Fantastic Surgeon - Des Plaines, IL

Since I started puberty, my breasts were always...

Since I started puberty, my breasts were always asymmetrical. Doctors and my parents and friends convinced me they'd even out eventually, but never did. My breasts stopped growing by 17, being two whole cup sizes different in size. I stuffed my left cup from age 14 to 19, which is when I got my breast augmentation. I never wore swimsuits or tops without a bra. I was always nervous that my padding would pop out and I'd be exposed. My worst fear was having a guy see my uneven breats and think I'm disgusting, so I rarely hooked up with anyone, and when I did I tried to keep my bra on. I didn't feel confident in myself, and it really effected my sex life and self esteem in general. But it wasn't just about other people's view of me. I looked in the mirror and was horrified with my breasts. I would stay there and just cry. I just wanted to be comfortable in my skin. One doctor who saw my asymmetry at an appointment noticed how uncomfortable I was when he had to check my breasts and kindly recommended some surgeons. I brought the idea up to my parents and my father, who had gotten a procedure by Dr. Johnson done before, brought me to see him. From my first visit to my post-op, Dr. Johnson and his staff were very warm, friendly, and knowledgable. They were extremely thorough with everything and assured me I was in good hands. He was honest with everything he told me, so I knew exactly what the surgery was going to be like and what it was going to be like afterwards. No surprises, just facts. I wasn't even nervous before the surgery because I was so confident in him and his team. In order to make my breasts symmetrical, they put a small implant in my large breast, and a much larger one in my left breast. They made sure the perkiness and projection would be the same, and even made my right areola a bit smaller to match my left. They also did a slight lift on my right breast so it would match the perkier little one (yep, my breasts looked like they belonged to different people). I got the surgery in December of 2013 when I was 19, and I'm 20 now. I couldn't be happier with the results. They look perfect. Perfect size, shape, projection. Exactly what I wanted. Dr. Johnson has changed my life. My biggest insecurity that held me back so much doesn't exist anymore. I feel amazing. So liberated. I can wear whatever I want. I never worry about taking my clothes off or going swimming. I almost cried when I tried on my first swimsuit. My confidence has skyrocketed since my surgery. I look in the mirror and feel normal and beautiful. I know part of loving yourself is accepting your flaws, but fixing this one has changed my life. It was probably the best decision I ever made and I'm so happy that Dr. Johnson and his team could do that for me.

Severely Asymmetric Breasts

I was 19 at the time and had severely asymmetric breasts- one cup was a C and the other was an A. It absolutely killed my confidence and restricted me from wearing so many things I wanted to. My father brought me to Dr. Johnson since he had a different procedure done by him a few years prior and liked the results. Dr. Johnson is very kind and easy to talk to, and is obviously an expert. He put different sized implants in both my breasts to match them and lifted the larger one so they matched in perkiness as well. This surgery changed my life. I'm 22 now, and if I hadn't gotten this asymmetry corrected, my life would be very different. I used to be afraid to get intimate with people or even take my shirt off in front of my friends. Now I barely ever even wear a bra and am so thankful for my parents who understood my perspective and Dr. Johnson who did such a great job restoring my confidence. Highly recommend him!

Chicago Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Johnson is very warm and friendly. It's obvious right off the bat that he's very intelligent and knows what he's doing. He doesn't try to sugar coat anything to convince you to use more expensive implants or anything like that. He gives you all your options, how much they cost, and what he feels is the best for you. I felt fully informed on types and sizes of implants, different areas of entry in the breast, the procedure itself, and the entire post-op experience. He answered all of my questions and let myself and my father make the final decisions based on what we wanted. Some woman may feel uncomfortable having a male surgeon do this procedure, but Dr. Johnson never made me feel awkward or weird. He was very professional and respectful. Overall, I'm so happy I made the decision to have Dr. Johnson do my breast augmentation. He's an extremely talented doctor and I appreciate all he's done for me.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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