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7mths post op. New before and after pics!!

Well I have always wanted 2 have a ba done. I have...

Well I have always wanted 2 have a ba done. I have always been very small chested even after having 2 kids. 1st let me tell u about myself I'm 41 yrs old and married with 2 grown kids. I'm 5'3 125 pounds and very small up top as far as bra size goes I wear a 34 a which I could get by without even wearing one at all. So far I have had 3 consults with different drs n my area and and I liked them all but I have chosen 2 go with dr. Emerson at piedmont plastic surgery n Gastonia nc. And the reason 4 my decision was because I felt that at my consult he really listened and understood the size and look I want 2 achieve. I'm going 4 a very natural look not 2 fake but I want 2 know that I have had it done also. At my consult we discussed saline and silicone and I have decided with silicone per my dr because I have very little breast tissue 2 work with. As far as size or should I say cc that's a whole different story I'm so confused about all this I know the size I want which is a c cup but when I tried on the cc implants they all looked so huge on me. I guess since I have never had any boobs everything is gonna look huge. I just don't want 2 b disappointed after surgery and say I wish I would have went bigger or vise versa say I wished I would have went smaller. Anyway I have my pre op app feb 18th and I guess then I can really decide on the right size 4 my body frame. My surgery date is feb 27th and I'm already freaking out. My husband tells me that I'm stressing over nothing but I just can't help it. I have done a lot of research in ba and have had a few friends that have had it done but it's still very scary 2 me. I know once it's over with I will love them and b glad that I went through with it but until then I will just keep freaking out.

Well I finally got some pics posted sorry there...

Well I finally got some pics posted sorry there turned sideways I'm not very good with all this tech stuff. Well the days r clicking by so fast and yes I'm still a bundle of nerves. And still undecided on the size and profile maybe when I have my pre op I will know then or at least I better lol.

Well as of 2 day I now have 16 days until the big...

Well as of 2 day I now have 16 days until the big day I'm super excited. I can't wait until my preop app so I will finally know what size and profile I want 2 go with. I can't seem 2 think about anything here lately but boobs my husband says I'm obsessing over this but I'm just excited is all. But don't get me wrong I'm still very very nervous. I just hope I get the results that I want. I know it's gonna take time 4 them 2 soften up and 2 drop n 2 place and I will try and b patient but that's not one of my strong points but I will do my best. However I do feel very good n the dr that I have chosen so that's a good thing right? I will keep everyone updated as the days click by.

Well as of 2 day I officially have 2 weeks until...

Well as of 2 day I officially have 2 weeks until the big day and I'm getting so excited its seems that's all I can think about hear lately. Lol. I am still doing all kinds of research some of it not so good but 4 the most part it's good. It's just really hard 4 me 2 believe that n 2 weeks I will finally have the boobs I have always dreamed about (hopefully) if all goes well. I'm still alittle concerned about if I will b able 2 return back 2 work that following tues I'm having my surgery done on a wed morning. I'm a home health nurse so that's kinda got me worried I really don't have all that much lifting or pulling I just do a lot of traveling. So I guess I just need 2 take it day by day and see how I feel and how I'm healing and listen 2 what my ps tells me is best. Well I hope everyone is doing well and keep the updates coming I love reading them they have really helped me a lot.

Well I had my pre op done 2 day and it went pretty...

Well I had my pre op done 2 day and it went pretty well I finally have decided on the size and profile I chose the sientra implant mod + profile 375 I hope that will give me look I want 2 achieve. When I got there I was so nervous they started by checking my bp and I usually have a very low bp but not 2 day it was 158/100 and that's high 4 me it was my nerves but after awhile I got calmed down. I basically signed my life away then of course came the big payment that hurt lol. Then I got 2 try on different sizes and profiles so me and my ps think those will b right 4 my body frame . Got my prescriptions and had my blood taken and that was basically it now all I have 2 do is show up next wed at 7:00 and hAve the surgery. I'm so nervous I even asked my ps if he could give me something 2 take b 4 I got there 2 calm my nerves he gave me Valium has anyone even been given anything b 4 hand and if do did it help much? 8 more days and I will hAve my new boobs.

Well I now have 5 days 2 go and I can't wait!! 4...

Well I now have 5 days 2 go and I can't wait!! 4 some reason I'm not as nervous as I was but I'm sure as time gets closer I will start getting that way again. I can't really believe that I'm finally going 2 have the tatas that I have always wanted and dreamed about. So EXCITED can't wait!!!

Well I now have 2 more days until I get my new...

