Hello everyone! I'm a 28 year old mother of 2...

Hello everyone! I'm a 28 year old mother of 2 children by c-section. I NEED a breast lift like 20 years ago! Lol! My breast sag terribly, and are assymetrical, they GREW like this! Never firm or perky. I'm 5'11 and 185lbs, gained 20lbs in 4 months, I'm now barely a 34C. I don't want implants........

Scheduling a consultation

I think I will schedule a consultation tomorrow...with Dr.Khouri, I don't know why I'm so nervous, I've wanted to do this for years... I'm hoping to have surgery in early march...

Waiting on cal back...

I've decided I don't want to hop on a plane 6 times to use Dr.Khouri . I'm trying to make a consult appoint with Andrew Salzberg, has anyone had a fat transfer breast lift with him?

Booked two consultations...(wish pic)

Made 2 consultation appointments today... One with Dr. Salzberg and one with Dr Schulman. I have to wait til next month for Schulman, I'm so damn nervous, I'm afraid I won't be able to make a decision... I've always been so iffy. I hope I like Salzberg, I really don't want to do 50 consultations and not like one or like them all. Has anyone had a lift with either doctors?

Consult!

Today I scheduled my consult with Dr Salzberg, it's on the 14th @8am! A very good start to my 29th bday on the 15th!

First consult....

Went to see Dr Salzberg today, I absolutely LOVED him and his staff! His PA was great and I think the other woman was an assistant? She was awesome! I didn't feel pressured or like they were hard selling. Salzberg was very honest and realistic. I've always said "I don't want implants" but the fat transfer won't be enough and will end up sagging pretty early so I tried on some sizers, I said "give me the minimum" I ended up in a 450 cc and a 375 cc and freaking LOVED it, I had the assistant rolling when she said 450 ccs before seeing them, I said "please lord don't make me look like Wendy Williams!" She said we don't even have that size! The quote was for $9400, it's a 3000 more than I planned but I really like this office, doctor and staff... Is it dumb of me not to get another consult? My next one is for 2/5/14 with DR Schulman, I'd really like to make a decision before then because I want to schedule for mid feb early march...

Made another appointment...

Made an appointment with Dr. Fruend (sp?) for 1/28, gonna see what he has to say, I'm still iffy about implants, it makes sense with the way the doctor explained it and the overall look I want, I freak out ever so often about my iud... Because there is a foreign object in me... I wonder what will happen when I dwell on augmented boobs? I've wanted this for atleast 15 years, I just turned 29, my children are 11 and 5, I'm done, but now that this is a reality and not just a fantasy, I'm nervous as hell, not about pain, or healing ( I was up the next day after both c sections, carrying my kids on my chest) just... What if I screw them up more? By being "greedy"? I won't post a face pic but I'm very pretty, am I tempting fate? Idk... Weird...

Styling and profiling....

I didn't know there was sooooo much work in getting new boobies! I didn't know what the hell a HP implant was! Lol, from what I've been reading, HPs are good for narrow chests, I don't want my boobs round and in my throat, I'm gonna discuss this in detail with DR Freund on Tuesday ... For the look I want I think I may look at moderate or MP +

Dr Fruend tomorrow!!!!

I have my consult with Dr Fruend in the morning...excited to see what he says... Still don't really want implants but well see what he says. I'd really like to do this the beginning of march or late February...I think I will ask about the tummy tuck... I called back Salzberg and it's about 3000 extra, so that's on top of the 9400. I saw he had a lawsuit in 2011, idk if this should concern me... I still really liked him, his staff and office... I was a little put off when I asked the PA about the brava bra system and she didn't seem to know what I was talking about...or when I asked her about the pain pump (not that I don't think I'll need one)

Dr Schulman today!

Going to see Dr S today! This is my last doctor I am going to see, he's the last of 3 and I wonder what hell say or how I'll feel about him. I really really liked Salzberg sooo much ! My main focus is the boobies but I'm still contemplating a mini TT... I'll update after the appointment, it's at 3:15pm...

Dr Schulman...oh! Dr Schulman...

First off... I didn't have to wait long at all, which was great! I have no patience...lol...office was very cute and the staff was friendly...I really loved Dr. S' personality... He was honest and thorough as far as explaining what he could do (I didn't try on sizers) I'm sure he could do a wonderful job BUT he costs about 3gs more than I planned on paying...considering the area, I wonder if most of my fee is for rent, lol,very swank. I could probably pay the difference in two months but I wanna recuperating no later than 4/1.... What to do what to do? Salzberg is still my fav overall... A friend just recommended Michael Gartner... Has anyone used him before?

