So I had my surgery February 17th and I was...

So I had my surgery February 17th and I was originally really nervous that the pain was going to consume me and I was going to cry after it and hate my results. I'm day 3 post op right now and have to say I haven't needed pain meds or much assistance with anything besides getting out of bed. There is no real PAIN just a very high uncomfortable level. I feel like I have two boulders sitting on my chest. But it's getting a little more bearable as the days go on. I visited my PS today and he said everything is on schedule and looking amazing and Monday he's going to teach me the massages. I did everything so quickly but so far I am happy with the results. Since I'm posting after my surgery I'll still attach pictures from my wish pics and what not.

Tomorrow marks two weeks.

My healing process is going pretty well. I was able to return to work with no problems and at my one week appointment everything was looking good. I am able to sleep on my sides now with no problem. And feel no pain normally just some tightening towards the top of the implant after a long day.

I am a little bit worried though. I am noticing my boobs have gotten closer together within the week and I am nervous they will or are starting to look too close together? I could very well be paranoid but what do you ladies think ? Am i over reacting?

Paranoid

So I've been super paranoid that I'm going to end up with a "uniboob" because my boobs are getting so close together after only two weeks. With that being said, I set up an appointment to see my PS tomorrow even though my next appointment wasn't until the 25th. Really hoping I'm just paranoid and that once they drop they'll space back out a little bit.

A before picture might have helped.

I didn't just have my implants. At the same time I had a fibroadenoma removed and also had my nipples reconstructed. I absolutely hated them before.

Sigh of relief

My PS said I had absolutely nothing to worry about my boobs are a 10/10 and they're healing great. He said they weren't originally super far apart so putting a bigger implant in of course made them a little closer.

I also got biocorneum for the scars. It was a little bit pricey so I'm hoping it really works. $85 for this 'medium' size. But I trust my PS so the $85 should be worth it.

More boobs

I cannot wait until the swelling goes down and my nipples are finally healed. The PS said there is still a lot of swelling and also liquid from where the fibroadenoma was removed. They aren't so swollen today so my boobs look great. The only thing I'm not happy about is that I believe I'm slightly allergic to adhesive/bandages and since I had the strips on for two weeks around the bandages started breaking out which you can see in the pictures. One nipple has so much feeling while the other is slightly numb but slightly has some feeling. So weird.

So sore.

As soon as my PS took the bandages off my nipples today and I put my sports bra back on my nipples have been so sore. The pressure from the bra makes the incision so sore. And when it gets cold my chest tightens up. It's the absolute worst.

16 days post op.

I'm still having trouble believing I'm 16 days post op. Right now I'm still not satisfied with one of my nipples but I'm just hoping it has to do with the swelling. How long until you ladies realized your boobies getting softer and more natural feeling ?

Just a before/after in my favorite bathing suit top

This is my absolute favorite bathing suit top and I was worried I would have to get rid of it after my BA but my boobs just fill it out a little more and there is no need to get rid of it!

Sore nipples...

So my nipples are still sore and itchy where the incision is. I'm still assuming it is from a slight allergic reaction to adhesive. Instead of itching I do a little pat, it doesn't help much but it's better than itching the incision area. My nipples look so weird because of the incision so I cannot wait until they heal it is making me anxious. I started using the scar cream today and it actually smells really good which was exciting for me! 2 times a day. Hopefully they heal soon. Did any ladies have their incision around the nipples? Id love to see your results.

Healing process

One of my boobs is healing faster then the other which I know is normal especially considering the fibroadenoma that was removed which caused a lot more swelling in one boob. My nipples look so funny. I can't wait until they finish healing.

3/10 marks 3 weeks post op.

It's crazy how day by day I see different swelling/changing in my boobs. I'm trying not to look in the mirror at them too much but it's so hard. I'm so judgmental and I am trying not to judge them so harshly because I know they are still healing.

Itchy nipples

so tomorrow marks one month post op. My right boob is still taking it's time healing and now my nipple is very dry and itchy. I've read other places that this is normal and part of the healing process but has anyone actually experienced it? I haven't read about it in any reviews. I went and tried bras on and was really excited although I of course didn't buy any!

