I am getting a breast augmentation on December...

I am getting a breast augmentation on December 17th, 2013. I am getting between 500 and 550 ccs. I am not sure which one. I am getting saline through the belly button approach. I am 19 years old. I am 5'5. I weigh between 100 and 105 pounds. My doctor is Dr. David E Kim in Beverly Hills California.
Here are some before pictures. (For some reason a lot of people ask me if my boobs are real) So I guess that means they already look fake. Anyway I have never gotten a boob job in my life and this is the first one I am getting. VS says I am a 32C, but I feel like they exaggerate a lot. I would consider my self a small B cup.
Comment and let me know what size you think I should get.


silicon under the muscle would be worth the wait
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I will most likely swap them out for silicone in the future.
I have read many good reviews on Realself written from experiences with Dr. Kim. You are in skilled hands, so I would listen to his recommendation on size. Good luck!
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So here is the video that helped me choose my size. As you can see she is pretty petite and ended up getting a 600cc and looks great. (In my opinion) (The first time she got a 400cc, and wasn't happy with the size so she ended up going bigger.) I am planning on going a little bit smaller than her because I weigh a little less, and I am starting out with more breast tissue than she did the very first time around. I hear of so many women getting Boob Greed, and thats my biggest fear!
BTW this is also my doctor.
Let me know what you guys think!


You already have beautiful breast!!!
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Thank you!!
WOW- I love your boobs just the way they are now- lucky girl :) But I don't blame you for wanting to go bigger- I thought the plan from my PS was to do a 655 CC implant, but after the surgery I found out all he could squeeze in there was a 533-- I was a little dissappointed but now that I've been through an easy and painless recovery, I'm glad he didnt over-do it and give me too many CCs that my body couldn't handle b/c I bet my recovery would still be painful if he'd done that! Plus, everyone says my boobs fit my body and they look so natural on me! I'm happy with my results even though he went smaller than planned. Good luck with the size your PS chooses and I look forward to keeping up with your progress!
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Surgery is in a week and a half!

I have already paid for the surgery, but I am starting to get cold feet! I am freaking out because I thought my boyfriend was the only one to tell me I am crazy, but as I tell people I am hearing it more and more. I don't know why I feel this way especially because for the past 2 and a half years getting this was the only thing I was thinking about. I like the way my breasts look now, but I just hate the size. I hate having to wear that 2 inch thick padded bra just to look even to the rest of my body, and even with that I feel like I look small! My biggest fear is that they will end up looking bad! Is it normal to feel this way? Did anybody else go through this? Let me know what you guys think!


Hi Amourag, as I said before went 650cc love my size........ You should go bigger 500 will look smaller under reg. cloths. 650ccis only about 2 tablespoons more & alittle less than 1 cup size up.
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You already have really nice boobs to begin with (Lucky you)! I think they will look awesome. Good luck with your surgery! I think 500 will look great on you! Do you know what profile you are getting?
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Thanks! Yeah I think 500 will be a perfect size, but I am so scared I am going to regret not going bigger. Then again I have a decent amount of breast tissue already and i'm on the smaller side, so maybe 500 will be more than enough. Your results are nice in the bikini (on your profile pic) I cant tell that one is lower than the other, and they have such a natural slope! I read that your going to get 500s? How did you decide with the size?

The power of the "bombshell bra"

Hey guys! I just wanted to thank all the people that are so supportive. Anyway I wanted to show you guys a body picture in a dress so you can see how small they look under clothes! The first pic will be me in a dress with no bra on, and the second will be a pic with me in a dress with that "add two cup sizes" bra on. I think this is the main reason why so many people end up wishing they have gone bigger. (just a guess) I think that people see breasts naked and say they want to look like that, but then they don't realize what they look like under clothes may be a lot smaller!


I'm so surprised the difference between that lightly padded bra and no bra(&the bombshell of course)! Sometimes boobs do look smaller in clothes! Compared to naked You're natural boobs are fabulous, shape size and perfectlynot too close or too far, your body is amazing and u look perfect as u r now-I think people ask if they're fake Bc ur natural boobs r big (&nicely shaped) for ur thin body! &u look proportionate to me. But of course I can understand you wanting this, your results are going to look great!!
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Thanks you have made my day!! Hey you have a great body too! Implants will make it even better! I cant wait to see your results!
I saved that 3rd pic u uploaded as a wish pic :)) Yes, why yes they will make it better so tired of ppl saying "but u look fine as you are" ahaha. :)

Surgery is a few days away!

