Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Member since 3/20/2014


  • 50 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 4 questions

Reviews by VanGal

Anxiously Waiting for Smaller Boobs! Let the Journey Begin....

Actually, my journey began about 6 months ago, when after 10 years of debating whether I should get a BR, I finally mustered up the courage to ask my family doctor for a referral to a PS. You see, I have a hubby who strongly believes going under the knife should be ONLY for matters of life or... READ MORE

Abdominal Liposuction, 2nd Time Around - Vancouver, BC

53 Y.O. no pregnancies, 130 lbs, 5'3" tall, having lipo to upper/lower abdomen, flanks and love handles, along with a long-awaited for Breast reduction, coming up July 4th! I am in a pretty good shape and don't look my age, either look wise, or figure-wise, when dressed up. But I've always... READ MORE

Questions from VanGal

Does breast reduction change the colour of nipples?

I am on waiting list for consultation for breast reduction. Getting anxious about the procedure's side effects. Looking at before/after some pictures, I noticed darkish nipples... READ MORE

When is the best time to lose weight, before or after Breast Reduction/abdominal liposuction surgery?

I am about 10 pounds over my ideal weight, getting a BR/abdominal lipo in 3 months, mainly to improve the shape and contours of my torso, not to remove a huge amount of fat.... READ MORE

Need a second opinion on BR technique: Would the "lollypop" work best for me?

My PS recommended the "lollypop". He is a highly regarded surgeon in the area who specializes in breast surgery. However, because of rushing through the consult and his casual,... READ MORE

Can breast cysts/fibroids be removed at the same time as part of the Breast Reduction procedure?

I have fibrocystic breasts, confirmed by a previous mammogram and ultrasound. Some of the cysts are quite painful. Years ago, I was given the option to have them removed... READ MORE

Recent comments from VanGal

Congrats on your surgery. So happy for you, good to hear your recovery is going well. Your boobs were shapely to begin with, I'm sure they'll come out looking fabulous. Don't forget to post some "after" pix :-) READ COMMENT

Happy healing! Remember to keep drinking lots of water, taking deep breaths and eat really healthy. Load up on leafy, dark greens. Please don't forget to post some pix. READ COMMENT

Congrats! Just take it easy for a few days. Don't pull, push or lift anything heavier than a pound or so. You'll be very happy I'm sure. happy healing! READ COMMENT

Congrats! I'm glad to hear that you're so happy. Have you written a review yet? Do you have before/after pix? READ COMMENT

The day before your surgery, don't forget to drink lots of water and stay fully hydrated. That helps a lot with nausea coming out of anesthesia. Also, have a very light dinner the night before, no later that 7 pm. Some people choose... READ COMMENT