Breast Augmentation: StoriesWrite a Review
- posted 6 months ago
- updated 30 days ago
- Worth It
- Cost: $15,000
- Adam Kolker, MD, FACS (New York, New York)
HI. Like many of you here, I have wanted larger...
- 30 Nov 2012
- 17 days pre
HI. Like many of you here, I have wanted larger breast from the moment I realized that I was never going to have them. More than not having them - I felt that what I had was always a little droopy. I am now 37 and Finally going to go for it! Since my decision to do this in April, I booked a date for Nov 7th however due to many unforeseen (and unfortunate) circumstances, one day before my surgery date, I had to rebook the surgery for 6 weeks later!! :(
Since I have had 6 weeks extra to think about it and continue reading online, (it rules my life), I am beginning to questions my size choice. I am 5'7" and about 125lbs. I have pretty broad shoulders and athletically shaped. My breast size is a Large A Small B cup with some asymmetry (I also need a light lift). I explained to my PS that I would like to be a C cup and we decided to go between 304-235. Now, I am afraid that this will be too little cc's. Since I have had extra time to get used to the idea of having boobs, I want them bigger - well at least a FULL C. Can anyone tell me if the low 300's is too little? I do not want to be a large B small C but a full C and if I move into a D depending on bra brand I think that is fine. Am I better off in the High 300's - 400 cc's? With all this said, I want to stay with my body proportion and look natural etc etc...IT seems as though most women are in the high 300's/400's and several seem to be smaller frame than me.
Any advise? Thanks!!!!
Thanks everyone for your advice/experience with...
- 4 Dec 2012
- 14 days pre
Today is 2 weeks until my surgery. My doctor is having me eliminate red wine, asprin, ibuprofen. I am also not to eat or take any supplements that contain garlic, ginko, ginseng, ginger, feverfew, st. john's wort, dong quai, licorice, fish oil, glucosamine or vitamin E. I am told these can increase the likely hood of bleeding. (hmmmm I just ate a large piece of salmon) I also need to get my blood work redone as I had to reschedule from my original date (Nov 7).
Next week I begin taking vitamins including Arnica Montana. Arnica Montana is homeopathic tablet that assists with minimizing pain associated with muscle soreness, bruising and swelling (sounds about right). Then, the night before the surgery I take 2 muscle relaxers called Robaxin. The morning of surgery I am to take another Robaxin and 1 Valium.
Does anyone else have these or similar instructions? Has anyone used muscle relaxers or Valium prior to their surgery? I'm a little concerned about taking them on such an empty stomach the morning of surgery. Actually, I happen to have a very weak stomach. My hopes are that Extra Strength Tylenol will take enough of the edge off the pain so that I can avoid the harsher medications. Wishful thinking??
HI Everyone, It's been really wonderful...
- 11 Dec 2012
- 7 days pre
I sent my PS pictures as an example of my ideal size, I also included what I consider too large as well as too small. I know size results are not a science as it differs for everyone, and, I do not want to get caught up in the cc's but I am trying to do everything I can to ensure I will be completely satisfied (it's alot of $$$!!). All of your previous suggestions re-assured me greatly so thank you. I guess now I just wait (and Christmas shop)
Hi lovely ladies with boobies and those soon to...
- 19 Dec 2012
- 1 day post
Hi Ladies, I titled this post end of day 2 post...
- 21 Dec 2012
- 3 days post
HI Everyone, I've been posting pics but haven't...
- 27 Dec 2012
- 9 days post
I am thrilled, the lift is amazing and I love the size. My energy is fully back, I can sleep rather comfortably, I am a little tender but have not taken any Tylenol since day 4. My right breast feels a little more swollen than my right. Due to this, they look a little uneven in the pics but in person you can see that the right still needs to drop to match the left. My drains were finally removed Monday morning during my post opp. I no longer feel like a 'patient' (and yes, removing them hurt!). Since the drains have left, I am able to try on clothes and bikini's and can not believe this is me! It seems as though many doctors do not use drains but it did feel good (in a weird way) to see that stuff get out of me! After my post opp on Monday, I bought a new bra (instructed by my surgeon). It is really comfortable and gives good support. It's nude in color and something I can wear with my work clothes and not feel like I have a sports bra on. My second post opp appointment is Wed Jan 2. This is when they will give me the exercises that I will need to do from what I understand on a regular basis.
All in all, I am very happy and relieved that everything has been smooth and easy. I would say it's easy if you prepare physically and mentally for the first few days. It is surgery and you need to allow yourself the time to recover properly.
Just over 3 weeks and I feel great. I see a...
- 10 Jan 2013
- 23 days post
Hi Everyone- it's been a long while since I posted...
- 21 Apr 2013
- 4 months post
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