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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Hello, my name is Vanessa, I'm 31 years old and I'm having my long awaited breast reduction in 2 days. I'm starting to panic a bit, of course, so I decided to start a journal here to try to calm me down. I have found a lot of comfort, courage and tips from the reviews in here that it encouraged... READ MORE

Since I was a teenager I have had large sized boobs to which everyone believes to be 'proportionate to my body size'. I am a tall woman so my weight seems evenly dispersed, but my chest is way too large. Because of its size (44 JJ UK) my boobs sag a lot, and this sagging causes chest pains when... READ MORE

I have been contemplating a BR for many years, but don't like pain, so couldn't make the decision to have the surgery. After dealing with health issues with my hubby (5 surgeries in a little over a year), I figured if he could do it, so could I. I proceeded to do some research and had a... READ MORE

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

Well today was the day I had been hoping for I received the call from the surgery center that my ins. Was approved!!! I had to get a mammogram for my ins. Other then that it was a pretty easy process minus waiting the 6 weeks to hear if I was approved. I have the surgery in 2 weeks from today. I... READ MORE

I am a 22 year old mom who has had larger breast since I was about 10 years old. Anyway, saw Dr.Mast about a month ago for the first consultation and as of yesterday, I had my breast reduction. Everyone at the clinic was Absolutly amazing and helpful & did a great job on the surgery! I'm not... READ MORE

Well the time has finally come! This Wednesday I am scheduled to have my breast reduction surgery and I'm nervous and anxious but also excited. I've always had large breasts and I've suffered from serious back, neck, and shoulder pain for years, as well as terrible headaches, which after... READ MORE

Now that I'm under the one-month mark until surgery, I thought I'd stop being a lurker on RS and make my own post! Like so many women here, I have also struggled with a large (okay, huge) chest size, specifically in relation to my small frame. I have always been so, so self conscious of my body... READ MORE

I have been following a lot of wonderful ladies and their journey to get their reductions. I figured it is time to share my story as well. This will probably be long, so if you finish reading to the end, thank you in advance. ;) I was in the 5th grade when my mom said we are going to have to... READ MORE

I am 52 years old, 5 ft1.5. 32h bra and around 10 stone (needing to lose a few pounds! ). I have wanted a breast reduction forever but never felt ordinary people like me got this done! After reading through this website it made me realise this was not the case. I had saved the money as self... READ MORE

Today is the day.! I am only hours away from going to sign in and have the reduction. Insurance has yet to confirm payment, I have to sign a waiver being held reliable. Anyone else? What were the outcome ? I am not going to even try to play tough, I am scared. I have slept only 2 hours and in... READ MORE

So I have just booked to have my initial consult with a plastic surgeon! I feel like I am rushing in to this a little but if I am moving interstate soon and would like to do it before I go. I got my referral yesterday and seeing the surgeon for my initial consult on Monday - eep!!!! I don't... READ MORE

Well after many years of considering a breast reduction I finally did it. I have gone from a 12 E to it looks like a 12 C maybe full B. I had always been a D cup and although they were a hassle I can never say they were a huge issue. The issue was after to stopped breast feeding my now 12 year... READ MORE

I 've thought about a BR at different times over the years but never checked it out. WHY??? I developed very early, like 4th or 5th grade. In Jr High some of the boys nicknamed me, Jungle Jugs. I'm heavier now than I want or should be, but even at a normal body weight, I'm still a 36DDD. ... READ MORE

I am less than away from my surgery date! It's set for 8:30AM on May 10th. ::Aaagghhhhhhhh!!:: I am mostly anxious about whether or not this will actually help my back, as my boobs aren't terribly huge to begin with-- But they have been at least a D since the 6th grade and I have tried... READ MORE

Photos will be uploaded as soon as I take them however I'll be going in for a surgery so so close to Christmas (22nd of Dec!) it's actually the last day of surgery my surgeon offers! I am fully booked up, and paid for this procedure by myself and have started to prepare for my surgery day and... READ MORE

Hi everyone!!! Before I start I would like to say how much I love this site. There are so many positive people on here and so many reviews, this is like a kick start helping me want my breast surgery even more. so I've been wanting this breast surgery everything I was a teenager. my breasts... READ MORE

I Have been on this Blog for a while now. Every since I had my consultation. (June 20) I finally got my approval about 2 wks ago and now I'm excited and nervous. Im 52 and i'm so ready. It's time for me to be comfortable. I'm going on vacation on Aug 4th to Greece and when I return it will be... READ MORE

Welp, I'm posting for the first time because I am finally approved by OHIP for this surgery. I had my consult back in November and was expecting to have the procedure done before the summer but it took longer than that. I'm terrified of the pain post op, but reading the reviews on here has given... READ MORE

After years of having back pain and trouble fitting into 'cute tops' and being self conscious. I finally decided to do something about it! And it has been the best decision I have ever made. I'm still healing, but I think I will end up with an average C cup, and they look fantastic. I had my... READ MORE

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