On my Way to Feeling Like a Woman Instead of a 12 Year Old! - Houston, TX

Welp Hello! I don't really know how to start this...

Welp Hello! I don't really know how to start this off so I'll just jump on into it. I'm 19 years old, 5'9" and 145 lbs with a bra size of 36 A.. barely. I have the problem where my bra sticks out farther than my boobs do so you can see the bra more than my boobs. Pretty embarassing. I've thought about getting a breast augmentation ever since I knew what it was my freshman year in high school. Then it was only because I was tired of all of my peers making fun of me and my flat chest but now it's graduated to something more, I want to feel like a woman and not a 12 year old. It's about how I feel about myself, not what other people say, however to this day (I'm a sophomore in college) people still make comments about how little my boobs are. I've researched and researched and I know this is what I want. Am I nervous? Of course! But am I excited? Absolutely! My mom had her first breast augmentation when she was 22 and was so happy she did it so she's guiding me along this process and is my main supporter. Of course she would rather me be comfortable in my own body without the surgery, but she understands that's a difficult thing to do. My boyfriend is also supportive but is worried something will happen during the surgery or after but he knows it's want I want. Event though he said he loves mine just the way the are, he wouldn't mind seeing bigger boobs either ;)

I've had surgery before so I know the anesthesia won't have too bad of an effect on me, but I'm really worried about the pain. I'm a sissy and don't handle pain very well. Thank God I'm doing it over Christmas break though so I will have a month off from school to recoup. My mom, grandma, and boyfriend will rotate taking care of me so I'm pretty spoiled when it comes to that.

He recommended I get the silicon gummy bear implants, dual plane technique, inframammery incison which is pretty much along the lines of what I was thinking. I originally wanted saline but I just don't think they fee or lookl as natural and the risk of rippling would drive me crazy. I am nervous about the silicon implants though in case of rupture, but the new gummy bear ones are supposed to stay pretty much to form in the rare case they do. I don't want all of those toxins leaking inside my body!! In terms of size, I want very natural looking full C, lower end of D. I'm taller than 90 percent of girls and am kind of broad shouldered so I know my body will look good with that size. Dr. Basu agreed and that's the size he recommended as well. I just scheduled my surgery yesterday for December 19th and I already know that feels like a million days away! The time won't pass fast enough. I'm excited to be able to wear cute shirts and tank tops that fit! Now I'm counting down to my pre-op then surgery!! Ahhh :))

FYI. The reason I'm having the surgery so young is why wait?! They won't get any bigger and I'm not getting any younger so bring on a full chest!! :)

So I went to my Pre-Op appointment today!! Ahh :)...

So I went to my Pre-Op appointment today!! Ahh :) This means my surgery date is getting so close! As always, I had a great experience at Dr. Basu's office. His nurse is amazing and sat and talked with me for over 2 hours about what to expect before, during, and after surgery. She told of her personal augmentation and really calmed my nerves about the process. I will be arriving on Wednesday at 2 for surgery at 3 and they will begin IV antibiotics then I will go in for surgery (1 hour) and I'll recover for 1-2 hours then be free to go home! They gave me a prescription for Vicodin and Phenergan for nausea so I'm going to go get those filled pretty soon. They also gave me my after surgery bra to keep swelling down and she said I'll be in that for about 3 weeks. We decided on size (most exciting part) and I went with 450cc because of how tall and broad shouldered I am... I'm looking forward to surgery so much I'm not going to be able to concentrate on finals!! Ahh :)

So I'm getting really nervous for my surgery.. I...

So I'm getting really nervous for my surgery.. I had a really scary thought a couple of days ago: What if I get stretch marks?! How common is this?? EEk :(

Well I had my surgery this afternoon! It was...

Well I had my surgery this afternoon! It was scheduled for 3 so I arrived at 2 and they got me right in and got the ball rolling. My nurse was very nice and I changed and she got my IV in to start fluids and shortly after my antibiotics. The anesthesiologist came in and talked to me then Dr. Basu came in and marked me. I told him I wanted to go with 425cc because I would rather be smaller than bigger. He said this would give me a full C. Right after marking me, I went into the OR and the next thing I know I'm in recovery! I barely remember leaving or the ride home. I got home and slept after take my nausea medicine. I woke up and ate some soup and took my Vicodin because the pain and pulling was getting pretty intense. I am pretty upset though because he made me a D. He told my mom post op that the gap between my breasts was too large since my shoulders are so broad and I'm tall. She's pretty upset as well. I don't think they look bad but I sure do hope the swelling goes down. I can't believe he made me so big, I really just don't know what to think about it. I will upload pics soon

Well I had my surgery this afternoon! It was...

Well I had my surgery this afternoon! It was scheduled for 3 so I arrived at 2 and they got me right in and got the ball rolling. My nurse was very nice and I changed and she got my IV in to start fluids and shortly after my antibiotics. The anesthesiologist came in and talked to me then Dr. Basu came in and marked me. I told him I wanted to go with 425cc because I would rather be smaller than bigger. He said this would give me a full C. Right after marking me, I went into the OR and the next thing I know I'm in recovery! I barely remember leaving or the ride home. I got home and slept after take my nausea medicine. I woke up and ate some soup and took my Vicodin because the pain and pulling was getting pretty intense. I am pretty upset though because he made me a D. He told my mom post op that the gap between my breasts was too large since my shoulders are so broad and I'm tall. She's pretty upset as well. I don't think they look bad but I sure do hope the swelling goes down. I can't believe he made me so big, I really just don't know what to think about it. I will upload pics soon
Houston Plastic Surgeon

I found out about him from Real Self :) I already have the Dr, Dr. Basu in Houston Medical District. He was the second consult I went to and I just felt really comfortable. He's part of the FDA Medical Board and Safety Board and has been in Times magazine and voted Houston's Best Doctor twice so he comes with pretty good recommendations.

4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
3 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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