47 Years Old and It's Never to Late for Boobs - Sydney, AU

I've always had pretty good boobs and was a good C...

I've always had pretty good boobs and was a good C cup and after breast feeding and losing weight, putting on weight getting up to a D cup then losing weight again, I couldn't fill out my clothes as well as I would have liked to. Even wearing a push up bra made them look great but a bit too wobbly for my liking. I have toyed with the idea for many years on and off and working in a fashion, beauty industry with breast implants everywhere, i started to really want them. One of the reasons I didn't think too much about it was because my mother had breast cancer and I thought it would be a bad choice to make.
After doing a lot of research and I'm talking so much I was doing my own head in, I decided to go for it. As the kids would say "YOLO". I could either sit around and think "I could get breast cancer one day" or just do something that would build up my confidence and make me feel sexy. At one stage I was looking at Thailand but then noticed the prices were starting to come down in Australia. Because I am getting something foreign put in my body, I would feel a lot safer doing it at home in case problems arise. I have decided on The Cosmetic Institute in Bondi with Dr Lee. I have spoken with them a few times, stalked their facebook and instagram sights at before and afters and read a lot of reviews from their other patients. Finally I was happy to book and put down my deposit. Wow there were a few different feelings going on once I had committed e.g nerves and what the hell did I just do. I'm sure a lot of us have been there. The hardest thing I am dealing with at the moment is how to tell my family and do I tell my family. One friend is already trying to talk me out of it because it can make mammograms difficult. This angered me a bit as like I said have done loads of research and am confident that it will be ok especially going under the muscle. I think I'm just scared of negative reactions. Does everyone feel this?
The next hardest decision is how big, what profile. OMG!!! for the life of me I keep changing my mind. I have a friend who has them and said she should have gone bigger and you read that everywhere but then I think, if I go too big are they going to be really fake looking or If I'm going to all this pain and trouble shouldn't I just go big or go home. What a bloody headache.
Anyway I hope to keep you updated with decisions and some before and after shots as I must thank all the wonderful ladies who have written on here as they help me so much with their stories.
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Hi! I'm a bit more conservative than your other comments. I'm afraid of going too big. Hahhaa, I'm 57 and this could be due to my age. The PA at my Surgeons office says that the younger gals want big the older ones usually worry about being too big. The rice sizers are such a good way to figure out the size issue. Be sure to put the rice into a nylon knee high stocking and not in a plastic baggie. It's comfy, not hot and sweaty. Also kind of fun to make the knot tight and cut it. Makes a perfect fake nipple, lol!! I have tried the silicone sizers on at the PS office and will go one more time to be sure. On my next visit I will compare my rice sizers to see if I'm close. I put mine on every evening when I get home from work and wear them till bed time. Last night I tried on every single dress, blouse, and sweater in my closet. My goal is to love how I look naked, yes, but also to love how I look in my every day clothing. I'm older in decent shape and don't want the matronly look as I further age. I want to look fabulous in sweaters yet still be able to wear a button up fitted shirt type blouse and not be bursting at the buttons. I can't wait to see how it goes for you and what size you decide on!! Best wishes!!
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Congratulations on making your deposit! If you get saline implants, the radiologist can just gently push your implants back out of the way for annual mammograms. I know many other women who have mothers with breast cancer and they also had twinges of "should I or shouldn't I" with implants. It seems that some these women are more proactive in breast health care than lots of other women without implants. ;)

