I have never expected that I would be getting...

I have never expected that I would be getting breast implants. I was always told that I had pretty breast. My breast were always my most favorite thing on my body. Well, after I had my baby, I lost alot of volume in the upper pole of my breast. It has made my confidence level go down to 0. What once use to be the best body part on my body, is now the one part of me that makes me self conscious.

My new post op baby breast never bothered my husband. He was always happy with my appearance. But I am unhappy with them, so I decided that I was going to go for a consult.

I went in for a consult. Everyone there was very nice. The cordinator came in and talked to me about prices and let me try on sizers and we discussed incisions. Afterwards, I met with the Dr. and he took measurements of my breast and discussed my wishes of what I would like. He was very kind. He asked me what sizes I was comfortable with during the sizing and I thought I was most comfortable with 350cc's. He asked me if I would consider 400cc's and I told him that I thought the 400cc's looked too big on me. (I don't know if I was just not use to having large breast or what not, but I felt like the 400cc's made me feel like Dolly Parton. lol )

Anyways, he said, "what about 375cc's, in the middle? Would you consider that?" And I agreed bc after all, he is the doctor. He knows more based on my measurements I'm assuming. I decided to go with 375cc's of Mentor Memory Gel implants and my incision will be under the breast fold.

My surgery is set to take place in two weeks. I am excited, but at the same time, nervous. I have never had a surgery before.I don't know how much pain I am going to experiance (even though they told me that they do a rapid recovery technique that should have me back moving around by the next day) but they also sent me Rx's in the mail, so that being said, pain has to be involved. I hope its not too bad bc I am a baby. I cried when my breast dried up from breast feeding. I am dreading the pain from the surgery... Other than that, I don't really know what to expect (as far as my results go)

Even though I thought he explained himself clearly, I still kind of feel nervous bc I don't know how they are going to look afterwards. I pretty much have gathered that your appearence depends on both the Dr.s experience and the shape/amount of your breast. I'm not worried about the Dr. part bc I done alot of research before choosing this Dr. and I know that he is highly trained and one of the best, but I just can't help but wonder what the outcome is going to look like.

I guess that since the surgery is getting closer and closer, it has me questioning myself. Asking myself if I made the right decision on size, is it going to be too small, should I have went bigger, am I going to have high profile or moderate implants ( i am going to give them a call about that) Is it going to give me enough cleavage? Ect.....I hope all turns out ok.

April 2, 2012 - 11 days til my surgery. I am...

April 2, 2012 - 11 days til my surgery. I am starting to get worried. I am wondering how long the pain is going to last for. My husband is only going to be with me for a week before he will have to go back to work. I hope I am ok when he is gone, being that we have a one year old. I hope I can care for him by myself by then. And I'm starting to freak out by looking at all of the post op photos after surgery. The swelling looks so high. How long does that last for? I'm just worried because when I dried up from breast feeding. I thought it was the worst pain I have ever experienced..I just have all of these questions. Hoping that I am prepared. My dr. says that he does a rapid recovery thing that makes most patients be able to get back to normal activity by the next day, but I'm having my doubts about that because of all of the prescriptions for meds I got in the mail from the dr. office. One for sleep, pain, swelling, and constipation....hmmm, will have to see for myself I guess..
Thank you. I have done alot of thought. I am almost obsessed with it. You know how the dr.'s usually tell you that you can 't really go by any other picture of someone else because everyone is different? Well I have also done searches of photos of other womans before pictures that have breast that are really familar to mine and have the same size and type as I am getting. I figure that will kind of tell me what it may look like lol I may need to take a volume the day of the surgery. I will keep you all updated on it
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Good luck! Looking forward to reading your future posts. My surgery isn't scheduled until June and I am excited but super nervous too! Hospitals scare me to death!
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"Excited but nervous" is a very common emotion right before surgery! I think you're going to do just great. It sounds like you're giving this a lot of thought and have realistic expectations. Please keep us posted and let us know how it goes!

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April 3rd - 10 days til surgery Still kind of...

