Mini Ultimate Breast Lift

I am just one week post op from my mini breast...

I am just one week post op from my mini breast lift and could not be any happier. I am 54 years old. My breasts have been droopy since giving birth may years ago. I have waited 30 years to find a doctor who could do a lift with no vertical scarring. Here is my story.

My husband and I flew to Texas from Philadelphia last Thursday just to have Dr. Horndeski as my surgeon. I had my Ultimate Mini Breast Lift last Friday. I have been thinking about having this done for at least 20 years but did not want to have any scars. Every doctor that I spoke over the years with just told me that there was no way around it. Every so often, I would surf the net hoping that someone had come up with a new method. My thought was that if they can put a man on the moon, then surely they can lift up your breast without what I consider to be a disfiguring scar. :) 

So, I flew to Houston on Feb. 7th. It was so easy. I booked a limo from the airport to Staybridge Suites Stafford using Limo.com ( 247 Lux Limo). The cost was $94 and included the tip. A taxi would have been about the same and this ride was so much nicer and relaxing! I met with Jana that afternoon, I had surgery Friday morning and flew back home Monday afternoon. It was a very, very positive experience from start to finish. My breasts are still a bit swollen but they absolutely look the way that they did at age 18. Very, very natural and soft. This is a dream come true for me.

I finally met him and his PA Elisa on Friday morning before the proceedure. They explained everything and took pictures and marked me up. They asked for my input as far as how much cleavage I wanted, etc. I told them that at my age, 54, I was going for a totally natural look. They got it! 

By day two, I was feeling well enought to take the free shuttle and go shopping and out to dinner with my husband! Dr H and Eliza, his PA ( love her) came over to the hotel on Sunday to remove the cast mold and ace bandages for my post op check and were very happy with the results. There now are only steri-strips around each nipple and the incision looks great. Elisa provided a comfortable bra for me to wear home! ( you have to wear one 24/7 for the next 6 weeks). Monday, we flew home. Tuesday, I was back to work, with restrictions. Today is Wed. and I am feeling great! I am doing everything that I did before ( but no exercise for 5 weeks). I still take 1 pain pill at night before I go to bed. I have what I lovingly call "Mega-Boob" right now, still swollen and tight BUT I know in a few weeks I am going to be thrilled. The girls are finally up there where they should be! Yeah!!! This was a dream come true for me on so many levels. Can't wait to post some pictures of my befores and afters! 

Hi All, Just posted some new pics from week 5. I...

Hi All, Just posted some new pics from week 5. I will be 7 weeks post op on Friday. Will take more shots at 8 weeks. As an update, I am no longer having any pain or discomfort at all. The pleating around the areola is getting better day by day. I consistantly put aquaphor around the incision area twice daily and that really helps.The breasts feel soft and very natural. I do wear a bra during the day only because that is what I personally feel comfortable with but attended a party in a strapless dress last week and felt great without one! The girls have dropped just slightly with the reduction in swelling but are still perky and up there. I am 100 percent satisfied with the outcome of my mini UBL and Dr. Horneski.

I am now 9 weeks or so UBL post op and doing...

I am now 9 weeks or so UBL post op and doing great! I really was blessed to have a basically uneventful recovery and healed quickly. I did have an issue with post surgical nerve discomfort on the lower side of each breast which basically just went away one day around weeks 5-6. This is common as it does take nerves to settle down after this type of surgery. I also have some mild pleating around the areolas ( which is also common) and is resolving week by week. I am told that is should be gone completely by 4 months. I keep aquaphor around the incisions every day and that really seems to help smooth things out. My breasts did drop a bit after all the swelling resolved. That being said, I did tell Dr. H that I did not want a lot of cleavage so, you get what you ask for, Ha! Other than maybe having the girls up higher by an inch along with a tad more upper pole fullness, I would not change a thing. I did not want an implant or any vertcal scars at all and I got what I wanted.

I am wearing empire waist tops/ dresses that I could have never worn before
as well as tank tops and shirts that require no bra. My body looks different- more slim and toned now that the boobs are where they should be. I feel younger due to this. My breasts are soft and natural to touch. I am wearing the same bra size as I wore pre-op so there has not been the expense of buying new bra's, clothes. I will say though that is is way more fun shopping for new clothes now that I feel better about the upper half of me.

Thanks to Dr. H for a job well done! :)
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Thanks to Real Self, I finally found him and he was worth the wait. Flew from Philadelphia to Sugarland last week and have the most positive experience I could imagine. Thank you Dr. Horndeski and your wonderful staff!!!! One day a few weeks ago, I got on the internet again and finally found what I was looking for, Dr.. Horndeski! We emailed back and forth and then had a face to face meeting via SKYPE. I was sold! No hesitation. Booked the surgery for Feb 8th. Dr. H's staff is wonderful. Jana is very caring and explains everything and answers any questions that you may have. She really put me as ease. What I liked about Dr. H is that he is passionate about what he does, is very methodical and takes much pride in his work and the proceedure that he has invented. He truly cares about his patients. As far as the surgery, I would never, ever consider having this done is a Ds. office with only one nurse present. Fort Bend Surgery center is fully accredited center and all anesthesiolgists are doctors, not nurse anesthesist. The staff is highly skilled and wonderful. I had Letticia pre-op and she was great. My 2 hour surgery went just fine and I woke up with no problems and feeling pretty good! The free hotel shuttle came and took my husband and I back to the Staybridge Suites. Staybridge Suites is just a couple minutes from the Dr's office and has a complimentary great warm breakfast every morning and happy hour most every evening. Each room has a kitchenette. Also free Wi-Fi so I could still work! They also have a comlimentary shuttle service that will take you to and from Dr. H's office , the surgery center, and local shops and restuarants. We booked a one bedroom suite and it was great! My husband slept in the bedroom and I LOVED to sleep in the living room as it has a sofa with a chaise lounger. I propped myself up with pillows and was so comfortable there. The pain is maybe a 5 out of 10. Mostly you just feel swollen and tight. I kept up with the pain meds regularly so that it would not get out of control. Having the kitchette there, stocked with water, soda and snacks was very convenient. I highly recommend Dr. H and his staff for any surgery you may consider although I have only had experience with the Mini Breast Lift. If I ever wanted anything else done, I would definately return to Dr. H.

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