I am not nervous, or scared of the procedure. I just feel really stressed trying to get everything together last minute. The person that was supposed to go with me to help me out bailed on me last second, so I had to find another person to go with me to California. I just bought the plane tickets and the hotel room and car rental yesterday. Which probably wasn't a very smart idea!
Have everything ready at least 3-4 weeks before your BA. There isn't anything more stressful than having to worry about hotel reservations, plane tickets, car rentals, sports bras, food, creams and lotions and medicines and packing, and cleaning the house and telling your family 2 days before your BA. LOL
Since 6 months ago when I started telling people I cared about that I was going to do this I started getting negative reactions. Big surprise huh? LoL
Some things I have learned from all of this is that:
1. People are going to think exactly what they want to think, and in the end your going to do exactly what you want to do, so what is the point in arguing?
2. People WILL talk and continue to talk about a subject they know absolutely nothing about.
3."A MIND is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it's not OPEN."
Here are some of the last pictures I will take in clothing before!


Your before are amazing!!!! I'm jealous. I wouldn't mess with fantastic breasts like that personally. Either way it is your body-hope your procedure goes well. I had mine done out of town but chose the city where my sis lives. It was so much easier not having to deal with transportation and housing.
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Can't wait to see your results! you have a great body!! :) Your breasts are already such a great shape, the implants will just accentuate this a lot more, you're gonna look smokin'! Best of luck xox
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i got my boobies !!!!!!!

Hey guys I got my boobies yesterday!! Bad news though. :-( Dr Kim said that 500 would be way too huge on me. So he ended up putting in 475 in the smaller boob and 450 in th larger boob. :-( ... I'm so nervous they will be too small. But we will see. Anyway yesterday's pain was at like a 6 for me. I wasn't in pain pain. I just felt like 2 watermelons have been sitting on my chest. It was difficult to breathe, because I had to adjust. My surgery was around noon, and by the end of the night last night a lot of my pain went away. I still haven't eaten anything since Monday. I just don't want to throw up. I woke up this morning with stomach sensativity and still feel like I might throw up when I walk around. Sorry this post is not very organized, I am very tired. Here is a picture of me yesterday with a sweat shirt and bandages. Let me know what you guys think. I will post more pics ina few hours


Wow I watched the video..that helps me with my size decision
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You made it, that's wonderful. Congratulations! And keep up the updates
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your dr is a top surgeon. I would honestly trust everything he said im sure he made the right choice and the shape is going to look amazing on you! Did you show him any wish pics ? And im sure once they are healed up they are going to surpass your expectations! :)
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2 days post up guys!!!

wouu it feels like its been for ever already! I guess I am technically going on to day 3 post op but Here are some pictures! BTW for the past few days I have been a mess, crying thinking I went to small, now I am realizing how big they look and I am ECSTATIC !! They are still really swollen and I walked around the mall and the hotel all day today looking like an old lady with a hunch which is sooo not Sexy LOL. So i do have some pics to show you guys. REMEMBER they are still swollen, I am going to wait a few days to post up topless pics because they look like a train reck right now lol.
DOCTOR: At this point, I am not sure how I feel about my doctor right now. When I first got to Beverly Hills I was so star struck when I saw him and so amazed, but now that I have gotten to see more of him it seems different now.
I understand he does do 5 surgeries a day and is really busy but I will tell you what happened. So the day of surgery I went it, and I had to wait almost two hours, because he was 2 hours late in another surgery which wasn't a big problem to me at all. The thing is when I woke up, I didn't see him at all and that really bothered me. I wanted to know some common things but he wasn't there. I had to ask the nurse how much ccs I got, I had to ask her basically how the surgery went and what happened to make them decide. I still don't know what profile I received. (whether it was high or mod. + or whatever. OK so I got home and decided to get over that. When I came in the next day for my post op, I went inside the room and IDK if I am just crazy but she took off the bandages on my stomach and there was a tube in there! There was a tube sticking out of my stomach and I guess nobody bothered to let me know. SEREOUSLY?! Thank god I didn't peek under my bandages that night, I would have freaked out if I saw that. Maybe I am just crazy but nobody else had this experience or maybe it wasn't important to other people. But I got in and the doctor reached in and pulled the tube out. It was gross and painful, with no warning what so ever but whatever I guess. I saw the doctor for less than 5 minutes and he sent me on my way out. (That was my post op.) So right now depending on how well the breasts turn out thats going to decide his rating. SO FAR , theres swelling in between my boobs which is normal, they look pretty even as far as I can tell, but it is way to early to decide! Let me know what you guys think! ( Please guys I just went through a surgery I would really appreciate if you have negative things to say please just don't say them at all.) Thanks!


