Member since 9/30/2011


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Reviews & Stories

Say Good-bye Girls - Connecticut

Insurance still being contested but am lucky to be able to afford up front cost. Wanted to do this over 30 years ago (I'm 64 now) but surgery was way too problematic. Had been a runner for year and after menopause, breasts got so big (34h) that it really hurt too much to enjoy running. So glad I gave ir a second look READ MORE

Questions from Bonzo

Weight The Same After Reduction, Shouldn't It Be Lower? When Does Swelling Subside?

Had breast reduction surgery on Sept 27. Weight went up after surgery and now is back to pre-surgery level. But since I had several pounds of breast tissue removed,... READ MORE

Is the Treadmill 3 Weeks After Breast Reduction too Soon?

I am a very active 64 year old (runner, golfer, downhill skier, gym enthusiast). I have been walking the golf course with my husband and riding the recumbant bike at the gym... READ MORE

Skin on Side of Breasts Extremely Itchy 3 Weeks Post-Op Breast Reduction, Any Suggested Cream to Use?

I am three weeks past my surgery and the itching/burning skin is the most uncomfortable condition right now. READ MORE

Scars Splitting After Breast Reduction Surgery, What Can I Do to Speed Up Closing/Healing Process?

Had my 5-week update with surgeon. Both my breasts have split along vertical scar that runs from below breast to nipple. Surgeon said 50% of surgeries result in these splits... READ MORE

Discussions started by Bonzo

breasts are red and irritated 4 weeks after surgery

Doesn't seem to be an infection but I am more uncomfortable now then a week or so ago.  skin on top and side of breast very tender and also along incision on one side.... READ MORE

Nipple Sensitivity and Body Swelling 3 Months After Breast Reduction

Am 64 years old and in excellent health and very active. Had breast reduction Sept 27. Went from 34H to 34D (eventually!). Had a lot of discomfort but no real pain. Biggest... READ MORE

Recent comments from Bonzo

Happened to me as well. I am a "small" 34D now and the doctor said that when the breasts are kept a bit larger (more than a C cup), there is a chance of this happening. I also used pads but no cream. It took quite a while to totally... READ COMMENT

Had my surgery last September and left breast vertical incision opened and took a couple of months to heal. used bandage pads that had to be changed couple of times daily . but incision did heal and breast looks great. you've made... READ COMMENT

Surprised that no one has posted progress since October. I am having nipple sensitivity and changes in midriff and not knowing what breasts will eventually look like. (Everyone tells me it will be about a year before I see the final... READ COMMENT

Had another consult Nov 20 and healing is progressing well - incisions closed within a couple of weeks. Suddenly have shooting pain in nipple on right side. Incision below breast is also still quite red and almost blueish purple at... READ COMMENT

Saw the photos - looks great. I am a "little" older -64 - and am starting to have incisions opening up. the vertical cut on my left breast is nearly 1/2" and right breast is starting to open where vertical incison meets top of breast.... READ COMMENT