Location: Los Angeles, CA
Member since 10/14/2013


  • 29 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

BA is A Major Surgery, Not For The Faint of Heart. - Long Beach, CA

My doctor has been lovely and attentive. My experience with her has been really great overall. However, the pain has been excruciating. Much more so than what most people experience, I believe. One reason I chose to get implants was that I am somewhat pigeon chested from a very athletic childhood. I have always had a very prominent, muscled clavicle and rib cage in relation to my actual breast... READ MORE

Questions from newmanlikepaul

I Had a BA and Crescent Wedge Mastopexy Sept 26th and I'm Still in a Lot of Pain? (photo)

No children. 36 A to a 36 C? 500 CC cohesive gel implants. Athletic. Doctor told me my chest wall looked 10 years younger internally. Solid muscle. Minimal subcutaneous fat.... READ MORE

Update BA, Cr Wdg 9/26/13 500cc Gel, 41 Y.o., 5'8", 150lbs, No Kids, Measuremnts:36-28-40, Finally Some Pain Free Moments

Thanks all docs who replied! Getting better. Interventions: valium am & pm, 2 Aleve am & pm, 50 mg ultram as needed every 6 hrs, Arnica gel on breast skin, antibiotic... READ MORE

Recent comments from newmanlikepaul

Thanks. Actually it all stopped at 6 weeks like magic. I went to bed in pain one day and woke up ok. Until then it was awful. Now I'm fine. I'm still settling and there are days that they're a bit achy but nothing like before. :) READ COMMENT

Yeah, mine are still settling too. My doctor says three months to get the finished product. Good news is they finally don't hurt!! The pain stopped at about 5 weeks, now there are just varying levels of tightness. READ COMMENT

Thanks! Yeah. I'm so not even focused on what it'll look like when it's over at this point. I'm just all about healing and dealing with discomfort. It's always good to hear from those of us who have difficulties with it. It seems like... READ COMMENT

Oh and my doc did a small crescent lift (crescent wedge mastopexy) on my nipples. It's actually something that can also be done as an outpatient procedure in the office. If you decide you want a lift of some sort one day, that could be... READ COMMENT

Oof. I'm so sorry for what you're going through! And I completely understand about not even focusing on what they look like, just doing your best to heal and be patient. I've been a bump on a log for over a month. Work and home to rest... READ COMMENT