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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42 Yrs Old, 4 Kids, Finally Something for Me! - Lees Summit, MO

My mom and I discussed me having this procedure in 1991 when I was 17, due to back pain. I was a gymnast, dancer, cheerleader, which put lots of stress on my back. I knew I would want to nurse my babies, so this was never pursued...Fast forward 25 years...and this happened. So...to be brief,... READ MORE

I'm 41 Year Old, 2 Kids and I'm Size 36G.

I have been a prisoner of my own body for years. I have headache, backache and neck pain almost on a daily basis. The sad part, is that I just realized that the cause of these issues is related to the size of my breasts :( I just learned to live with the pain until my doctor asked me few months... READ MORE

29 Years Old No Kids over these large breast- Colorado Springs, CO

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

37 YO Mother of Two, Long Awaited Reduction (32F to 32D) - Hawthorn, AU

I've always said that I would have a breast reduction after having children, and I'm so pleased with the result. My large breasts have had a significant impact on me physically and psychologically, so I'm ecstatic to already be feeling more comfortable and confident. My recovery is progressing... READ MORE

34DDD down to B/C my BR journey 49yo 1 child - Orlando, FL

So after 5 years of consideration I finally decided to explore BR surgery. My stats are 5'0 145lbs size 34DDD. Like some I started out avaverag C cup then ballooned after the birth of my daughter. After talking with my mom who had the procedure I scheduled a consultation and sent off insurance... READ MORE

40 Yr Old, 1 Kid, 32 GG, Florida, Disappointed

I'm 5"2', 160 lbs. Having large breasts on my petite frame has been the cause of chronic back and neck pain since puberty. I always promised myself a reduction when I was done breast feeding. I met that goal 7 years ago, but costs kept rising and insurance criteria kept changing. This year I... READ MORE

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

28yo, 5'1", 150 Lbs, No Kids, 34G - Traverse City, MI

Finally taking the plunge and getting a breast reduction. Surgery will be July 5th, Co firmed this morning! I remember playing outside when I was a kid, maybe 8 or so, and overhearing my aunt say to my mom "looks like she might need to start wearing a bra soon". I also remember sitting in the... READ MORE

44 Yr Old, Two Kids, Wanting BR for Years, Since Early 20s. - Switzerland, CH

Constant sore shoulders & neck along with deep red grooves in shoulders. Uncomfortable and self- conscious when/if I go running. Had several consultations over the years and even saw a PS a few weeks ago who has provided a quote & told me to book the date. However GP does not think... READ MORE

Time to Say Good Bye to the Girls. Tomorrow is the Day. - Largo, MD

I am so excited and nervous at the same time. The thing that makes me the most nervous is my stomach being more noticeable once the distraction is gone, but oh well... maybe it will force me to finally lose some much needed weight. It was very difficult getting an appointment, but I finally got... READ MORE

Living in Such a Large World. Bakersfield, CA

Since Jr high I have had large breasts. In high school I was a cross country runner that wore 2 different sports bras and ace bandaged them to hold in place. I did my darndest to hide what I had. My posture was and is not great along with me wearing larger tops just to conceal. After I had my 3... READ MORE

18 Yo, Back Pain and Insecurity from 34DDD - Seattle, WA

After a spontaneous appointment with Dr. Haeck, my mother and I decided to submit an insurance request. When it was accepted I was ecstatic and nervous- I'd always thought about getting the procedure but I'd never thought I'd have the opportunity to do it. I decided to go through with it. Dr.... READ MORE

32 Year Old Mommy of 3. Size 44g Breast. Hoping for Large C to D - Salisbury, MD

Well I guess I'll start from the beginning I start developing breast in 5th grade. By the time I made it to Middle School they were a large C. Which was weird considering no one else had any boobs at that time. I can remember being picked on constantly by boys, I just always hated them. Getting... READ MORE

23 Y.o, 32F Breast Reduction - Anchorage, AK

I'm just posting some photos of what my breasts look like currently. I am still on the fence about the surgery. I weighed the pros and cons and the pros seem to outweigh the cons. I like the areola being reduced. But I still worry that I won't like the result, that it won't be worth going under... READ MORE

33 Yrs Old 3 Kids and Much Needed Breast Reduction - Miami, FL

I've been waiting for a long time and now I'm ready. He was so polite and the staff was so quick on my paper work everything was smooth sailing. And if I need him I have access to contact him for any concerns. I tied my tubes and ready to focus on myself a lil more because I've had back pains... READ MORE

Breast Reduction

Didn't do my research between breast reduction and breast reconstruction. Waited ten years for this surgery, it's only been three after surgery, I can honestly say that immediately after surgery I felt lighter and no back pains. After three weeks I do feel a throbbing of the breast and some... READ MORE

34G. Getting a Breast Reduction Soon!

Hi everyone! I am getting a breast reduction at the end of the month with Dr. Stephanie Ma. I would love to hear from anyone who has had her as their surgeon. I am currently a 34G and hoping to get to a C cup bit im still unsure as to how much would need to be removed. I am trusting my... READ MORE

35 Y/O No Kids, 34 K - Downers Grove, IL

I'm finally ready to get my much needed breast reduction. Hopefully everything goes well . No more back pain, shoulder pain. I have two Surgeons in mind . Dr. Madda of Downers Grove, or Dr.Daw of Lisle. I have twin consultations scheduled in November in which I will make my decision. I pray... READ MORE

21 Years, 5'2 . Pre Op Breast 34DD and Post Ob 34C - Memphis, TN

I went through with breast reduction surgery simply because I suffered from neck, upper and lower back pain. After my baby was born in 2015, my breast became larger and the pain worsened. I'm now a 34C and I am pleased with my results. My main concern is the healing and dehisce. I'm only 2 weeks... READ MORE

25 Y/o 38 H - Cincinnati, OH

I am a 25 y/o hairstylist. I have had large breasts since 7th grade when I came back to school over break and had developed into a large D. From there I kept developing and graduated high school at an F. In the past couple years with a little weight gain, I have topped out at a 38 H. I'm a... READ MORE

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