Subglandular Silicone Implants W/ Mini Tummy Tuck and Lipo - Portland, OR

By far the best doctor I've ever met. She made me...

By far the best doctor I've ever met. She made me feel safe and comfortable. She was honest and explained everything. She had opportunities to up sale or offer me other things and instead she listened and was willing to do what I really wanted. I got a Breast Augmentation without a lift, Mini tummy tuck and some lipo. I chose not to have a lift because I didn't want the scars. She explained in this instance that subglandular implants would be best. She showed me other patients that resembled what I was looking to do and I felt like the end product was perfect and I wanted the same thing. She spoke to me about my concerns for a tummy tuck. I didn't want a full I felt I didn't need it. She explained to me that many people werent a candidate for this and after further examination she was surprised and said I was a perfect candidate. She also did lipo to touch up those little concerns I had in my tummy. Overall she was super professional and a great docotr. I felt 100 % comfortable the whole time. The procedure was quick and the end results were fantastic. I couldn't have asked for anything more. I would highly recommend her over and over. I will never see any other plastic surgeon but her. Her staff was equally amazing thanks so much for the great experience.

So I forgot to give my stats! Sorry ladies! I am...

So I forgot to give my stats! Sorry ladies! I am 5'8 160lbs and my implants are Natrelle 457cc. I am 7 days post op and feeling good. I got my drain out yesterday it wasn't bad either. Incision from mini tummy tuck doesn't hurt and breasts aren't sore either. The worst part was the bruising and healing from lipo. I felt this was very worth it. I would do it 100 times over. I keep looking at my before and afters and I am very satified. Even though I am still swollen I can see how much skinnier I look and the breasts make me feel normal again.

1 Month Post-op

Feel great! Started doing light workouts this last week and I feel 100%. My boobs feel huge when jogging even with two sports bra's and holding them lol. The scars under my boobs have lightened so so much this last week. They are nearly gone. My stomach scar is healing nicely too. It been getting smoother as the days go by, Overall I am very very happy with my results. I could say I would be confident to go out in a bikini and I definitely couldn't say that before.

Stomach scar 30 post op

A year later

I absolutely love my results. Thyroid issues caused me to gain a bit of weight but boobs and tummy are still everything I hoped for. I highly recommend the doctor and I'm still loving my results.
Portland Plastic Surgeon

She was amazing. I couldn't have had a better experience. She had wonderful bed side manners and would thoroughly listen to my needs. She actually cared about me as a patient and she didn't try to persuade me into anything I didn't want. She laid out my options and showed me pictures of people that had the same procedure that was done the same way I wanted it done. She was extremely friendly and very knowledgeable. She was the best doctor I have ever met and I would recommend her to anyone.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 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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Hi! How are your breasts now? I got mine sub glandular on Wednesday. Happy so far, lol! Yours look so natural. You went from what size to what size?
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I was a B cup and went to a D. I got 452cc if I remember correctly. I gained some weight due to my thyroid so currently I'm a DDD. I absolutely love them though. The scars are hardly even noticeable. So worth it!
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Awesome to hear! And no complications going over?
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No complications was so easy didn't really hurt at all. It hurt less than when my milk came in with my daughter
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Do you recomrnd the mini tummy tuck? I'm considering it
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Well for me it got rid of my little loose skin of mom pouch. I am happy with it but in return I have a scar from hip to hip which doesn't bother me or my husband and I am more confident with my flab not hanging over my pants. My favorite of the 2 however are the boobs. I gained some weight because my thyroid disease and my tummy isnt as flat but still looks good
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Wow! I can't believe how great your breasts look on Day 2! How is that even possible? Most BA photos on day 2 look kind of scary. You look great!
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Hi angelkisses4me, I am 4 days PO with Sub glandular implants. Can you tell me if you had any problems with nipple/ breast numbness and how long it took to get back to normal if you did? thank you!
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Immediately after surgery I had more feeling in my left nipple then my right. Then the week after both nipple got super sensitive. I'm 18 days PO and they are still sensitive. I'd say sometime this week they will become pretty sensitive for you and get all the feeling back. I know my nurses would ask me about being able to feel them at my appts. Were your incisions under your breast?
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Wow! Your results are fantastic! Your boobs look so natural and not 'high' at all....wow!
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Thanks! I love that they look natural not like porn star tata's lol. I'm so pleased Dr. O'Brien is amazing! I owe her a big hug :-)
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You look wonderful!!!! Are you military? How is the pain from the BA I am going on the 13th of June I am getting above the muscle! I hear the recovery is much quicker than understand! My DR preferred over the muscle as well since I have very minor tubular breasts so to give fullness to the bottom half She said I needed overs!
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I am in the military :-) I elected not to use the military facilities. My boobs literally didn't hurt at all. You have nothing to worry about. They are so soft they feel and look natural! My boobs filled out perfect. I'd do it over again in a heart beat! Don't even worry at pain. It literally just felt like if you've ever breastfed and your boobs r full of milk and need expressed. That was the worst I felt.
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Thats awesome thanks so much! I was nervous at first with the recovery & doing push ups and stuff again! Thats one of the reasons I am going over the muscle!
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Nice! So far the only thing that I feel would mess with my crunches or push ups is the mini tummy tuck. The boobs were super easy!
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Thanks everyone for your positive input! Im very happy with everything!
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            you look great: congratulations: 
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Congratulations! You look wonderful! When you started your research, were you initially seeking just a Breast Aug or did you know right away you wanted the other procedures? Next time you update your review, we'd love to see your stats...height, cc's, etc. Thank you for sharing your great story on RealSelf!

