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Breast Surgery – They’re a big part of being a woman

Breast Surgery:

“I don’t know one woman who has said they love their breasts.”

I know breasts aren’t supposed to define who we are. But we can’t stop thinking about them in one way or another. Mea Culpa. In my mind, perfect breasts would make me feel more feminine, attractive and absolutely sexier. Not that I really know what perfect is. I guess I should admit there is no thing as perfect. I mean I read that bra sizes range from AA to N. N? It’s beyond imagination. But it just says we all have a picture of who we want to be. All I really know is that what I see in the mirror, it isn’t the one I want.

“I kept waiting for them to get bigger.”

When I was going through the puberty thing, I watched as my friends started to get boobs. (That’s what we called them then.) They sort of started bud-like, but they were out there from our beforehand washboard chests. Their moms took them to get their first bras which were like tokens of things to come. I waited. And waited. Changing in the girl’s locker room was painful. Girls can be cruel. “Just be patient”, my mom would say. “Yours will start to grow soon”. I waited. I cried. But she was right. There were my “buds”. Except as my friends’ continued to grow, I was trapped in AA hell. Years of stuffing bras with toilet paper. Then came the push up obsession. I had drawers full. Finally, I had it. I wanted breasts that filled out clothes better. That didn’t embarrass me in bathing suits. I wanted cleavage. Blame Victoria’s Secret.

“Oh, to be perky, not pendulous.”

I developed earlier. “Lucky you” some might say. (I used to hear it all the time.) Actually, I was mortified by it. I can still feel the snap of testosterone-peaking guys yanking at my bra straps. As I grew, my breasts grew. I was pretty thin, and my breasts felt monstrous and way out of proportion. I could handle men looking, but the gawking and jokes were unbearable. My bra straps dug into my shoulders, really painfully at times. I also had pain in my neck and back. Sometimes they actually got in the way, like when I was trying to do certain exercises or sports. And talking about sports, I started wearing sports bras trying to flatten them. It wasn’t just men who didn’t get it. Women are always comparing themselves to each other, and when I heard, “Oh, I’m so jealous”, I wanted to scream. They were clueless, caught up in the celebrity allure of big breasts while I was inprisoned with them.

“Kiss Insecurity Goodbye”

I felt like a freak. You probably think that’s extreme, but that was what I felt like. I know that as you get older, your breasts change…there’s that having children thing…but it’s just what happens. Tight and firm goes the way of flat stomachs and a sleek neckline. But when they lose total shape, well, that’s a whole other story. A horror story in my case. My breasts got flat and really narrow and long. One falls lower than the other. My nipples pointed downward. My areolae have stretched out of proportion. They’re not just uneven, they’re lopsided. I couldn’t stop thinking of the lyric I heard laughingly throughout school:

  • Do your boobs hang low
  • Can you swing ’em to and fro
  • Can you tie ’em in a knot
  • Can you tie ’em in a bow
  • Can you swing ’em over your shoulder
  • like a regimental soldier
  • Do your boobs hang low

What must my husband be thinking? Forget this “I love you just the way you are thing”. It doesn’t do anything to my confidence. Or lack of it.

“No One Will Give You a Lift Like This.”

There are a lot of things you can do when you’re unhappy with your breasts. And none of them include creams or tape or anything anyone on the web promises. What you can take as a promise is the experience, expertise and understanding you get from one of Denver’s most sought-after plastic surgeons, Dr. Thomas A. Narsete. All Dr. Narsete cares about is how you feel. You can tell him anything you’re thinking. He’ll go over all your options in detail and work with you to determine what’s best. Whatever procedure you’re looking into, he has the skill and aesthetic eye to give you the best results. How do I know? Whenever I look in the mirror now, I see someone smiling back at me. So why suffer a minute longer, schedule a breast surgery? Call and make an appointment now.

KEEPING ABREAST – Breast Enhancement

Discussions around breasts are rarely controversy-free. There are questions women think about from the time they enter puberty until they’ve had children, until age begins to paint a picture. Are my breasts too small? Too asymmetrical? Do they sag, are they too large? But in all cases, breast health is key all around. Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to start by exploring the complex and deeply personal relationship women have with their breasts and help you determine if breast enhancement is right for you.

FEW RELATIONSHIPS ARE SO MEANINGFUL

What’s common are our inner conflicts; we love ours, we hate ours. We wish they were different. We wish they were bigger, smaller, perkier and more even. They make us want to cry, they make us green-eyed with envy. To say we’re obsessed with our breasts is an understatement, and in addition to questioning how we look, we question how the world sees us. The point is, they are ours. Our breasts are a deeply personal and intimate part of ourselves. And while we often want to change them, the point to remember is that they have nothing to do with how beautiful we are, and how much we should love ourselves.

