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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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

I have been lurking on this site for many months now. I felt I should write something as the many woman that have written made this journey way easier to understand what to expect. I hope this will help someone too. My journey has only just begun and I will try and update as it goes along. ... READ MORE

My story is pretty much like everyone else ... I have no memory of normal boobs, or normal bras for that matter! In April, a friend had a BR .. I have watched first hand the change in her, from more confident, excited about buying clothes, bras ... the list is long! So .. on to me, I have... 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

Met my surgeon last year in April, without any hesitation he said I was a great candidate for a reduction. I had already had back surgery from lugging around heavy breasts. With each pregnancy they got bigger. With three kids I went from a C cup to a G cup. Had surgery on January 14 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 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

Have been thinking about getting a reduction for years... I've known for a long time that my mum had a breast reduction and she told me recently that her mum also had a reduction, so she is super supportive. Like many I have been large breasted since puberty, was about 34F by the end of high... READ MORE

I have always been large busted and always hated them. I have all the usual culprits; large dents in my shoulders, which i HATE, back, shoulder, neck ache, hunchback from the weight and all the other problems that come with the largeness! I have just over 2 weeks to go and this has been a... READ MORE

Heading to Miami because these doctors here in Maryland are outrageous with their prices. Some of their works are just too average for me. Hope Spectrum can help me. I like their price, because am not sure if my insurance will approve, even tho I have an awesome blue cross blue shield insurance,... READ MORE

Dr Kim is nothing short of a miracle worker. I was referred to him by a nurse/friend who gave glowing reports of Dr Kim for her breast revision. I interviewed many Dr's to evaluate my severely deformed deflated breasts. I always had extremely large pedulous breasts since puberty and spent my... READ MORE

So I been wanting a reduction for some time but for whatever reason thought it would be too much of a headache going through the process of getting it approved. I'm insured through tricare and other women I knew who got one said it took almost a year of appointments and complaining to get it... READ MORE

Was afraid to so afraid to do this for ao long then it got to the point that if I didn't I would have to go on disability and give up normal life for a life of pain and agony. I am 4 days post-op and so glad I did it. I had Dr Roman Skoracki from OSU plastic surgeons and he is amazing! A true... 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

Hi everybody, I am a 22 year old woman living in Nova Scotia, and I have 30 HH breasts. I have had them since I was at least 14. I remember being 12 and having these little buds, then after puberty they grew, and grew...and grew. I thought I was a DD for the longest time. I didn't even know how... READ MORE

Hi all, I have been researching this page continuously for the past couple of months. Today is the day... Done and dusted and I'm awake at 2am writing this! My back is quite sore from sleeping upwards all day and around 6 out of 10 in the pain department. I was a size 14 F - G and I am 5... READ MORE

Like most of you, I developed early and was teased and sexualized at a young age. I was a size 4/6 most of my life, with large breasts. I didn’t like them. They were hard to dress. Exercise was difficult. And worst of all was the continuous neck, shoulder and back pain. The shoulder grooves,... 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

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

I've been researching breast reductions for years and I've finally decided to get the ball rolling ! I've asked around and decided my first action would be to change my insurance provider. I went with BCBS because of the ease of communication and they are pretty much excepted everywhere plus I... READ MORE

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