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breast reduction and lift

we all know now how breasts sag after we have children however i was a DD before my baby and now im a DDD so my problem is big. im getting a divorce and im scared to start dating because i feel like i have the breasts of a 70 year old and im only about to turn 18 in a couple weeks! i dont have money for surgery but i want to save up how much and would i need a reduction AND lift or would the lift kinda go with the reduction and how much would i have to save up (i have no insurance)

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Asked by akashaismyworld at 8:42 PM on Nov. 5, 2008 in Beauty & Style

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  • I had this done about two years ago. My insurance did pay for it but I did see the bill and it was just over $5000. The docs automatically do a lift with the reduction.

    Good luck!

    Answer by girlneffy at 8:52 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • I had it done this past May, and it cost $9300, also covered by insurance because I had back problems from such large breasts.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:55 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • Talk to your doctor he/she may see you as a good candidate for the reduction, if that's the case check with your insueance comapny and see if they will cover it with your doctors referral. I say this because I did this and because my dr. recommended it I only had to paya $100 co-pay.

    It's worth a try!!
    Good'll be amazed at how much better you'll feel.

    Answer by Ladyqueen0501 at 9:05 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • Maybe a good option for you would be to get some insurance no matter how insignificant an amount it may seem to pay because any little bit will help. I totally wish my insurance company would pay for cosmetic surgery that will improve the life of the isn't always for improvment of the persons life, sometimes it's just vanity, I can totally understand that your issue isn't vanity. Take Care

    Answer by bethysmiles29 at 4:23 PM on Nov. 7, 2008

  • I had one 3 yrs ago because the weight was causing alot of back problems,I was in a 40DD,my doctor wrote out a note stating that I needed surgery to correct the problem,my insurance covered it and it cost between 5,000-7.000 included was the lift.

    Answer by geenabelle at 1:58 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

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