26yo 5'9 140lbs Exchanging 300cc Saline for 695cc High Profile Natrelle Inspira. Englewood, CO

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I had my first breast augmentation in December...

I had my first breast augmentation in December 2007 at 18 years old. I was so excited to finally be getting boobs that I went with the size and profile my surgeon suggested instead of doing my own research. I wound up with conservative 300cc moderate profile saline implants. I could tell right after surgery that they were smaller than I wanted even in their swollen state. I was originally a 34A and the BA moved me to a 34C or B depending on the bra. Even though they were smaller than I wanted the BA was still well done, very symmetrical, no complications at all, and I was back to work in 4 days. I have had these implants for nearly 8 years, had a child, and the timing is finally right for me to replace these for the implants I really wanted the whole time!
After years of research, including reading a lot of reviews on here, I have a concrete idea of what size and style implant I want. I consulted with 4 other Plastic Surgeons before Dr. Buford and knew as soon as I met him, he is who I want to do my BA. Him and his whole staff are wonderful, they really treat you like a friend and not just the next appointment. I had originally picked out 475cc-500cc Natrelle cohesive gel implants, but Dr. Buford advised that I would need to consider 500-600cc to achieve the look I would like. I will choose a final size at my pre-op appointment, but I'm considering 525-550cc Natrelle Inspira.
After speaking to my husband I decided to schedule my surgery the same day. Dr. Buford's office is offering a $500 discount if my surgery is completed by the end of September, so I went ahead and booked mine for September 18th!

Before Photo

My Recovery Kit

I am a planner by nature and like to have everything prepared way in advance, so I decided to do a little shopping today for my recovery kit even though my surgery is 3+ weeks away. I spent about $100 total. Let me know if you think there's anything else I should get...
I bought...
-Comfortable wire free sports bras
-Cocoa Butter
-Saltine crackers
-Ginger ale
-Reuseable cold compresses
-Baby wipes
-Stool softeners
-Prune juice
-Scar Away silicone strips

I fully intend to relax and become well acquainted with Netflix during my week off after surgery and want to be as comfortable as possible :)

Wish Pics

Worried that 600cc might not be enough?!

I've been doing more and more research lately and now I'm starting to wonder if even 600cc won't be enough to make a big difference in my size. I'm used to wearing a VS Bombshell bra which adds two cup sizes and I think I still look kind of small in that. I'm afraid that only going up 200-300cc's will only be slightly noticeable. I don't want to spend all this money and time recovering for just negligible results, but at the same time I don't want (as another user put it) "circus tits". It seems like such a fine balance between sexy large breasts and huge pornstar boobs. I know at my height I need more cc's to achieve a certain look, but I'm afraid of looking heavy or matronly. I have my pre-op next Thursday the 3rd, hopefully Dr. Buford can give me some insight on what would look best.

Just finished my surgery!

Hey ladies! Had my surgery today at 3:30 and am on my way home now. Everything went great and I can't say enough good things about Dr. Buford and all the Nurses and Renewal Surgery Center. I ended up with 695cc high profile Natrelle Inspira! I was shocked when I saw the implant card because Dr. B was going to try several sizes in the OR. I am very surprised at how alert and oriented I feel now. I Was completely out of it after my first BA and even having my wisdom teeth removed, so this is a pleasant change. I'm not in any pain at all right now, just a slight pressure, but I still have a nerve block working for me so we'll see. I'll post some pictures when I get home.

One Day Post-Op Photos

Here's me at one day post-op. It's a night and day difference between my first BA and this one. First time around I was in a lot of pain, couldn't move my arms, couldn't sit up, ect. This time all I have is slight pressure that I've been able to manage with just extra strength Tylenol and Celebrex and haven't needed any Vicodin at this point.
Denver Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Buford was wonderful, I'm so happy I chose him!

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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