Happy One Month Boobversary to Me

Today marks one month since I got my BA. And I will admit it has been a rocky road. No, I haven't been in pain. No, I haven't been uncomfortable. But the healing process is taking a toll on me. Last night I was absolutely hysterical because one was bigger than the other. Today one is bigger than the other but it's NOT the same one that was bigger yesterday. This tells me they're still healing and I need to calm down. But having to think about possibly having to do it again and miss work when I paid so much money to get it right the FIRST time makes me really emotional. I'm very pessimistic and I have no patience which is probably my biggest downfall. I think I just need to "woosah" and let the healing do it's job and WORRY in three months. Or even at my 1 month appointment that is coming up in April.

More boobs.

I love the days when my boobs DONT look super swollen and crazy like today.

Pictures.

The more pictures I take the more confident I am that it's all the healing process which is making me feel like one boob is bigger and rounder than the other. This picture definitely helps me confirm that and makes me a little bit relieved. Pictures day to day definitely show a difference. Sometimes I think I'm crazy because one boob looks bigger one day and the next day the other one is bigger but I have to slow down and remember one month of healing is not enough and they ARE still healing and one boob had more done to it than the other. No one else REALLY notices the difference until I tell them which is probably a good sign. I just need more patience.

Please hurry up and drop, heal, whatever.

I feel even less confident in my boobs now that one has started to drop while the other hasn't. I know it's the healing and that was going to happen but it's making me super paranoid that the other hasn't even started to drop. It's kind of just sitting there like , "I'm my own boss you can't tell me what to do". I take pictures every day to see if I see a difference but right now I don't even want to look in the mirror. Please start dropping.

Today is a good boob day

Both boobs feel nice and soft and squishy and natural. And they both look like they're the same size and they are both really round today ! We are healing pretty well!

Anyone else notice swelling for a long time ?

I'm pretty confident the fibroadenoma made the healing process for my one boob a nightmare. I'm wondering if any of you wonderful ladies had a fibroadenoma removed at the time of your surgery and how the healing went? My one month appointment is in the beginning of April so pretty soon I'll have some real answers. I'm sure it's nothing to worry about but it is so annoying ):

Still sitting high ????

I have no pain anywhere in my boobs. I can sleep on my chest if I wanted to and my incision doesn't bother me either. There is a hard spot under each of my breasts but other than that everything is soft an squishy. However one is still sitting up high. I don't know whether to be worried or not. It makes that particular boob look bigger in pictures but smaller in person if that makes any logical sense. I'm still just thinking it hasn't dropped yet. And I'll be able to find out for sure soon because I see my doctor next week. Hoping all is well and my one side is just healing a lot slower. Fingers crossed right ?

Getting there; slowly but surely.

So anyone that's been keeping up with my posts knows that I've been worried about my boobs being uneven one being bigger than the other and so on. With that being said I had my one month appointment and the PS said I am healing beautifully. I feel guilty because he asked if I loved my boobs and my first response was no because of the unevenness and looking a little bigger/smaller. I could tell that my PS was frustrated with my response which is understandable but I am actually growing to love my boobs. They are FINALLY starting to heal and look the same size and level. Reverting back to my before pictures he showed me that one nipple was lower than the other originally (I never noticed before) and now they're even which I guess with bigger boobs I would have noticed. So I'm happy about that. They're soft and squishy and feel naturally for the most part. I can feel SOME scar tissue that I am still doing the massages on. But other than that I'm at about a 7.5/10 on the love scale and going up daily with the healing process. The best news from the appointment was that I can wear underwire bras which was really surprising to me because it's only been a month and a week. I didn't argue though...

I took my guilt with me to Victoria's Secret and tried their new very sexy line on. I wasn't satisfied the bra I loved made me look like I had terrible "back fat" which was really only because of my terrible posture but posture matters. I had trouble finding any bras in my size and for the heck of it I had someone size me... 34C.... WRONG.

A 34C band is too big by far. I have been wearing 32D even though when I was originally sized I was told a 32DD which I'm believing by the way my boobs pop out of the cups. But needless to say I am still on the bra search. One thing about being small... They always had your size available at the stores.

Comfortable in my skin

Totally starting to enjoy my boobs more and more now that they are more even.

