Breast Surgery Mega-Site by Rebecca

The Original Breast Surgery Mega Site, with the Top Breast Surgeons,
before and after photos, breast implant info, breast lift surgery,
breast reconstruction and more since 1997!

Breast Implant Stories

Shannon & her HusbandShannon's Breast Implant Story

Breast Augmentation performed by Dr. Pousti

I have struggled with my breast size ever since I was little. I just never developed. I put on weight, tried pills, and used birth control to try to get myself to "fill out." About a month before my 23rd birthday, I decided that this was the right time for me. I did a lot of research and found Dr. Pousti by referral of this website. I called and checked on his credentials, I read the testimonials on his website, briefly looked around and read up on as much as I could about the surgery, and decided to call for a consultation. I was nervous and excited, but unsure if I could go through with it.

On the day of my first consultation, I walked into this very relaxing and beautifully decorated office. Dr. Pousti's staff immediately greeted me. I was totally embarrassed to show Dr. Pousti my AA breasts, but with Vanessa in the room to assist, he assured me that I would be a perfect candidate. I was shown before and afters of other patients and I was really impressed. I got to talk with other patients who had just had the surgery a few months before. I was really surprised when Dr. Pousti left the room so that I could ask anything that I wanted. I remember Dr. Pousti coming back into the room and telling me that I had no decisions to make that day and to come back and see him as many times as I wanted. Knowing that plastic surgeons don't make any money off of the office visits, I felt confident that this was not a doctor that would just "push me through the system." He was so caring and genuine that I knew in my heart that this was the right doctor and I had no desire to see anyone else.

I went back to see Dr. Pousti about 5 more times before my surgery to bring in pictures and talk about what was going to happen. I wanted to make sure he really understood what I wanted. He took the time to go through all of my pictures and I felt strongly that we were on the same page.

The last week before the surgery was stressful. It wasn't that I doubted having my breasts done, but rather the idea of surgery and going under. His staff was wonderful!! I must have called twice everyday and talked to Daisy. She was wonderful in calming my fears, even up until the day of surgery.

I had the surgery on Tuesday, December 9, 2003. I was so impressed by the surgical center staff. They were so nice about everything and really calmed all of my fears. I remember lying on the table with the anethesia being put into me and seeing Dr. Pousti. The last thing that I said to him was that I totally trusted him. I woke up and the biggest problem was not the pain or discomfort, but the nausea. I went home and was mostly out for that day. It was hard to get out of bed, but it got easier each day. By Sunday, I didn't need any more pain medication. I felt so much better. I was up and around writing papers and studying for my finals, which I had the next week. Wednesday, a week out of surgery, I went out with my friends dancing at in cahoots. It was about 10 days post-surgery that I felt completely normal again. My breasts were sore here and there, but I took Motrin and felt fine.

Looking back on my experience, I am so happy that I did this. It was the right time for me. I turned 23 the day before my surgery, I was graduating college, and it was my Christmas present to myself. I realized that you can't do a thing to change anything in your past, anything that's happened up until today, but you can make the most of today forward. I was determined to make the most of the rest of my 20's and beyond because wherever you are in your life right now, you will never be able to get this time back. You really can't put a price on your self-esteem. I am one of the pickiest people and I never once doubted Dr. Pousti or my decision to go with him. I tell everyone about Dr. Pousti. He is the best!!!

Plastic Surgery FAQ

Breast Implant Redo Stories

El's Implant Redo Story

Other Breast Implant Stories

Tubular Breasts Story
Breast Cancer Stories

More Breast Stories:

Index | Reb's (Site Owner) Story | My redo story
El's Breast Augmentation Story | Meg's Breast Augmentation Story | Jazzy-Jazz's Breast Implant Story | KWL's Breast Implant Story | Nicole's Implant Surgery Story | Thomas's Wife's Breast Implant Story

Other Stories:
6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13| 14 | 15


Find the Best Breast Surgeon
Best Breast Surgeons
Check our breast surgeon directory
to find a breast surgeon near you.
Questions? Need Support?
Breast Augmentation Forum

Check out the Breast Surgery Forum.
Including our "Ask an Expert" with our board certified plastic surgeons!


Breast Surgery -> Breast Augmenatation Stories 2

Breast Surgery
What's new in Plastic Surgery?

Ask a Breast Expert
in our Breast Forum

Before and After Breast Surgery Photos

FDA on Breast Implants

Breast Implant Size

What patients say about their breast implant surgery with our Top Breast Surgeons:

"I think that having a breast augmentation was one of the best decisions that I have ever made."

"My breast surgery went great!"

"My surgery and recovery was a breeze."

"My breasts look awesome."

"Wonderful job on my breasts."

"I am very pleased with my breast augmentation."

"I could not be happier with the outcome of my breast augmentation."

"My breasts are perfect."

"I cannot believe how amazing he has made my breasts look."

"My recovery was very easy, because of his gentle approach to breast augmentation."

"...attentive to concerns and to details of breast augmentation"

"Better than I ever expected from a breast augmentation."

"I'm very happy I chose him for my breast augmentation."

"Wonderful job on my breast augmentation."

"Breast implants are the perfect fit for my body!"

"Breast Implants gave me the lift I needed!"

Cost of Breast Implants
range from $600 for saline breast implants to $1800 for silicone breast implants

About the Founder
Media Coverage
Contact Us
Link to Us