Booked!!!!!!

For 3/21/2014!!!!! I can't believe I just typed that!!!!! Seriously! OMG! I'm so ecstatic I could cry! I went with Dr. Salzberg, I just loved him and his staff the most. I saw a Dr. Michael Gartner on the 18th and although I really liked him, his staff seemed ok, but he wanted to do my lift and implant or fat transfer as two surgeries... I could understand the logic of it but I just want to go under so many times since I'm sure I'll be getting a TT in the near future... This boobie transformation will cost about $9000, I'm sooooo hoping it'll be worth it... Anything to get my boobs off my stomach will be an improvement... Lol

Pre-op 2/25!!!!

Signed all my consents... Settled on 375 ccs in both, take breast tissue from larger boob, M+ profile, I'm toooo excited!!! Should I buy a particular bra for afterwards? How will I know what size to buy?

Holy bejesus!

I can't believe I'm actually three weeks away... I think my heart skipped a beat just thinking about it... I decided to go with the 400ccs! I didn't want to be afraid I wish I went bigger, I'm a tall woman and even though I'm like 190 now, in about 2 months I'll miraculously will be 170, hopefully I can get just all weight in the stomach area (which is not much at all) I gained the weight to get my ass and thighs back but I lose weight ALL OVER boobs included, I barely fill a b cup now, this summer I was 160, you could imagine! Anyone know how I can keep my belly tight and keep my bottom half the same??? Lmfao

One week cigarette free....

I haven't had a ciagrette all week! I've smoked for 14 years and always thought is be an old lady who'd have a cigarette in her mouth and an oxygen tank! I'm so proud of myself! Since I'm doing 3 weeks of no smoking, which I thought I couldn't do a day... I'm quitting forever!!! I've been prepping all week... Picked up my prescriptions yesterday...in the last week I bought a few button down "granny gowns" I wear hair weaves sooooo.... I bought some curly hair I don't have to do anything to, since I can't raise my arms... I'll install that later this week... I have my lever 2000... I have a list and I think I should be ok... I smoke pot... Did anyone's PS tell them to stop??? I asked my PC about drugs and did they mean pot , she said they definitely meant drugs like heroin, cocaine, crack, etc... So? Any suggestions? I really don't want to give up both!!! lol,

One WEEK!!!!!

I'm freaking out!!!!! Lol, Everytime I think about it... My heart beats faster and my stomach gets butterflies... In love with the new tits before I even get em! Lol

Kind of have an attitude...

So I get an automated call asking me to confirm, my appointment for 3/21 @12:10. I call the office because my appointment time was 930. I was told that whoever was before me surgery is gonna go over 2 hours so I was pushed back... It's kind of like WTF? You know... I figured I'd go to bed Thursday at 11 wake up at 7, leave my house at 745 to be at the office 830. Now this throws me off... I have to sort of rearrange things...

TOMORROW!!!!!!

Is the big DAY! I'm so freaking nervous... I feel like I wanna vomit... Is that normal???

This is crazy...

I can't believe this day is finally here! The last three weeks have breezed by....I have to be at the office 1130...I'll update on the drive home....

I'm perfectly fine....

Title says it all... I'm A -OK, so ok, I'm standing in the kitchen with the family. (I smoked a joint with my neighbor upstairs) This was truly a great experience... Except for ,immediately upon waking up I had pain in my sternum, I took a perc, and that did nothing, so I was given some kind of pain shot and it got better. I originally told the nurse I needed two, meds do not work properly on me... The nurse says... " I can believe that, the anesthesiologist had a tough time keeping you under" I knew that was gonna happen... Everytime I've been under... I've literally jumped out of bed, ask my my things and signed myself out...so far so good... I took pics after he "marked" me and some in the post op bra provided by them... I feel like the right boob which was bigger is still bigger. He was supposed to remove tissue up even it with left then add implant..I really don't care about a slight difference, I can live with it.. I know it extremely early but I love em already... I can't wait to see my nipples, post op is Tuesday..

Still....

Feeling fantastic...haven't taken a perc in hours... I'm some kind of weirdo... Lol

I don't think my breasts....

Are swollen, they don't feel swollen but I put an ice pack on just in case... I still feel pretty good...when I shower tomorrow I will post a bra less pic!

