Feeling pretty good and glad that perky full breast are accomplished.

I've become more concerned with the lollipop lift...

I've become more concerned with the lollipop lift not lifting me enough. :-( I see tons of photos where lifts haven't lifted much at all. I see scars but no lift. I don't want scars it if I get a nice lifted great that looks younger and fuller ill expect the scars more. Also I'm worried about my areola stretching out. It's already big to begin with.

I went in for my pre op today and I feel a lot...

I went in for my pre op today and I feel a lot better. I feel more at ease about things. I explained my concerns and he was right on target about what I want to accomplish. I showed him pics of what I'm interested in and I researched more then I should have because it scared the dickens out of me. So I do know a little more then some patients the nurse said. But it helps me to explain to them what I want. Which is nice firm perky lifted breast size D. I have my scrips being filled as we speak and I picked up two bras by request from my PS and had a nice lunch with my mom.

I'm currently a size large 32 B small C. I'm 5'1...

I'm currently a size large 32 B small C. I'm 5'1 and 122.8 lbs. I've had three beautiful babies oldest is 12 youngest is 10 months.
Your breasts and mine are (were :-) very similar. I was lifted almost 2 inches. I will try to post the picture that shows the line my doctor marked showing where the bottom of my breasts were, it amazes me. I am 12 days post op now and looking better and better. I still have the steri strips with the blood underneath so new pics would look like my 4 day post-op ones minus some swelling. I am looking foward to seeing my smaller areola once the strips are removed. I wouldn't be concerned, my boobs are so high right now, I am calling them high and tight. Good luck!
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Oh I can't wait to see your pics. I'm excited. I could never find boobs presently like mine online to compare. Today's my pre op so I'm going to tell him about my concerned big areola's and making sure I'm lifted enough. I've seen some ladies 6 months to a year later starting to bottom out and start sagging. I would hate to have to get another op.
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Hi, I'm like you :). My breasts look just like Southerngal as well. I love your post as I want my new breasts to be "high and tight" as well. I don't care if the don't look natural LOL, just high :) I would love to see before and afters if you wouldn't mind showing them off. Seems we all have the same concern ! I am a month away, so I hope to be able to show my Dr. (who is in Mexico) some great results. So glad to have read your Blog, Thanks for posting
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I have pre op boob Jitters. My husband thinks I'm...

I have pre op boob Jitters. My husband thinks I'm nuts and my mom says I'm over thinking things. I have every concern with final results. I stocked up on everything food, ice packs, loose shirts, got my meds ready. I just received the call from the clinic telling me my surgery time is 9:00 on April 1st. Every day I get closer then more concerned I am. Will my lift be enough to hold me?

Going from | . | | . | To ( o )( o ) hahahahah!

Going from | . | | . | To ( o )( o ) hahahahah!
Are you getting implants as well? How many ccs? I have just started this process and I'm completely torn on whether I need implants. I'm currently 5'1, 135 with small C's but I have a lot of breast tissue and I haven't lost much volume. Ugh... Decisions! Good luck to you!
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I'm going with 400cc as I'm going under the muscle and will lose about 30-50 cc. I'm going high profile and having a vertical lift done. Saline. I have some volume but not enough. Remember when you have a lift your breasts will appear smaller which is something you'll have to consider it not getting implants. If you do get implants but don't want big get around 300cc
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Thank you for your reply! I just posted a review with pics but it hasn't been posted yet. I didn't realize that going under would tend to make you lose some cc. Thanks!
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Reasons why I picked my PS. 1. His after pics of...

Reasons why I picked my PS.
1. His after pics of lifts, the scars are barley noticeable.
2. The breast are full and perky with the implant with the lift.
3. He's been board certified before I was born. (1975)
4. He's done many different surgeries.
5.He is past president of both the Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Lafayette Parish Medical Society.
6. I've met him 5 years ago interested with the same procedure and he was very nice and very willing to help me out.
7. He listened to my concerns and wasn't an in and out kinda Docter like one I've met.
8. His surgeries are not different days then his consults. Big plus!
9. The surgery clinic is on the first floor, his office he shares with other PS is on the 4th floor.
10. He's located 25 minutes from my house. Another Huge plus in case I have an emergency.

Their website. More info on my PS.
http://www.psassoc.com/dr-terry-cromwell.aspx
# 8. Was suppose to state his surgeries or not on the same days as his consults. Oops
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Monday is almost here. While Easter is on every...