Boobies in clothing!

Someone requested to see what my boobs looked like dressed up. I'm not sure if these are the best pictures but this is what I was able to take! These are all in a bra.

Contemplating having them bigger?

Originally I was supposed to have 400CC during my surgery the PS said 400CC was too big and it was squaring out so he went with 350CC. Originally I thought I was going to like the size. Lately I feel like they are not nearly as full as I wanted them to be , they don't look big from the sides and I feel like they don't look big without a shirt. They look good clothes but I feel like they could be fuller. I'm just wondering what everyone else thinks? Do they look big ? Do they look too small?

Slightly aggravated/confused/ in my feelings.

As most of you know from my last post I've contemplated having my boobs redone. I started thinking I shouldn't mess with them after everyone's comments. There's plenty of reasons myself I don't want to have them redone such as being out of work again, having to heal again, the bloating process, not being able to take care of myself, what if I get a uniboob, and of course what if I still don't like them? On the other hand I've paid $7900 and I haven't fully been satisfied since the very beginning, if I can have them redone why not if I'm not satisfied. The pain also wasn't that bad either so I'm not worried about that. I just don't think my boobs are full enough. And they fit in 3 different size bras some better than others. When I went to Victoria's Secret last they said I was a 34C but I can wear a 32/34 D or a 32DD no problem. I feel like the C and D bras are a little small but they are also push up bras. I am obsessed with the VS very sexy line and also the temptation bras as well. But why did I pay $7900 to go buy more push up bras? I keep trying to find different shirts/tank tops to wear and see if that makes a difference and I still feel like my boobs look small.

Originally I wanted 400CC and the doctor didn't like how they looked when he put them in so he went to 350CC. My next appointment is July 11th and I'm contemplating asking what 375 or 385CC would look like if 400 didn't look good. But I'm really nervous about having this conversation after our last meeting.

I just don't know what to do right now. Maybe I'm just being too picky.

Thought process

I spoke with my aunt about coming with me the next time I go to see my PS and talk to him about my thoughts because as I said before I wasn't too happy with his response about how I felt last time. My aunt got her breast done not too long ago and I think bringing her with me will be a good choice. She thinks that it's not so much the size I don't like as it is the profile. All I know is that I don't feel they're full enough !

My mind is made up.

My next appointment is 7/11 and I am going to talk to my PS about having them redone. I want my boobs to be more full and a big reason I had them done was because I HATED my puffy nipples and even after surgery they are STILL puffy so that also helped me make up my decision.

I think I liked how my boobs looked when they were still swollen. I originally wanted to be a FULL d and like I said I'm NOT full enough. But now I think I want to be a DD.

Feeling impatient!!!

My next appointment isn't until 7/11 and I am 100% certain I want to have my boobs redone. Looking at my original wish pick (look not size) mine look nothing like it. They literally just look like round balls on my chest. Now don't get me wrong they don't make me feel hideous or less feminine or deformed they just are NOT what I want and I don't know if I can wait until July to discuss this with my PS. Ugh. I'm so impatient.

So impatient

Now that I finally made up my mind about having my boobs redone. I'm probably going to call and get my July 11th appointment moved up. The more I look the more I see how uneven my nipples are which I had to pay extra for. So I'm definitely going to call. I'm tired of waiting to give them more time. They're not going to get bigger over time. Plus since my boobs aren't how I want them currently I think I've been obsessed with wish pictures even more than I was before I got the original surgery. And I know he can give me the results I want because he did my friends surgery and she has the look I want. I think he just wanted to look too natural and not go too big but by doing that I think he just went too small. I want side boob!!! Lol and MORE volume up top.. The noticeable part of the breast.

Appointment day.

My PS still loves my results but I told him I don't still. They don't have the full roundness I want and projection that I want isn't there either. He said we could do a revision but he thinks they are perfect. So the finance lady came in and said it'd be an additional $2300 and I told her that's insane because now I'm paying for the results that I originally asked for. So she is going to try and get me a better rate at $1400 which I am okay with for results I will like.

September 12th.