April 3rd - 10 days til surgery
Still kind of freaking myself out. I really need to stay off of the internet! I am concerning myself with the way the middle of my chest looks pre op, wondering if it will mess things up post of. My dr. told me that one of my breast was hanging a little lower than the other, and that it won't be a problem because he will just lower the implant on that breast a little to even them out. My Dr. seemed really excited to work on me. Kept saying that the size, shape, nipple position on me was perfect and when I pointed out the flaw in the middle of my chest he said that he is suprised that I even noticed that. I can't wait to just get the surgery over with. My thoughts are killing me...
Thank you! And thanks for the advice. I think the hard part will be sleeping on my back too. i like sleeping on my stomach. :) I will keep you updated on everything!
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Yeah I didn't choose the arm pit thing either. I chose under the breast. Going throught the armpit just sounded too painful. We unfurtanatly do not have a room the day after surgery, but will be staying the night before surgery for my bd. After surgery I have a four and a half ride home. I hope I will be ok. I've heard alot of people say every bump hurts and the roads down here are pretty bad. I guess I will just have to make sure I'm good and medicated and bring a pillow with me. We will see.
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Best of luck to you and hope you can sleep the whole way home! I know once I was medicated I was ok but first hour felt like I couldn't breathe and hurt badly! Hardest part has been sleeping on back but remember if you prop up it helps :) I bought a pillow that goes around me to keep me from rolling over and helps prop the frozen peas in place! Frozen peas and corn have saved me through it all and like I said most of pain was the muscles pulling. I didn't want a scar on my breast since I paid for them but have had friends go that way successfully. Again best of luck and keep in touch! On size I went with what the rice test showed me and I was happy with results they are still a little swollen but looking forward to shopping soon!
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April 4, 2012 9 days until surgery If you all can...

April 4, 2012 9 days until surgery
If you all can best describe the pain, how would you describe it? Last night I dreamed that I had the surgery and when I moved around, my chest muscles felt like I had done a really really extreme workout. I hope that is how it feels or no worse..
Thank you. I will read your whole blog as soon as I can. I love reading about peoples experiances. :)
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I am 6 weeks post op. I went with 400cc memory gel. I went under the muscle and under the fold in my breast. I have had a few kids and the best way to put the pain in words is.... Well to me it felt like my milk coming in. Just like with your milk coming in you are sore and uncomfortable for about 7 days. I had pain killers. I did not take them for pain I took them so I could sleep. DO NOT sleep flat on your back afterwards. The only thing I still have a small problem with is sleeping. I also had post op depression. That sucked. The whole process from start till now how been way more mental than physical. You can read my page. It might help you out. I also have pictures posted too. You will be fine. I would do it all again in a heart beat!!! I look forward to your next update!!
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I'm having my surgery may 10th and can't wait but just like everyone else worried about the pain.I do daycare from my home and worried about taking care of them.
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April 6, 2012 Exactly one week until surgery!...

April 6, 2012 Exactly one week until surgery!
Well, the nurse called me yesterday and eased my mind on somethings. She told me a bit more about after the surgery and the procedures. She said that they will rap me up in surgical tape afterwards when I had asked her if they were going to be putting me in a bra. She said that I can wear sports bras that doesnt have cup shells or underwires and said that they sell cheap ones at wal-mart. She also told me that I should start watching eachtime I use my petorial muscles so that I can get use to the movements I make that use the muscles the most to better prepare me for what not to do after surgery. No pushing, pulling, and heavy lifting. We discussed a little about size, which it kind of worried me if I chose the right size, but it should be enough for me. Alot of people say that they regretted not getting bigger than they got, but I have to avoid the dream world of it. I want to stay who I am for modesty. I don't like alot of attention on myself. But other than all of that, the nurse was really nice. I am glad that she called me. She took alot of the jitters out of me, but I am sure they will return as soon as the surgery is knocking on my door...
How to Perform the Rice Test

Use knee-high hose (or cut-off pantyhose), and, using rice, fill them with the desired amount of cc's. (Ziplock baggies are not recommended, due to the "pointed" corners of the bag.) Once you have them filled, try them on under a sports bra.


The conversions below, which are approximate, will help you when doing the "rice test".