Monday is almost here. While Easter is on every kids mind, mine is on boobs. :-/
I have everything ready but I need to really clean the bathroom really well today. I couldn't sleep last night, I've been super busy worrying about things that haven't been done yet. I know ill have NEW boobs Monday and I'm excited yet scared at the same time. I'm hoping they come out pretty. They don't have to be perfect I just want to be able to go topless for once in 12 years.
I wish I felt some excitement, at this point I'm just terrified! I seriously hope this is worth it.
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You two are boob buddies! You will both be fine Southerngal and Newboobsmeg! I was scared toooooooooooo.... It'll be 3 weeks post op for me on Tuesday! And I did Liposuction along with it! Yikes scary. I'm doin' Okay though! And so will you!
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Hi! I had a full anchor breast lift with 240cc saline implant on the 12th of March. All went well - I'm still quite taped up though... Anxious for the tape to fall off so I can see the full view. Good luck with your surgery!
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I've removed some pics to add new ones. The three...

I've removed some pics to add new ones. The three I had prier were very bad examples. My husband said the lights being up high in the bathroom made them look worse then they truely are so ill take new ones today with natural lighting. I rather you ladies have good examples then bad ones and pics of boobs are hard to take your self.when you flex they change shape.

More clear pics with better natural lighting.

More clear pics with better natural lighting.

I just took my Ambien so I can sleep. I've had a...

I just took my Ambien so I can sleep. I've had a pretty upset stomach all day but been handing it pretty well I think. I'll post an update in a few days. I'm getting sleepy. :-) keep me in your prayers ladies. Would make me feel much better.
It's gonna be great ! Can't wait to hear how it went tomorrow! Will be praying for both of you!
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Well I'm home and happy. Thanks ladies for asking....

well I'm home and happy. Thanks ladies for asking. :-) I have Cotten mouth and everything tastes nasty. My boobs feel engorged and I thought I wasn't going to be able to update till tomorrow but I feel pretty good.

My asymmetrical was so bad I was in for about three-four hours. When he was marking me before hand he said I was pretty uneven and he said that he' was going to have to figure things out as he goes. I had 400 in my right breast and 330 in the left. My left breast is lower and is fuller then my right. I'm concerned that I'll look all unbalance and want not. :-( I really didn't want such a small I plant in me but I guess that's how you have to fix things. No pain. :-) that's good. I'm propped by by pillows watching tv. I team member be there and then going into a recovery room and getting marked up and that's it. My husband seems pretty happy but I'm just worried that I was so messed up before surgery I'll still be messed up. I also had my areola's decreased which I love because they were so big before. I can't eat because it feels like good gets stuck in my dry mouth. I vomited not to long ago water. Right now they make my waist super tiny. :) I take a shower my first one weds night and my first post op is Thursday morning.
Glad you're doing well!
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Thanks ma'am :-)
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Good luck!
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I'm awake. For the most part I feel kinda numb. I...

I'm awake. For the most part I feel kinda numb. I feel high and tight. I was able to eat some soup last nigh. I'm posting some sneak peak pics. Just opened the top part of the bra and took a fast shot of them and then I wrapped those puppy's back up.

I'm a bit confused. I'm asymmetrical so I knew one...

I'm a bit confused. I'm asymmetrical so I knew one implant would have more cc. I just checked out my implant ID card and this is wash to had put in. Sorry if my typing it bad, pain pills are magical.

Mentor smooth round moderate plus saline on both breast.
On my left I had a 275 implant size with330
On my right I had a 350 with 330cc.

Now I wonder if maybe the high profile implants were to big as the reason to have moderate plus.??????
Ill have to ask him tomorrow .

Sorry cc mix up What I ment was o On my right...

Sorry cc mix up
What I ment was o

On my right it's a 350 with 400 cc
I had breast lift with implant march the 11 th, I was feeling so good with no pain, therefore I over did it , the second week my wounds opened up and i had to go have spots stitched back up,so please be very careful, I am now healing but can't work nor exercise, I have to go to my dr every three days for him to check my incisions.
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I'm confused with what your saying. If you have no pain you over do it? I'm hurting pretty bad right now.
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I think she means she over did it because she wasn't in much pain, and so she didn't heal as she should've....just telling you to make sure you take it easy no matter how good you think you feel....(I hope I feel so good I have to keep reminding myself to take it easy...;))
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That's right! I was suppose to have an vertical...