Well I now have 2 more days until I get my new additions in super excited but as the time goes on I'm really nervous. I'm not sleeping well and can't really seem 2 concentrate on much of anything. My nerves r shot I have even made my self kinda sick on my stomach I hope this is normal and I'm not the only one that got this way just a few days b 4 surgery. I know that when 2 morrow gets here I will prob b a basket case and lord the morning if surgery who knows what will happen. Tk goodness 4 the Valium is all I'm saying at least I hope they will work and relax me but who knows I have never taken then b 4 so I guess I will just have 2 wait and see. Still alittle concerned about the size I'm going with I hope it will b big enough. So many worries !!!

Well lady's 2 morrow is the big day I'm so excited...

Well lady's 2 morrow is the big day I'm so excited. My ps just called and was checking on me 2 see if I was ready and 2 confirm my arrival time I have 2 b there at 7 so that means I need 2 get n bed pretty early because I will need 2 get up at like 5 and leave the house by 6. I hope all goes well and that I'm not n 2 much pain.

Well 2 day is the 2nd day and I have 2 say that I...

Well 2 day is the 2nd day and I have 2 say that I feel pretty good but alittle more sore 2 day than yesterday but as far as pain I haven't really had any. So that's good news. Hope everyone is else doing well. I go for my app this afternoon so hopefully I will get 2 see what they look like.

Just got back from my check up with my ps he said...

Just got back from my check up with my ps he said everything looked great and boy r they really sore now after him messing with them but no pain no gain right. I'm think I'm gonna b really happy with my results once they fall and fluff some. All n all I love them!!

Well 2 day is day 3 and I have 2 say that it's the...

Well 2 day is day 3 and I have 2 say that it's the worst so far after my app yesterday afternoon they have really been hurting and so so sore. I can finally have a shower 2 day so hopefully that will help . But all n all I love what I see so far and it was well worth it.

Well 2 day is post op day 4 and I have 2 say I...

Well 2 day is post op day 4 and I have 2 say I feel pretty good still sore and tightness of course but no pain. I'm officially off my pain meds but still taking the muscle relaxers 4 some reason I'm having these terrible muscle spasm n my back is that normal or what? I had my shower yesterday and u have 2 say it felt wonderful but it was also a very difficult task I had no help at home yesterday so I had 2 fly solo. I can get up and move around fairly well but it seems like I get really really tired easily hopefully that will go away pretty soon. Also I have 2 keep this compression bra on 24/7 the only time I can take it off is 2 wash it and let me tell u it's not very comfy. Did any if u girls have 2 do that as well ?

Well it has almost been a week since my surgery I...

Well it has almost been a week since my surgery I am day 6 post op and I have 2 say that I feel good. Still alittle sore and tight but nothing 2 bad. I'm loving them more and more each day I just wish they would soften and drop some. And I wish I could get all my energy back it sucks having 2 go back 2 work and within a hr ur tired. How long b 4 complete energy returns does anyone know?

Well it's been a week since my surgery and I feel...

Well it's been a week since my surgery and I feel pretty good still don't have much energy. I started back 2 work yesterday and it was kinda tough but I made it thru it. Can't really tell any change n my breast up til this point still very hard and up high. But the soreness and tightness is almost gone away. Still having 2 wear this compression bra and its killing me it's so uncomfortable. I go back 2 see my ps fri so hopefully he will let me start doing massages and let me out of the bra. Hope everyone else is doing well.

Well I had another dr visit 2 day he said...

Well I had another dr visit 2 day he said everything looks great and I get 2 start my massages 2 day. He showed me how 2 do it and I'm not gonna lie it hurt I'm still alittle sore and after 2 day I'm really sore. But if it will help them soften and drop then I will stick with it.

Well lady's I'm starting 2 worry now I'm almost 2...

Well lady's I'm starting 2 worry now I'm almost 2 weeks post op and I think there may b something wrong. I had a visit with my ps this past fri and he said everything was looking great. But 2 day I was looking at them and my right boob seems a lot bigger now than my left one i dont know if that's normal or what but it freaked me out. I go back 2 see my ps fri so I'm gonna b sure and ask him. It may b that since I have started my massages that has something 2 do with it. But it's very noticeable. Have any of u lady's experienced anything like this? I will post a pic so u can see the difference n the size.

Well lady's it has been 2 weeks 2 day since my...

Well lady's it has been 2 weeks 2 day since my surgery and I have 2 say other than the size issue with my right breast (which is back the same size as the left now tk goodness) everything is going good so far. I have my energy back and I can tell that they have softened up just alittle more n my left but I can still tell my right one is softer also. Still haven't dropped much that I can tell but all n all I'm loving them. Hope everyone else is doing well.

Well I had my 2nd post op app 2 day it went well...

