Patient Stories

Breast Enlargement Story - submitted by JH

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Share your story about why you considered and ultimately had cosmetic surgery.

I am 39 years old, have four kids and I am dissatisfied with the way I look. Being a busy mother, a full time student and a wife, I don't have enough time for myself anymore. Everyday I felt that my self-esteem is getting lower and lower. It's been my dream to be a busty woman and after how many kids, I don't have any confidence anymore. I felt so unattractive and my personal and social status is affected of my depression. I am depressed regarding with my personal appearance. My decision to have a cosmetic surgery is not only because of my vanity, but also because I want to be confident again. I want to feel good on a daily basis. Finally, I decided to enhanced my body.

How did your friends and family feel about your decision to have a procedure?

My mother disagreed when she first heard that I am going to have a surgery. Well, I explained to her that I want and need this surgery to boost my self-confidence and with that enough being said she said OK. My family and friends supported and prayed for me to have a safe surgery procedure. My husband supported me all the way -  financially and emotionally.

How did 1800MySurgeon help you through the process of finding a qualified plastic surgeon?

I am very thankful to 1800mySurgeon, especially Rosanna. She helped me all the way finding a good and qualified surgeon. She answered all my questions thoroughly and also guided me to apply for a cosmetic loan with If it wasn't for 1800mySurgeon, I wasn't going to find Dr. Ben Lee.

Can you describe your surgery and recovery?

I had a breast augmentation. My surgery went smoothly, no problems at all. Surgery was about an hour or so when I woke up it was done. My recovery went well, after 4 days I went back to school and driving my car already. It's been 2 months since my surgery procedure and once in a while I still feel the pain, but nothing serious.

What advice would you give to another person considering your same procedure?

When considering breast augmentation, you should know the risks and benefits associated with it. You must arm yourself with knowledge considering the procedure. Good communication with your surgeon is a must to minimize the risk of unmet expectations. If you feel that you are not satisfied with the way you look, don't hesitate to enhance your self image. Finding a good and qualified physician is a must. Lastly, you must follow your Doctor's advice to have good results.

How do you feel about your result?

I am extremely satisfied with my results. I have no regrets at all. Physically and emotionally, my result is so beneficial. It did skyrocket my self-esteem and uplift my confidence. Now I feel that I am more youthful and vibrant. Cosmetic surgery gives me a general overall feeling of well-being.

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