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. If the areola has been stretched due to the size of the breast, it may also be reduced. Not only does this surgery result in a smaller, perkier bust, it can also help eliminate the back, shoulder, and neck pain that’s often caused by large breasts. LEARN MORE ›

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19 Yrs Old, 28FF/30G -Richmond, VA

You all know the deal by now...I've had big boobs for a while now, they're painful, etc. etc. I'm 5'2, 115 pounds, and currently a 28FF/30G. I want to be a full B/low C cup because I feel that it will fit my frame. My plastic surgeon seemed to agree with me. I went to a consultation in the... READ MORE

So Ready to Get Rid of my 38 M (MASSIVE)...... - Plano, TX

As I sit to read so many post of all the ladies progress and journey it have truly inspired me to join the small or should i say normal Breast Committee. I remember being a C cup when i was about 20 yrs. old and after giving birth to my 3 boys which is now men so now my C cup has rapidly move to... READ MORE

UPDATE 34H to 34d/dd almost 3 years later-Baby is here!!- Augusta, GA

Okay, let me start by saying thank you to everyone who posts on here. I combed through all of your stories and it has all helped me so much. A little about me, I am 24, 5'9", 155lbs. I have had big boobs since 9th grade. Pretty much over summer it seemed like they grew from nothing to a c cup in... READ MORE

First Consultation Went Great!

Really brief. I had a 3 ok appointment for a consultation with my plastic surgeon. He took some photos of me and explained the procedure. After my appointment, I called my insurance to see how much they would cover and it turns out I'm fully covered for the entire procedure. That's right! No out... READ MORE

28, No Kids, 36G and Hoping for 36C. SO Ready - San Diego, CA

Like most of you, I grew up with large breasts. They started at the ripe age of 11 and by 15, I was in D cup bras. I was professionally measured right when I decided to go on a weight-loss plan about 1.5 years ago and was shocked to find out I was a 36G (I'd been wearing 36DD bras). Wearing bras... READ MORE

Breast Decision Ever!!

Why did I wait so long to do this?? I can not express how much better I feel now that the pulling, hanging feeling is gone. I am now almost 2 months post op and each day my girls look better and feel less sore in the incision areas. My overall goal was to remove some weight and have my nipples... READ MORE

39-years-old, 2 Kids, Breast Reduction Will Hopefully Alleviate Neck and Back Pain

My bra size is 38DDD. My breasts are massive and hang down to my waist. I have not always had large breasts. In fact, I was a C cup before I had my daughter 18 years ago. Then I went to a D cup. Things when downhill when I got pregnant with my son 4 years ago. When I was breast feeding him I was... READ MORE

25, One Child Who Breastfed, 36 HH/J Hoping Insurance Will Cover my Reduction! - Jacksonville, FL

I'm 25 and have 36 HH/J breasts. They're ridiculous, to say the least. I have headaches, backaches, neck and shoulder aches. Bras always hurt and I can't even run because of my boobs! I have atena, and I'm hoping that once I get a referral from my Ob/gyn I can find the right surgeon who takes my... READ MORE

37 Yr Old 2 Kids Breast Fed and in Extreme Pain Now. Current Size 36 G - Westwood, CA

My goal is to reduce from 36G to 36 C and lift the excess skin and tissue as a result from the reduction. And! To have insurance cover the procedure. I have horribly intense headaches, neck pain, shoulder pain, and upper back pain. It's impossible to find clothes that fit and I am held back... READ MORE

The Best of the Best

Dr. Neil Tanna is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. From the moment I called for a consult all the way through to post-op, it has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. Dr. Tanna is amazing, professional and extremely easy to talk with ! It's been life changing and I owe it all to him... READ MORE

42yrs Old - Reduction from Ecup 5 Weeks Pre - Rosebank, AU

Ok...... so the date is getting closer and I am beyond pooping myself!!!! Think the biggest thing for me is that I have never met Dr. Braun yet, only see him the day before my surgery and hope that I get the all clear or my trip from the Middle East will be a waste of time. Putting your boobs... READ MORE

65 and It's Really Going to Happen!! Jacksonville, FL

Well, like many, many others, I've also been lurking on this site for several months. I had my consultation visit with my PS on 12/22/2015. After determining that I was indeed a very good candidate for BR, the documentation collection began. To complicate matters, effective January 1, 2016, my... READ MORE

54 & Going from a DD to A/B and Can't Wait! - Bangor, ME

Breast reduction was something I had never really considered as an option until speaking to a friend about it last spring. I am quite active -- bicyclist and musher -- and frankly, my 38DDs get in the way. I saw a PS last month and was delighted to learn my insurance will cover the procedure. Of... READ MORE

Breast Reduction & Tummy Tuck Journey (To Rid Severe Back Pain & Recover my Hourglass Shape)

I have severe back, shoulder and neck pain from overly large breasts. I've had this problem since puberty. I've also had issues finding bras that fit me well since my breasts are out of proportion and one is a couple cup sizes larger than the other. I am pretty sure my skeleton has permanent... READ MORE

Big Boobs - Nairobi, Kenya

I have had breasts that seem to add weight when I add weight and reduce in size when I loose weight. I used to run 10km but my back gave in to pain I could not explain. Like spasms????. I stopped running and the pounds checked in and my breasts have grown larger. I need them reduced to help my... READ MORE

Dr Dean Breast Reduction - Baton Rouge, LA

Warning the pictures are rather graphic, but they say that a picture is worth a thousand words....So please let these pictures talk to you before you talk to Dr. Dean!!! I hate to straight out talk horribly of a person but I feel I should warn everyone I can...avoid Dr. John Dean of Associates... READ MORE

32 Year Old Mom of 2 Ready to Go in - New Jersey, NJ

I have wanted a reduction since my boobs started growing after I got them pierced. I have always had a size 36c and when they started to grow it just made me so uncomfortable. I couldn't zipper my jacket. But certain clothes or even wear certain swim suits. So after my son I went for a... READ MORE

Breast Reduction (Finally) Story - London, GB

Well here goes. I am a mum of one, 27 years old and have finally had my breast reduction after 5 years of trying. Since the tender age of 11 I have always been big busted. I tried so long to get this procedure on the NHS, then I fell pregant two years ago so was out on hold for obvious reasons... READ MORE

28|2 Kids|breast Reduction Long Overdue

Hey y'all! I was approved to have my br oct 10, 2016 I'm so excited and not scared at all!!! Today is my pre-op appointment and I'm ready to get this thing going. I've always been heavy chested, I'm 5"4 weighing 179 (I've lost 25 pounds) and my breast are a size 36 J. Chyle I'm so tired of big... READ MORE

43yo, 30HH Hopefully Down to C Cup on NHS (UK)

I have always been large breasted (30F at 15) and they went up to a HH cup during pregnancy 14 years ago...and unfortunately never went down. I've dreamed of a reduction for years and always said that if I came into money it would be one of the first things I'd do. My back & shoulder pain... READ MORE

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