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Wow. If only I'd known I could heal so quickly I'd...

Wow. If only I'd known I could heal so quickly I'd have done it sooner. After having two children quite quickly in my 20's I ruined my breasts early on. I was only 20 when I had my first and I am now coming up 45 so I really can't remember what my breasts looked like before children. We had a great time bringing the boys up plenty of out door life - horses, jet ski's camping holidays. Just no time or money to step back and look at myself. Now they have left home my husband and I are going on a few holidays just the two of us. European holidays with lots of topless girls. Well you look don't you. I remember now my boobs are not supposed to be down here. We had a chat and decided it was our time so I booked in to see Mr Mohan from the Harley Medical Group in Edgebaston Birmingham UK. Everyone there has been fantastic. Put all my worries about what I was thinking into perspective for me.

I went in just asking naively for breast implants. Yes I could just have implants if i'd wanted but they would have had to be very big to fill the void of saggy breast. So an uplift and implant was suggested. Mr Mohan said he would try and do a lollypop incision as there was not too much tissue to take away. They showed me lots of pictures and I tried on sample implants for a guide of how I would look. Mr Mohan said I had enough breast tissue myself to be a c/d uplifted so would only need another 260cc Allergan implant to fill me and make a lovely d/dd. As I said I am coming up 45 and weigh 165 pounds so I can carry a d/dd no problem without them looking too much. I was booked in for surgery for the next week.(5th October).

The girls at the hospital were so fantastic. They kept me talking until Mr Mohan came to my room to draw me up before surgery and said I would be really pleased with his work. So that made me feel really relaxed. After the lovely drugs coursed through me I woke in recovery to be told there was a needle missing so I had to be wheeled to x-ray to see if it was in me. Luckily it was not. I suppose they are so fine there is no chance of finding it on the floor if it had fell. So I was wheeled up to my room. (Not that I remember much now I was so hot and tired I just wanted everyone to go away so I could sleep) I always get sick after a general anaesthetic which I had told them so they gave me a tablet and all was fine. So a light dinner a bit of tv watching and a few more drugs and that was me tucked up and asleep for the night. Pretty pain free. The drains where a nuisance to sleep with as was sleeping on my back (which I am 7 days on still having to do :( ) So waking in my hospital bed the next morning was a bit wobbly but really feeling quite good. I was discharged that morning and sent home to rest. Which I have done.

I went for my first check up yesterday and to have the dressings and tight bandage changed. What a relief they were sooooo tight. New dressings are back on but I don't have to have the tight strips across the top now which were so uncomfortable. The nurse said I will be really pleased that my vertical scar is almost invisible now so should really be good in a few months and years to come. I am resting at home with my husband and my son came home yesterday for a visit and to keep me company for a few days. I probably have left out something vital so if I remember I will amend. Thats all for now.

Ok I went for my dressing change again today. My...

Ok I went for my dressing change again today. My surgery was 2 weeks today. I have had some weeping from my incisions so i guessed i would need to be re bandaged. I am now only covered with a loose pad over my nipples so can see the vertical scar which i think is healing really quickly. There was some itching with the whole of the area covered so I am pleased to come down to small pads. I am to go back on wednesday and hopefully these can come off then. So I have been in our house resting, my husband is still doing most of the house work (quite well too). So I thought I was better than I actually am. After the clinic we went to the super market. I had very sharp pains between my breasts and had to have the keys and wait in the car. I think this was maybe the release of weight after the bandages came off and my body has to get used to this new feeling. But it was incredibly painful. Apart from that I am feeling really well. I have put some new photos on too. Hope you can see that the incisions are healing well. I will put more pics on on wednesday when hopefully the last pads can come off.

I had the rest of the pads off on wednesday and I...

I had the rest of the pads off on wednesday and I can finally have a proper shower. I am not having the water directly onto my front yet as you can see there are still scabs that need to heal and not get soft. It is so nice to be free of bandages. I know it was only three weeks but I didn't like having plastic and bandages attached to me. Feeling really good no pain at all. Sleeping on my back is still really hard broken sleep but it will be worth it for good boobs.

Its been a few weeks since I said Hi. I am SOOOOO...

Its been a few weeks since I said Hi. I am SOOOOO bored. I used to play quite a bit of golf and I am missing my friends and the walking. I know its only 6 weeks since my surgery but I really feel well now and want to get back to playing. I have promised myself that I will wait until March for the good weather and to give my body time to heal but I'm not sure I can do it.
I am putting some new photos on for you to see how my scars are healing and how my breasts are falling into place already. Very pleased.
I am totally back to all my housework now and riding my indoor bike just not too much upper body work
Dr Mohan

I don't have any friend who had previously had anything like this done. So I had to do lots of internet searching to read about Surgeons and their work.

