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Larger Woman Made Implants Look Smaller, but Look Fabulous. - Omaha, NE
- posted 2 years ago
- updated 1 year ago
- Worth It
- Cost: $8,000
- John J. Edney, MD (Omaha, NE)
I had bilateral prophylactic mastectomies due to...
- 3 Nov 2010
I had bilateral prophylactic mastectomies due to extensive family history of very aggressive breast cancer. (Was not BRAC 1 or BRAC 2. I was told it might be a gene not found yet, but given the death of multiple close family decided to do this.)
The implants were the largest put in, but as I am 260lbs they looked much smaller A-B's than the 44DD's I had. Dr.s are not really comfortable stating that they will not appear as large on heavy women, but it is reality. Losing weight will make them appear larger, so it is the best incentive I have had to lose the weight. Kind of a shock but would do it again. Had an excellent surgeon. They really do look beautiful.
After trying for over a year to lose weight so...
- 2 Aug 2011
My Doctor: John J. Edney, MD
He has an excellent bed side manner and was patient with me when I was reeling from the shock of them appearing so much smaller. I was not a happy camper for a few days. Good guy, excellent surgeon.