I haven't been very happy with my results for a while now. I didn't get the whole "side boob" look I wanted or the cleavage either. I want my boobs to be very round up top and they're just not and I don't want to wear push up bras to achieve that look. I also hate my nipples STILL which is a little disheartening considering I didn't that that would be a difficult fix. But all that matters is that I'm getting it redone. Hopefully these results will be better than the last. I want fuller volume up top so were going to 400CC high profile vs 350CC moderate. I also don't want my areolas to look like giant hills when they aren't hard. The original surgery in my opinion just made my areola bigger to me which I'm also not a fan of but I am hopeful everything will get resolved.

Revisions?

Ladies how would you rate your revisions? More or less painful? Or about the same? Also how long til you were up and running again?

Feeling a little depressed

I had my preopp today and I'm just regretting my entire decision to get my boobs done in the first place. I wish I could rewind time and save all this money. I can clearly tell my PS does not like the fact I want a revision and want to go bigger. He doesn't try to hide it or if he does he doesn't do it very well. After our talk today I was told my nipples can't be "fixed" anymore but having bigger breast MAY help. Informed that I would be having local anesthesia so I'll be in and out which I was pleased about. But as I was checking out he came up to me and made another comment about going bigger and when I said yeah that's what I want he just stared at me. And the front desk girl said "it's personal preference" and he gave her a dirty look and walked away. I obviously insulted him in some way and I feel bad about that. But I paid WAY too much money for this. I'm just hoping my final results will be satisfying. I'm nervous.

REVISION DONE AND DONE (:

I have been fairly nervous about the revision thinking maybe it was a bad idea, maybe I'm being unrealistic, maybe I'm trying to go too big. But today came and I got up and I went. It was a slower process than before because I was awake and I had to take some Valium and get two shots in the top of my butt lol. I was literally talking to everyone the entire time. It was the weirdest feeling of my life though because he had to stretch my skin and it was literally the most annoying pain but it wasn't unbearable. I got up and walked out and I'm feeling pretty fine right now. I feel like they already look so much better. I'm happy right now and the plastic surgeon was so nice today.

Boobies.

So I've been in and out of pain since the valium wore off and I've also been nauseous. I just took 2 pills and immediately after threw them up ): but I can get up and sit up all by myself. I just can't turn to much. I think the hardest part was sitting on the table with my skin being pulled and tugged at and then puking. I'm NOT a fan of puking i burst out in tears every time, it just makes me feel absolutely disgusting. But other than that I'm doing pretty well. I can't wait until they start healing to see if they'll give me the look I want in clothes. I feel like I already like them better and they don't seem much bigger but they seem big enough especially from the side.

