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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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

39 Yrs Old, 1 Child, Loooooong Awaited Breast Reduction. Orlando, FL

Hi RS friends!!!! I just got approved by my insurance and could not be happier! I am currently 5'1", 155 lbs and wear a 36DDD. I'm super uncomfortable with my heavy breasts and can't wait for smaller ones. We have 1 child (almost 5yrs old) and he is our one and only.....ie, no more kids.... READ MORE

2 Weeks Post Op - United Kingdom, GB

I always had small breasts. But when I had my second daughter I put loads of weight on! Most of that weight went to my belly and boobs. I went on weight watchers & did really well but was left with loose hanging skin. I looked in to getting a tt found this site & had it done oct 2012. I had... READ MORE

The Journey - Paramus, NJ

I am a 26 year old female beginning my process of seeking a much needed breast reduction. My breast are huge and the pain it cause I can no longer endure. So far I have had my first consultation, been approved with a second opinion and have done physical therapy to see if that would help...Wrong... READ MORE

Week 3 - Cambridge, UK

Heading into week 4 I'm feeling great going for long walks and doing more jobs round the home hopefully driving next week I can honestly say was the best choice i've made feel so much lighter looking forward to sleeping on my side and back to normal fully. this forum has really helped as at... READ MORE

35 Y/O No Kids, 34 K - Downers Grove, IL

I'm finally ready to get my much needed breast reduction. Hopefully everything goes well . No more back pain, shoulder pain. I have two Surgeons in mind . Dr. Madda of Downers Grove, or Dr.Daw of Lisle. I have twin consultations scheduled in November in which I will make my decision. I pray... 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

30 Years Old, 5'4" Height, 163 Lbs , 38 DDD+ (No Kids) Northampton, MA

I Recommend Everybody to research about the Dr before the first appointment and if is possible get a second opinion. This is my new profile due I have a new Dr, I wasn't comfortable with the other Dr and after research a lot I found the best, I had an appointment yesterday with Dr Topal and... READ MORE

39 Yrs Old, 38H, Relief from the Pain! (Surgery 4-21-16)

Just scheduled my surgery today. Will be April 21st. I am 39 yrs old, 165lb, 5'3", approx. a 36/38H according to an online bra calculator, but wear a 38DDD, squishing them in for modesty reasons (I'm extremely self-conscious about them). Excruciating back pain for years now, and it has become... READ MORE

36 Yr Old, 3 Kids, Married, 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

Breast Reduction After 2 Pregnancies and Breastfeeding - Newton, MA

Having this reduction was the BEST decision I have ever made for myself. I wanted one for years, but it was important to me that I have my children first. Once I did that, I had my reduction and I've never felt better! My surgery was so much easier than I had anticipated and my recovery was a... READ MORE

Going from a 34F to a 34B - Cape Girardeau, MO

I have always had large breasts - and always wanted to have them reduced - even back in my 20's when I was only a DD. No matter what weight I was - down to 115 and up to 140, I always was big. The only change would be the size of my back - I'd go down to a 32 - which made it even more difficult... READ MORE

25 Years Old 1 Child 136 Lbs 5'3 Breast Size 34DDD - New Orleans, LA

Do you think I'm a good candidate for a Breast Reduction? I have insurance. I would like to go down to a size A or small B size. I'm VERY sure I want my Breast to be this small at one point they were a full B cup before my son and ever since I've been having back problems, I can't run or... READ MORE

37 Y O. Lebanon, LE

6 weeks post op and the scars and bruising are very present still. I had necrosis of both nipples at 4 weeks post op and panicked, so I consulted a new surgeon. The experience has so far been a very painful and unpleasant one. Swelling has drastically increased, right nipple is going darker... READ MORE

31yo, no kids - reduction and lift

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

34 Year Old , 2 Kids, Time to Do Something for Me! - Sydney, AU

Hi everyone. I'm from Sydney Australia, I know this is an American site but thought I'd share my journey anyway in the hope sit might provide guidance for some of you lovely gals. I'm of Sri Lankan Heritage, aged 34, with two daughters aged 22 months and 10 years. I developed breasts at around... READ MORE

24,1 Child and Much Need for Size 44H. Harrisburg, PA

I have my first appointment set for August 30th, 2016. I went for physical therapy most of May. I havr not had my reduction quite yet but still wanna record my journey with you guys. I have been about and G/H cup for the last 2 years. I was a C before the birth of my daughter in 2009 and... READ MORE

23 Y.o, 32F Breast Reduction - Anchorage, AK

I'm just posting some photos of what my breasts look like currently. I am still on the fence about the surgery. I weighed the pros and cons and the pros seem to outweigh the cons. I like the areola being reduced. But I still worry that I won't like the result, that it won't be worth going under... READ MORE

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