RE: Options for reducing breast implant size

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I would like to know if I will have a lot of excess tissue and saggyness if I go from a 280cc to a 180cc after two years?
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I would like to know if there will be a lot of excess tissue when I reduce my breast implant size from a 280cc to a 180cc? I have had the implants for two years.
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I have had my implants for just over two years now and really feel like they are too big. I was a small C and just wanted to go up to a D and now I'm a DD! My boyfriend says they are great, my girl friend's say they are too much. I want to have them swapped but my Dr. isnt practicing anymore. uuugh!
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I've had my implants for just over 2 years really feel that they are too big. Is it difficult to change out the implants? also, the doctor i went to is no longer in practice in my area, how do I find someone else?
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I didnt see all the comments before this so to say more to Ell...Ive also been heavy before after 3 kids. I am now a personal trainer and after working out for the past 17yrs have also gone from a size 16 to a 4 and now I feel so disgusted with how i look and feel. I feel fat and like a pig. I dont feel clothing looks good. I also adamently told the dr i did NOT want to be big...I liked my 34B size I just wanted them filled out more becasue I had a reduction in 1996 and after losing all the weight my breasts lost volume. I know its still early, 3 weeks today...but i HATE them. Ive done nothing but cry since then and Im just so scared right now and feel trapped. I have a followup with the dr next week and I want to ask how soon they can be removed and what my options are...but Im afraid he will get mad too. Anyway, its nice to know Im not alone in this.
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I TOTALLY agree with this woman and have the same experience. I dont think waiting is going to make me change my mind. How soon can they be taken out and then what is done to my own breast?
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I still consider my aug too big. It has been 9 yrs. Was an A, asked for a B. Doc suggested a large C would be good on my frame. Trusting him, I said ok. Perhaps a large C would have looked good. I ended up with a large D. Folks who knew me prior say I look good. Folks who find out later say they can't tell. They do look pretty natural. I would still prefer to go down to a regular C.
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Ell, how are feeling about your breasts now? I just had mine done 4 days ago and LOVE how they look right now...I'm thinking I may have gone TOO small, I have 185 cc but I was I between a B and C cup to begin with, had a breast lift and a small implant to make them look better. I only hope they end up no smaller than a full C. I look forward to hearing from you. Al the best.
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I'm 1 1/2 years post implant and wish I'd gone a bit smaller. I still think they look a little to big on my frame. I had the extra issue with Poland's syndrome (no pectoral muscle on the right side) that implant is very round and no transition from chest to implant. It just looks very artificial. I am disappointed.
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I had implants put in about 10 years ago. I was a very small B. And even though I wanted to be a larger B cup or even a small C, he said made me go to a 36C, saying the same thing all these doctors are saying. That I would regret not going bigger, that I would get used to it, etc. But I never have. I've never once had a woman tell me I'd regret being smaller. Now I wish I'd never had it done and unfortunately I don't have another 7 grand to make them smaller. And it's been 10 years.
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Same thing here, I have nec pain and left sholder pain from my implants because with age my C's have gone DD..although it doesnt look Dolly Partonish I wish they were smaller like a B..i was really young and flat when I got them done, and though a little weight gain its all gone to the boobs..I dont regret the impants since I wasnt a nice flat chested looking type but I do regret the size they are now.I hope that when they are replaced I am able to get them MUCh smaller with no problems but by then who knows.
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I'm now 5 weeks post-lift/augmentation and feeling quite a bit better about things. Sometimes I am thrilled about 'them' and others I think 'oh, well, what's done is done'... it really depends on what clothes I'm trying to wear. All-in-all I'm better of than prior to the surgery but, in retrospect, would have gone with 275cc implants instead of the 375's I got. That said, my left breast must be a CUP SIZE lager than the right! I'm hoping/praying they even out but at 5 weeks post-op I'm not so sure this will be the case. Any reassurances (or condolences) out there??
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Glad things are better than about a month ago Ell - You're still within the time frame that most plastic surgeons would typically wait and see how things settle down. Remember that your breasts may not heal at the same speed and that there may be difference in swelling. If you're looking for a target date, I'd recommend you see how things look at month 3. In addition - be sure you discuss these concerns with your surgeon. I hope this helps.
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I am completely at ease and am so thankful for all your feedback. I am now actually looking *forward* to my final results! I also plan to update this post over the next several months since I have found others' experiences so helpful... maybe I can help someone else feel more at ease. Thank you again! Ell
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Thank you, your input has been more helpful than you can imagine! One thing I hadn't mentioned is that I had worked really hard to go from a size 12-14 to a size 4-6 over the past year, and *finally* felt great about how I looked. So, it has been so dishartening over the past week to look in the mirror and see my old self from the waist up, especially knowing no about of exercise could make it better... my "new" self had dissappeared. To get 3 points of view, all in agreement that it will get better, really helps me deal with this. Thank you very from the bottom of my heart! ~Ell
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