That's right! I was suppose to have an vertical lollipop but I had a small anchor done.
Another thing is one nipple is higher the other by 1
Now I'm curious to see if the implant was put under the muscle now.
Our surgery plans change a lot.
Duh - I also had a full anchor.
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I don't think I had a full, it's more like a J or half anchor?
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I knew exactly what I was getting when I went in. But she didn't fill my right breast a little more to 'even' them out at all. Still quite asymetrical. The nipple thing seems to even out on a lot (if not most) people. My tape fell off in the shower today! My 38 longs are looking super perky! Give it 3 weeks! I'm glad I didn't get to rough on things the last few weeks. I'm thrilled with my new view/look. Pics are up. Be patient! It'll be Okay!
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Went to my first post op and got seen by the nurse...

Went to my first post op and got seen by the nurse. We switched to a not so tight bra that's Cotten and she gave me a look over and she said I'm doing great with healing. Trying to take less pains meds but I'm hurting pretty bad. So much pressure and I found out my boobs hate the cold even under a shirt and hoody. It's like the they know lol

I redeemed my VS cards for make up. Saw all those pretty bras but didn't get one yet. I'm resting for the rest of the day. Just feeling uncomfortable.
Tmi but have you had a bowel movement yet? I'm seriously about to take a laxative. My gut is super swollen and hurting
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It's from the narcotics. Take the lax and drink water that's what I'm doing.
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Had to take laxative. Get ready for middle of the night cramping toilet sessions! But worth it and do it now before you are in need of more drastic intervention.
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Not much has changed besides being able to move...

Not much has changed besides being able to move more without pains meds. What I can say at this time is I will ever do this again. The pain is to much and it's hard to sit back not being able to do anything about a dirty house. I can't say I regret it because its to early but the next time I go into a serious surgery it will be to remove the implants because I just can't handle the down time. Right now I think my breasts are to big and to heavy. I know it's early so that's why I said no regrets yet. They look horribly bruised but I was aware this would happen. I'm always tired. I'm taking vitamins. Laxative is working thank God. I get stitches out Tuesday. I can't wait to start using scar guard and the scar sheets.
How are your incisions doing?
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anothing thing - i started itching about 6 days out... once PS removed the antibiotic steristrips (and replaced with some sort or similar nude-colored tape) the itching completely stopped - so keep that in mind if you start itching here soon.
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They are achy a little. They kept me up hurting last night and went ahead and took a pain pill. I'm trying to get off of them because of the constipation issue.
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I hope the next week goes by fast. I'm having...

I hope the next week goes by fast. I'm having stitches trimmed Tuesday and some taken out. The bra I have to wear sits right on top of some and they ache because of it. I feel my left breast is starting to drop and my right is still up high. I hope this evens out in time. I can't wait to take a regular bath instead of a shower. My miss my life and everything I use to do. I feel restricted and I hate it. Other then that isit on the floor and play with my baby since I can't hold him. I have a lot of help. I just can't wait to go shopping for new bras and tops.

I will find out when I can have them removed and...

I will find out when I can have them removed and have them taken out. I don't like having these things in me. Nothing bad about the Docter. I hair don't like them and they are not for me.
I want to thank you for posting even though you aren't happy with them. I am in the process of planning a MM and keep going back and forth over if I want implants or just a lift. I'm sorry you regret the implants and I guess the only silver lining is that they will be able to be removed.
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Give it some time! I'm hitting 4 weeks on Tuesday and I'm pretty happy. Everyone has regrets the first 2 weeks. Lots of them. You'll be Okay. Breath. Relax. One day at a time! You will be pleased in time!
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I think I'll take a break from the net for awhile. I'm super upset and everyone is trying to help. Thanks everyone. I don't know how I'll feel about them later.
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I am currently one week and one day post op. I...

I am currently one week and one day post op. I broke down the other day and had cried three days straight but I think I'm doing ok. I think it was emotions brought on by drugs used during surgery. I read it was normal. I'm hoping to have some stitches removed and some trimmed. I found out the reason I can't sleep is because the bra Vegas me wearing is sitting right on top of stitches under the crease of the breasts. I don't want to have to take ambien every night to be able to sleep. That just won't work. I miss my treadmill. I'm actually dressed pretty cute today. I rearranged photos for yah.
How many people are on here 1 or 2 years post op and mourning their breasts? I think a good PS is the key to success. And each woman communicating what she expects. A good surgeon (and his staff) - Dr Metzinger's nurse give you her cell so you can get in touch any time. She always quickly answers and she can run things by the doc that are not the usual questions... I keep hoping she will let me exercise before waiting 7 weeks post-op
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Can't wait to get on my treadmill. As far as how many people miss their breasts I'm sure a lot.
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They encourage walking, so get on your treadmill and move.. You just need to do it slowly.
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Things I've noticed. Some odd. When I sneeze my...

