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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I've had large breasts since I hit puberty. I thought I would never get boobs, now I cant wait until they are smaller. I have 2 kids and even after having them, my breast seem to keep growing. I was advised to lose weight before I consider having a BR, I lost weight and it seemed to make my back... READ MORE

I am 36 years old. 5 1/2 dr weighing 158 lbs wearing a 34 DDD/E bra. I'm in need of a reduction because of the upper back/neck pain. I'm looking forward to this journey! I had a consul with Dr. Harkins today and he feels strongly about BCBS accepting me for the BR. Keeping my fingers... READ MORE

Hey ladies from realself. I have been debating about writing a review but i figure i would since my procedure( from what i see) isn't a very commend one. At the moment i have gone to 3 consultation and now i have to make a choice from my two favorite. Dr eric marchant and art body & science... READ MORE

Ready to get this done! I I think my breasts could be great, if they were on a longer torso. My compact body size just doesn't work with these large breasts. I have really hated my boobs and the way they make me feel since 7th grade. I am a very active person, hiking, swimming, weight lifting,... READ MORE

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

After suffering from recurrent neck and shoulder pain, struggling to find clothes that fit properly and spending a small fortune on underwear, I had a breast reduction and rejuvenation in October and am thrilled with the results. Neck /shoulder pain gone great shaped breasts in proportion with... READ MORE

Wanted to share my great experience with Dr Erwin Bulan of Millburn NJ. He was my surgeon for my BR which reduced my breast by about 6 pounds - from about a g/h to c/d. He is a patient and talented surgeon. I had never had cosmetic surgery before and was very nervous about the procedure. Dr B... READ MORE

Hello all! I've been reading all the reviews and stories and I just had to join! It's so encouraging and informative to have you ladies post here and share your journeys. I am a 28 year old mother of three girls. I have had big breast since I got my period in middle school, and by my... READ MORE

Hello everyone! In about a month now I'll finally be getting my long awaited Breast Reduction. I'm 21 and I've had large breasts all my life, I can't wait to finally change this. I met with my doctor for a consultation back in August, and I shared my goals of becoming a large C or a small D.... READ MORE

I am 23 years old, 5'4", 144lbs of solid muscle (jk) and am a 32I (US equivalent) at the very least. Like many of you, I don't really have a solid bra size because I was born with bowling pins attached to my chest instead of boobs, so whatever size those are. Every day I hoist them into the same... READ MORE

After two children, neck, shoulder and back pain, tired of tucking them back in my bra multiple times per day and not being able to wear a lot of things- I wanted to reduce my over sized breasts. The consult was informative, the surgery went very well and the recovery so far has been very... READ MORE

Since the age of 13 I've been big chested. I am now 21 and a size 34 GG. I went through a lengthy process in order to have my insurance cover my procedure. I just finished 6 weeks of physical therapy and after meeting up with a back specialist numerous times she finally recommended me to get a... READ MORE

I am happy with my results. It was rough in the beginning but it got a lot better.He made my FLABS turn into ABS. The doctor was very thorough with the prescreening examination prior to surgery.Im still swollen but the massages they give me are great.I only wished that they explained to me what... READ MORE

I was a F/G cup and it was constant back, neck, shoulder pain. I was always hesitant to have the procedure done because I was scared, but I did my research and found Dr. Cohen with amazing reviews and decided to book an apt. Since my surgery I have been feeling like a new person no more pain... READ MORE

I am SO beyond ready to get rid of my huge breasts. I have been obsessed with looking at RealSelf reviews, and they have been beyond helpful. It has inspired me to write my own reviews, and to try to be as thorough as possible. I have a *somewhat* unique situation (or maybe not, but I haven't... READ MORE

I have always been busty. I started growing boobs when I was 11 years old. When I turned 18 years old I was already and H cup, I was 5'3 and weighed 140 pounds. After I 20 I weighed about the same my height didn't change either and I was a J cup. Large breast seem to run in my family. I never... READ MORE

I have had large breast for as long as I can remember, over the past 4-5 yrs after having my child they have really become way to large and very heavy. I'm ready to feel good in clothes and be able to actually buy the appropriate size shirt for my body and not my breast size! Hoping to go from... READ MORE

I choose to get a breast reduction this year because I could no longer handle the weight of them. I've had large breast since the 5th grade. Big busted for 24 years! They have been the source of stares, jokes, and admiration (wanted and unwanted). I've always thought about getting a breast... READ MORE

Mr Hassan is very personable but above all his work is exceptional. I am absolutely delighted with the size and shape of my new breasts and his 'needlework' is amazing. All the nurses who have changed my dressings have commented on what a neat job it is. The aftercare has been excellent, both... READ MORE

I had my consultation with my PS on Oct. 30th. He was very calming and very open about each procedure. I feel that I am in good hands. I was referred to him by two coworkers and they speaks very highly of him. As uncomfortable as it was to get naked (with my body issues) to take pics to submit... READ MORE

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