23 and Feel Like I Was Meant to Be! - Fort Lauderdale, FL

I never thought I would be the one to get breast...

I never thought I would be the one to get breast implants. It seemed like an extreme fix to a self esteem problem and that I should learn to love what I was given. And I did! Of course I still padded every bra I ever owned, every bathing suit and would never be caught dead without one. I didn't take off my bra around my boyfriend, changing at the pool locker rooms. etc. A few years ago found out that a friend of mine had her breasts done and I was shocked because I had always seen her as someone so proud to be on the "itty bitty committee". I looked into it more and realized that a number of my friends had had a procedure who I would never have thought in a million years. Some were afraid of getting a flu shot and others were so passionate about a natural woman's image I decided to look into it. This is not to say at all that I was influenced by all of my friends or left out. I just helped to know that there were millions of women just like me who just felt like they were meant to have larger breasts. I did my research (spent lots of hours on this website and am glad I did), went to three different consultations and found Dr. Wigoda.

What I can tell you about his practice is that they really make you feel reassured that they have your best interest at heart and that they are very experienced in every aspect of the process. Marie is the front office manager there and she is what really made me decide to go to Dr. Wigoda. Yes, although the surgeon you choose is very important, having the support though every step (and to answer any question you have, no matter how small) is important. Before we did the procedure Marie explained all the things I was going to feel (physically and emotionally) which really helped.

I won't lie and say I woke up the day after the procedure and was 100% pain free and went back to work/social life. I went back to work on the third day without a problem but it was painful for a couple weeks (pain medication did help). It was also hard sleeping for the first couple weeks because you would have to sleep propped up almost sitting. Before your procedure I would suggest getting special pillows to make sure you can do this. The pain you feel is muscle adjusting to a large object stretching it out so it feels like you have been bench pressing for hours the day before. Beyond the first two weeks the pain subsided and I just waited for them to "drop". Marie warned me that it could take at least three months but its easy to be impatient. They will look like big peck muscles for a while and will really stand out of the chest but thankfully as they predicted, they drop right into a natural state.

I am now 5 months past the procedure, LOVING my new breasts. I hadn't told anyone about the procedure other than my close family and boyfriend. The great part is everyone was shocked, they look so natural and my clothes fit even better than with a padded bra! They feel 100% real and I have full feeling in my breasts. There is nothing I can't do and I feel so much more confident to go to the pool, wear a sexy dress, or even just wear a t-shirt! Before I had read reviews of people who went to other doctors and said they could feel the implants and I can't at all. I only need a light sports bra everyday and can wear anything from Victoria Secret (no more groping bras to see which have the most padding!).

I have to say my breast augmentation changed my life in ways I didn't know. I have zero regrets. Of all the things we worry about in life (too big, too small, too fat, acne, intelligence, etc, etc, etc), beforehand this just felt like small breasts were things I couldn't fix, something I was born with and should be proud of. And now I feel like I have the breasts I want, that I was meant to have, that make me feel like me. I feel more confident, more feminine, more at ease in my own body.
Fort Lauderdale Plastic Surgeon

Reasons you should go to Dr. Wigoda: 1. Marie, the office manager is THE BEST in the biz and will honestly tell you how you are going to feel emotionally and physically every step of the way. 2. Dr. Wigoda is the Chief of Plastic Surgery of Broward General Medical Center. This is a big deal and he knows what he is doing, you're in safe hands. He has so much experience that sometimes it can seem routine but after going through the whole process, I can see that he really did personalize the experience and even though I found it hard to explain what I wanted, he gave me exactly that. After looking at hundreds of pictures of women I emulated, he gave me something so much better-completely natural looking breasts that fit me perfectly. 3. They will never pressure you into doing anything you don't want, it's your body and you have control (I switched the size of the implant literally two minutes before laying down on the operating table and it was no problem). 4. This is your body, so spend the money it takes to do it right because the results are permanent. I have zero regrets and also know that if I had any issues, they would have resolved it immediately.

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