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 times
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OK.... well i am thinking of getting a tummy tuck at HMG and have been given 3 names on the surgeon information list. I keep reading good and bad reviews and am really unsure if i want to go with them. How did your pop go?
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Hi. I'm so happy too read such a great review about harley medical group and Mr Mohan! I'm due in on Sunday 9th feb. For a BA. I'm so so nervous. I have noticed you post this in 2012. Would love to know how your getting on now Linzi
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Hi Linz I am with him for a BA on the 8th, have you found any reviews on him as I can't anywhere so am a little apprehensive. He seemed very nice but good feedback is always reassuring. Are you going to highgate hospital?
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Hiya! Yeah I'm going in on the 9th at Highgate. I'm so scared!! I can't find none! All I have found is this story on here!! What did he suggest for you?! Yes I thought he was nice. But just found he was very relaxed about it but I surpose he does it every single day! Where as this is life changing for me!! So nice to know someone else is going through it too. As I don't know anyone that's had one.
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Ah me too now that it's so close. I'm having 325cc I kind of left it to him as to what he felt was best. When I tried the on was happy. What about you? I am excited have wanted this for such a long time, like you said I hope it will be life changing and give me some confidence back x
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Well I'm a 32aa now!!!!! I'm having 250cc. And I left it to him too. As I didn't have a clue!! As I wanted them to just actually give me boobs! Ha you having unders or overs?! Yes I'm the same I've wanted it done when I was like 16. Being 23 now I think I've waited enough to know it's definetly what I want!! Xx
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I was a 32 B but have had two children and after feeding am a horrible saggy 32A on a good day! Like you never been happy with them though have also wanted it since being a teenager. Do you have far to travel on Sunday? I will try and let you know how I get on if I can, I'm going under which I have read is meant to be more painful after, I'm just hoping the scars are small x
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Yes I've read that that's meant to be more painful. I'm just so worried about the recovery, as I'm going back to work I think after 9 days. Never been happy at all! Just can't believe I'm actually doing it and it's come round so quick! I'm coming from somerset. So going to take about 2 and half hours! So not far at all. I havnt been contacted yet about my time to be at the hospital. Have you?! Xx
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Me too I live near Bristol so about the same. No haven't had my time yet, if not here Monday will give them a ring. Are you having under muscle? My youngest is 10 months so I'm worried how much I will be able to do with him! It is coming round quick, from Saturday I will be on countdown.... Ahhhh x
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Oh cool. Bristol is like 40mins from me. I live in wincanton. Ahhhh I know! I've been like that the last couple of Sundays! Ha I own a hair salon so I kinda can't take too much time off!!!! Which is really bad because I don't want to make the recovery last forever! But I'm not too good at just sitting around though I'm sure I'll be in pain mind to want to do anything!! Yes I'm going under the muscle as I don't have enough Breast tissue to cover the implant or something along them lines. I really don't know a lot about it. Tried doing a lot of research. Xx
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Ah I'm in Weston super Mare. Yes think that was the same for me that and my tissue is pretty poor after feeding two children. The last few days I've read sooooooo many reviews, blogs, patient stories etc. just really hope it all goes ok and the scars arent too big. Like you no one I know has had it done to ask. Do people know your getting it done. I've kept mine a secret for now, hoping once I've ditched the padded bras it won't look much different! X
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No I don't know anyone that's what makes it even harder. Yeah I've read loads of things and you read all the bad stuff don't you!!! No nobody knows other than my parents (as to which my dad doesn't want me to have it done. Mums supportive!!) and my closest friends! I really don't want my clients to notice. I'm thinking they won't look too different with clothes on as I wear padding bras!! I think the scarring shouldn't be too bad I've sen after photos a couple months on and there really small. Xx
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Well fingers crossed we both get what we have longed for. Let me know if/when you get your time through. Its so nice to know someone else is going through the same thing and with the same surgeon x
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Yeah your right because I've searched and searched for Mr Mohan and not found a lot!! Best wishes!! Yes let me know when you find out! I'll do the same!! Xx
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Just got phoned with my admission time. 2oclock. I'm sure your receive yours soon!! Xx
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How weird I was just going to message you as they have just rung me too, mine is at 1pm on the Saturday so not too early which is good. I will try and let you know how it goes before the end of the day if i can. 1 week to go! X
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i'm also having a breast lift with mr mohan very soon, your story has put me at ease..thank you :) how are your scars now?
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Hi im about to have surgery with mohan through harley medical same story as yours absolutely terrified lol how are your boobs now? My surgery is 7th dec and freaking out!!!! Help :) xx
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Sarah how did you surgery go? I have mine booked in a week but can't find anything on mr mohan? Were you pleased with the results? X
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You look great!
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Hi Jo. Are you putting any Ointment on your scabs to help them heal better? That might improve the look of your left breast scab.
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Thanks bootie beauty. My clinic has told me not to put any ointment or creams on the scabs just to let them heal. I have been good and today I only have one or two very small dry scabs left. Once the scars have really started to heal I can start to use the bio oil I have bought.
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Hey jo11jo. Looking good so far. What size were your breast before surgery?
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Hi Bootiebearty I was an empty c cup in an unpadded bra. I wore a d cup padded bra for ages before my surgery so hopefully it wont be too noticeable when i go back to meeting with my friends. I think i will be a d/dd when they finally drop. Take care xx
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you saId you had to have that draIn In what was that for and how long dId u have that In
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