Tired of Feeling Heavy - Fairhope, AL

I am scheduled for my explant tomorrow. Feeling a...

I am scheduled for my explant tomorrow. Feeling a little nervous, but mostly after having read the stories here, excited to be natural again. I am 46 and had the original implants in 2001. They were saline under the muscle. They always just felt too big. A friend took a picture of me last year and it looked like I had two basketballs in my bra. I had a revision last June to go smaller and I am just not happy. I can feel them all of the time. They are still too big and they hurt my shoulders and neck. I am sure they will sag, but they sag now with the implants. I am scheduled for 8:15 am tomorrow, local anesthesia (that's how we did the revision also) it should be over and done by 10:00. I am really looking forward to not being aware of my breasts all to the time. The left implant rubs and I am always conscious that they are there.

Surgery went well. Actually went back to work the...

Surgery went well. Actually went back to work the next day. I am loving the way I look. Yes they sag a little and they aren't as full on top, but that's what push up bras are for. My tops look so much better and my bathing suits don't look obscene any more. I feel sexier now than I did with implants. Best decision I ever made. No regrets at all. Bonus is I haven't had an allergy problem since they came out, have not had to take a Zyrtec in two days. My chronic neck ache is gone and the grooves in my shoulders are already getting less visible.

A little over one week post explant and things are...

A little over one week post explant and things are going well. After the surgery I noticed that my breasts were a little concave on the sides, that has already "fluffed". I am really pleased with the outcome. My clothes fit better, I actually get to wear cute tops and being able to button a blazer without the buttons pulling was a bonus :). The best thing is my neck and shoulders no longer hurt at the end of the day, and the grooves in my shoulders are already starting to disappear. Best decision I ever made, so happy to be me.

6 weeks later and they just keep getting better. I...

6 weeks later and they just keep getting better. I think I have traded my shoe addiction for bras :). I am back to working out and that is helping with the sag quite a bit. They continue to fluff and I can only say how very I happy I am with my decision.

7 months later and it's still the best decision I...

7 months later and it's still the best decision I ever made. I've been working out and I'm now training with an MMA certified trainer and getting ready to run a 5k in March. Could not imagine doing this with the implants still in. I really like the way they look, No more sag than you would expect naturally on a47 year old.
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Thanks for sharing. Can you tell me if you had any capsules removed (or just the implants)?
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Just the implants
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$1500 and they were under.
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How much did you pay for removal and were your implants above or beneath the muscle?
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Dr William Staggers, he is really grat and so is his team
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Hi. congratulations on your successful removal and feeling better. Would you please share your doctor info? I am looking to have mine removed very soon and need a doctor for a good price. I am in nyc and willing to travel for a better price. thank you so much.
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Thank you for sharing your story with us. I'm glad to hear everything went well. Best wishes for a speedy recovery. Please keep us updated on how things are going :)
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Thanks so much for starting your story here on RealSelf. I'm glad you're through the surgery. It sounds like you totally did the right thing for you! Hooray! Please let us know how your healing continues.

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Surgery went really well. Back home now. I can tell you this is the best decision I ever made. I already feel so much better and lighter. I had a Valium and local anesthesia and the whole process was less than an hour. I'll post befor and after pics soon.
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Great to hear it went well!
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Hope it went well today, let us know how you got on x
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Hi Crimsongirl, good luck for tomorrow, look forward to your update x
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