Breast Reduction

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A breast reduction involves the removal of excess fat, skin, and tissue, which usually results in the nipple and areola being shifted to a higher position. The areola might also be reduced if it had been stretched out due to the size of the breast. Not only does this surgery result in a smaller, perkier bust, it can also help eliminate back, shoulder, and neck pain that’s often caused by large breasts. LEARN MORE ›

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I have been having the same issues as most with indents in the shoulders, neck and shoulder pain. I have always had large breast, so a little worried that they will end up too small, but excited for perky smaller breast. I am currently a 36 G going down to a 36 D. My insurance (Aetna) approved... READ MORE

Hi guys so i thought i would introduce myself and document my whole breast reduction experience. All my life i have had extremely large breasts. My current size is an Australian 12J and i am in so much physical and emotional pain. I have lost approx 20kg since i was a teenager however my breasts... READ MORE

Denied for breast reduction!!!! In June 2015, I began my journey and effort to seek approval for a breast reduction. The final straw was my getting a fungal (ring worm) infection which started under my breast. I've had it for over three months. I have always had upper neck pain, shoulder pain,... READ MORE

So far met the doctor and scheduled surgery. Currently 38DDD, 180 pounds and 5'7". Shoulders are dented and hurt daily. Weight of my breasts make me slouch. Been large all my life, but I have grown in the last several years. I exercise regularly, but lately, breasts hurt too much and I am having... READ MORE

I am about to embark on this journey of smaller boobies people! I have an appointment with DOC #1 next Tuesday, January 26th and DOC #2 on February 18th. (long time). I am reading the other posts to get information about questions to ask etc. I intend to lose more weight but this is where I... READ MORE

Hello, ladies! Like a lot of you, I've spent over a year lurking on this website, trying to get a feel for what a breast reduction surgery would actually entail. Well, I have a wedding coming up this year and I figured now was as good as any time to move breast reduction surgery from the back... READ MORE

I was a 36J. I started to research surgeons and read on realself about Dr. satankova in Prague. I flew on my own from London to Prague. I am 7 days post- op and already delighted and happy with my new breasts. Dr. Satankova said that once the swelling goes own, I will be a c cup. She is a... READ MORE

I am happy with my results. It was rough in the beginning but it got a lot better.He made my FLABS turn into ABS. The doctor was very thorough with the prescreening examination prior to surgery.Im still swollen but the massages they give me are great.I only wished that they explained to me what... READ MORE

I feel like I've had large breasts my entire life, I think I got boobs when I was 13 and they were instantly a big C. By the time I was 16 I was over a DDD and now at 26 I'm a J. My weight has fluctuated pretty much my entire life, but my breasts never got smaller. They are so heavy, and they... READ MORE

Hi! I'm as 45-year old mother of two who doesn't remember a time when my chest wasn't large. I feel like I went from 0 to DD all at once in middle school and finally up to a G/H after my second child was born. Now that I have ruts in my shoulders and walk slightly hunched over (because if I... READ MORE

Hi everyone. Long time lurker here. Ok so my story is the same as everyone's regarding having huge breasts since very young etc etc. The only difference being that 15 years ago I had liposuction only on my breasts and it removed 900mls in total and took me from a H to a E. At the time I was in... READ MORE

I am so glad I had it done now I'm just trying to eat right get my strength back so I can make sure that I'll never have to type again if you no you need to do this and you are the scared about doing this trust me you will be just fine you will get through it every day every day is a good day so... READ MORE

My surgery is tomorrow. I'm kind of a wreck, kind of calm.. It's a little weird to be both but that's me, always somewhere in the middle. Getting to this point was really easy for me. I went to my doctor and explained to her what I wanted and she referred me to Northwestern Hospital, so I made... READ MORE

Just had my consultation today with my the PS - he was great, he had an amazing personality and made me get over my anxiety about showing him my much too large breasts that not even my husband sees! I was in and out in no time and a perfect candidate for the reduction. He said I would go from a... READ MORE

Ever since I was about 13 years old, I have had large breasts. I am now 24 years old, 5'4", 155lbs, with 36G breasts. I have suffer from neck pain and shoulder pain on a regular basis. I began researching breast reduction surgery when I was 16 years old, and have always been a bit nervous. Well... READ MORE

Hello all, been browsing this site for a couple of weeks, trying to pluck up the courage to write a review myself lol (you know the feeling, right?) ;-) Like many of you I've always had large breasts, first bra was 34C at age 10 :o by the time I finished school at 17 I was a DD. Continued to... READ MORE

Hi All, I had my first consult with the PS earlier this month and was advised I was a perfect candidate for breast reduction surgery - let me say, this was magic to my ears indeed! I am currently a 12E and the PS suggested about a C cup which was exactly what I was hoping to hear. I had... READ MORE

I've been wanting to have a breast reduction since I was a junior in high school. I can't ever remember being anything less than a D cup. I've always been associated with my chest, from high school to today at work. I am the butt of jokes, all in fun but still. I know some of the attention from... READ MORE

I had a Breast reduction /full tummy tuck and lipo on my mid and lateral flanks , and I have to say I would recommend IT to anyone!! Best money ever spent! Very fast healing, very little pain. Key, do your homework pre op, eat well, hydrate, and stay strong!! I healed so fast and im ready to... READ MORE

I've been wanting a BR for years. I was just sick & tired of my breasts being heavy, long, thick and huge. I went to my Doctor and expressed my frustration and pain. She gave me a referral to see Dr Niki Christopolous at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, IL. I met my PS on 8-4-15 and my reduction... READ MORE

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