Location: Florida, FL
Member since 9/16/2011


  • 194 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 6 questions

Reviews by Mdlg55

Full Anchor Lift w/ Implant Exc (Downsize from 400cc to 215cc) Overs, Traveling...

Hi everyone, For the last several weeks I've been reading reviews in this forum, which have been so helpful. In 4 days I'll be getting on a plane to Colorado for (breast lift with implant exchange) surgery with Dr. Vath, so I figured it was time for me to start a journal to share my... READ MORE

So Far, I'm Pleased - Orlando, FL

Completed my first of 4 treatments about 11 days ago on Sept 16. My skin does feels tighter and softer. My husband and one close friend notice a difference after only one treatment. It's a slight difference, but given I've only had one treatment so far, I'm very pleased. I look... READ MORE

Questions from Mdlg55

Implant downsize and revision? What do you suggest?

Nineteen years ago I got textured 400 cc mentor implants (sub-glandular) which currently make me a 34DD. Originally I was a slightly droopy 30 4B and I really only wanted to be... READ MORE

Implant exchange/lift to downsize. What do you recommend? Approximate costs?

Currently with 400 siltex mentor implants over muscle I'm a 34dd. I want to downsize 1cup to 1 1/2 cups staying over the muscle. I'm 5'5, 127lbs, 29 inch rib cage. What... READ MORE

What is the best time of the day to have implant exchange and breast lift surgery (estimated to be a four hour surgery)?

Do you believe there is an ideal time of the day to have this kind of surgery? Would you schedule this for first thing in the morning and be the first one on the surgeons list?... READ MORE

Is over-the-counter natural progesterone cream (rubbed onto skin) ok to use prior to surgery?

I'm having surgery in a couple weeks (i.e. breast lift, facial mini lift wth platysmaplasty). I was not instructed either way regarding the use of over-the-counter progesterone... READ MORE

Two questions: Will a breast lift make my breasts look larger or smaller? How much should I downsize my implants? (photos)

I plan on getting a B lift and exchanging my current implants (400cc) down to 255cc or less. Question one: does having a lift make breasts larger or smaller? I'm currently... READ MORE

Is it necessary to tighten pockets when downsizing implants with a lift? (Photo)

I am downsizing from 400cc moderate siltex mentor to somewhere between 215cc -235cc moderate smooth implants along with a lift. One PS I consulted with said he would have to... READ MORE

Recent comments from Mdlg55

Congrats on your surgery! Wishing you a smooth healing. I look forward to following your journal. READ COMMENT

Hi, My preference was to wait and let the tape fall off. Another member here told me it took three weeks for all her tape to fall off. Mine took a little longer. Actually some of it started coming off from the ends around two weeks... READ COMMENT

That's great that you have such a supportive husband. My hubby has also been very supportive. He traveled with me for my surgery, however I did not include him in the consult. The reason being I was doing a downsize, and I really... READ COMMENT

Glad to see you are healing nicely. You look amazing! READ COMMENT

You may want to try Tylenol. I've been using both Arnica gel and pellets for swelling and pain. Good luck. READ COMMENT