Now I Just Need a Time Machine! :)

I have wanted a BA since I realized my boobs were...

I have wanted a BA since I realized my boobs were not going to even out. I am 22, 5'6" and 130 lbs. My right breast is a size 34C while the left is a sad 34A. I really am hoping I won't have to get a lift because of the size difference, Im hoping that I can just get different sized implants. But, I know in reality a little tweaking may have to be done because I definitely would want my nipples to be even, height and size wise. I have been researching breast augmentation since I was 16 years old. I have seen a LOT of horror stories, so I am so glad I found this site so I can get reviews from REAL women about doctors close to me. I want perfect breasts (don't we all). I am hoping for DD and really like the look of high profile and definitely want cleavage. February-March is my hopeful month for surgery!

Well, I just scheduled my first consultation with...

Well, I just scheduled my first consultation with a surgeon here in Boise for tomorrow! I expect I will probably interview several surgeons, but hey, I might luck out with this one :) I am so excited for tomorrow. I'm preparing my list of questions right now to make sure I don't forget anything. I have 13 questions so far! This is starting to finally feel real :)!

Just got back from my first consultation with a...

Just got back from my first consultation with a surgeon here in town... I'm a little depressed now that I know I'm going to have to spend at least $5,000.00 more than expected due to my assymetry :( The surgeon did not have good interpersonal skills but he does do great work. I did not like his style at all though. He wasn't even interested in the wish pics I brought in. The before and after pics he showed me were the opposite of what I want to look like and when I told him what I wanted he told me I should go for a smaller more natural look because it looks better...umm what? This is a very personal decision and I should get to decide what does and does not look good for ME. So, needless to say, I will continue looking, but the consult wasn't a total fail. I think I will try and schedule at least two more consults here in Idaho and if I don't find "the one" then I will take a day's trip to Utah and consult several there. I'm a little in the dumps right now though because now I feel as if my breasts will never look good after surgery or even look normal :/ I'm not to the point where i'm questioning if i still want this though. I've talked to a few surgeons online and everyone has a different opinion on what they would do in my "case" some say just different sized implants( yeah right, my nipples are way different sizes and one would still be lower in this case) one said a lollipop lift on the right breast with a tissue reduction and a larger implant in the left and the surgeon i just saw said a lollipop lift to with no reduction and a larger implant in the left breast. He also suggested a high profile in the smaller and moderate in the larger.... I don't know how i feel about this. And considering i want to be a D-DD after, I am concerned that putting a large implant like that in the small one will make it look like all implant and especially weird if tissue is not removed from the larger. UGH. It's going to be really hard for me to find a surgeon I can trust will make the perfect decision.

Also, when he had me try on sizers in a sports...

Also, when he had me try on sizers in a sports bra, I told him I really wanted 600cc and he put in 320cc.....so frustrated. I felt like a mute.

So, this journey has got a little more complicated...

So, this journey has got a little more complicated. I haven't been able to see any more local surgeons in person yet, but I have consulted a few out of state surgeons through email. I showed them my pics and two of them said I would get the most symmetrical result by doing this in two procedures. The first would be to get a lift and areola reduction on the larger breast and get a tissue expander put into the upper portion of the smaller breast to stretch the skin and tissue to be able to fit a large implant and have better results with nipple positioning because the smaller one sits up so high. This would result in a much more natural and more symmetrical look. The tissue expander looks similar to an implant and is filled with salt water, you go in every one to two weeks and get more and more salt water injected into it and your skin stretches FAST. So you have to use a lot of cocoa butter I am assuming to narrow your chances of stretch marks. Then, once I am about even to the larger breast I would go in for a second surgery to swap out the expander for an implant still bigger than the other breast due to there being less tissue and get a smaller implant in the already lifted, larger breast. Ugh. What a process. And I am a person with zero patience. I like instant gratification. But, I guess I need to look at it as-hey, I've waited nine years for better breasts, I can wait a little longer. I definitely want the best outcome possible. I know there are some girls with a lot of asymmetry that get lucky and find a very skilled and gifted surgeon who can do everything all at once and end of with a great, almost perfectly even outcome, but considering where I live, it doesn't look like I'll get that lucky. I am trying really hard to keep a positive outlook on all this. I thought for some reason that I'd be able to get different sized implants and be perfectly symmetrical, nope, can't be that simple. I'm still going to weigh out the different options though. I may not even have to do an expander. A surgeon is the only one that will be able to tell be pulling my skin on the smaller breast to see if an implant will fit and position my nipple evenly. My soonest consultation isn't until Jan. 16th and I feel like I'm just driving myself nuts researching this so intensely when there is nothing I can do about it right now. So until then I am going to try and take my mind off it by staying busy. I am so happy for everyone on here that ended up with great new bewbies! I can't wait to have that feeling someday!

After talking to some more surgeons who have said...

After talking to some more surgeons who have said a tissue expander is unecessary, i think i am going to stop stressing myself out about it. Also, instead of taking a dangerous trip to Utah right now to just do a consult, I am going to do a little more searching and choose a doctor (between 3) and chat with them through email to see what the best way to do the procedure is, sizes of implants, etc., then book the surgery once I feel confident, and do the consult the day before surgery. Once you have bewbs on the mind its impossible (for me anyways) to get them out of the mind!! So, hopefully I can book the surgery for late January or sometime in February. I went to a regular doctor to make sure there was nothing seriously wrong with the smaller one and there isnt (yay!) so now I'm just going to focus on choosing the right surgeon. I know this isn't much to write about, but doing so gets it out of my head at least. Hope everyone is doing well with their new bewbies!! I can't wait to get to the other side :)

I know, I know, nothing too exciting about this...

I know, I know, nothing too exciting about this update, but this whole thing is just consuming me I'm so excited! After consulting 6 different doctors (mostly online) I have chosen my PS :) I feel very comfortable and "right" about my decision. I have not scheduled yet because I still need to figure out what the best days to take off are with my job. I've heard some of you went back after 4-5 days, but I'm so paranoid that I'm going to mess my boobs up if I don't take it easy. I will be scheduling for late February and driving to Utah for the surgery. Yay!

Hi everyone! So a little update to this review-I...

Hi everyone! So a little update to this review-I went to the in-person consultation. My surgeon came up with a plan to do my surgery in two procedures. The first surgery will be an aggressive reduction (300 CC's!!) with a lollipop lift to the right side and nothing to the left side. Then after healing for three months, I go back for the second part which will be 450 CC implants :) This way he can start off with two close to equal size and shaped breasts before putting in implants to achieve the best symmetry rather than guessing the CC difference between the two. I was a little unsure about agreeing to doing two procedures because I am a very impatient person and I just want to be fixed already! But I know in the end this will be a much better approach and hopefully I wont have to have a revision like I most likely would if it were just all in one procedure. I feel really comfortable with my surgeon, you can really tell that this is his calling. He is a true artist and really cares about the patients wants and needs. I will be doing the first surgery in march and the second after i am healed. YAY! Until then, happy healing to everyone who is now on the "other side!" Thank you all for your amazing support! :)

I don't know why my review says I am getting my...

I don't know why my review says I am getting my surgery in Idaho, ID. lol. I have tried to update it several times and it wont put anything but that. I am going to Layton, Utah for the surgery and my doctor is York Yates.
Salt Lake City Plastic Surgeon

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