Well I had my 2nd post op app 2 day it went well my ps said everything looks good. I got my stera strips off also 2 day. My girls r still pretty tight and firm I have been doing my massages and my ps said 2 continue 2 do them so I hope pretty soon they will soften and drop some. I don't have 2 go back and see him 4 7 weeks so hopefully by then I will b able 2 tell a big difference. Hope everyone is doing good and healing well. And good luck 2 all the lady's that have upcoming surgery dates.

Well it's been 3 weeks 2 day since my surgery and...

Well it's been 3 weeks 2 day since my surgery and I'm doing good. I have all my energy back and I love my new tatas. The only thing is I wish they would hurry up and soften up there still pretty hard. I have been doing my massages like I'm supposed 2 but I really can't tell any difference n them. I have been reading reviews and a lot if u r saying that yrs r starting 2 feel softer. I had a post op app on the 15th which was last fri and my ps said everything was looking good just 2 keep massaging them. He said that it varies from person 2 person on how fast they get softer and drop and fluff. But I still think after 3 weeks I should at least see alittle change. What do yal think? All n all tho I love them.

Well lady's I'm 1 month post op and I have 2 say I...

Well lady's I'm 1 month post op and I have 2 say I love my results. They r finally getting softer I was getting alittle worried there 4 awhile but I guess I just had 2 b patient. I went 2 vs yesterday and bought a couple bras and n there bras I wear a 34dd but like bras from belks I wear a 34 c I'm happy with the size I have. Hope everyone else is doing well.

Well it's been 5 weeks since my surgery and I love...

Well it's been 5 weeks since my surgery and I love the girls it feels like I was born with them. They r the perfect size 4 my body frame. They r getter softer each day and I also think they have dropped alittle as well. I'm so glad I finally decided 2 go ahead and have the surgery my only regret is that I didn't do it sooner. Hope all of my boobie buddies r doing well.

Well 2 day I am officially 6 weeks post op and I...

Well 2 day I am officially 6 weeks post op and I have 2 say I don't really remember what it was like not having boobs. I feel like I was born with them now. I love them they r getting softer by the day and dropping nicely.

Well it's been 7 weeks as of 2 day and I have 2...

Well it's been 7 weeks as of 2 day and I have 2 say that I can see a huge difference n them. They r feeling more and more like natural breasts and there dropping as well. The only down fall is 2 me they look somewhat smaller my husband tells me that they don't but 2 me I think they do. But I'm still extremely happy with them.

Well it's been 2 months and I can still see...

Well it's been 2 months and I can still see changes n them every day they feel really soft and r still dropping. I love them.

9 week mark and I'm so pleased with my results so...

9 week mark and I'm so pleased with my results so far they just keep getting better and better. I think they still have some dropping 2 do but they r super soft.

Not much 2 report other than they r really soft...

Not much 2 report other than they r really soft and dropping nicely. I had a visit with my ps on may 3rd and he said everything was looking good. He said they still had some dropping 2 do. Don't have 2 see him again til aug and then we will take some pics. As far as my bra size goes that still has not changed and I'm glad of that. I love them just wished I would have done it alot sooner.

14 weeks 2 day!!! Love bra shopping !!! New pics!!

All I can say is I love them!!!! Everything is going great I could not b happier with my results. I'm at 14 weeks and they r super soft and fluffing nice. They have dropped alot but I still think they have alittle more 2 drop.

6 mths post op!!! Love them!!!

Well it's been 6 mths since I had my ba done and I have 2 say that it was the best decision I have made. I went 4 my 6 mth check up Fri and Dr. Emerson said everything was looking great he said my incision were healing up very nicely. He took some pics and he is going 2 mail me my b 4 and after pics soon I can't wait 2 see them I have 4 gotten what I looked like b 4 my ba. I don't go back 2 him until my 1 yr anniversary unless I have prob of course. 2 any of u lady's out there that r having doubts about having this procedure done my advice is if u want this 4 yr self then do it u will not regret it!!

Before and after pics!!

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Charlotte Plastic Surgeon

Best ps ever!!! I would recommend him 2 anyone. Had my breast augmentation n feb and I love my results. Dr. Emerson and his entire staff r great. He takes his time and listen 2 all yr concerns.

