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    BL & BA 250cc round, silicon textured, over the muscle
  • Name of Surgeon and Date of Surgery
    Dr Robert Goldman 8th of December 2015

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  1. I am 9 weeks post op BA and BL. I had loads of excess skin and both procedures were done at the one time. Before my surgery I didn't see too many after pics that I thought 'wow they look great!' so I went in thinking that anything would be an improvement on what I had but I wasn't expecting beautiful, round boobs that you would typically see with just a BA. Well I can honestly say, I have beautiful, round, gorgeous boobs with quite minimal scarring even though I had a lollipop lift. I am so happy. Go for it. With a good surgeon who is confident with their work, you will be super happy!
  2. @Kimi G my surgeon was Dr Robert Goldman. He is from Perth but does monthly visits to Cairns which is where I live. I am more than happy with my results. ?
  3. I had a lollipop lift and BA in December 2015. With Medicare and private health rebate, it came to just over $10,000. I was initially quoted $17,000 but it didn't end up being that much even before the rebates. My procedure was 4.5 hours so it wasn't just a straightforward surgery.
  4. Dr Goldman did a fantastic job with my BL and BA. Can't say enough good things about him. ?
  5. Glad to hear everyone is recovering well. Great idea for this thread as I have been wondering how you all have been going. I am 6 weeks post op tomorrow following a BL and BA. Looking at my before pics and the way I look now, you would never guess it was the same person. I am absolutely loving how my boobs are looking. I had a haematoma in my right and needed to go straight back into surgery so my right boob looked a little different at first. This has settled completely and now looks fine. My incision scars look really good. My surgeon recommended I use any moisturiser I like as he believes t
  6. I had a BL and BA and I was able to claim. My BL was classed as a reduction as I did have breast tissue and skin removed which is why it was considered a medical condition. (4.5 hour op). I was given item numbers by my surgeon. I didn't get any pre approval from Medicare. I also budgeted for 17,000 which was my initial quote as my private health fund wasn't wanting to commit to any rebates despite me giving them item numbers. On my admission, I only paid the $500 excess. I did pre pay my surgeon's fee and the anethetist's fee. I waited until after my surgery to receive my final receipts from t
  7. I got my Berlei sports bra wire free from Myer and I bought two. I was fitted by a lady who works there to be on the safe side. I was wearing one, only when I went for a walk but now I wear one during the day and the other when I 'exercise'. For the last two days I have felt the least amount of pain in my boobs. I really think my carefix bra wasn't giving me enough support hence the ongoing pain. I am sleeping in the carefix bra however. My surgeon was happy for me to start out in a wire free sports bra. I only purchased the carefix bra following recommendations on this forum and he was happy
  8. @Colleena what do you mean by Cardio? I assume you are not running so just wondered what your exercise may entail at this time. I am just walking and cycling and generally trying not to elevate my heart rate. Keen to hear what program you are following ?
  9. I am 4 weeks post op and I am back to walking and cycling on a stationary bike (no resistance). I am however still sore and sensitive. At times I feel like I am sunburnt and my boobs are sore to touch. I am only sleeping in my carefix bra now as it just isn't giving me enough support during the day as my boobs were constantly feeling sore. I am now wearing a wire free Berlei sports bra which has reduced the soreness significantly. I am not yet able to stretch my arms fully which is difficult when trying to hang washing. Sleeping is difficult as I am still laying on my back, propped up on pill
  10. Dr Goldman did my BA and BL and did a fantastic job. My surgery was a 4hour surgery and I have fantastic results so far. I am 3 weeks post op. I would highly recommend him. ?
  11. Hi Everyone, hope recovery is going well for you all. Day 19 and continuing to do well. Have started walking agin over the last 3 days which has been great. I ended up buying a Berlei wire free bra to walk in. I just didn't feel my post op bra gave me enough support. Wore it for the first time today and I felt much more supported. Managed to get my size from Myer at a sale price ?. My main struggle at the moment is sleeping on my back, which is what I said in my last post I think. Need to just persist with it and will speak to my surgeon at my 4 week check. Again, hope you are all doing well.x
  12. No problem at all. I am happy to meet you for a coffee if you are in Cairns to answer any questions if you like. ? The more knowledge you have the better. I phoned the Perth office to make an appointment for Cairns. I had all of my appointments with him directly. I did look into other surgeons but only saw their nurses which in my opinion wasn't helpful. Dr Goldman will be here the week of the 3rd of January. I only had to see the nurse to remove my dressings and that was fine. That appointment was made for me before I was discharged following my procedure. Even though Dr Goldman isn't here, I
  13. Yes I did and I am very happy so far. My surgery went for 4 hours at the Cairns central day surgery. When in recovery though, I developed a haematoma which Dr Goldman picked up straight away and this was removed in another 30min procedure. I ended up staying the night at the cairns private. It wasn't a hassle at all and all staff were very professional and I was well looked after. I went and saw Dr Goldman, day 2 post op for a quick follow up. He phoned me after about a week to see how I was going. The nurses at the day surgery removed my dressings 10 days post op. I will see Dr Goldman again
  14. Hi Everyone, just wondering how long you wore your post op bra at night? I am 16 days post op and still wearing mine day and night. Am keen to have a night's sleep without it. In the information book I was provided, my surgeon stated generally 2 weeks but in some cases 4 weeks for larger implants. I only have 250cc so wouldn't consider them to be large, though they feel a little large still. Anyone willing to share their thoughts is appreciated. ?
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