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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2 years later-Glen Ellyn Illinois

I started this process of getting a breast reduction surgery approved by my insurance, BCBS. I met with four plastic surgeons in the last 2 weeks of October, and eliminated two right away. I had the other two PS submit claims and go from there. I have a preferred PS of course. I am waiting to... READ MORE

One Week Until Surgery! - Des Moines, IA

Hey everyone!!! I am scheduled for my BR next Friday-Sept 16!! I am SOO excited to be able to breathe with ease, not have back pain anymore, and FIT INTO CLOTHES!!! I'm 5'9" and I wear a size H. I've always had big breasts but I have 2 children who have made them larger! :P I am done having... 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

36 Year Old, 2 Kids, 38J - Memphis, TN

With months of continued back and neck pain, being on pain killers and muscle relaxers I will finally have my first consultation on Jan 4th. I am currently about a 38J with the hopes for going down to either a full C cup or small D cup. Super excited but super nervous also. Not sure what all... READ MORE

Finally Getting my Reduction at 24!

I'm 24 and currently wearing a 34JJ. I've been trying to get a reduction since I was 18, and I finally have one scheduled for the 6th of January. As the holidays come to an end and the distractions ease away, I am getting more and more nervous. Can anyone tell me what to expect or what things I... READ MORE

44 Years Old, 3 Kids, 36G

My story is similar to others on here. I've had large breasts since puberty. At 13 years old I was completely flat...a late bloomer. Then over the summer before freshman year I went from a training bra to a C cup. I was 5'3" and only weighed about 100 lbs. Suddenly boys were interested! I'm... READ MORE

19 yr old with E'S seeking Breast Reduction

Hello. Been on her a few months and didn't have anything to post because I was still researching. Thought I would say I have an appt at the end of this month. My doctor will evaluate me and send socumtation back to my health insurance to see if some of the procedure can be covered and deemed... READ MORE

25 Years Old, 2 Kids, 38H! - Cape Girardeau, MO

I woke up at 12 years old with size DD breasts and I have been miserable ever since. I've had large breasts so long I feel like I'm about to have an identity crisis! Who will I be if I'm not "april with the huge boobs!" Very excited to have this surgery done tho. I hurt every day. I have deep... READ MORE

21 Melbourne AU. Bye bye boobies

Hi guys so i thought i would introduce myself and document my whole breast reduction experience. All my life i have had extremely large breasts. My current size is an Australian 12J and i am in so much physical and emotional pain. I have lost approx 20kg since i was a teenager however my breasts... READ MORE

33 Years of Age, Done Having Babies

After having my 2 beautiful children I decided I was done having babies. My breast were what I like to call "big mom boobs" I wanted a youthful appearance to my breast. I wanted to relieve my back pain and wear cute bras, bikini tops and shirts that actually button up without the appearance that... READ MORE

24 Year Old... 28H - Beverly Hills, CA

I'm a 24 year old who has had issues from large breasts. Since I was 13, I've had a narrow rib cage and large breasts. At 12, I was a B going on C, and that's the last time that I liked them. At 14, I was already pouring out of my DD from Victoria's Secret. The rapid growth created many stretch... READ MORE

52 Yr. Old, 38G, Austin Tx

Thanks to all who are on this journey with me. Your posts have inspired me to blog my experience. I too developed early and continued well into adulthood. After years of wanting to be free of the pain and discomfort, I was finally approved for BR. Surgery scheduled for 10/14. My PS and staff... READ MORE

32HH 43yo with No Kids - Bring on D Day! - Melbourne, AU

Well girls, I'm calling time ... The Girls Gotta Go! I've read your stories and experiences with much interest over the past 18 months and now it's time to tell mine so others may benefit. My "fun bags" are not fun, never really have been if we're honest about it. They are heavy and painful, and... READ MORE

Can't Believe How Much Breast Reduction Ended Up Costing! - Springfield, IL

I just got the bill from my surgery and the PS charged $14,000 and the ambulatory center charged $14,000. I live in central Illinois and these charges seem extremely high. Luckily, my insurance covered all but my $250 deductible. I love the new look though and needed to do it 35 years ago! I'm... READ MORE

Bellesoma Reduction and Lift - Sugarland, TX

I had a reduction and lift with the Bellesoma technique and it's genius! I love that I don't have the extra scar. My breasts are so much more youthful looking than my friends who had the traditional lift. The pain was minimal and well handled by the meds. His Office Manager is top notch. Jana... READ MORE

36 Yr Old, 3 Kids, 34H to Hopeful 34C/D Breast Reduction - Colorado Springs, CO

I went to see Dr. Dash today and was very pleased. She took time to explain the anchor procedure, how much time would be needed for the surgery, itself 3 hours, and how she doesnt use drains, and why she doesn't. She took measurements and photos. She remarked I have very heavy breast(I know,... READ MORE

44H Breast Reduction - Lanham, MD

I went to Dr. Benhaz because of the reviews on realself and she was a good doctor I am just dissatisfied with my size. I asked for much smaller breast which since insurance paid for them I know they would've allowed her to take the max. I feel like it was basically a lift and some breast... READ MORE

Breast Reduction 12/8/15 - Columbus, OH

I got approved for my Breast Reduction Last month and Im so excited and scared at the same time! Im 5'5 177lbs and I cant wait to lift this weight off my chest! I only had to appeal twice and the second time I did it over the phone and ask for my surgeons office to resend the pictures after that... READ MORE

20 year old female Breast Reduction with lollipop incisions

I am getting the procedure done on March 1st, and am hoping to be a large C, or a small D by the time everything is healed! Today I am a 34DDD or E, and I will be losing approximately 25-30lbs after procedure (not sure the effect this will have but I have lost 35lbs and my breast have not... READ MORE

Only 48yrs Old Feel Like i'm older with These Boobs, 5ft 3" 145lb and Size 34H - Savannah, GA

Ok so I have been looking on this site for over 6 months, I am so desperate to now have my Breast reduction surgery, here is my story. I never developed boobs till I was 17 years old then all of a sudden I had 32D's when I reached 21 I was about a 34E, I lived in England and went to see a NHS... READ MORE

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