First shower!

So I took my first post op shower which was fine... My honey helped wash the super low parts and dry me off so I wouldn't have to bend. It's waaaay too early to tell but my right breast which was bigger than the left for the beginning is still bigger. I didn't expect then to be perfectly symmetrical... But I thought he was gonna take tissue from my right breast to even it up to my left then add the implant... I don't know... Is it just me or my nipples are downward? I know it's way too early but I'm just a nervous nelly...

They itch!

My boobs are itching... Well really most of my body but periodically... My first post op appt is on Tuesday.... I feel great so far, I took 2 percs at 230, not because I was in pain but because it was scheduled, I bought Tylenol to start that tomorrow...

Why don't I have a strap?

Has this happened to anyone else? When I woke up and looked down it was my first question and the nurse said the dr said I didn't need one... Won't it take forever for the babies to drop and fluff??

Before today's shower...

Took a shower today... No pain... BUT I'm guessing because I haven't taken a perc all day, my body just went through some kind of withdrawal and just threw up...

Post op was today...

Still no pain... Dr said I can lay on my side (thank god) I just should make sure I alternate sides... The doctor wants them to settle a little higher, to keep upper pole fullness, so he gave me a bra that's doubled... Like an underwire and sports bra in one. With the amount of sagging I had I thought I was going to need an anchor lift, seems I have an partial lollipop on my larger breast and the other one is just an aerola one (sp?) ? I'm not mad about it, less scars right? I'm just wondering... Does that mean he lifted enough? Should I have been more verbal about lifting as opposed to the size? Idk... I'm not upset about size... I just don't want to worry about another lift until I'm 40...

One week post op!

I'm still feeling fine! They're just kind of tight sometimes... Like I can feel em in there... Idk... But no pain... Just kind of uncomfortable because they're still kind of hard...I DID manage to have sex the day after surgery...lol, could not help myself, lol, just told him don't lay on me and we were fine... Slept well... Lol.. Tmi?

Sutures are out!!!!

And my boobs frighten me! Are they supposed to look like that??? Ewww! The smell!!! When they took the original strip off was horrible... Like behind a dirty ear... Lol, They put more steri strips on and after they fall off they said it's ok for them to be out... I was somewhat disappointed the DR did not come in to remove sutures (which I didn't think he would do) or even examine them... It was kind of off putting...the suture removal didn't hurt that bad... Only on a few...my nipples are really freaking me out... Cause I saw that pink... Oh my! Shouldn't have looked lol

2 weeks post op

I'm feeling ok... My skin is sore, ever since she took out the sutures... I'm concerned about the size of my breasts... I like sacs gone individually but not as a pair... I guess I have to wait...

My right boob!

My sister says I showered too much... Idk but I know it didn't look like this last week when she changed the strips... I think I'm gonna just walk into my ps tomorrow... The pic looks worse than it really is... It's like a skinned knee, I just don't know why it happened... The PA was tugging on stitches last week... It was oozing brown stuff (non smelly) it's what made me take them off... I'm gonna let them air out some before putting the bra back on...

3 weeks post...

So far so good... Only a little worried about shape and such... I know I have to wait so I'm not THAT worried... I am however wondering If I was lifted enough... I guess time will tell... I do like them though...everyday they look better...

I really liked Dr. Salzberg and his staff...

I really liked Dr. Salzberg and his staff, his PCC was the best! So far my breasts look very natural, I'm not sure if he lifted them enough but I'm def not all scarred up. I'm waiting for implant to D&F, that may put them where they belong. Overall, I'd recommend to another, might get mini TT if I decide to do it...

4 weeks post op....

So far it's been going pretty good... I don't remember if I mentioned I started going back to the gym on the 1st. I only do cardio and leg exercises, I was told not to do upper body exercises... Which I miss dearly ???? I'm still rather concerned about my right boob looking better than my left. They actually both are beautiful, just a bit different. I'm waiting for the left to round out, I don't know where this indentation came from, it's been here from the beginning, even tho it's not as pronounced when just taking off the bra...I know I have to wait... They're just so different... Idk...

4 weeks post op....

Missing pics... Sorry, pressed wrong button...

Should I...

Be able to kind of hold a pencil under my boob after a breast lift??? I'm pretty certain the answer is no... Either enough tissue wasn't taken out or the implants are too big? I didn't care to larger... I just didn't want to sag... THEN my breasts are beautiful but individually. I started really massaging my left boob hoping to get it to drop. My right one is so beautifully round, still dropping to do but I'm wondering will that make it appear saggy? I just don't know... It's kind of bumming me out cause I know I'll have to wait to a we where they go...

