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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Breast Reduction 22years Old - Atlanta, GA

Had a appointment with my PS today I am currently a size 38ddd 5'3 140lbs and 22 years old I hate the fact that my boobs are to big for my frame and being 22 with huge boobs suck because I cant wear cute swimsuit can't wear all the cute clothes that I would like and they refrain me from doing... READ MORE

Breast Reduction with Lift - Cullman, AL

I have wanted this procedure done since I was 14 when I was a DD. I was a thin teen so I was horribly top heavy. When I was 22 I was a DDD and just was angry at these breasts. Finally I decided to try alternatives to relieve pain. Physical therapy, weight loss, acupuncture, massages. Everything.... READ MORE

34H to hopeful 34C-D — 25 Years Old, No Kids, Finally Ready to Be Free from Pain

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

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

42 Yrs , 3 Kids, 36h/I (Hoping for a C or D)

I blossomed early and had DD boobs by the time I was 14. I nursed all three of children, each time they would grow as large as cantaloupes. When I was younger I could exercise and stay slim, and could keep the between D and DD. I became chronically ill and no longer able to exercise.... READ MORE

33 Yr Old 2 Kids 36 F Used to Be an I

I've got surgery in less than a week. Very large chest but was even larger prior to breast feeding. Now my breasts aren't as dense but still a lot to manage causing back and shoulder pain. I'm back and forth from excitement to what if I'm not happy with it.... I'm sure I will be glad but not... READ MORE

27 Years Old, F-G Cup to B-C (I Hope!) - Edmonton, AB

I always thought I wanted to be "voluptuous." Then it happened all of a sudden when I was about 15, and I realized it comes at a cost! For 10+ years now my neck, shoulders, and back have been under constant strain that's caused pain, unpleasant tingling and numbness, and abnormal curvature in my... READ MORE

26 Y/o, 34F, 72 Kgs - Wanted This Since I Was a Teenager - Surrey, GB

Breast reduction this Friday and decided to create my own little profile on here as I know with the drug induced cabin fever I'm going to have OOOH so much to ask and share with people who actually understand what it all entails. Can't guarantee I'll be brave enough to post any photos yet, BARE... READ MORE

Anxiously Waiting! - Saint John, NB

I was approved for surgery 4 weeks ago and told it would likely be 8-12 weeks before I got the call for surgery. Now I wait, anxiously obsessing and stressing out. Am I doing the right thing? Will I be happy? How will recovery go with a three year old at home? I am 5'2" and 124 lbs, small framed... 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

Breast Reduction/lift with Fat Transfer, Tummy Tuck with Muscle Repair and Flank and Back Lipo. Southlake, TX

I'm a 42 year old mother of 2. My kids are 11 and 13. I am 5'4" and weigh 143 pounds. I gained a lot of weight with my kids. I went up to 180 and my bra size went from a 36C to a 38H. When both my kids started school I lost about 40 pounds. None of it was in my breasts. I know that is when I... READ MORE

31 (3) Kids and I Have Done my Job of Nursing Them.... - Orlando, FL

I want to feel better and not have so much pain any more. I have planned on getting a reduction for years now ,but always scare myself out of it. Well I just had my last child a year ago ,and I have constant back pain. Yes I want to feel beautiful but I want the pain to be relief. My health is... READ MORE

Counting Down the Days! Shawnee Mission, KS

Hi everyone! I'm 25, right now I measure a 32LL/M (UK) (32" tight underbust, 33" snug underbust, 48" standing bust, 51" leaning bust for reference) when I first made my appt in Aug I was wearing a 34K (UK) but actually needed a 34L but in general those are custom bra territory and I didn't want... READ MORE

Gonna Knock a Few Cups off

I'm tired of my back and shoulders killing me and putting these nipples back where they belong is just a bonus!!!!! I'm ready to go without a bra sometimes!! Currently 32E want a 32 full D bf wants DDD but he's not in control I get dents in my shoulders I get so mad sometimes when I can't buy... READ MORE

36 Years Old, No Kids, Time to Swap 36L Boobs for 36C or D - Saint Paul, MN

You know the story. Yada yada yada - by the time I was in high school the boobs were huge, and have just been getting bigger since then. I've been wishing for a reduction for about 15 years. I had a consult several years ago and was denied by insurance, and never followed up on it due to fear.... READ MORE

27 Y/o, No Kids Going from Fs to Ds - Denver, CO

Holy cow! It's happening! My original surgery date was November 28, but they just moved me up to October 5! So now I have less than 2 weeks to prepare for surgery when I was planning on having 2 months. I'm beyond excited but nervous that I'm not prepared. The one appointment I've had with my... READ MORE

56 Years, Finally Getting Breast Reduction After Years of Wishing - Sydney, AU

After having each of my three children my once compact and firm breasts (b to c cup) gradually increased to a DD bordering on E. The left side has always been bigger, but the discrepancy has become more noticeable the as the breasts have increased in size. I know DD isn't all that huge, but... READ MORE

20 Years Old, No Kids, 34DDD/32E Chattanooga, TN

Hello all, my name is Jasmine and I am current 34E at 5 for 7 and 135lbs. My breast have always been an issue for me ever since the age of 8. I have back and shoulder pain and my breast affected me as a track athlete. I can not wait for them to be an appropriate size for my small frame. My... READ MORE

29 Years Old 1 Kid Much Needed 40DDD - New Orleans, LA

I'm 29 years old I have 1 kid and I've been having back problems for a little over 7 years with my breast enlargement. I had my procedure done on October 18th and it was all worth it. My BCBS insurance paid the most I only came out of pocket with $1,000 worth it I went to UMC Hospital in New... READ MORE

34 Years Old.....34G Cup - Edmonton, AB

Met my surgeon last year in April, without any hesitation he said I was a great candidate for a reduction. I had already had back surgery from lugging around heavy breasts. With each pregnancy they got bigger. With three kids I went from a C cup to a G cup. Had surgery on January 14 2016....so... READ MORE

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