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Oh and I forgot to answer your first question! I initially wanted the mini TT and BA. I went to a military plastic surgeon and after leaving I was discouraged and didnt feel like I would get the opportunity to fix my mom pouch or breasts. The doctor made me feel that I would have to do a full TT and I didnt want my belly button relocated and I had a fear of scars. I decided I would just call a civilian clinic and I had looked at the Waldorf Center a couple times and decided what the heck we will see if another consult would be different, I was so so pleased. Dr. O'Brien said a mini TT would be no problem at all that I was a great candidate and then she said my breasts could use a lift but knowing that I didnt want the scars she offered other options and I was happy with that. Ultimately I was happy I went over the muscle and everything filled out just the way I wanted it to. I am so so please with her work. She is a great person and the staff is wonderful. Healing was quick. I had surgery Wednesday and by Monday I was able to be at works(desk work only). I took the next 3 days after that off for more healing time but I am feeling great. Hope this helped!
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This is a good lesson for other women to go for that second or even third consult if necessary. I am so happy for you that everything turned out. You look great...you even have a tiny waste to top it off!  ;)  Let us know how your feel once you start those push ups again!

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Wow! You look great! I did have a lift but no scars so I guess I am one of the lucky ones when it comes to the lift. I'm glad you are happy. Congratulations!
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You look fantastic, breasts look natural tummy looks awesome! Looking forward to more post op pics!
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Hello, you look amazing! you are probably one of the first ladies I have seen on real self with sub glandular implants. I have my surgery in 9 days and will also be getting sub glandular silicone. I would love to keep in touch and see how you like yours. I was a tad worried about the slightly higher risk for cc but I decided Id take my chances.
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So far I am loving them and the pain has been very very minimal. It just feel like my milk ducts are full and they need expressed hehe. The doctor actually recommended subglandular because I some ptosis and I didnt want a lift. She said that if I went submuscular I would probably get a snoopy look to my breast and I didnt want that either. I really just wanted the volume back. I am very happy with my decision. I think they look great and turned out very natural looking. Good luck with your surgery I think you are gonna be very happy with your results!!!!
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That is awesome that your doctor did what you wanted. I know a lot of doctors push lifts or sub muscular. But that look isn't for every one, and I don't blame you I wouldn't want the scars for my self either. You look incredibly natural in the best way. I didn't have ptosis but I told my Dr. that I really was not comfortable with the muscle distortion that happens with sub muscular placement. thank you for the encouragement with my upcoming surgery I cant wait to be on the other side in boobyville :)
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