350 MP vs 450HP

I hate this part of the healing stage where one is more swollen than the other so one looks a lot bigger ???? I can't wait til they heal. The PS had to stretch out the "capsule" so I'm assuming healing is gunna be awhile. Ladies who had revisions how long til they dropped and fluffed again ?!
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You look great! Im glad your happy. Give the swelling some time. I had one larger than the other for a week but now they look much better. Just remember we all have one bigger even if its such a small difference.He was the same way with me about being so large but I truly believe he had your best interest at heart or like the other ladies said he would have just taken your money and not cared. My outcome was he even put in more cc's than I thought but said it looked the best when he was in there. He does beautiful work and even this soon out it already shows on you! Good luck cant wait to see how you progress xxxx :)
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Yes thank you! Now that the swelling is going down some my boyfriend says they look the same size as before just more roundness and umph up top which is exactly what I wanted. I can't wait until the stitches are out next Friday !
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Mine took about 12-14 days for all the swelling to go down. Not long at all.
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I hope they turn out the way you envisioned them. Keep us posted. :-)
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Btw what are your stats?
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20 yo 5'4 115 pounds pre op 32B
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Awesome news!!
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Wow they look great! I'm so happy for you!!! Look at those, what a nice shape and you already have nice cleavage too :) YAY I can't wait to see how happy yer gonna be with them...XXXX
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So far I love them. And I'm up and about. I'm not even in much pain right now but I probably still have some drugs in me lol can't wait til the swelling goes down !
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Good luck tomorrow!!!
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Thank you so much. I'm out and on my way home!
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DO NOT spend any money for another 50cc! You are clearly being taken advantage of, and there are so many other surgeons who would be hugely supportive.
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I changed implant type from moderate to high and went up 100cc to 450cc I just got home and so far love them
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You should edit the pic of the new ones with the size :) hope yer still loving them! XXXX
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Wow I would not be happy at all if I didn't like my results and that's how my surgeon responded. Clearly he doesn't want to look bad though so maybe he will try to get the exact look you want. But he doesn't sound to care that much about your happiness by his attitude!! I would be a little nervous about uniboob though too since they're so close together. Would making them bigger make it more likely for you to get that? I hope everything goes smoothly for you and you end up loving your results, but if you end up wanting them done again definitely find a new surgeon! I mean if it's safety he is worried about he could just inform you of that, but simply talking you out of it and giving you attitude sounds really unprofessional. Good luck !! (Btw I do think you look amazing already but I know what you mean with wanting to be bigger and fuller)
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I was worried about uniboob for a while. But from what I've researched HP has a smaller base than MP so I'm thinking I shouldn't have a uniboob issue or if I would and he can see that he won't put those CC in. I also think he would tell me he couldn't do it if he was worried about that just like he said with my nipples. I honestly just want a fuller look with more volume. So I guess I want more of a "fake" look rather than natural just not TOO fake. I'm hoping he gets it done for me.
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I know, I already said this, but I really think you should just keep them as they are. They look amazing and I think you're just seeing the old you rather than whats actually there, when you look at them. It's similar to when people lose a lot of weight but still see themselves as fat. I think your PS is trying to save you some heartache. If he didn't care he would just be glad to take your money.
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Ditto that Anthrobear!
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Wow. I am set with dr d 12/19. I've only heard good things about his work and also on this site. I do remember Devon mentioning he is more of a minimalist like uses one drain vs two for a tt. Maybe he thinks a woman should look more natural even tho you showed a wish pic. You know docs also have that God complex and maybe he was offended. Who knows what they think. I can tell u my friend went to a double board certified ps in palm beach county and 7 weeks later she is having lots of issues with one breast. Infection galore. Necrotic tissue. Left breast looks like areola is entire breast. I tried to warn her as I consulted with that same doc and had a bad feeling after I did some more med mal research. I really hope dr d takes care of you as well as all of his patients. Keep us posted. You really do look great!! Just remember it can be worse. I've seen it with my bestie!
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I believe that's exactly what's happening. When I showed him what I liked he told me he didn't like it and my breast were perfect and all of this stuff trying to change my mind. I am very grateful that the only issue I am having is that I want to go bigger and that he couldn't fix my nipples the way I wanted them to be fixed. I did pay extra for that though which is very disappointing. I do not doubt that he does good work. And I'm sure I did insult him. But when I came in I told him I wanted bigger. In my opinion my boobs don't look much different than they did preop. But after his attitude lately I just want to be done and not have to go back.
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Sounds like a douche of a doctor to me... I would recommend goin to another doctor who will actually give u what u want instead of having the original doctor fix his mistake and he's not happy about it. He might not do a good job if in the first place he didn't interpret the look u wanted and there wouldn't be a revision. Sounds like a pending issue to me.... Good luck with whatever decision u choose.
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That's what I considered but I already started off paying $7900. The revision is going to cost me another $1150 and I financed $5000 so going somewhere else would cost me even more. I've decided I'm going to just go with the revision. If I don't like the look in a few years I'll probably get another BA. I'm lucky I'm not having any actual issues though other then just not having the desired look.
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That's not a bad deal for new implants. I do hope everything turns out the way you envision them. Best wishes!!!
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Well that blows! So much for yer PS making you feel confident! I don't think yer asking for extremely large ones either so what a butthead he's being. Try not to let it bother you some of them can be a lil eccentric anyways, and a lot of them like to do the smaller implants. Gee yer paying so you should get what you want right?! Glad the desk girl at least stuck up for you :) How soon before you get it done? Good luck in the meantime I hope his attitude changes...
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I got them done in February originally and shortly after he knew I wasn't fully satisfied. His attitude seems to be getting worse since I'm actually following through. I get the surgery done next Friday on the 12th either 12:30 or 1pm. I'm just generally nervous about it now. I'm even more bummed because I have several friends who went to him and love their results and I don't. ):
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