Things I've noticed. Some odd.

When I sneeze my right boob hurts.
When it gets cold rather it be inside or out, booth boobs hurt.
When I do breast massages, sometimes they hurt.
Still can't sleep on my sides and I'm out of Ambein.
No more pain meds as constipation sucks with a lax or not.
I'm glad you're feeling better. I was worried about ya' :) I am 1 month post op. I still have some discomfort but I really think my breasts are quite beautiful. They're not perfect like I thought they would be. I still feel like my right breast has a shot put rolling around in it, but it seems to get better. And my breasts are two different sizes though I think I'll be able to do small D cup bras comfortably. Nothings perfect BUT (if you look at my no more 38 longs post) you'll see that it is a huge improvement for me. I'll keep them. I'm happy. And I'm not embarassed of my own reflection anymore. I had a break down too but I thinkit was more the liposuction vs. the breasts. Things get better every day. Best to you!
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Thanks. I think that some get over powered by the drugs used and have a negative reactin which is what I think happened. I've never been under before so no one for saw it. I also have one bigger then the other but I thinks because he didn't add enough cc to the small one but I had more natural tissue to that one so who knows. It should equal out.
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I keep hoping that mine even out. ;) What I don't like is the feeling of the implant moving in my breast under the muscle. Grrrr... I'm calling my surgeon today about that actually. Anywho. Glad you're doing better now! :) Those darn drugs.....!
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My breasts are now very asymmetric. I'm not even...

My breasts are now very asymmetric. I'm not even going to bother talking to the docters about it because its a broken record of wait 6 months for final result. What it is is that my right breast is swollen more and also has a bigger implant. It's stubborn and isn't willing to drop. My left has dropped a lot. You can tell by now looking at me with a shirt on the unevenness. I'm hoping with time it will settle of not I'm I plan on having a revision as much as I do not want one at all.
yes - in time in time. for you it has only been a couple of weeks, yes? You're looking good. Patience :) My doc just scheduled an ultrasound for me for tomorrow to check my right breast. it is significantly smaller than my left and the implant, I can feel it poking out and it slides around. I wonder if they are thinking it ruptured? it is saline. I'm like a small C on the right and a D on the left right now. Very weird. Would it really rupture in less than a month? Grrrr. But Keep on keeping on! all will be good soon and you'll be surprised and happy ---- I really think so!
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Oh gosh I hope yours hasn't ruptured especially in a month!! Ill be thinking about ya & sending well wishes! Yes I'm sure I will be super pleased.. Already am .. Can only imagine it will get better when they settle!
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I sure hope it hasn't. My left one is smaller in comparison but it also has less CC's by 70 i believe, all else fails, Implant companies have life time warranty on the, it should be replaced for free.
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I posted a picture of my boobs that are currently...

I posted a picture of my boobs that are currently uneven. I'm not concerned with it at the moment because they have yet to fall into the pocket made for them. I was hurting pretty bad yesterday so I ended up having to take some pain meds. My next appointment is Tuesday. I get more stitches out.
Hope you enjoyed your weekend.
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I stayed home and did a date night with rental movies and such with the hubs. I go Tuesday two remove more stitches and get some trimmed. Good news, the breast are starting to match up but the nipple areola are uneven. The implants still need to move into their pockets that were made.
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How's it going now?
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So I've been hanging out but not posting much....

So I've been hanging out but not posting much. I've noticed some have open wounds. I must be very lucky because My scabs are falling off and I have no holes. The vitamins I took must have helped. Also I've read a lot of negative feed back about the ultimate breast lift where they remove just the skin around the areola. Ladies are stating that their lift didn't lift them enough. :-( glad I went with the vertical. PS app tomorrow. More stitches removed.
I think I can feel a couple suture ends sticking out - anyone else have that? It doesn't bother me, but I can feel them. They are not scabs - I can see a very thin thread that looks like fishing line...
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Well texted the PS's nurse and she wants me to come in tomorrow - apparently it's common but they need to clip them. Oh boy!
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It was nuts! The only ones that hurt me was the ones around the areola. Other then that she pulled them tight and cut behind the nots. Was crazy. My scabs are falling and I'm freaked out over wounds opening up. I'm still trying to get my right implant to drop. :-/
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I messed up. We had a sectional delivered today...