1 cup = 236cc
1/2 cup = 118cc
3/4 cup = 177cc
1/4 cup = 59cc
1/3 cup = 78cc
2/3 cup = 156cc
1/8 cup = 30cc


try this...hope it helps..
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Thank you ladies! I do worry too much. I just actually sent an email to my PS asking someone to call me and discuss the size that I am getting. I'm thinking about changing it to 400cc's. I'm just worried I may go too big for my body ( i am only 5'4) 135lbs. The nurse told me that there is only about a four tablespoon diference in size in between 375cc and 400cc.
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My friend just did 400 cc's and she is really happy with that size.  That way you have a lot of fullness without looking enormous. :)

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April 9, 2012..4 days until the surgery!...

April 9, 2012..4 days until the surgery! wow!
Been up since 3:30am. I'm starting to think about the surgery more and more each day that goes by. I'm very excited but scared at the same time. Like I said before this is my first surgery. I'm getting even more nervous as the days pass by. I should be expecting a phone call from a nurse or the Dr. if he is able to call me. I don't live that close to my PS so hopefully he can call me and maybe talk to me a little bit more about my size. I think I worry too much and the stuff online don't really make things easier. I think I am just over analysing everything like I always do :) Its really hard to tell what you are going to end up as far as size when trying to compare yourself to others pictures because everyone is shaped diferently. Hopefully someone gives me a call soon and makes me feel better about this. I feel sorry for them for having me call them all the time with questions. I hope Im not the only one lol

April 9, 2012 still four days til surgery. Read...

April 9, 2012 still four days til surgery.
Read my comment from today to see what I am talking about. Sorry I screwed my update up. I don't feel like retyping it. But I will post a picture later to let ya'll see what I would like.
Thanks Kate. I love the way the high profle looks. I like that slope down on the bottom. I hope that is what he is giving me bc based on looking at pictures that resemble me before and the same cc's (375) and height....(yes I have been obsessed with all of this! This is a big deal to me. Never done anything like this before.) The photos with either high profile or moderate plus profile looks the best with my type of profile/breast. I'm hoping when I go in for surgery, he will tell me that he decided to put either one of these profiles. I really like the high though. I find that I have alot of space on my upper chest from my breast up. I am just scared that I am going to end up with breast implants that look good but make my chest look even more empty. I notice that some breast implants weigh down. When I get a chance, I am going to post a picture of what I would like so ya'll can see what I am talking about.
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I already tried the rice test. It looks pretty good on me. I hope I have the same results. Thank you!
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April 11, 2012...2 more days! I'm starting to get...

April 11, 2012...2 more days!
I'm starting to get excited! I can't wait. Tomorrow is my birthday and we will be staying the night in Shreveport for my birthday and then in the morning I'm assuming (won't be finding out the time of surgery until the day before) I will have my surgery! I have to arrive 45 minutes before my set surgery time and I will meet with my PS again and that is when he will draw on me and go over any last minute things. I spoke to the Patient Coordinator yesterday and she really put my mind at ease about the size. She also told me that I will be getting the Mentor Moderate profile. I knew it was Mentor but didn't know the profile that I was getting. I told her that I like the high profile and she explained to me that the width of my breast and profile is why he picked moderate and if I was to go with high profile implants it would look like a couple of oranges on my chest because of how my skin, profile ect is. I told her that what ever the dr. chooses, I trust him. He is the professional after all...Anyways, we also went back over the size. I told her that I just wanted to make sure that I was going big enough and choosing the right size because the Dr. suggested me have 400cc and we ended up settling on 375cc. She asked me what sizer I felt comfortable with and I told her 350cc. She said then that is why he suggested 400cc because once placed behind the muscle, it does take away from the size a bit and they usually add no more than 50cc's to make it look the same size as the sizer that I liked. I asked her if I should go with the 400cc like he mentioned before then and she said that she thinks that I should stay where I am because he didn't write any notes about how he would have liked me to go a bigger and explained that that usually indicates that he is happy with the size we agreed on. So I went ahead and stayed where I was. I may mention it to him directly the day of surgery just to make sure that is completely correct, but I am sure his Patient Coordinator knows what she is talking about. She is really nice and has answered all my questions so far. And other than that, I'd also like to ask him what he thinks the ending result of the center of my chest would look like. Kind of have some concerns about that since I can't see much of the lines right there. Just want to get an ok that everything is going to come out as best as proportional as he can make it with my before boobies. :) Which at this point all I can go is forward now. No turning back, so I hope everything will be ok...

Already got the sports bra's and meds filled....