Here is a forum of women who are preparing for their October 2014 breast aug surgeries. Feel free to jump in and join them!
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I had mine done the last year, June. The day after my 47th borthday. I had NEVER EVER HAD BOOBS TO SPEAK OF. I had a nice breast shape I thought and I was always at attention so I wanted porn star boobs!! Hahahaha. That's what my husband calls em. Unders, smooth mod saline 700cc!! I am so happily. Any less would have been too small. I'm a 34DDD now from an 36A. I was a 36 round but lost some weight before the summer. This is the best gift you will ever give yourself so don't listen to the doubting Thomas's. they only make u second guess yourself. Don't worry about it too much. You will try many sizes and try big ones too for fun, or in my case, who woulda thought? They looked perfect the minute I tried them on and they are hide able if needed. You won't want to but.....now, to tell or not to tell, that is the question???? I find in life honesty is always the best policy. People will figure it out anyway. Embrace your decision!! It's your body and you have to live in it!! A BREAST AUG IS NOTHING TO BE ASHAMED OF!! Any questions or wanNa chat... Message me if you like anytime!!! All love Dawna
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Thanks Dawna your right I will embrace my decision. Thank god for people like yourself. Wow 700cc very impressive. I think we are all getting sexier as we get older. X
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Totally agree there!!! Sometimes I have a lil chat with the twins and I say thanks you guys for makin my day!! Hahaha and they are all ours! Nobody can ever take the feeling away! I feel hotter and sexier now than I did at 20. I walk a little taller and hold my head a lil higher all the while just smiling inside because I FEEL PRETTY! I FEEL CONFIDENT! Like I said, the gift that keeps on giving..........no shame in THAT!
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I'll be 47 in October 1st. I'm hoping to get mine done a few weeks before (I start getting very busy in Octoberv so need to be at least 3 weeks prior). I have 2 consults scheduled on Thursday ... I may try to squeeze in another that day. I feel the same way you do ... liked my breasts before kids (even more when nursing) back then people thought they were fake since I was extremely skinny (naturally) with small C; then D will nursing. Bras are ridiculous when it comes to sizing. I have bras that range ge from 34 A, 32B and even 34C was most recent purchase last week. No way in hell a month a 34 C! Check out my profile and see for yourself! At some point I'm just 9 to have to trust my PS. Hopefully he/she and i we be on the same page as to what I'm wanting. I'd be upset to spend all this money; lose money from time recouprating etc. and wished they were bigger. At the same time i don't want to look fake or like a porn star. So many decisions to make! Cc's, incision sites, shape, texture and location (over/under). If you think about it t's amazing anyone's actually got though it all! So far I've tried rice sizer of 300 cc and i like it. One friend said too big; another said that's it? You better go bigger. Another said I already have plenty. Uggg! I'm open to incision site and texture. Due to my size I'm going under (but wishI ccould do over AND look natural since recovery is so much easier and quicker. The Nay sayers? They can "suck it" because I've finally gotten to a point where I feel like I've waited long enough. Put everyone 1st ... it's my turn! I have boobies on the brain 24/7 ... so ready. This site is a wealth of information (maybe too much lol) and the support theses ladies give one another is amazing. I'm so happy to have found it. I look forward to reading other journeys and sharing my own. Best wishes!
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Well I'm going under the muscle which seems to be the most popular spot as it has less chance of rippling and better results for mammograms
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Hi there!!! What a great attitude!! I feel the same! SUCK IT!! My body, MY CHOICE!! Me I waited 47 years and I wanted big tits'!! Period!! When I choose 700cc the doc looked and looked and said he thought they absolutely fit me perfectly! I love them!! And he also did an areole insertion. Now a year later I have no scars or dark spots. Nothing!! No signs of any surgical procedure. I recommend it highly. Only some docs will do it. IDK why really but I think it depends on the PS and if he's comfy it won't show. Make sure you find a Board Certified PS and make sure who u choose is really on the same page as you. Use pics and magazines and whatever makes him see what u do in your minds eye. Don't forget with sizers, you may like how they look but the body will kinda absorb into your body when inside your body. Just to keep in mind when choosing. You will do great!! All love......Dawna
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Thanks Dawna ☺️
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I agree :) under is good. I think it has some to do with the size and weight of the implant. Guessing!!!! Don't forget to ask about going via your nipple. They don't cut it off!! Don't freak! It's like 2 little stitches on the bottom just where nip meets plain skin. It healed pretty fast and I was super impressed at the "look there's no sign of surgery" PS.....stay off utube! No watching before its over!! Prooommmiiiissseeee? Who was it that said something about having the procedure w/o anesthesia? I'd say NO BUENO on that deal. Surgery is a breeze really! After the IV it all downhill, I would do yourself a favor and sleep thru it....MUAH Dawna
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