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349 CC's, Silicone - Chicago, IL
- updated 4 months ago
- Worth It
- Cost: $5,500
- Chicago, IL
I'm writing this review because I have went...
- 17 Jan 2013
I'm writing this review because I have went through so many other reviews to help ease my nerves before I went in for surgery, so I think it's only fair to write one of my own and hopefully be a help to you all as well!!
Yesterday, the day OF my surgery.. I felt great! I curled my hair, did my makeup, my roommate came home and I was just cooking food and she was surprised that she didn't have to come home and make me soup! Lol. I think that was a result of the meds they gave me during surgery, because today is not as easy.
I have been taking vicodin, arnica montana (which is supposed to help with bruising, I think it helps a lot with my muscle stiffness when combined with the vico's), keflex (antibiotic), and celebrex (I think that is what the name was.. I took two before surgery and one this morning.. Only was prescribed 3), arnica gel, cocoa butter (I thought I saw some stretch marks coming along... VERY important to use cocoa butter before to avoid the stretch marks!)
I haven't seen them really yet, so I'm super excited to get put in my sports bra at the doctor today! I am nervous that I got too small of bras..
I was about a 34 A 32 B size pre op, and went with 349CC's mod profile.
I am day 2 post op, I have a post op appointment with my doctor at 12:45. Unfortunately my friend who was supposed to take me has to be at a wake, so I will be taking a cab. I think I will be fine though.
Pain was very bad this morning, to get myself up, raise my arms, etc. Took two vicodins, I have been taking two every four hours. They wear off in about three and one isn't enough. I think I need to ask my doctor if I will have enough from the script at the rate I am taking them. If I don't take them the pain is excruciating. When I am on them, I still feel a bit tight, and uncomfortable. It is really the worst to move arms and get up out of bed.
This morning I had a terrible cramp on my side for some reason, the pain from my breasts has moved down from the top portion of swelling to the bottom where the incision was made. I don't like to think about that pain because it is freaky to think that there was an incision there! Lol. Also, I felt a bit nauseous this morning as well. I tried to eat some fruit and I think my nausea went down. Umm, actually right after I typed that sentence I threw up.. TMI? Sorry. Well, now I feel better..
I will mention that to my doctor today.
Other than that, the pain level has decreased dramatically since this morning!!
Will post more pics after my post op!
Update: After Post-Op The nurses and girls in...
- 17 Jan 2013
The nurses and girls in the office were extremely surprised at how well I was recovering when I came into the office today. I got my bandage taken off, and so far so good! They are riding a bit high as of now, but I am excited to see the final results when they drop!
My Doctor: Name not provided
I chose this provider because I was told he does the most breast augmentations in Chicago. The nurses and staff in his office were just so helpful and friendly, they really made me feel comfortable. As for me, I kind of kept everything in Dr. Horn's hands. As for incisions, size, etc, he really guided me well as to what will look best on my body type. Right after the surgery, the nurse was very responsive to my needs, and really listened and cared about my pain level and ensured I was comfortable recovering. The staff at his office gave me a of phone call the night before to ask if I had any questions prior to surgery, and a phone call about an hour after to check in. I should also mention that my original surgery cost was $7650, however they were running a special on the silicone implants of $2150 off if I had the procedure done within the first two weeks of january, I was going to be on vacation on the second week, and they actually extended their special for my procedure. So my surgery ended to $5500, which I thought was a fabulous deal.