Already got the sports bra's and meds filled. Going to finish laundry and dishes and any last minute house chores tonight. I'm going to set up a table by my bed with my meds, creams ect. Going to bring a trashcan with me just in case I get sick in the car and some pillows for the long bumpy ride home. Comfy clothes..check. Anything else I should know ladies? Trying to get things better prepared so that it will be alot easier on me when I get home.
Thank you for the advice! Will do
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Yeah and best of luck to you on your BIG day, oh and Happy Birthday!!!! Comfortable clothes should be zip up or button up, pullovers are too hard the first couple of days for sure!! Also, make sure to pack some "easy" foods in case you do get sick to stomach. One more thing, be sure on size as it is hard to change later :)
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April 12, 2012 - The day before the surgery. Well...

April 12, 2012 - The day before the surgery.
Well tomorrow is the day. We will be going stay the night in Shreveport tonight so that we can spend a little time together for my birthday without the kids and we will be not too far from the PS office. I hadn't got a call from the nurse yet, but I got a confirmation text in that said my surgery is set for 8:30am. I'm so nervous. Last night my husband told me, "i can't believe I am letting someone cut on you" I hope all goes well. I got to thinking if something happened to me, started thinking about my little boy. I wouldn't know what to do without them. But i know that I am in good hands. :) Can not wait til tomorrow. I hope everything goes well. I will update you all tomorrow if I can. Wish me luck..
Good luck! I can't wait to hear how it goes. And Happy Birthday =D Oh and would love to see before and after photos!!
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April 13, 2012 Post Operation Day First off want...

April 13, 2012 Post Operation Day
First off want to tell you all that I am doing really good. I feel great! I'm not experiencing any pain at all. Its more of a heavy feeling in the middle of my chest and if any pain, my back was hurting a little on the ride home, but the nurse said that it was probably from the compression of the surgical tape. She said that I can remove the tape on Sunday and if I see that I am getting any blisters before then from it, that I can remove it and wear my sports bra. The surgery went great. Everything was on time. The nurses and anes. tech was awesome. They made me feel so comfortable. I don't even remember passing out. I pretty much passed out and woke up in the recovery room, that is how fast things went. When I woke up, I felt so good, I sat up and even was able to help the nurse put my clothes back on. I can lift my arms up easily. I was told to do my rapid recovery technique as much as I want to and that it will make me feel better and recover faster. At first I wasn't convinced with that technique wondering if it was going to work as good as they said it would, but from a scale to 1 to 10, the rapid recovery is great! I don't think without it, I would be feeling this good. I have been taking my meds today too though, but I remember when I was drying up from my milk, I experienced worse pain than this and I was taking meds. Did not expect it to feel this good. Anyways, my cleavage looks really awesome! I hope that it atleast looks this good after the swelling goes down or when it is in final position in a bra. I will be really pleased! Any feedback ya'll want to add about that? I can't really tell how big they are going to be because of the compression of the tape and swelling. Dr said that I should look close to normal a four to five weeks to now because of my shape of breast and he thinks that I will see fast result because of that too. I can not wait to see them Sunday. Even though he said that they will look regtangler looking and crazy at first, I don't care, I want to see them. lol I kind of pulled back my tape and looked down and I can tell that my nipples is kind of pointing to the side from swelling. They are looking a little angry right now so far. :) Also, have been able to move around a lot today. Just having been lifting or doing nothing to straining. My husband is being really helpful with our little boy. I am so greatfull to have him. All in all, when I first arrived, I was really nervous to the point where I was shaking, then when I went back, I got really excited, then I got a little nervous again when they brought me back to the operating room and I had to tell my husband goodbye. But It is totally worth it all so far!

Will post some pics soon of what I got so far.

Will post some pics soon of what I got so far.
So glad to hear that you are doing so well!!! I was able to go out to dinner the day of surgery as well and felt great, but slept a lot next couple days. Hope it goes great for you and Sunday will be here before you know it
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Thanks pachie. Everything went great! Will update soon
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April 14, 2012 one day post op This morning I...

April 14, 2012 one day post op
This morning I woke up a little more sore than I was yesterday but not too bad. The nurse called and checked on me today. She said that my Dr said its ok for me to sleep on my stomach because it'll help stretch the muscles. Tried it last night but getting from that position was a challenge. One more day and ill get to see them :-)
Thanks Natalie! I don't blame u. First thing tomorrow morning, it is coming off
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We got our surgeries done on the same day! I can't wait for the bandages to come off as well so I can see what they look like.

