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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DDD to a C (I hope!) - Saint Louis, MO

My BR surgery is in just one week, so I thought that I should get on here and see about chronicling it. I'm still trying to get my head around the fact that it is happening, and until a couple of days ago I was still unsure about having it done. What changed my mind was a five day stretch where... READ MORE

Breast Still Too Large After Breast Reduction - New York, NY

After suffering under my big and saggy boobs for over a decade I finally got a breast reduction. I was expecting to be very satisfied after my surgery, as I really didn't care about how they would look, as long as they would be very small and light. I thought there wasn't much that could go... READ MORE

Fabulous at 47 - Team Emmanuel Mallol Cotes Dominican Republic, DO

Hi, my God Sister and I are seeking a mommy makeover. The only difference is she wants everything and the BBL. I in turn want a breast lift and whatever else that comes with the mommy make over. I think I have enough butt but it does need some tightness to it. My photo is the result of a happy... READ MORE

29f, 135lb Weight Loss, Breast Reduction - La Mesa, CA

My breasts developed over night in 6th grade. I went from absolutely nothing to bursting DD, with a 5'3.5" weighing under 100lbs. I was a very athletic child and the massive breasts caused my chronic pain and difficulty participating in my typical athletic activities. After surviving a violent... READ MORE

28 Mother of 1 - 36DDD/E - Columbus, OH

Like most people here I have been very busty since I hit puberty. I was a DD by the time I was a freshman in high school and quickly grew to a DDD. My breast size didn't increase much when I was pregnant with my baby, but when I started breastfeeding, they grew to 36K. I am 5'1" and 140lbs. ... READ MORE

I've Had 30 Years of Neck Pain. I Woke Up After a Breast Reduction and Lift and It Was Gone! - Newport Beach, CA

Dr. Ambe and his staff are amazing. I have suffered terrible neck pain and headaches for over 30 years, and after having a breast lift and reduction my pain is gone. In addition to the lift I had liposuction on my sides, back and thighs. Dr. Ambe sculpted those areas, making my shape look terrific.! READ MORE

51 Year Old Breasts - Eau Claire, WI

I have always had very large breasts. After three children and breast-feeding, they were never the same. I was a 38 DDD and my back, shoulders, and neck were always in pain. So I decided to have a consult with Dr. Rucker and get the procedure done. I have not regretted a day that has went by. My... READ MORE

19 Year Old 34H Reduced Approximately to 34D - Sugar Land, TX

When I started seriously considering getting a breast reduction, I found this website very helpful. I had a better idea about what to expect before and after surgery and also what kinds of questions to ask my surgeon. So, I thought I'd give a little back so that I may be helpful to someone else... READ MORE

It's Been over 9 Months Since my Reduction and I Waited for Today for a LONG Time! - Bakersfield, CA

I realize I can't have perfect breasts, but my wish was to come close. I wanted to be smaller (was DD/DDD) and the reduction took away a lot of my neck pain. BUT.. right side 1 cup bigger than left, aerolas did not match, and too much fat on the sides. Today was my correction. The pictures I'm... READ MORE

38 Years Old JJ Cup I'm Nervous and Excited! - Portland, OR

Same story as most of the other reviewers on this topic. Big boobs young and they never seemed to stop growing. Breast feeding was an incredible feat as to not suffocate my young. Excercize in increasingly difficult. Terrible neck, shoulder and back pain. I have started getting headaches the... READ MORE

Satisfied Customer - 60 Years Old - Breast Reduction Mammoplasty - West Islip, NY

I had an overwhelming positive experience with Dr. Jonathan Landon MD, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon. I went to Dr. Landon for a Breast Reduction Mammoplasty as I had extreme pain in my neck, shoulders and had difficulty breathing. I choose Dr. Landon because of his board certification,... READ MORE

23 Years Old with 32G in Need of a Reduction YESTERDAY! - Melbourne, AU

I am 23 years old and I'm approximately 173cm and have been thinking about having this surgery probably for the last 9 years. I have had huge boobs for as long as I can remember. They began bothering me when I was about 14, Boys were paying too much attention for all the wrong reasons and it... READ MORE

Breast Cancer Survivor Needing Help for Some Pain Relief. 60 Year Old. - Portland, OR

My history with large breasts go back many years. I started wearing a bra when I was 9 and by the time I was in high school I was a 36 DD. I was into sports and hiking. I bound them when I was playing softball because I was teased that I would give myself a bloody nose when I ran. I have had... READ MORE

37 Year Old - New York, NY

Dr George Lefkovitz is by far the best surgeon ever.I had a much needed breast reduction with a lift. I was a 36h sometimes a 36i my breast were heavy I had terrible neck and lower back pain now Im a 36d i have no scars I feel so much better and Im only 2 months post op his staff is great very... READ MORE

22 Y/o Breast Reduction in Newport Beach, CA

Hi guys! My name is Megan, and I'm 22 years old. I have breast reduction surgery scheduled for August 1st. It's in 6 days!!! I'm FREAKING out. I'm so nervous, I keep having panic attacks every time I think about it. I've never had surgery before. I'm a 34 I in US sizing. I like to think I was... READ MORE

34 Year Old One Kid Breast Reduction. Glasgow, GB

Ok so today I have now started my time off work. I'm thinking how to occupy my day as tomorrow is op day and I'm first on the list at 8am. I'm really anxious and have butterflies in my stomach. I'm just terrified I won't wake up or something will go wrong. Hope I will be a bit more settled... READ MORE

21, No Kids, 36H, Ready to Be a 36C - West Texas, TX

I've always been the "girl with big boobs" and since I was in 8th grade, I always get comments and I've even been called "Brandi boobs". Well in August that finally gets to change! I found out yesterday I was approved at 100% for my breast reduction, and was able to schedule my surgery. I am... READ MORE

32DD Going to a 32b - Minneapolis, MN

I started this journey a month ago. I had a consultation with a ps who said that I would be too small if I took out the 316 grams mandated by my insurance. He suggested writing my insurance and asking to take out 220 grams to make me a c cup. He wrote a letter to my insurance, but they declined... READ MORE

Change My Life - Massachusetts, MA

I am a 40 year old married mom of 2 kids (12 & 8) and have been in remission from Crohn's Disease for almost 3 years now. When I was very sick, my weight went as low as 109. Currently I cannot get the scale lower than 170 lbs on my 5' 5" frame. I believe it is partly due to my less active... READ MORE

24 Yo, Five Foot, 135 Lbs, No Kids, 32g To....34D? - Orlando, FL

Like many of you, I developed breasts very quickly at the age of nine and they've been growing ever since. I started to get migraines and back pain as well as huge self esteem issues. I had my surgery on Thursday and so far I'm delighted! The pain was more than I expected, but I think it has to... READ MORE

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