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I have my ba with dr. Emerson on may 28th! So so nervous! How are your incisions now? Are you happy with the size?
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You look great! How dd you decide on size? What was the minimum size your doc said you should do? Thanks!!
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I am from your area and wanted to find out what the total cost of your surgery was including anesthesia, rx, etc. Is the $4500 the price for just the surgery? Any information you can give me would be greatly appreciated! :)
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You look great! I'm so happy to see posts from girls who are so far along. I'm only 2 months post and wondering how much more my girls are going to change. I know they say 3 months is when you see your final result. Was that true for you? Have they changed much from 3-6 months? Some girls say they get smaller by 3 months and others say they get bigger after d&f. So confusing. Guess I'll just have to wait and see, but really hoping they don't change much.
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Hey beach ready yr results look great. As far as seeing any changes from 3 2 6 mths I haven't seen any changes as far as size goes they stayed about the same no bigger or smaller the only real change I have noticed is n the softness they r super soft now and I really love that I didn't want the rock hard feeling 4 ever. I just had my 6 mth check up and my ps said they look great and he is very pleased with the results. I'm extremely pleased with them and my incisions have healed up nicely also I was worried about the scars but I think after awhile u want hardly b able 2 notice them. Happy healing 2 u and again u look great!!
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Very nice result! What profile did you get?
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You look amazing! I think your size is perfect for your frame. I hope I end up so lucky! So did it take a full 3 weeks to feel like yourself again? I'm a teacher and would rather not spend so much of my summer with my family dragging myself along. But I guess that's just the way it goes?!
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Got a ? 4 any lady's that can give me some info. Does any of u go 2 the tanning bed? And if so do u cover yr breasts up or lay naked? I want 2 get me a good tan 4 the summer but I'm kinda scared about tanning n the nude with my implants.
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thats a great question, i was wondering the same. I dont use the bed too often but i cruise a lot and usually go the week prior to my cruise, so that would be a good question for me as well (although i dont plan to get my BA till end of summer!)
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Yea I'm like u I don't use it alot I just like 2 go about a week or 2 just 2 get a base tan started 4 the summer is all. I go back 2 my ps fri I guess I will ask him if its ok.
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Thanks for your update. I just got 450 under the muscle a week ago. I dont think i realized how long it takes to get these bad boys to drop into place! But I under stand they'll stay perky longer right?
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Hello abetterme yea I'm at 2 mths and mine r just now starting 2 drop some still have some dropping 2 go tho. It's just takes time and every person is different. It seemed like it took 4 ever 4 mine 2 start 2 soften and then all at once it was like bam they were soft. And yes even tho they drop they will sti b nice and perky at least mine r as of now. Good luck n yr recovery u r gonna look great.
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Your breast are perfect
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Thank you so much I love my results so far. And ur looking awesome as well.
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Thank you
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i love how ur new twins are turning out, ive decided i want between 350cc-400cc just by looking at pics. i go for my consult may 10th but i like the size of yours. Im a little smaller frame, 5'0" 115lbs but I think they will be a good size :) glad i came across ur profile, i am so anxious to get mine!
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It was the best decision ever. Hope yr consult goes well u will b so excited when u get the new additions. I love mine and I'm happy with the size I have at 1st I wanted 2 go around 400 or 425 cc but my ps recommended the 385 because I had no breast tissue 2 begin with. My advice 2 u would b find a ps that u really like and feel like he knows exactly the look yr going 4 and take him pics of the ones u like and then trust his judgement as far as size and profile. Keep us updated and good luck. Yr gonna look awesome.
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See my thing is i have a lot of tissue, well i would assume, lol my mom keeps saying he will just fill it but if he fills it, i know i will be TOO big! I feel like my boobs shouldve grown way more growing up, even during pregnancy and after they didnt get really any bigger at all. Its weird! but i cant wait to try on sizes or see what they look like, im so thankful i found this site!! ill def do updates once the process starts!
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Do u know if yr gonna go with saline or silicone?
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My mom has saline so I was gna do that plus I've been reading about if there's complications and saline sounds safer.. but I also read that silicone feels more natural. So ill have to get more info!
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Yea I done tons and tons of research on saline and silicone. I would have prob chosen saline but my ps recommended silicone because I didn't have any breast tissue 2 begin with I was afraid if it showing the implant itself and also showing rippling. I guess they both have there pros and cons. I have the sientra gummy implant and I have 2 say as of right now I love them and they really do feel like real breast.
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did you go under muscle? I have my surgery set for piedmont plastic in Gastonia Thursday! im getting 425cc sientra. your results turned out great!
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Yea I went under the muscle and yr gonna love the sientrA implants there great. Who is doing yr surgery if u don't mind me asking?
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Dr ness. I thought he was really listing to what I wanted he made perfect eye contact and explained everything to me! I'm so excited and can't wait for the sientra implants(:
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U will like dr ness. I had a consult with him also but I ended up going with dr. Emerson there both with the same practice just n different offices. My best friend just had hers done with dr ness and they look awesome but she didn't get the sientra she went with saline. Keep me posted and I can't wait 2 see yr results there gonna look great. Good luck on thurs.
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