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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I had my kids very early. Always had nice perky C boobs, after having them they went up and down and finally settled on a 36DD. While they aren't huge, its enough to be annoying and I'd like to return to my pre-baby figure. I work out a ton, boobs are always spilling out and I'm self... READ MORE

After months of jumping through hoops for insurance to cover, I finally had my breast reduction on 8/11/16. I couldn't have imagined this new body and life. While the recovery is anything but mild, it is 100% worth it! I would encourage anyone interested to pursue this option for a better life.... READ MORE

Hello Dolls! After several years of research, I have decided to get a breast reduction/lift. After having my child my body changed drastically, with my breast taking the largest hit. I found myself at a 36G (DDDD) with back pain and no confidence. I am very young woman and desperately... READ MORE

My breasts have given me pain and impacted my self-esteem since puberty. I could go through the list of grievances but they are all the same as everyone else here, so I won't bother, except for this one. I got my boobs the summer before 7th grade. This was 1980, and it so happened that tube tops... READ MORE

Okay so ... It's been a week since I decided to have my lift. After 4 babies, the girls seem depressed ????. I have wanted this for years and now Friday is my pre-op visit. I can't believe it's happening. How did you ladies deal with the anxiety? I am just two weeks away from my lift/Lipo and... READ MORE

My large breasts have hindered my life for long enough. I have random sharp pains in my neck, back and shoulders several times a day. I can't do anything without wearing a bra. My breasts get in the way of everything. I have to 'adjust' them just to comfortably take a relaxing bath. I love... READ MORE

Hi, So I've been lurking here several years(!) and nearly went through with the surgery in the past, but for various reasons it all fell apart. I have been suffering with Fibrocystic Breast Disease and extreme cyclic mastalgia for 20 years now. Way back in 1997, my breast surgeon recommended... READ MORE

After years of waiting for insurance approval I am officially approved and on the scheduled. I finally got a call back today to start the process. I see the Dr. next Weds again to ask any last minute questions before the procedure. I am So scared that I feel my heart pounding out of my chest.... READ MORE

After many years of dreading to wear a bathing suit in front of others, feeling embarrassed at the gym, and hiding behind baggy clothes.... I've decided to finally go for it and get a breast reduction with a lift. At the age of 15 I was in a DD cup at 115 pounds and now I a F at 135 pounds. 16... READ MORE

After hating my breasts for more than 20 years I am finally doing something about it! This time tomorrow I will be post-op! I am so excited and also very apprehensive about the whole thing! I hope my 32G's will become 32C's! I can't wait to be able to finally find tops to fit and to stop feeling... READ MORE

I was in 5th grade and was wearing a tube top during the summer and realized everybody was staring at my chest when I realized I was bigger busted than anyone else I knew in my school. It made me uncomfortable as I got involved in sports and had to wear expensive compression bras to stabilize... READ MORE

I have had relatively large breasts every since I first got them. Growing up I could never buy a bra that fitted properly (was using crazy back sizes when I was probably a 30 or less). It is much easier nowadays, I could buy bras online or at bravisimo, but I like the convenience of the local... READ MORE

My story is the same as many other women on this site for this procedure. I started to grow breast pretty early and have always been a large size. I am currently a 40H. I experience daily pain in my back, neck and shoulders. I am always trying to do things to hide my size but of course it... READ MORE

I have had huge boobs my whole life. Not only have they been the source of unwanted attention and ridicule, but also of back, neck, and shoulder pain. As a plus sized woman, it always felt like a cop out to have surgery. Maybe if you just lose weight, it will get better. But I have gained weight... READ MORE

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

My insurance has had me on a limb since Febuary 7,2016. It's now about to be June. They disapproved me the first time because I didn't show that I went to the doctor to complain about my neck or back. Thankful I did since 2013!!! Any who, I am 5'2 145 pounds with size G breast. I have been... READ MORE

I have been researching for a couple of years now and finally very recently did it. My doctor and all the staff have been amazing thus far. The pain has been way less than I anticipated which is great, the most painful part so far was the drain removal which came out only 2-3 days after the... READ MORE

Hello! So happy to have found this place! And I'd just like to apologize in advance for my English, it's not my native language but I hope you'll understand me, haha. I'm an 18 year old, 180 cm (5'11") girl and have been considering a breast reduction for about 1-2 years now. It was this... READ MORE

This has been an on again off again journey. I tried In the early nineties but the insurance hassle was rediculas. This is a family trait I'm the youngest of 9 ,6 girls 3 boys and two of my sisters has had the precedure . I have recently lost 30lb 5.1 and Bra size 40 L. Have you ever heard of... READ MORE

One week to go! I have been on this site for over a year and it's finally my turn! I have read, laughed, and commented and just love all your stories!! I started looking at doctors last year and just was so unsure if I wanted to do this (I am afraid of looking off without my chest) and did not... READ MORE

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