I messed up. We had a sectional delivered today and I started cleaning. I over did it. My arm is killing me. :-(

Had 4-5 more stitches removed. Scars look barley...

Had 4-5 more stitches removed. Scars look barley noticeable. I'm really likening my new boobs and they seem to start evening out.
How you doing? Any updates? I go back for my 6 week post-op Monday and hope to get the green light to exercise again... I've gained 5 pounds (think 2 of those are in the twins so can't complain to much) but feel so jiggly. eeek!
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I have an appointment Tuesday to get cleared for vigorous work out routines and swimming. Not happy with how Much they dropped. They feel very heavy and I wish they were higher because I'm concerned with needing another lift. :-(
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Hey just wondering what you put on your scabs to help them fall off? My doctor told me to use lotions with intense moisture in them so I use palmers coca butter. I wash them with dail antibacterial body wash dry them and use the palmers. So far so good but jus wondering what u used and if u think it worked fast. Your results look grat from day 15 to day 22.
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I'm a month and 16 days PO.

I can sleep without a bra and on my sides close to sleeping full on my stomach. My scars are not very noticeable and I'm not even using anything for them really. They feel very heavy and I can push the implants around its nuts. They have dropped but I'm concerned with needing another lift because they look natural and that's not what I wanted. I wanted round and semi fake looking. Gravity is butch and I wanted to make it harder for them to sag.

Pain free is awesome! Shirts fit much better!

Gained a lot of weight so On a diet.

Not sure why most of my photos are upside down.
Day of surgery I was 121 now I'm at 136 :-( it sucks. Being laid up and limitations to working out is what made it hard to get back in routine so now I'm scared I'll sag if I lose the 15. :-(
I think you look great. I'm supposed to wear the seamless sports bra at night until 1 year post-op. I wonder if that would help with support and making sure they don't sag - that's the lecture I get from my PS every time I get a check-up!
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Thanks ma'am.
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These are some of the best before and after pictures I have ever seen. I hope my surgery will turn out as Well as yours did..
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Going back for small in office surgery.

Hi everything and thanks for the compliments. I've gained a whole of 19 lbs. I went through some odd changes with appetite in the four months after surgery. My breasts feel heavier now and I have gained in my chest which have made them look like they are sagging. I, hoping that when I lose the weight they will lift a little. I'm currently sick from a stomach bug. I've only lost two of those 19 lbs and I, going back Sept 9th to raise my left areola to match the right. My surgeon is retiring in Janurary. I really don't want to go back under for major surgery again. I went through a depression and was eating constantly. :-(

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Taken today notice the sag already after weight gain. Uneven areaola in office surgery next month
Thanks for sharing your story. Were you ever told my any PS to do the lift and implants separately and not together.? My friend is experiencing sagging already 6 months into her lift and implant surgery. She was told that could happen but decided she would chance it. Hope you get your achieved results without having to have revision :(
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What kind of lift did your friend have? The anchor lift is the best to achieve the perky look and not having them sag because the PS can remove most skin and he is not limited.....:-)
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I'm actually not bad like I thought. It was the lighting making them look horrible. I don't hardly ever look at them. I've lost some weight though so I have 15 more lbs to lose. I think as my belly goes down they look bigger also.
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So 5 months post op.

I had my surgery April 1. Wow can't believe it was that long ago. I just found out my surgeon will be retiring in Jan so the new younger surgeon will be taking over my care. I had my crescent lift on my left areola Monday. I'm 1 day post op from that. I walked in the park and I'm able to do things regularly without getting my breast wet. I am now symmetrical and very pleased with my breast. They are heavy and a bit large but I have wide hips and they match. I thought I was having major sagging but it's actually the lighting from the photos I took last time made them look like I had 0 upper pole. Which I do.

5 months post up vertical lift and implants / 1 day post up right areola lift.

finally even! tape and stitches out.

Went today for check up and to make tape and stitches gone. Im even! I have also lost 5 lbs. No change in breast from that thank the lord. Heres some pics from today.
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