5 weeks post op....

Soooo. Tues the 29th I have an appt... I'm dying to see what he says... They're beautiful, but different. I've been massaging the left on aggressively. It looks a little better... I'm worried my right boob will sag. I know I still have to wait so I'm not panicking. I mean, they're 1000% better than what I started out with... I just hope $9000 will last at least 10 years. Lol

So I'm freaking pissed...

I get a call this morning, notifying me that my appointment needs to be be rescheduled to see a PA. I said I wanted to see the doctor because I was concerned that I was still sagging. She said the PA could assist me with that and was Wednesday or Thursday better. The bitch just blew me off. Then I say well Wednesday is fine, she says 345, no can do, so she says Thursday at 845, I said 9 would be better, "we have another patient at 9" I'm guessing they didn't get HER fucking money yet so she'll get the appointment time she was given???? These people have me livid!!! THEN for a while I saw a little black thing in around my incision, my eyesight is shitty so I paid it no mind. I soaked on the tub last night because I sprained my back and happened to really look at them, asked my honey "do you see black?" Before he could answer I scraped at it with my pinky nail, it was a stitch! They have officially turned me off...

6 weeks post op/PA appointment

Had an appt today... Went well I guess, I was in a a bad mood so I just didn't say anything... People have a habit of calling the police on me so I avoid confrontation, lol, she must've felt it cause she was smiling extra hard and trying to be pleasant... Have an appt in 3 weeks to actually SEE the doctor because obviously my right boob is larger and a totally different boob, so I'm more than likely looking at a revision... Which I'm sure I'm gonna have to pay for the anesthia...

I've been gone forever! 13 weeks 4 days...

My trip to the Caribbean went well! Suits looked fab! But I'm certain the girls are sagging...???? don't get me wrong they're 1000% better than before and I love them, I just know in a year, they'll be back on my stomach, saw Dr Salzberg 5/27, he said to wait til august and hell know if I need a revision... He knows I do... I guess technically your body can't possibly heal in 13 weeks, it may be swollen... I think it's a bunch of crock for me cause this boobs been like this since I woke up... Enough tissue obviously wasn't taken off... I'm more upset about prob having to pay anesthesiologist fee than actually being cut on again... Lol, will post pics in a few, I'm grilling...

They look better in person...

But you get the drift....
Westchester Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Salzberg was wonderful, his PCC was awesome! She's what really sealed the deal when I decided on choosing him as my doctor. He ONLY got the four stars because my second follow up appt I did not see him at all...I did not expect him to remove my sutures but I would've been happy if he glanced at them for 2 minutes... Other than that... The experience was wonderful!! Would recommend him to others... 2 weeks post op writing this... And everything is peachy so far... ***update*** 4/28/14 I now feel like a second rate citizen, I had an appt for 4/29, get a call, being rescheduled to see a PA. Now I just feel like my money was taken so I'm no longer allowed in a doctors presence, I'm somewhat turned off because I have real concerns about my breasts and a PA did not perform this surgery so why would she know why my right breasts appears to kind of sag now... I'm highly upset at the way I'm being treated....

