Needed to Find a Meticulous Plastic Surgeon Who Actually Cares and Empathizes with Her Implanted Patients - Seattle, WA

I feel victimized by our superficial culture that...

I feel victimized by our superficial culture that still places the most value on women who look like "BARBIE DOLL" My old plastic surgeon told me that many woem have their implants replaced with bigger ones in the future, he did NOT, CLEARLY, tell me that mine would, for sure need, to be replaced as I aged and sagged and contracted, or that my body would eventually react to having plastic bags sewn in. Kind of reminds me of the Japanese foot binding. I am so happy that I found a woman very skilled in repairing the damage that I allowed to be done to me 13 yrs ago in the most atraumatic way possible.

I don't even have any bruising, and I had a breast lift. Aren't plastic surgeons doctors, which also means healers? And what ever happened to do no harm. I feel that my original PS took advantage of a poor sexy self image that depended an how close I could come to looking like a playboy centerfold. How sad is that? I was not clearly informed, and probably the PS was in denial, because, after all his patients were happy and definitely more beautiful. Says who?? Where was the discussion of the reality of the future of my breast???

Seattle Plastic Surgeon

I looked for someone who actually addressed explant as an important qualification

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 tmes
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You look fantastic! What did the Doctor do with your capsules?
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You look fantastic, no wonder you are happy. Congrats and happy healing. X
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It's good to be on the other side isn't it? You look fabulous, as if you never had implants to begin with. Thank you for all of the support that you have given us all!!!
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Glad I've been able to help. I felt so alone and frightened when my implant ruptured, it's nice to know I've helped others simply by telling my story. Wishing you all the best. X
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thx, u 2
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You look AMAZING!!!!
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Thanks, I am so happy for you, too!!! You look like you are healing wonderfully, and you don't even have the lollipop scars from a lift to deal with.
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You look wonderful!
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Thank you so much. You look beautiful too! And, you don't look like an A to me. Also, I have just read too much about the improvement of our state of health after explant. Mine were saline and I feel better. I'd bet money that your auto-immune issues, that you will see marked improvement, if not complete resolution.
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I am no longer hiding mis-shaped big boobs! My low neck lines look great. My breasts have not had this shape since before nursing 3 babies. Love you Lisa Sowder!
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thank you!
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You look so much better! Awesome!
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yahoo!!! have a great weekend!
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You too! :)
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Hey, ya'll, I'm so used to hugging people from before without letting my implants push up against whomever I was hugging, that I'm able to hug still....I still keep a little space between me and them, so I don't get smashed up! Ha! But I am looking forward to a nice smashing hug....one of these days!
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Haha so am I. I used to have a kind of "distance" hug a I didn't want them to feel those hard lumps! It'll be good to have proper hugs :)
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Proper hugs are delicious now! Best part of my explant surgery by far!
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wow, I'll have to work on incorporating more of those into my life.
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I think that you look great! Mine aren't perfectly symmetrical either. But I really think that given the fact that our breasts had to be rescued, that we both look pretty darned good, and that we have to give our old implant pockets time to heal and settle too, just like the gals who didn't have the lifts.XX(no hugs yet lol)
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Yes,I agree, they've been through a lot and we are lucky to have found such skilled and experienced surgeons. I'm actually looking forward to Christmas as we might all be settled by then :)

(yes, I'm not up to a hug yet either!) xxx
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*your - my typos suck big donkey doodahs!
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Hi Loubedoo, My new photos taken after I took my tape off myself were a reality check. It is hard to look at the scars because they are big. I think that we look similar and that you had a great PS too!!! I'll bet that 2 years from now, our scars will be so much lighter. It is so good to have them out isn't it!!! I FEEL so much better, and my clothes look better too. I would be easy to wine and cry about the past and what was done to us but we've moved on, and went ahead and did what we had to do. I hated my cleavage with implants, and always covered it. Now I will look dynamite and so will you in whatever we wear. Grateful for your companionship in this explant journey.
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Oh mrngdv, I'm so glad of YOR companionship! Doing this alone would be a nightmare! I hid my cleavage too as it didin't look natural. With my first implants I had a corner in my cleavage - nice! :-/ If my scars settle down ok I think I'll look better than I ever have. My nipples are nt symetrical but I'm hoping that won't be too noticable in time. I have a little hole just under one nipple where my infection has been. I finish the antibiotics today so hopefully it'll heal ok. Keep in touch xxx
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You look incredible!!!! I hope mine turn out as well as yours!!! xxx
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Thanks everyone!! I went to work yesterday and will go again tomorrow. I think that I will ask my 21 yr old daughter to refresh my tape tomorrow night. I know that I will have scars but I just feel fabulous. I even feel like I can stand taller, breathe better. Yay for us survivors of the good ole boy club and the fashion industry!!!
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