encapsulated) just done with them. I have never felt truly comfortable with them. I don't parade them around. They're not that big, actually. My doc is a huge proponent of... more
I'm so thankful to have found this website! I'm so glad there's a community of women supporting each other go through something so brave.
I had my breast augmentation in 2007 and developed capsular contracture in my right breast a few months later. I tried fighting the CC with massage, vit e, etc. but nothing worked so I had it replaced in 2009. Again, I developed CC in the same... more
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