5 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 After care follow-up
3 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
4 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Ooh where exactly did y'all go? I'm so enviess!! And what you grillin? We went run our crab traps and boiled like eight dozen. The third pic is a great example so you can see how they shld be .I think , He def did not lift you enough . Most drs say ur upper pole is suppose to start where ur under arm is. However this is just my opinion. Anyway are you going to post me some vacay pix? PLEASE!! Lol I wanna see how you looked in a swim suit next to that water;•}
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Went to Antigua! Absolutely beautiful! Mad I'm at work... Lol, I've been so busy and haven't been able to post pics.. But def by Friday! How's the girl? Mine are ok, a little tender around the areole sometimes and I'm sure this right one needs to be done over but they're good otherwise...
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Hey girl I haven't heard from you for awhile. Are you ok? How are ur boobs healing and changing up? I'm just thinking about you babe, I'm praying you are doing ok;•}
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Someone hacked my yahoo, so I just haven't been on, when you wrote this it was my last day of vacay!
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Ugh, that's some BS fa sure:-/
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Hey Angel, just think about how you doing girl. Let me know what's up ;-)
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April 21st I had breast lift lollipop lift with a reduction on the right and 310cc hp overs. It looks like you have under the muscle?? My ps said that your nipple is supposed to be in the middle of your upper arm between your armpit and elbow. My surgery ended up taking 5 hours, but all my stitches are dissolving ones. It's not un common to have some spitting stitches, but I would be angry too. Your ps should want to exam you if u are having problems. I'm in a surgical bra with a strap, it's a torture device. I found out you should always find out what your ps policy is regarding revisions. I don't know what mines is, plus I would have to leave the country, thank gosh all is well. Good luck to you, you paid a lot of money, they should try and make it right!!
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Hey bae, sorry you gotta deal with the BS. I'm wondering what the dr will say. I guess ppl call the cops on you , y'all as hell looking like you gonna slam dunk something ;) just teasing girl
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Lol, I'm nearly 6 feet tall, my tone got me arrested in 2012, an itty bitty cop felt threatened even though even both my hands were filled with my child... Very long story, just say it took 5 male officers to cuff me... So I walk away now... I don't even have to raise my hands and I look threatening.... Lmfao
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Yes indeed lmmfao I wlda been cuttin up, you sound like madea!!
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Lol, at the time I was a gym rat and my legs are hella strong... If the cop didn't grab my daughter I would've been fine... I'm one of those ppl who take names and badge numbers for everything... I call the "how's my driving?" Number, but it was something that snapped... It was crazy... Lol
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Lmmfao @ the how's my driving, you crack me up too much!! I wld love to have drinks or something with, bc you are a trip;)
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Hey honey!! It's amazing how you were able to remain calm and quiet. Like you, I would have been livid at the fact that the NP is seeing me instead of the doctor. Keep taking good care of yourself and try to write down your questions/concerns while you're calm and then you can bring them with you to the appt. When I get mad my mind can't think straight, lol. I know everything will workout for you. Please know that you're in my thoughts and prayers.
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As for as them speaking to you, I'm sorry but they shld not be blowing you off. I wld be pissed too. And the stitches girl I had to clip one twice already, pulled two out the same lil opening , and I can feel another tip of one so don't panic there. I just went to my doc this morning and he's like they are going to drop a lot more, so just be patient and try massaging and pushing on the tops and push those babies down some. When u get there , give them a piece of ur mind, you paid good money and they can't blow you off to ur face. I don't promote attitude but honey they gave damn good reason.;) I'm still praying for you baby;)
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Thanks! They will hear it when I get there... Lol, I'm practically 6 feet tall, they'll notice ! Lol
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Lol and you know I wanna hear all about it;) all in all you still look good, you massage them a lot?
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I know you're really frustrated. But I really think you'll see a big change in the next month. Try and hang in there:-)
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I'm trying... I just think they are gonna sag again, like soon... I'm thinking these implants might've been too large, they don't LOOK large, but I think it's making them saggy, the right one really...
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I'm currently spitting stitches too!! Just keep the area clean and it will close up on its own... If it didn't come out, have them pull it out when you go in for your follow up. It won't heal until the stitch is out. ;)
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I was shocked to see it! Cause I thought I was seeing things, my eyesight blows... Until I pulled it out...smh...
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You had the exact same thing done add me. I had a lollipop lift on one side and a purse string lift on the other. Also had a c section years ago for my son. My body burns through pain meds like a humming bird! I am two months out now and very happy. Your implants at first are placed a little higher. As they fall behind the nipple they will lift the nipple up. I would definitely give it at least two months before you panic. My doctor said that the one with the lollipop lift could take six months to drop. After two months I have seen a significant change though.
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The one with the partial lollipop looks like it's gonna sag in a few, idk, it feels heavier too. The left one which I'm guessing he lifted through the areole is taking a lonnnnnng time to drop... Idk, I don't wanna panic, but I also have shitty luck, so, lol just hoping for the best...
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Mine were the opposite. The one with the lollipop lift still is working on dropping. The doctor said it could take 6 months. I thought my purse string lift one looked a little low but just wait for the implant to settle behind it. Once the implant settled more it perked it up. When you push down on the top of your breast you can see how it perks the breast up. That's what the implants will do. Think positive. I haven't seen anyone start out with a more lopsided pair than mine and now after two months they look way more alike. Yours will be wonderful!
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I HOPE so! Mine were so crazy before, anything would've been an improvement, I'm being impatient I know... Lol, being a lil bigger is fine... They just look kind of low in my chest? I have large pecs...
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