Happy to Be Small-Breasted and Slightly Saggy! - San Jose, CA

I am 26 years old and had 350cc overfilled to...

I am 26 years old and had 350cc overfilled to 400cc smooth, round, saline implants placed under the muscle for 8 years. (I got the procedure done pretty much right as soon as I turned 18.) Before surgery I was hovering between A and B and now after the surgery I am exactly the same only a little saggier. Also, some of the skin around my left nipple contracted a little oddly but it's not very noticeable or a big deal. I got implants because I thought I would be hotter with bigger breasts and assumed I would always love having implants and that I would just keep replacing them every time they needed it. What I didn't realize was that I would be able to lay on my stomach anymore, that I'd have to wear an underwire bra to bed every night because it was uncomfortable to feel the implants pulling to the side when I slept on my back, that they wouldn't feel nearly as good anymore and that I wouldn't enjoy having them played with during sex, and that if you don't have much natural breast fat to cover them, they look round and fake. I accepted all this though and just lived with them because I honestly didn't even realize just taking them out was an option. Once they started to sag and I was fully tired of how fake they looked and how uncomfortable they were, I researched options and was heartened to see so many other women were strong enough to have them removed and not do anything to "fix" them. I embarked on a journey of self-acceptance, which I am still on. 8 years later after the original surgery I think it's terribly sad that our society makes women feel their appearance is so important that spending thousands of dollars and cutting themselves up is a reasonable thing to do. I wish I lived in a world where appearance just wasn't very important and that women felt great about their bodies no matter what they looked like. I decided I want to help create that world. I considered having fat transfer to my breasts but ultimately decided I would rather serve as an example to other women that you can have small, slightly saggy breasts, thick legs, etc., and still feel good about yourself, society's ideals be damned! :) I'm so happy to be able to lay on my stomach, get sexual pleasure from my breasts, and not have such huge things in the way anymore. I don't get regret having them removed for a minute, but I made sure to wait long enough after having them removed to write this review because I knew at first it would be hard to adjust to, and it was. Soon after the surgery I had misgivings, but once you get used to them again it's wonderful. I love my small and slightly saggy breasts! :)
San Jose Plastic Surgeon

He put the implants in and also removed them. I felt he charged too much for the removal, especially considering how easy it was for him to do. I had a lot of discomfort with my implants that other women with implants have not experienced so I would not recommend him, although that may just have been my personal experience. His nurses are wonderful, but everyone else is fakely nice in a saccharine sweet kind of way which I didn't care for. He's always in a rush and never asked, "Do you have any other questions?", although if I managed to catch him before he rushed out the door he would answer them. They are often running late and even had to reschedule me once.

3 out of 5 stars Overall rating
3 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
2 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
2 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
1 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
3 out of 5 stars Wait times
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