I tried to start a journey here but some how it...

I tried to start a journey here but some how it didn't work. But I will try again. It all began when I was 20yo. (About 1979) Ba #1. I was about 115lbs, 5'3" had not sure what silicone overs. I'm thinking 250cc
Ba #2 (about ten years later) had cc had them replaced. Same doc. Went with 350cc still overs. Nice full c cup
Ba #3 (about ten yrs later) left breast cc. Right breast ok. Went to new doc (old doc in Wilshire had lic stripped because he was addicted to Demerol) sooo I told new doc just change out the cc one. Other one is fine and he did.
#4 about ten years later ( I'm seeing a pattern here) had right cc. Told doc getting older not too big don't want to be matronly. He changed them out 475cc natrelle silicone. This was oct 2012
#5 right breast never really got soft. Oct 2013 had it changed out again same cc same natrelle.
#6 new doc. Advised go under add alloderm and lift. He's expensive but he's the best.
Surgery was July 1st. Recovery, of course much more painful than I was used to. I expected that. A lot of work was done and now we were messing with the muscle,
I'm 2 weeks post. Had 3 drains up to yest. Yest he removed 2 as the other one was still draining a little more than we would like. So a couple more days I will be free of the last drain. They have been such a pain to get dressed. It's hard to cover the bulky drains.
I am hopeful that this "is it". I would really wish not to ever mess with my boobs again. I have invested a lot of money on these puppies.
Soooo. I am being patient. Not sure of how they look yet. I think I gotta wait to see "final product". Right now they look smashed under my muscle and I. Concerned they a little close together. I will address that to ps on thurs when I have last drain removed
It's been a long journey. I have been obsessed with real self since last nov. When I decided something had to be done about this darned right boob. Always just wanted the natural look. Oh these last ones were 435 and 440 one was high profile one was mod profile sientra

Post op 2 weeks

First "real look" at them" hmmmm

3 weeks

Well it's been 3 weeks. Still look weird and too big for my chest. The scar is scary. I hope there some dropping still to go

4 weeks and popped stitch

4 weeks today. I really haven't seen much change. I can tell some of the swelling is down. But they still look wide and flat. No projection. Make me look like I have a wide chest but I don't. Last nite i noticed a "popped" stitch where vertical incision meets horizontal incision. There's a little "hole" there. Freaking me out! Don't want infection. And don't want horrible scar. It looks bad enough already. Called ps today and going in later. Let's see what he can do. I just don't understand. 4 weeks. No work. No holding grandson. I'm still not even washing my own hair! What else can I not do?? Drove for the first time yest. Common???? Depressed.....

5 weeks

Ok 5 weeks. Still kinda sore. Still get really tired after a few hours of being out and about. Hope my "hole" is healing under bandages. Peeked at it tda. Still looks yucky. Will see ps on Thursday. I'll see what he thinks...sorry photos kept loading upside down. Tried 3 times

6 weeks

Still not thrilled with the look of these boobs. Still look "wide". Not very natural. Cleavage is is "flat". Still sitting high. Massaging to try to get them to drop. Still sore. Still feel like implants are stuffed under my muscle. Waiting for them to feel like part of me.....

9 weeks

Hi everyone...I feel there is not much change. Still riding very high. Thinking if they would just drop some it would somehow look better..ps tell me not to be so hard on myself and let me tell you I try I really try. I try to not tell my husband how unhappy I am but I think he sees it.. They just look and feel so unnatural. My number one priority. They don't move. Not all. Now I am wearing a thong bra day and night. It is so irritating and hot. I think it aggravates my scar and is delaying it from healing well. It rubs against the horizontal incision and irritates it. But I really want my cleavage and don't want to develop symmastia. So all day and night with this thing. It had better work. It gets so hot! Waiting to see if there will be any difference at three months..hope so..well wait, hope and pray.....maybe it will all work itself out...my ps seems to think so..I hope I tagged the pics right. They appear in a small square upside down with a green check in the middle. Hard to see the actual pic...

4 mos in a week

Ok boobs look a little better but still have a ways to go before I am happy. They sit higher than I would like and at this point not sure even if they drop more it will help them look better.Have very diff shapes and still don't move . Weird soft but yet stiff not natural. Like when I pus them together for cleavage they don't move much. Thong bra seems to be working somewhat (better cuz it sucks wearing it) massaging like crazy. Hard to cover thong bra be up of the way the straps are in front of my chest. Waiting ......waiting.... Geez is it too much to ask for a pair of natural looking boobs!!!!
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Dr Pousti is an awesome person and doctor. He listens to what you want and recommends the solution. He does so many re visionary breast procedures with great outcomes and I'm hoping to be his number one spokesperson when all is said and done He makes me feel beautiful everytime I walk Into the office and puts up with my and my husbands questions which have been many. He does not rush out, he does not push. I loved that about him. His office staff is outstanding, friendly and personal. They make me feel like a friend. They have called me everyday after the procedure. I've had a few and no one ever called me everyday to see how I was doing. So, so far so good. Can't wait to see what lies beneath all these bandages!!!