Congratulations!! They're looking great so far :) It's kind of ironic what you said on your last update because I've only seen my PS once since my surgery and I thought I was the only one that felt bothered by it.. Anyway, as long as the experienced nurses are taking great care of you that's all that matters. For the swelling in between your boobs, keep pressing it down, and if you hear a squeaky noise, that is trapped air from your surgery (make sure you do this because this will help separate your breasts into two instead of one). Keep up the positive attitude, it will help you get the results you desire; you're doing great so far! Looking forward to your updates & best of luck girl! xo
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Oh my god... Lol that is so wierd I was sereously concerned because I was pressing down a little below my collar bone and I started hearing noises... Squeeking noises.. I was thinking maybe I should ask people if they know what it is... But anyway thank you for answering my question!! Haha and thank you, that's what I've been doing pushing the swelling out from in between. It makes them look better too.
Congrats on your new additions! You must be relieved to see them getting softer already!
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Ok guys! I am back from LA finally, and the first week has been exhausting, and I think that is because I didn't relax enough. Anyway here are a few more after pics I took in the hotel. Let me know what you guys think! These pictures are 4 days post op pictures. Tomorrow will be my 1 week, and I will take more pictures then so you can see the progress from 4 days to one week!

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how about some pics in regular or party outfits
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Sure! Will add some pics by the end of the night !
You look amazing! Plz keep the updates coming.
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Soooo its been about 13 days post op tomorrow will be my two week! I took some pictures this morning. (Sorry I know I promised I would post them up last night but my camera on my computer was acting weird. They feel a WHOLE LOT SOFTER than before and I try to massage them every day as much as possible. I am really really hoping they get softer though! Anyway heres a bunch of pictures... in different tops and dresses and topless. Let me know if you guys want any specific pictures! ONE LAST THING! FOR ALL THE GIRLS THAT HAVENT GOTTEN THERES YET! I know you have probably heard this a million bazzilion trillion times, but go bigger than what you think you want! GO BIGGER. You guys saw how much breast tissue I had before and how thin I am, and I ended up getting a 475. AND IT MAY LOOK BIG TO YOU IN THE PICTURES, but in reality NO ONE IN MY LIFE NOTICED A DIFFERENCE FROM THE PUSHUP BRAS. save yourselves an extra 6 grand and go bigger the first time. You can always make boobs look smaller by wearing sports bras. The only reason I went with a 475 is because my doctor would not let me go any bigger he said he couldn't fit any more in.


You look so good...i had mine done on December 20th i had 450cc smooth round moderate plus it brought me up to a D cup but i still wish i had gone bigger now i chose these because when i tried on the sizers they looked huge but now im having the boob greed and wanting a DD or more but im still really pleased with my results...congrats on the new additions you look fabulous
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Omg! You're so right! Always go bigger! Because bra siZes aren't really what they seem. I feel I went too small. :( Now I feel like I have to start exercising too make my waste smaller to make my boobs appear bigger. Lol. Happy you're doing great!!!
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Well at least you know your breasts will NOT shrink from exercise! People will natural breasts that loose weight usually loose it in their boobs too, but you will not! BTW I think yours look great! They look soft and like no one will ever think you had a boob job because they look like a natural breast. I hope mine will drop faster!


Today is 1 day before my 3 weeks post op, and I can finally say that I feel like they have dropped and gotten way softer to a point where I am comfortable. At about 2.5 weeks post op I decided I couldn't wait any longer to be sized. They measured me at a 32 DDD. I hate how much they exaggerate but I do fill the triple d bras perfectly. BTW guys its the semi annual sale at VS and I am proud to say I bought 3 lace bras for $20 dollars! (yes all together NOT 20 each) So I guess I am happy. My boyfriend's step mom actually noticed haha. So that made me happy even though she wasn't supposed to know. I feel like I need to change my wardrobe though. I used to wear a lot of loose shirts to hide how flat I was, but now loose shirts make me look heavier. Tight shirts make them look bigger! Also I have very minimal stretch marks, because I have been using Palmers cocoa butter formula cream for stretch marks religiously. Here are some new photos! I have also noticed they have gotten closer together which is good! Let me know if you have any specific picture requests or questions!