Glad to hear you are recovering well! :)
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Thanks best money I ever spent. Yeah I woke up a little sore this morning. Probably from not moving much in my sleep and no pain meds all night. The meds wore off, but still if this is the biggest pain, still not bad at all.
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April 15, 2012 PO day 3 (sorry I messed up,...

April 15, 2012 PO day 3 (sorry I messed up, yesterday should be 2 days post op)
I woke up excited this morning. I was allowed to take off my bandages today and all I can say was OMG! They are looking awesome! They still need a lot of dropping and still kind of looking regtangle in the side view. But from the front, they are amazing. i can't wait to see the final result. I will post some pics later.

April 15, 2012 3 days post op I feel a little bad...

April 15, 2012 3 days post op
I feel a little bad today. Feeling really bloated. I took laxetive yesterday so i know that I am not constipated. Still pretty swollen up top. Been hearing the bubbling noises too. Started the displacement excercises this morning. Left boobies is hurting a little on side of insistion. Insisions look good though. It's kind of like a burning sensation. This bloated feeling is bothering me the most. Hope everything.that is happening is normal..
Yeah I'm sure it is ok Natalie. Let me know what your doc says about it. Thanks best, I thought i was constipated at first but took laxatives already. My next appt is April 25th. And I have to agree. Tightness and swelling is worst part. Insistions looking good though. I know for sure he had done something a little different on that breast too bc of the position, so maybe that explains the difference .
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I am sure it is all ok but keep an eye on the incision as long as it looks ok it is probably just where they used an instrument during surgery. I never had noises but was told it could happen but if you get worried always a good idea to call the dr sometimes they can answer over phone and make you feel so much better!!!
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Also the bloating could be from the medication, I had to take laxatives as well but it is normal for me on medication, the tightness and swelling in the boobs is completely ok and the hardest part of recovery :(
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April 16, 2012 four days post op Well last night...

April 16, 2012 four days post op
Well last night I was able to sleep on my stomach again. That was nice :-) my Dr says to try and sleep on my belly because it helps stretch out the chest muscles. I talked to the nurse today. Everything that is going on with me is normal. The little pain on the side of my breast actually feels a little worse today. The nurse said that is just my nerves healing. The soreness is going away though. Now its just a waiting game for the swelling and settling of the.implants to take place...

April 17, 2012 Five days post op This may be a...

April 17, 2012 Five days post op
This may be a little dirty, but I have to say...I had sex this morning and it was amazing! My new boobies give me so much confidence that I have been missing for way too long. Before I got them, I remember when we were together, I would look at them and it would turn me off. I was missing the fullness I use to have. This morning was great! I never thought I would love myself again :) Definally gives the sex life a boost!
My incision was in my belly button but had similar issue, when I would sit down it would pull and drove me insane! Keep your head up, it will all be better soon!!! Remember that the muscles and nerves have been traumatized and it takes time for it all to go back in place :)
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Thanks Deb. That is exactly what I am feeling too. Its a sharp pain but it feels like it travels from the spot to closer under the arm. I'm sorry. I always put things in a more difficult term lol. My incistion area is sore too. Its starting to scab under the surgical tape. I can't really see it much, but I feel it. It feels really tight. Called the dr. yesterday and asked them if I can put something on it to loosen it up, but they said I can't.
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Thank you Just. I actually just started my period. I feel ok so far. Probably bc I'm already uncomfy enough, I can't feel it lol. I been trying to stay away from all of the salty foods. Does anyone else experience these pains that feel like someone is pulling a string inside of you? I been getting that. I'm assuming its probably my nerves healing.
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April 24, 2012 one week and five days post...

April 24, 2012 one week and five days post op
Well tomorrow is my post op check up. I still have my stitches and surgical bandages covering the insistions. I am hoping that maybe he will remove them tomorrow or atleast take the tape off so that I can see how the healing is going in that area. I believe they dissolve though. I had a few moments of feeling like I popped my stitches, but I think all is ok. I believe I may have just felt myself straining too hard in that area. Its hard to take things easy when you have a child to take care of on your own. I think things will feel alot better once the stitches is out and my skin won't feel like it is tearing everytime I do something too rough. Other than that, I feel fine. Its kind of weird at first to get use to these things. I am a stomach sleeper and at first it felt like I was sleeping on top of rubber balls :) But that is slowly going away. I'm starting to feel again and I have feeling in both nipples already which is really good....Well I will let all of you know how tomorrow goes and I'll try and most some pics of me at two weeks.

