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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44yr Mother of 3. Grandma of 1. All my Kids Are Grown and I'm Tired of Back/neck Pain. I Was a 38DDD - Dallas, TX

Time to do something for me! I've dealt with back/neck pain for too long. Been to chiropractors, pain management, been on pain meds for about 6mo now. Met with Dr McKane and was told I was a perfect candidate. Insurance approved in 4 days! Had my surgery on Sept 9th (yesterday). Woke up and my... READ MORE

reduction journey

I'm 15 days post op now but wanted to share my story as reading about you amazing women during my recovery has been really helpful. My breast size increased from a 34E/36DD during the pregnancy of my third child to a 34GG and the boobs just never went back down again despite returning to my pre... READ MORE

Breast Reduction And Lift

I am 38 years old, black woman, 5'4", 185 lbs.,I am a size 38G and have 2 boys 14 and 11 yrs old which I had by a c-section. I didn't breast feed but since having my boys I have always had big breasts. I went to go see Dr. Dan Shell of Memphis, TN after getting a referral from my doctor. I went... READ MORE

I miss my mojo

Im havin lipo done on my abd n flanks and a breast reduction I've finally workd up the courage to do it im so excited n scared n nervous n ugh everything!! Sx date is july 11th n im comfortable with that recovery timing is my main concern n gettin the xtra help i wil need n support. Im... READ MORE

BR Scheduled for Tomorrow- SCARED!!! - Boston, MA

I am 175lbs, 5'2" tall. I wear a size 38DDD. I have been wanting a BR for sometime now. My hubby has been totally against it but now that he sees how much pain they cause me, he understands it needs to be done. I keep looking at myself and trying to picture how my new body will look with boobs... READ MORE

42 Y/o Ready for a Tune Up - Miami, FL

I have read many mixed reviews about this doctor so I was apprehensive to say the least. I live 4 1/2 hours from Miami so I have had to base my decision solely from reviews. Last week I decided to bite the bullet and schedule surgery (breast redux and tummy tuck). By friday I was a nervous... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Tomorrow! - Providence, RI

Tomorrow at 8am! Kind of nervous but after reading all the reviews I'm ready. Going from a 34 ddd to a c. Doc said nipples will be about 2 inches higher. I'm older than most of you but very young looking. I figure do it now before I can't! United Health wouldn't cover it, but switched to BC and... READ MORE

39 Year Old, One Kid, Went from 38 G to 38 A/B Portland Oregon

I was sick of my ginormous boobies getting in the way. I have been on a fitness kick, running 5k's, lifting weights and doing Zumba. I just had my procedure on 7/19/16 and I feel amazing. I haven't had hardly any pain. I highly recommend it to anyone who is well endowed in the breast department.... READ MORE

28 Year Old Size HH Extremely Nervous About Upcoming Surgery - Baltimore, MD

I am very nervous about my upcoming surgery. I have so many questions and doubts. I've been reading this site like a maniac. My insurance (Blue Cross) authorized it with no issue. My Dr and I talked about going to a size C. But since I'm 5'3 230 lbs I have about 100 lbs to lose, we settled at a... 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

Minimal Breast Reduction - Minneapolis, MN

I underwent a minimally breast reduction surgery and a breast lift 6 weeks ago. My before size was 38 H. Now I am a 36 D and I cannot believe how great I feel. My breasts were so heavy that I suffered from neck, shoulder, and upper back discomfort on a daily basis. After the surgery I... READ MORE

A BIG Weight Lifted!!! - Toronto, ON

My motivation for the Breast Reduction and Lift was after a whole life time of enduring the excess baggage! I've always had these boobs and oh boy were they the Thorne in my side, neck, shoulders, back and in my eyes! I absolutely hated them with a passion and some more! Never being able to... READ MORE

Final Stages of Weight Loss Journey - Highgate, GB

I have always been unhappy with my breasts from a young age but knew I wanted to have a family so out it to the back of my mind. Now at the age of 35, married and mum to 3 beautiful children I decided it's time for me to become happy with the body I am in. I have lost over 2 stone but my breasts... READ MORE

Size GG for Gigantic Girls!!!! Age 46, 2 kids - United Kingdom, GB

I have always been large busted and always hated them. I have all the usual culprits; large dents in my shoulders, which i HATE, back, shoulder, neck ache, hunchback from the weight and all the other problems that come with the largeness! I have just over 2 weeks to go and this has been a... READ MORE

40-something Needing Breast Reduction (I'm Done with the Shoulder/neck Strain) - Duluth, GA

So far, so good... Dr. Davoudi and his staff are great! I feel like a nuisance because I have a boatload of questions (because I'm a bit nervous -- especially of the pain/recovery afterwards), but they are so sweet and patient with me and it definitely eases and calms my nerves. I'm looking... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Experience with Dr Ellis Choy - Sydney, AU

I recently had a breast reduction with Dr Choy and could not be happier in my decision. As far back as I can remember I had always been uncomfortable in my appearance and lacking in confidence. Aside from the psychological aspects of having larger breasts, my body was always aching in one way... READ MORE

29 Yr Old, Size 36E. No Kids!

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

18 Year Old In Pain - Bend, OR

Warning! Extremely long text post. (Sorry everyone!) I remember the moment when it came to my attention that I needed to start wearing bras. I was in the fourth grade, and I was trying on shirts at a clothing store with my mother, and I came out of the dressing room to show her the shirt I... READ MORE

2 Days to D Day - High Wycombe, GB

It's officially 2 days before the big day. Starting to get really nervous about the surgery, so thought I would start my journey on realself. This website and the stories left by these amazing ladies is the reason why I am here today. Growing up with big boobs was the reality for me. By age 10... READ MORE

From 38J to 38C (Hopefully!) - Tampa, FL

So ladies, this is FINALLY happening! After years of suffering with neck, shoulder and back pain, I have finally made the decision to have BR surgery. I cannot believe that I waited this long to seek relief. I have read a lot of your stories, and I appreciate all the insight that your... READ MORE

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