After wanting to have a breast reduction and lift...

After wanting to have a breast reduction and lift for many years, I finally decided to do it. I made up my mind in January 2014. My surgery date was March 21, 2014. I am writing my first review the day after, March 22. I am up on my laptop, doing some work and writing this review on this website. I've only taken pain meds yesterday after surgery. Today, I have decided to just try over the counter pain medication. The subscription meds make me feel really dizzy.

I have been wearing a size 34DD for about 10 years, due to having kids and my breasts becoming enlarged. I tried wired, supportive and minimizers for years. None of them seemed to work. My back would always be in pain and clothes just not fitting properly.

This is just day 1-post-op. I feel pretty good, I have the surgical bra on and have not really looked at my breast as there is still soreness and some pain. Further, I don't want touch any of the surgical strips. I plan to ice the area for the rest of the day to see if it helps with swelling. The quick examination I gave myself, rendering much smaller breasts but I wont be able to see them without the surgical bra for 3 more days as my doctor instructed me to keep on until then.

So far everything is good. I will log back on to provide the after pictures which I hope to be improved, smaller breasts. Keeping my fingers crossed.

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Pictures 2 days post-op

I still have bandages. I will update pics after bandages are removed.

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You are looking great! I am excited for you. It truly has been life changing for me.
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Thank you so much. I saw your review and they look great too. I didn't want to keep much so I think I am a B size but so thankful for relief...
looking good! Congrats.. things will only get better from here!
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4 days post-op pics

Here are my pics on day 4, sorry for the residue from the bandages but didn't want to wash area too hard. I noticed one nipple is higher than the other, hope this will even out. Fingers crossed.

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You look great! Did you have an anchor or lolipop incision done?
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It was an anchor incision.
Did you have a lollipop or anchor incision performed?
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Update: 1 week, 2 days post-op

My surgical tape is still on so I will let it stay on until it falls off, I am still wearing the surgical bra. They are still healing and taking shape. No pain or discomfort. Can't wait to see them without the tape. I've already gone bra shopping and I seem to be a 34B on the small side. Not sure if they'll get smaller but I'm very satisfied.

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look wonderful, your final shape and size around 4 months so only wire free bras just now
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Thanks so much!

Extremely happy - 2 weeks post-op

Today marks 2 weeks post-op. I have started scar therapy using silicone strips on my scars, which I wear 24 hours per day. They are washable, so I will clean them every few days but use new strips while I allow the other strips to dry. I have the clear silicone strips around my areola. My breasts continue to take shape. So thankful!

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3 weeks post-op pics

I'm still wearing scar treatment sheets but getting better with each passing day.

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Congratulations they look great
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Thanks, one side is higher but hopefully when they settle it will even out.

3 weeks post-op without bandages

So I took a break for just a day from using the silicone strips. I still have some bulge underneath one breast, which hopefully will work itself out. Good thing is, I don't have to wear bra when I'm feeling brave.

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Congratulations! You look amazing! We had surgery on the same day and I seem to be futher behind on the road to recovery. I haven't started silicone gel treatment yet my surgeon said week 6. Your shape and size really suit your frame, my girls are bigger as im a bigger girl and at the moment im constantly aware of them. Very happy for you :-)
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5 weeks post-op

I've been wearing tape for the past 2 weeks, switching up from the silicon therapy. Still healing and feeling better every day. Love the way my clothes fit now. Can't wait for summer?

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You look amazing and have healed so well. Congrats on taking the step :-D
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Thanks Kayjay82, I've been using the surgical tape lately which seems to help so much with the healing process.
Wow! Yours look great! I wish mine were small like that.
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Wearing my super cute bralettes

Feels so good to put on bras with no wire. Totally enjoying my new look.

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You look fantastic
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Thank you!
you do look super cute, enjoy!!!!
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2months post-op

So, I am healing well, still wearing the surgical tape. My PS would like to perform a revision due to my left side being a bit lower than the right side, I'm scheduled for June 25. I'm told it will not require anesthesia. Thankful for that! Otherwise everything is going well. I get to wear beautiful tops, I've been so excited about this, no restrictions on strapless clothing any longer. So delightful.

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Your results are breathtaking!!!! I have my consult this afternoon...I would take your boobs as "the ones I want!" I'm 5'7" and a 34DDD/36DD. US Size 10.....do you mind me asking what approximate size you are? That helps me with proportions.
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Sorry for the delayed response. We are close in size, I am 5'7' and a half. My bra size before surgery was 34 DDD and I am a size 8. So the results after surgery fit me perfectly. I am so happy and free now. Best decision I made. My top made me look bigger than I actually was because they were disproportionate with my body. Now it's a perfect fit.
You look fantastic! They look like you were born with them! I understand why you are doing a revision, what great doctor to care enough to do it, but even if you didn't revise, you look great. You have healed so nicely, worth every penny!
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Washington DC Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Singh is a very skilled, professional plastic surgeon. I have been seeing him for at least a year now and selected him to perform my breast reduction because I knew my results would be incredible. I am very pleased. He one of the best surgeons in the DC Metro area.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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