You look amazing!  They actually look really natural.

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April 27, 2012 (2 weeks and one day since my...

April 27, 2012 (2 weeks and one day since my surgery)
I went to my post op appt wednesday and my dr removed my stitches. So yay! no more stitches. Starting to feel better already. The insistions look really good. I took some more pics, just need time to upload them. He gave me the ok to start wearing underwire bra's. I went to Wal-Mart to do a quick bra buying session and I am thinking that I am wearing either a 36-38 D bra. He asked me to wear an underwear to keep the girls in place and to help store the quility of them so that they would last a long time because after all, one day they will drop just like normal breast bc we can't stop gravity..Hope they stay looking good for a long time. Put my bra on and I love it! Looks really good. I'm liking the way I feel my bra's out now. It use to be so empty up top. Not it is filled again :) I been using antibiotic ointment on my scars along with mederma. He asked for me to come back one month from now. He hadn't took after pics of me yet. I'm assuming that they are still dropping. I think that one of my breast is dropping before the other though bc I notice that I have less cleavage on one than the other, but its not noticable.
You look fantastic lawo!! It's obvious you chose an excellent PS, but you had beautiful breasts to begin with. I had my BA done in Jan. and can say it truly feels wonderful to fill out a bikini now and throw all all those ugly padded bras... Lol I was not blessed with perky breasts(like you) to begin with, but now they look great. Congrats and thanks for sharing your journey with us:)
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Thank you.. I like comment on sisters...and thank you... :)
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Goodluck! I hope you get the job :) It will all settle. My doctor always told me that they are sisters, not twins :) and in the end once all the swelling goes down, they will look really nice! You are still really early on.
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May 19, 2012 (One month and a week post op and...

May 19, 2012 (One month and a week post op and maybe a few days :)

Well I just uploaded some update pics. Tell me what ya'll think. Do you think I dropped yet? I can see that alot of the swelling went away. Don't know if that means that I dropped yet. Everything is going good so far other than these little pains that I get on my left breast when I am lying down. Going to ask the dr. about it though because I don't have that same sensation in my right breast. I'm sure everything is probably normal though :)
Hi, lawoman! I'm not sure if you still check in here, but I wanted you to know that I showed your after pictures to my surgeon as my ideal boobies. They look perfect!
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I think it may loren as far as the scars. It might take some time though. It'll probably get lighter over the years. Mine looks better already compared to the pics above. I didn't go through the areola because I thought that under wouldn't hurt as bad. I had a good experience with the pain. Didn't hurt as bad as I thought. Not only that, I didn't want to mess with the nipples. That always freaked me out thinking that the dr. will mess up and not put them in the right place :O As far as advice, don't read stuff online. That will just freak you out and make your worry. If you want an idea of what your breast would look like, don't pick a pic of someone that you likes breast. Everyone is different. Instead, take a pic of your breast from the front and side view and search online the amount of cc's you want and type in the type you getting...example, 375cc's Mentor silicone implants. And once all the pics come up, you will search in images too by the way..look for breast that is similar to yours on a before pic and look to see what that persons came out looking like after. You will resemble that. That is the best way to do it. I done that and I find that my result was really close.
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It may be too soon, but do you think the incisions will heal up and never be seen?! Also, why'd you choose not to do it through your areola?! Is there a big difference?! I have a lot of researching to do but any advice would be awesome. Thanks!
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Four months post up and still thinking that it was...