They look beautiful! Love dr kim
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You do look FANTASTIC! Your breast have the right amount of 'perkiness' and fullness! but I do have to add your breasts 'before' were really about as picture perfect natural breasts anyone could ask for SERIOUSLY! The didn't almost look fake lol...I would love mine to look like that now! But for as large as you went they truly do look pretty natural still! My question is this too...has it changed the sensitivity of you nipples at all? I have read some say they actually are more sensitive now ( maybe b/c of the 'pressure' pushing them 'out' and more erect maybe? Do they feel fairly soft now that your skin has 'settled' more? As a side note I haven't really seen asked, Im j/c...when it comes to DTD, did you have be on hold for a while after surgery before you could resume normal activity? Has it changed anything in that sense better or worse?
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Thank you I really appreciate the compliments. :) Yes and I cant wait for them to keep dropping! About the nipple sensitivity, to be completely honest the first week and a half I had a strange sensation in my nipples, it felt like I had lost some sensation, but I feel completely normal now so thats the good thing. They haven't became more erect either. Yes they feel much much much softer. For the first 2 weeks I could not push them together to make them touch, thats how hard they were. Now my boyfriend says they feel as natural as before. (And he was soooooooo against it in the beginning!) I am not sure what dtd stands for lol sorry. But as far as after surgery they kept me in the room most likely less than an hour and then I went home, but honestly I don't remember much from that day haha. My friend told me I was yelling random things in the hallway haha. As far as recovery, I was with a friend and she really wanted to go out and see California. (It was the first time either of us had gone), so I ended up going out day 2 after surgery. Which I don't recommend! Probably day 4 or 5 I was more comfortable. I didn't go back to work until day 7. Its not a lot of pain its just feels like your carrying a lot of weight on your chest. Hmm, do you mean changed my activity, or changed my daily life in general?

Sorry for the delay! 5 Week P/O Pics

So I just tried to post this update and it deleted by accident. :( I had so much typed I really don't want to type again. Anyway here is a 5 week p/o pics. Boobs have gotten softer and dropped more and came way closer together! My camera on my mac stopped working thats why I couldn't update you guys last week. Let me know if you guys have any pic requests or questions.

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I didnt realize how small I was before. I also remember taking pictures of myself before I went on birth control way before I got the implants. I just wanted to show you guys who are considering your options.


Your boobs look amazing! Is it ok if I use your pics as my wish pic? And just to let you know you were fine before surgery, I thought your natural boobs WERE the finished product.
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Did he do mod or mod plus on you? They look awesome. My surgery is this Friday and I'm getting mod plus
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He actually did high profile. Thats great, I hope everything goes well with the surgery! And I just think it just depends on the type of frame you have as far as what profile.

2 Months Update

Sorry guys, I know it has been such a long time since I have posted up pictures! I have been very busy between school and work! Anyway they have completely changed, and they look much much much better than before. I am very very happy with my results, they are way way way softer than before too. Still fitting into a double and tripple d bras. I feel like I always have great cleavage if I were to wear a low cut shirt and I don't need or own a push up bra, but I am sure it will give me a lot more cleavage if I did buy one. They also have evened out significantly. Let me know what you guys think.


Wow... Just wow.
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Hi ! OMG I love your the results you look great! Would you recommend Dr. Kim to others? I am looking into getting my BA with him, but I keep reading the same thing... he's very short with answers, meets with you for a few minutes, busy office, etc. I would really love to hear your feed back. Thanks!
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Hey, Thank you! To be completely honest, there is no other doctor I would even consider. When it comes down to it, (everybody else that told me this was completely right,) his work is better than any other doctor out there. Everything you heard about him is true. His meetings are short, not the best bedside manner, didn't follow up with me afterwords, but trust me his work makes up for it! He did an amazing job, I have no complaints so far, they look even and natural and are incredibly soft and as time goes by, they look better and better! SO I WOULD DEF RECOMMEND HIM. I will upload some more pics soon!

New Pictures...

So not much has changed other than they dropped more, my nipples got a little bigger, and the dreaded stretch marks came. :( It is ok it was definitely still worth it. My doctor did an amazing job! I don't need push up bras or ever think of wearing them. My grandma is constantly commenting on how large they are. I don't necessarily get more compliments, but I feel like I get more head turns, and I feel like the compliments I do get are a lot nicer. I definitely am shopping all of the time! I have more clothes than I can fit in my room now.
ADVISE: To those girls that are getting yours done, or have just got it done. ESPECIALLY IF YOU TEND TO GET STRETCH MARKS. Seriously, buy as much stretch mark cream as you can. I stopped using stretch mark cream after a month post op (of using it everyday) and a week or two after I stopped using it, I got sooooooo many stretch marks. Use the stretch mark cream every day!! I have used the BIO OIL and PALMERS CREAM FOR STRETCH MARKS. The Palmers works better and is cheaper, but the Bio Oil is easier to put on and rub in. Let me know if you guys have any questions or comments. :)


Nice! Do you know if got smooth round, or high profile implants?
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hope u didnt get complications... im going to see dr kim here in a few weeks.. im nervous!!
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