A LIFETIME OF LOVING YOURSELF – BREAST ENHANCEMENT

Breast Enhancement is defined as a way to enhance your image and self-confidence through the use of different breast surgery procedures. When most women hear “breast enhancement” they immediately think breast implants. But that is only one of several procedures available to enhance your breasts’ appearance. Women often begin to be critical from an early age when their breast tissue doesn’t grow. Self-consciousness comes early. And continues throughout life.

We’re critical where we should be loving and accepting of who we are. We want to change in dozens of ways, and our breasts are one of them. The one thing to remember before considering any procedure, is that the word “perfect” has no place in cosmetic breast surgery.

GIVE CONFIDENCE A BOOST – BREAST LIFT

One procedure is called a Breast Lift. In the past 16 years, the number of patients opting for breast lifts has risen almost 600 percent, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. This suggests a new trend in breast surgery that isn’t the quest for what you never had, but instead for what you’ve lost. Patients say, “I want my own breasts back.”  A breast lift raises the breasts by removing excess skin, then tightening and repositioning the breast tissue higher on the chest wall to reshape and support the new breast contour. The result? A breast lift can rejuvenate your figure with a breast profile that is more youthful, recreating what women see as the firm and perky look they feel they’ve lost. Additionally, sometimes the areola becomes enlarged over time, and a breast lift can reduce this as well. Can’t you just picture how it can lift your spirits?

PADDING THE ISSUE – BREAST AUGMENTATION

In a world that’s obsessed with breasts – especially the big and bouncy variety, those who are less-than-blessed in the chest department can often feel not just their breasts, but even their egos a little deflated. Large breasts have their celebrity:

  • Jenny McCarthy
  • Kate Upton
  • Katy Perry
  • Salma Hayek
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Sofia Vergara
  • Niki Minaj
  • Kim K
  • Kat Dennings
  • Chrissy Teigen
  • Carmen Electra
  • Mariah Carey
  • Christina Aguilera
  • Jessica Simpson

The list goes on. And on the Red Carpets everywhere, these celebrities’ large breasts are beyond admired by both men and women. Which doesn’t mean they’re a size that women should aspire to. The fact is, women see women everywhere with what they consider enviable breasts. After all, women with small or misshapen breasts have gone through a lot. Unless you want to wear children’s’ training bras or go specialist internet shopping, trying to find a bra smaller than an A cup is practically impossible.  Cleavage is only a dream. And stuffing a bra with, well anything, is a nightmare you want to wake up from.

This is where Breast Augmentation comes in. “IMPLANTS!” You shudder. “They’ll be unnatural. Everyone will know.” Well, know this: breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries these days. It involves the use of saline or gel implants to add more volume to the breasts, and create a more contoured appearance that complements the body shape.

Breast augmentation isn’t just used by women who have what they consider barely-there-breasts. It is also a preferred procedure for women who want to restore breast volume and shape loss due to pregnancy, breastfeeding, and abnormal weight loss. Even to correct asymmetry of the breasts. With the right doctor who has had extensive experience, no one but the two of you (and anyone else you’re excited to show) has to know.

A LOT OFF YOUR SHOULDERS  – BREAST REDUCTION

By the time she was a teen, Ariel Winter, the Modern Family star, says she felt her breasts were “too big.” As she got older, she revealed that “having extremely large breasts is really ostracizing and excruciatingly painful. Having Breast Reduction surgery was an instant weight lifted off my chest—both literally and figuratively.” Without question, there’s a confidence you find when you finally feel right in your body.

Ask just about any large breasted woman and they’ll tell you that there are more people than you think who pile on the ridicule. It’s just a different kind of “body-shaming”. And like the actual physical pain you experience, it hurts. Extremely large breasts have been linked to a number of physical complaints including back aches, neck pain, and shoulder pain and even numbness in the fingers. Large breasts affect nearly 1 million American women. Which means you’re not suffering alone.

TRUST IS EVERYTHING

Deciding to have breast enhancement surgery is no small matter. It’s an important decision that needs to be examined in great detail, whatever procedure you’re considering.

What’s even more important than “what”, is “who.”

In the Denver area, Dr. Thomas A. Narsete, MD is the answer. One consultation with him, and you’ll know. Dr. Narsete is all about you. Your issues, your feelings, your confidence, your expectations, your dreams. He listens, then he discusses all your options and all that is involved.

He understands the personal and intimate nature of having breast enhancement and you can feel comfortable asking him anything.

But it’s his expertise and experience that will tell you everything you want to know. A board certified plastic and cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Narsete has spent more than 20 years performing countless procedures of which breast enhancement is just one. He approaches each case with impeccable preparation, utilizing his extensive and artistic skill to safely deliver the outcome you are hoping for. He wants your expectations exceeded, he wants you to feel better in your body than you could imagine. He wants the change you undergo to shape not just your breasts, but your feelings about yourself.  This, is his passion. Make an appointment now, and start the journey you’ve been looking for.