Four months post up and still thinking that it was worth it. Was very flattered today when I had a comment from another user on here that she used my pics as a example to show her doctor. Thank you. That was very nice to hear :) Made my day lol here is an update on how they are today....
haha Thank you Breastochangeo. That is really flattering to hear! :) I need to update it. I will put a recent pic up soon for you to see :)
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You have some of the most natural looking breasts on this site. Your surgeon did a phenomenal job....you and Dr. Wall picked the perfect size implant for your body and they look FAB.U.LOUS!!!!
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Wow! They look amazing. They dropped and healed nicely and look natural! Impressed. Dr, Wall jr is also doing mine!! he is very nice! I have mine done in June! Very excited, just hope I can get bck to working out, upper body work out, lifting and running! How soon were u able to do these things?? And tips on gettin back to working out with no complications?
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OMG! You look amazing, Your doctor did a great job! they look so natural. mine look a lot like yours. very natural, my family and friends can tell that they are implants. I wear size 34D but they do not look Like a D, they look more like C. maybe next time I will go for the DD
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May 1, 2013 - 1 year and two weeks later... Well...

May 1, 2013 - 1 year and two weeks later...
Well today I went in for my one year check up. I was greeted my Dr. Holly Wall. She was very nice. She said that Dr. Wall was running late so she was going to take his place for the time being. I told her my concerns and we talked about things, but I'm here back at home feeling the same way as I did before I went there today, frustrated. Last time I updated you all things seemed to be doing good. As you can see in my four month post op photos, my breast look great. As time is going by though, and when I say time i mean (really fast cause its only been nine months later, I feel like the left breast is dropping dramatically. I can feel the bottom of the implant and it is really bothering me. I can feel little round bumps on the underside. When I lay down, thats an even different story. My breast move all the way to my armpits (which I know that is normal) but it leaves the left breast with a very deep hole in the middle/side of the breast. Its very upsetting to me. I feel self like I'm back at day one (the self conscious feeling that I had before I even had my surgery) I wish I can express the same excitement that Dr. Wall and Dr. Holly Wall expresses over my breast. I have tried explaining my concerns and all i got was, come back in six months and we will go from there. I really appreciate Dr. Holly talking to me, but imagine my frustration when I walked out the room and saw Dr. Wall standing there and he just asks me so hows things going? I told him, "Ok I guess" and he says, "Ok, are you hurting?" I said, sometimes it does. Then we go on to talking about how I spoke to his wife and thinking that since he was my doctor, he would say, "oh come back in the room and let me have a look", he didn't. Just said, Ok, come back in six months. Have all of you know that I drive four hours there and four hours back to see him. I went to him because I thought that he was one of the best, but he seems to not care too much about his patients. I don't think that I will be going back there again. I will post pics another day so you all can see the difference. Its not much of a difference looking at them while I'm in the standing position, but if I lean back or lay down or show a side profile of myself, you will see the dents that I am concerned about...sorry for my ranting, I'm just so disappointing. I thought that they would care a little more than that.
You look fantastic! I, too, have 375ccs in Mentor silicone, but textured. They look similar in shape now (1 week post-op) as yours did at the same time. Praying mine drop and look as good as yours! Glad you had such great results!
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Mine did not really drop. They are still in the same place just the swelling went down on the top. I LOVE mine!!! I ended up going with 400cc. Good luck with yours! I think you are past the hard part now.
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Thanks! That's exactly what I'm hoping. They are sitting where I need them to be, but the top swelling makes their shape look awkward in shirts.
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Shreveport Plastic Surgeon

Didn't answer after care because I hadn't had my follow up yet. Staff is really friendly. They treat you like they know you well. Answers your questions promply. The facility is very nice. Dr. Wall is an amazing Doctor. Does a really good job thus far as I know. He can be a little blunt sometimes but I just think that he wants to make sure things are going to be done perfectly. Just make sure you stand up straight for him during the drawing process and you will be fine. But he amazing. Knows what he is doing and cares about his patients. Dr. Wall will not operate on you if you have been smoking the last four weeks before surgery and will tell you not to smoke 3 to four months after surgery. But he is doing that for YOUR good. Smoking can rot your incisicions. I am very grateful for that because I stopped smoking for this surgery and hated the fact of it, didn't want to do it, but now because of his rules, I have been smoke free from more than three weeks. I feel so much better, and I got me a new pair of twins! :) Highly recommend this Dr. and their facility. ****Update**** His after surgery care, once you are healed is pretty crappy. I guess once they get your money, they aren't too interested in you as a patient anymore... Also, I notice that the friendliest people aren't there anymore....sucks because I loved Megan Thomas. She was awesome. Had to add this after the day that I had.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
3 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
2 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
3 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
3 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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