20 Years Old, No Kids, Breast Augmentation ! - Tualatin, OR

I have fantasized about getting a BA since I was...

I have fantasized about getting a BA since I was young, and have almost always felt like I was lacking in the boob department. I'm not fond of going bra shopping, and feel like my breasts aren't very proportional to my bottom half. I don't hate my breasts, but I would love to fill out my clothes naturally, without all the extra VS padding. I am a dancer and I also am currently training for a bikini competition in late April. I had my consultation sometime last April, and set my Surgery date for September 17th, which is creeping up. My doctor and I decided to go for Mentor textured shaped oval moderate projection 355cc. He told me that post op I'd be about a 32dd, and I am currently a 32b. I will post some pre-op pictures, but I am a little worried about scarring. Because of the type of implant, I have to go for a crease incision and it will be bigger than the alternative. I scar easily as it is, because I am of darker complexion. I know there are silicone strips to help with this, but it will be something I will have to further discuss with my doctor. People see me naked everyday for work, and I don't want everyone to be staring at some huge scar. Has anyone had any luck with the strips ?

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I don't scar well either, and my dr. still recommended the areola for me. He said that is the best place for an incision to heal, and the majority of his patients who are prone to keloids don't get keloids on their areolas. Check out some of the ladies here, after looking around I still decided on areola because most of their incisions were invisible after only a month. Good luck!
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Before pics

I am 12 days from my pre-op appointment, & 24 days from my BA (:

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Before pics

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Good luck!!! I just had mine a few days ago. As far as the scarring goes, cutting down on tanning or only spray tanning will help, massaging the scar to help break down scar tissue will help, and silicone and vitamin e should help.
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Good luck and congratulations. Going to look great
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You'll do great :) what are your stats?
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I changed my date and got my implants sooner !

I got my breast implants a couple days ago, on the 11th. Everything went well and my doctor and I decided on 355 cc. They are moderate profile, and look pretty good so far. My pain level is starting to lower every day, thank god. I'm also really bloated, but I've read that that is normal.

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Oouch

I have a sharp pain when I move certain ways in my lower left breast, towards my armpit. I have my first post op appointment today, so I will have to ask him. Another thing is my breasts look uneven :( I don't know if that will improve after the swelling goes down, or what. Another thing to ask my doctor. Help ?!

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6 days post op

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2 weeks post op

I feel pretty good. I haven't taken pain meds for about 5 days, except at night once and a while. It's getting a lot more comfortable to do things. I haven't gotten the okay for my doc yet but have been driving the last two days. I wake up everyday with improvements. My breasts are starting to get softer and are dropping. I have been wearing a strap over my chest to push them down since my first post op appointment on the 17th. My nipples are more sensitive than normal. There's alot less swelling they are starting to feel more normal to me. The first pic was a couple days after I got them, the second is from my first week mark, and the third is today. It's crazy how much they've changed. Excuse my appearances lol, I haven't been doing anything but sitting at home.

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Here they are (:

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my goodness girl...your boobs honestly looked quite amazing BEFORE the BA just b/c they were perky and a nice round shape! (not to mention your stomach is to die for LOL!! ) I see you were able to keep your piercings too?? a lot of girl have had to get rid of them for whatever reason so they must not bother you? Do your nipples still feel sensitive or numb? So nice to see you didn't go huge b/cas they d&F they'll look even more incredible for your body...congrats!
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Thank you ! Yes I got to keep my piercings, but I did have to take them out for the surgery. I have had them for over 3 years though, so I was safe to put them back in a couple days after. They don't bother me, but my nipples are a lot more sensitive now. I do have some numbness near the incisions though. They are slightly smaller than I thought they would end up, but I am happy with how they turned out (:

Omg I can't believe this

I took my bandages off a couple days ago, and have been wearing silicone strips on my scars to help with the scarring. I took my strips off an hour ago and realized my breasts seem to have gotten double bubble. I'm so upset ! I will call my doctor first thing in the morning. Has anyone experienced this ?

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I had bilateral double bubbles. I see what you may be seeing. Definitely speak to your p's song try not to freak though I completely understand.
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I think youll be amazed...the more the drop and settle the fuller and more natural they will continue to look...gorgeous figure!

I don't know if my overreacting or not

I set up an appointment with my PS for Thursday, so I will have a better understanding of what is going on and if I should be worried. When I am standing looking in the mirror my breasts look pretty normal. It is when I lift my arms or lay back when I see the double bubble effect. I only got 4 hours of sleep last night after finding the problem, I spent all night researching and stressing. I'm aware that they could be settling and the pocket could stretch out. It's just so scary... I mean for heaven's sake, I get naked in front of stranger for a living. Here are some more pictures.

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Based on your experience does it look like what you had ? I took a look at your reviews, and it doesn't seem like mine are that severe yet. But do you remember yours starting out like mine ? Or did it all hit at once ? Your Breast revision looks absolutely beautiful btw ! Congrads !
Thank you. So far everything with my revision is going well. In my case, it started when the swelling subsided and the implants started to settle. I was told I have thin tissue and tha mixed with some others factors made my implants visible. In your new pics I don't see it as clearly as you may. And it is tru that is could "iron out" or dissipate on its own, that just didn't happen for me. I wish you luck and it may be nothing.

4 weeks post op

My PS told me I look great and not to worry. He said the indentation will stretch out and everything will round out. I'm guessing me taking my birth control probably made it more noticeable, because I stopped taking it these last few days and the indent is a lot less noticeable. Thank god ! I was stressing so much over this.

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Did you find out about the double bubble? I'm going in January to a dr in tualatin as well..your size and shape is great!
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My doctor told me it will improve with time. My natural Breast will stretch out as they drop.
And thank you !
Portland Plastic Surgeon

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