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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30 Year Old. 3 Children. 36 DDD. 5 feet 7 inches. 179 lbs. Hoping For a 36C. Waited long enough.

Like Most of you ladies on here the story is all the same. Boobs at a very young age. The pain the embarrassment. The hopes of having pretty bras that are adorable. lol. Well Ive been having back pain for as long as I can remember. NOTHING helps. Massages. Stretching. Physical Therapy.... READ MORE

Dr Cerna. A Wonderful Experience

After years of wanting a reduction I finally plucked up the courage to have them done. I be had several consultation all over London with quotes in excess of 7000£ due to the size of my breast. A lot of surgeons explained that I would need to have my nipple removed and replaced and that it ... READ MORE

27 1 Kid 36 H

I have always loved my boobies but now it's really getting unbareable sexually and physically I have a hard time sleeping because my husband sleeps so close that he always lands on top of them. FEELS LIKE I GET HIT IN THE CHEST BY A CHEVY TRUCK MY LOWER BODY IS SO SMALL THAT IT DOESNT MATCH MY... READ MORE

28 Yo, No Kids, 138lbs, 32 H/I

Just like everyone on here I have had large breasts for awhile. I have been athletic all my life and once I started college and stopped playing sports daily, the girls really took off! I met with my PS back in January for a consultation. She took one look at my small frame and agreed this... READ MORE

28years Old, No Kids, Anchor Reduction, Developed Early - London, GB

At 14 I started noticing how much bigger my breasts were than everyone else's in secondary school. I hated the attention they got me, the lewd comments people made and the way my body looked. Over time I've suffered backache, headaches, bruising from bras etc. When my friend got an augmentation... READ MORE

56 Female Rochester NY DDD Breasts Reduced to C - Rochester, NY

I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Evangelesti. My only regret is that I waited so long to have the procedure. I had wanted to reduce my breast size since I was in my 30's. I went from a 34/36 DDD to a full C to small D. I LOVE IT! Doctor Evangelesti did a wonderful job. Since going to... READ MORE

19 Years Old, No Kids, Hoping for a Br in NYC - New York, NY

Hello all! I've been a member on RealSelf for a while now just reading reviews and searching for surgeons. I think I'm gonna go with one Dr, Urman Desai because he has nothing but good reviews and his background is solid. I'm not sure exactly what size I am, but as you can see from the pictures,... READ MORE

34 yo Mommy of 3 (Nursed All of Them) Much Needed Breast Reduction with Lift

I was in need of this procedure for so long. I knew after my 3rd child I would get it done. The only thing I was ever nervous about was the "going under" part. That was a piece of cake! The procedure went smoothly and the healing process went well. You will be sore (you had your body cut and... READ MORE

Fit 56 Years Old, 2 Kids, One Via C-section, BR w/lift & TT w/MR - Canmore, AB

Hi I am brand new to this forum. Pleased to of found it and thankful for all the honest women out there willing to share their experiences. After decades of wanting a breast reduction I am finally booked to have a reduction and lift with lipo. For the past five years I have been contemplating... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Review - Edina, MN

I'm 35 years old, one child, size 12, with a 36H bra size. Not only were they huge, the right breast was significantly larger than the left, i had overly large stretched out areolas, and they were saggy and hung straight down. Due to the physical problems of having large breasts, my insurance... READ MORE

Oh what a relief...34ddd/e/f to much better

VA Choice program choice my PS, but after researching with my husband, they made a GREAT selection. The staff was phenomenal! And only a prelude to the excellent bedside manner of the PS. This PS was very knowledgeable, patient, compassionate, gentle and a true professional.Updated on 13 Mar... READ MORE

34 Year Old, Mother of Two, Married - I Want to Get Feed Back, Does Anyone Regret This Procedure, Feel Unnatural or Not Pretty?

I went for a consultation on February 16, 2016. Request for approval from insurance was submitted by the doctors office. It was approved with a window opened for 3 months (by May 16th).I have had a big bust since 6th grade! As long as I can remember I have had back, neck, and shoulder pain from... READ MORE


Brest reduction and lift dr Levan very nice and takes the time with. Her patients answer any questions. And she also before surgery she tells you what she is marking I have drains in right now everything is padded so also she said it was up to me for the nerve block so I took it . My arms... READ MORE

Why Did I Wait So Long?!?

9 days post op and thrilled! I should have done this 10 years ago! If you are waiting...don't! Recovery had been harder than I thought only because I am not good at doing nothing! With 3 teenagers and a busy household it's been a bit tough to take it easy! Pain has been tolerable without... READ MORE

37 Year Old Boob Action

My motivation was the pain. I had all pros on this. I needed this badly. I had back pain, rawness under, strapes digging, and boobs rolling under me when sleep. I stayed swollen for 3 months. Nipples are very sensitive. There were times at the beginning I was in a lot of uncomfort. But, it... READ MORE

Two months post-op.... 5"10 - 32DDD to 32D

I've been looking forward to this since forever! I've been holding on for a while trying to lose weight from 191lbs to 155lbs in hopes that my boobs will disappear. Unfortunately not, they're still around. My band size reduces and boobs stay the same (ddd). The pain has become so unbearable that... READ MORE

Breast Reduction!!! 20 Y/o, 32DDD, 130lbs, 5'3

Hi! I've been loving reading everyone's reviews here! It's all so reassuring and hopeful. I'm not sure about uploading photos of myself (I'm rather wary of the internet), but I did make a cast of my breasts as they are right now. I wanted to create a representation of the way the world sees my... READ MORE

50 yo gets reduction and lipo

I finally made the decision to go through with breast reduction last year. A friend of mine who was about my size (although older) had it done and said she was thrilled to have done and wished she had done it sooner. I decided to ask my nurse practitioner (who happened to be my friend’s d... READ MORE

35 Years Old, No Kids, 5'8" and 145 Pounds, Hopefully Finally Going to Get my Breast Reduction!!!

I've been doing a lot of research on this site and everyone is so helpful with showing their before and after photos, so I decided to post some before photos myself. I kind of did things a little backwards since I found a plastic surgeon that was covered by my insurance and made an appointment... READ MORE

30 Y/O 34 F/FF Reduction/Lift: Post Op (scroll down for the latest)

So far I have had a consultation with several plastic surgeons. My favorite by far is Dr. Christine Nygaard in Bellevue, WA. My sister referred me to her having had breast augmentation and lipo performed by Dr. Nygaard some years back with excellent results. I must say I am extremely impressed... READ MORE

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