To sum it up; an MRI technicican suggested I look into a breast reduction because all mammos for the past 10 yrs. resulted in having to have an ultrasound then an mri to rule out that cysts were not tumors. This was because of dense breasts. I found Christopher Davidson and cannot say enough great things about him. I was fortunate to have found such a compassionate Dr. with such great... more
I'm 45 / no kids and scheduled for surgery next week (can't believe it's that close). I've struggled with my breasts for as long as I can remember. In junior high I was small chested and then bam, in high school I was very well endowed and they were always big and saggy. I can cram them into a 36DD and most people would say they don't know I have large breasts because I cover them so... more
I have been on this site for quite sometime now dreaming about having a Breast Reduction. Well, I have finally taken the first steps!
My story is the same as all of you: I've had large breasts since puberty, I am self conscious, terrible back pain, and I desire to feel more confident, comfortable, and happy! I am 5'8 and have a pretty normal size frame but my bust makes me look so much larger... more
Although im young I needed this surgery badly! I always had large breast but after my son I was a 34F Im a smaller person only 5 feet and 130 pounds so these boobs took over my body! Ontop of these huge boobs my back was starting to really kill me, im a hairdresser and it was taking a tole on me. I went to see Dr. Marshall and he was AWESOME! he knew I wanted my surgery done ASAP seeing summer... more
I feel very fortunate to be able to say that Dr. Jeffery Darrow did my procedure. He is the best!
Today is my second day sense surgery and I have a appointment to have my drains removed at 1:00 . I am a bit nervous but he has assured me it won't hurt to bad.
As far as sleeping goes I do get a few hours in between taking my medicine.
My body didn't react very well after the surgery I did... more
First time posting! I am a 33yo 5'7" 137lb with two tween children. DD looking to be a B I'm scheduled for first appointment with PS July 10th. I have so many questions. Will it be covered by insurance? Will the PS say it's to small? How soon do they book the surgery? I've never liked being larger on top it's not the type of attention I like. I can never find tops that look right I can't go... more
After asking many questions through this forum, and consulting with 3 plastic surgeons in Massachusetts, my surgery has been approved by my insurance company and is scheduled for May 15. I will not miss my 34FF breast size, and I will not miss the gigantic indentations in my shoulders from my bra straps. I am not nervous. I contemplated this surgery 20 years ago and chickened out. Boy, I... more
I had a bilateral breast reduction. Dr. Austen was my surgeon due to my many health problems, he is knowledgeable and professional. For recovery I employed the New England Rapid Recovery Center in NH, I was able to heal at such a rapid rate I nor my doctor could believe it. The NERR system had me off medications in a few days and in one week the 95% bruising was gone feeling really great... more
So happy to be free of those gigantic tits that have cursed my life since I was about 13! Twenty-five years and three kids later I finally bit the bullet. I'm 38, 5'7", and about 200 lbs. my surgeon was adamant that I would have immediate relief with a breast reduction, and that he would have no problem meeting the minimum requirements for insurance purposes. He took 800+ grams from each size,... more
This website and all the positive reviews has encouraged me to finally set up a consultation. I am currently about a 34DD/36D and want to go as low as a B. I was a B cup until I had kids then when I lost weight afterwards I was a C. Now I am 50 and hate how big they are. I get rashes all the time and have stopped exercising the way I used to because of that. So now I have gained weight,... more
I have read lots of reviews, comments and advise from a lot of you ladies out there and I have appreciated every one of them. I lost 35 pounds before surgery and was feeling pretty good about it. I was most worried about recovery and boy was I right. This has been an experience and not a good one. The surgery was fine and went well. One of the first problems was the adhesive medical tape they... more
Getting my breast reduction was the best thing I have ever done. I am coming up on three weeks since my procedure and can say nothing negative. The procedure went flawlessly and the nurses at the Jordan Hospital were amazing. My overall experience was more than positive. Dr. Delia was fantastic, he was patient and kind from the beginning. He made my experience at the hospital "pain-free". He... more
I am so happy I had this surgery done. Before, I had back and shoulder problems. It was difficult for me to workout and I had bad posture. Also, I did not fit into many shirts because my boobs were too big and I always had trouble finding bras that fit me right. The surgery only took about 3 hours and I left the hospital that day. It has been three weeks since the surgery and the recovery has... more
I've been wanting to get this procedure done for over 5 years. Since i was sixteen I've had breasts that were disproportional to my size causing me to hate how i looked. I wore baggy clothes, crossed my arms a lot, etc. to keep attention from my chest. I was also experiencing neck and back pain from the weight they generated.
I can honestly say this was the BEST decision i have ever made for... more
A few months ago, I found a lump in my breast. Scared the crap out of me, went for a mammogram and ultrasound. Wound up being nothing...but a breast reduction was recommended by my gyno and the breast surgeon at the hospital after my tests. She sent me to see the surgeon she works with all the time that she said was very good. I have thought about doing this my whole life. I was always the... more
I am 42 years old with 2 kids (12, 14) and after giving it much thought, I am getting a reduction, lift and implants on Friday. I am currently a saggy 36DD and want to be a C. My breasts make me look heavier than I am and I am looking forward to getting rid of the bra indents on my shoulder and getting a cute swim suit that doesn't have huge cups and support. My PS is going to reduce them a... more
Hello ladies, I've been lurking on this page and few others for a few months now, basically looking for the extra push i needed to go through with the reduction. I'm in bed typing this from my cell phone, still a little loopy from the vicodin, so bear with me.
I had been mulling over the idea of breast reduction for about a year and a half , decided on it briefly then changed my mind when i... more
A short history of my boobs: Ever since I started developing at age 12 I've hated my boobs and have tried to hide them. I don't think there was ever a time in my life where I've liked them. I've always felt self conscious about how big my chest was. Practically overnight I went from a 32A to a 32C and by the time I was 13 I was wearing a 32D-32DD. I've always been on the slim side with a flat... more
With a great surgeon you don't have to recover from the Surgeon as well as the Surgery. Dr. Darrow is a GENIUS! What Recovery Period? Only 1 week post-op & already I'm Thrilled!
With the reduction covered by insurance I opted for a complete makeover; Breast Reduction, Full Tummy Tuck, Lipo for an all in 1 surgery 1 recovery. My recovery time was no worse than any of two C-sections I've... more
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