Implant Removal - Houston, TX

I got 450 saline implants in 2009 because I had...

I got 450 saline implants in 2009 because I had lost my natural big boobs when I lost 20lbs. It was the biggest mistake of my life. I miss my natural boobs, I hate how big these make me look, my husband doesn't like them, I feel like my chest hurts all the time, I get comfortable when I sleep, They don't make pretty bras that fit me... I can go on forever. I want these things out ASAP.

Appointment set!

I just set up my consultation with dr. Todd Adams for implant removal & a tummy tuck! My heart is pounding just thinking about it!

Went to my consult

I walked into my consult today wanting an explant & tummy tuck, I walked out wanting a replacement smaller implant, lift & tummy tuck. Ugh. All totaled up to a whopping 17,300. Now that I'm home I realized that the doc just really talked me into it at the moment & I know I really do just want an explant. I think I'll be setting up a consult with a different doctor soon cause I want to try to explant first & see how they bounce back. The doc was pretty sure that I would not be happy with my results if I just ex planted alone. Now I'm so confused on what to do.
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Now that I've lost more baby weight I'm okay with my implants for now. Ive decided to just put having an explant on the back burner for now & take care of my tummy tuck first. Going in tomorrow!!!
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I set up a consult with my surgeon who put the implants in. I haven't been back to see her since 2009. Even over the phone they were trying to talk me into a lift. I just want these thing out & no other work. I did go ahead & set up a consult for February 3rd, so hopefully she'll be willing to explant without replacement or lift!
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Yeah if you were talked into smaller implants I think you'll quickly regret it. You will look amazing with just the explant. If you end up wanting to lift later, ok. But go with your gut--explant and be dree
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Don't listen to that stupid fu*cking idiot! Sorry, in pretty passionate about this, since it happen to me. I wanted explant, doc said the same thing 3 years ago & I down sized.
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I am now 2 months explant & loving it! Should have down what "I" wanted 3 yrs ago!
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I think you are making the right choice for yourself. Who are they to question what you want & don't want. Hey are not you & you are the only one that must live with your decision, not them. After they get paid, they move on, leaving you to deal with your decision.
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You know that's exactly how I felt when I left. How's he to know my outcome? Seriously. I'm gonna set up a consult with a different doc.
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After reviewing your story I'm considering flying to Florida for this explant. You did it under a local anesthesia? That's what I want & looks like the doc did an amazing job. I need a vaycay anyways!
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Good for you! I wish I would have done the same thing. However I trusted him, because he did it the first time. After the 2nd surgery he retired. Literally 2 months after he got paid AGAIN! Grrr
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Yes under local. It was very easy. And with what the doctor wants to charge you, your better off getting them explanted & taking the trip for the same price, if not less. Lol
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Merry Christmas! Xx
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Merry christmas to you also!
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You will feel so much better once you get your implants out. Its been almost a month since I had mine removed and I feel lighter and healthier every week that I continue to heal. Best of luck to you - hope you can find a PS and set a date soon! :)
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I can't wait! I feel like ever since I got the implants I just never look thin no matter what I do. Did you ever feel like that?
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Absolutely! And now, everyone says I look so much younger and thinner! You will definitely notice a big change in that area - I always looked like I was all boob in pictures, which made me look a lot bigger than I actually was. Now I look like I dropped about 20 lbs. :) You will love the new you! :)
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Thanks I think you're right & I do feel like they age me too.
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Good luck. You'll be on the other side with us in no time :)
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I got gel implants in 2011. I hate them. I have never regained normal feeling in my breasts. They feel full and uncomfortable, and it is hard to find a bra that fits. I wanted to be a 36C but instead they are DD. I just want them to be gone. I can't stand even thinking about them, and not really sure why I did this in the first place. My frame is petite, so these just don't look they belong on my body. Ugh. I have been thinking about getting them out since the beginning but am afraid of complications and expense. I wish you all the best in returning to a way that feels natural to you!!
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Thank you! And I can really relate to a lot of what your feeling. I just want them out ASAP.
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There's so much support here! Have you chosen your surgeon? do you have a date set? Good luck on this journey and keep us updated!
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I'm still researching to find the right surgeon, I think I maybe over thinking things cause I can't decide whom to go to. Im just scared to make another wrong decision.
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I think I've found my surgeon & I set up a consult for January 14th.
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That's great! I can't wait to hear how it goes :)
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Yaaaaaaaay!!! So exciting!!!!! Keep us updated
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