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just stopping by again to say hi. they are looking better.. are you massaging them yet? I think by now you should be.. ? and whats a thong bra? I just wish you the best and to eventually be happy lady!
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Massaging the crap out of them. I feel like I always have my boobs in my hand. Thong bra is an obnoxious bra that presses down on the sternum to help with boobs that are too close together then I put a sports bra on top. Then I sleep with surgical bra to use top strap to help them drop! Long journey. Going to cancun 10/5 don't think there will be any showing off of. Boobs :((. Thank you so much for asking and caring. You look awesome! I'd be thrilled if min looked like urs!!
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Nancy, I'm sorry for what you've gone through. I read your story and I feel for you. I hope everything will be better soon. :) Tammy
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Thank you Tammy!!!
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Awe so sorry yer disappointed. Would you be able to put the silicone scar strips on the scars to maybe cushion the thong a lil? I was disappointed at first too and I know my poor husband felt so bad for me, and I'm happier now so I hope you will be too honey...XXXX
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Thank you. I'm glad ur happy, maybe I will be someday too.I tried silicone sheets but it's so hot here I think I sweat and they irritated the scars, I got worried and then never put them back on. I pad it with abd pads and I sweat with those too. I have to change them out daily. The strap is hard on the shoulders too. I hope it's worth the pain in the a**.
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Personally I love the wide it looks full n natural x as for ur cleavage ivthinknit looks totally natural x I'd be happy if mine did what urs r doing xx u look great hon just saying it how I see it x don't be too hard on urself I truelly and honestly don't see anything wrong with ur girls xx glitter bubbles to u to stop ur worries
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I think front view looks good. Nice cleavage honey... And I think when they drop, it will fill the bottom out to make skin taught.. Looking much better.. Are you takin and using vitamin E? I'm supposed to take 400 units a day and rub oil on incisions..
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Thank you so much. I'm trying to like what I see but you know how critical we are of ourselves. I think cleavage looks better than what it really is. Boobs are kinda flatish?? No "valley" and when I wear a sports bra (that's all I can wear right now) there is really no cleavage. I miss that. I tried the silicone scar sheets (cica) but they seemed to irritate them. I don't know if it's cuz I was sweating that day or not but I took them off and did not replace them. I def don't want to make anything worse. However, vita e seems like a good option. I will try that thanks. I have not posted 7 week pics because I am going to ps tomorrow and hoping he will take damned tape off my Areolas. I will see them for the first time. I will post pics..,, thanks for checking in. I hope all is well with yours!!
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I actually like ur cleavage x hope u feel happy with them real soon x I think they look great x glitter showers to u for a magic day xx
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Looks like you had to be in a lot of pain for awhile there, hope it's getting better for you. The lift scar sure looks better in yer last pics. Can't wait to see them after more healing I think it'll all be worth it, and I hope this is yer last surgery to endure. XXXXX
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how are you healing and feeling....????
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Hi :) I had a BA with Breast Lift sub muscular 400CC silicone implants. The first month of recovery was awful. Well to be honest the pictures looked a lot worst than I actually felt. Since it was my first surgery, I often called my PA hysterical afraid something had gone wrong. My implants were so high I could rest my chin on them. Stitches on my left breast popped just like yours. Your pictures look very similar to my recovery. It has been 1 year since my surgery and I am very happy with the results. It took about three months from my implants to drop to a natural position. The scar on my left breast is a bit wider than my right, but other than that I look and feel great. Give it time and trust your doctor; I know this may be hard to do at the moment. The best advice I can give you is to make sure you rest. My experience would have been much easier if I had given my body more time to recover.
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Thank you for your words of encouragement. I hope and pray things will look better down the road. I stayed off of work for over a month. The last week I worked I really took care of myself. I didn't transfer pts to or from wheelchair, hang ivs, no lifting no stretching. Had CPR class tda and didn't do compressions on the dummy. I am exhausted and sore after a few hours of work. And it will be 7 weeks on tues. My breasts are still high and wide........hoping they look better in time.
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You'll be in my prayers...I hope the best for you
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Your in my prayers for a great recovery!! Xoxoxo
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are u taking any medications to prevent the capsular contracture
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Yes he wants me to take singulair for 3 mos... God, I hope all this works and I've seen my last cc!!!
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I need to take a medication too..
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Hopefully meds will help is not get cc again! Good luck sweetie. I had 475cc. 5'3" 120 lbs. they were a nice size. Went down to 445 and 430. That's what my dr thought would be good for my size and age. 475 would look sexy
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how is everything going??
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Like someone said here, a roller coaster of emotions. Waiting for the day I really like what I see. Still haven't seen my areoleas yet and still have stitches in so maybe tmo.
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Well I'm sure everything will be prefect! :) I have cc I'm also getting a revision.
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Ur doing well hon x I'm nearly 8 weeks post n still get tired after a whole day at it x I thought it was just my phone doing the upside down pic thing lol xx how u feeling within urself hon x glitter sprinkles to u for comfortability xxx
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Doing good. Cancelled ps appt tda but will see him tmo. Hope all is healing well. Wearing the damned strap as much as I can. Hope he takes sutures out tmo. I would love to take a full shower!! Hope ur doing well'n
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