I had my consultation on 8/12 and we submitted for pre-authorization with my insurance company (Blue cross blue shield). I confirmed with my insurance that it was received on 8/16. Review process can take up to 10 days. Very nervous and excited all at the same time! Will try to schedule surgery ASAP after approval because my insurance changes mid October
Waiting is so hard..... Anyone else... more
Well, today I had my consult with the plastic surgeon. I am 40 years old and have been thinking of getting my breasts reduced for many years. I am 5'6" and 152 lbs. I have lost about 25 lbs in the last year, with no change to my breasts. I have had back and neck pain for years and spent countless $$$ on massage. I did also do PT for my back a few years ago and am currently doing PT for my... more
Before the reduction my neck, back and shoulders constantly hurt. My arms and hands would also go numb. Over 500cc's were removed from each side. Since the BR I no longer have the pain or numbness! Added benefits are buying clothes that fit, more confidence, not self-conscious anymore!
Should have had this done sooner.Wow!! I am now 4 months postop. I am feeling great and everything is... more
I have always had a large breast size since I was young. At 31 I now have a DD but very close to a DDD. I decided to get the surgery for the main reasons of back and shoulder pain but I also want to be able to run without having to have 3 sports bras on AND hold them down as well.
My back has curved big time to support my large chest and well I'm just done with it. Yea my large breasts... more