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Aljen

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About Aljen

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  • Location
    Melbourne
  • Surgery/ Procedure
    Breast augmentation 2011. Revision with Mark Ashton August 2015
  • Name of Surgeon and Date of Surgery
    Mark Ashton August 2015
  • Measurements
    165cm/54kgs/10aa to a 10c
  • Occupation
    Peri operative nurse

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  1. I took sick leave for both of my breast augmentation surgeries. The view I have is that I am entitled to sick leave and I was unfit to perform my working duties during that two week period, I work as a nurse in the operating theatre. I have the discussion via email (I always like to have discussions like this in writing) and basically said that I am undergoing surgery on such and such date and as directed by my surgeon, will need to take the following two weeks of on sick leave as I will be unfit to perform my duties. They're not legally allowed to ask you what procedure you're having and if y
  2. Ugghhhh I will look for a good article that describes the difference between twilight and general because so many girls are not well informed. I am an anaesthetic nurse and I work assisting an anaesthetist inducing during and waking patients from operations every single day. - having a general anaesthetic means you are unconscious for the entire operation. -having twilight means you are 'sedated' to some extent. You may remember something and you may not. Everyone is different and there are many different levels of sedation. This 'sedation' is given through an IV drip. you cannot have part or
  3. Your surgeon will not prescribe you anything, it is your anaesthetist that may do this if they think it is required..They all have different preferences and routines, some never give premeds, some do sometimes and some will for everyone. It's best to contact your anaesthetist directly and ask them what they do. If you cannot contact them directly prior to surgery then when you are admitted to hospital tell the nurse you suffer from anxiety and would like to speak to your anaesthetist about being prescribed something while you wait. Depending on the hospital and where you are on the list will
  4. The anaesthetic, pain killers and antibiotics should not be directly responsible for preventing your period from coming if you have stopped taking the contraceptive pill. It may just be a few days late by chance, if your concerned I would take a pregnancy test to rule that out.
  5. Like a few other girls have mentioned, I also slept with a pillow under my knees to stop me from sliding down when I slept and a few stacked behind me....I found that sleeping uptight really helped reduce my pain and swelling but I've seen lots of girls say they felt fine being flat (lucky!!)
  6. Well said! Breast and endocrine surgeons still complete the minimum 5 year surgical training but instead of doing the 'plastic surgeon' program they do the breast and endocrine program....there are numerous different programs that a a doctor wanting to be a surgeon can enter into. eg orthopaedics, paediatrics, urology, gynaecology, obstetrics, plastics. All programs are very competitive to get accepted into and then they have to meet certain requirements to stay in the program.... (This does not include cosmetic 'surgeons' who aren't required to complete any formal surgical training.) although
  7. Hi, I got nagor impleo mod 270cc and ended up with a c cup. I started with smaller than an a cup.
  8. I have very long hair so from day 1 I could hunch my back, lean my head forward and scoop it into a top bun with my arms bent at the elbows but straight at the shoulders.....if that makes sense? And it stayed in a top bun for days between washes at the hair dressers haha
  9. haha you can never really be sure of someones age! I have such a baby face that I constantly get asked if I've finished high school and every single time I've ever been to a bottle shop (fairly regularly ?) I've been asked to show ID
  10. Yes I did, they felt a bit more supportive, nipple covers have been so useful!
  11. Haha I actually ended up with a few singlets from dotti, target and kookai. I also purchased a few pairs of nipple covers and wear them under my singlet. I had a 3 week follow up appointment where I was fitted with a post op bra however hey weren't too worried about me wearing it and I've found it so uncomfortable that I returned to my nipple covers and singlets...Now that I'm almost 5 weeks post op and my incisions have healed I've also purchased a supportive bra with no underwire from bras and things that I wear to work now until I'm allowed to wear my underwire bras again
  12. What a great topic! Im 26 years old and grew up in rural northern Western Australia before moving over to Melbourne in my late teens. I have a bachelor of nursing and a masters in peri anaesthetic nursing and spend my working days in operating theatres and the recovery room. Like many of you I am also an animal lover. I have a golden labrador and a jack russell....an odd match but they are the best of friends! I have recently moved in with my on-again-of-again boyfriend of 4 years......I see living together as the ultimate test, I think once you live with someone then you really know if it'
  13. I went 270 mod profile... I had my original BA with a different surgeon 4 years ago and developed rippling so had them changed to nagor impleo textured with mark in August. I got the exact same size that I had the first time...not everyone wishes they went bigger (I hear people say that so often)! Just go with your gut also there is hardly anything between those two sizes so don't over think it! My original surgeon recommended three sizes and I went with the middle one...I think I would have been just as happy with either of the others because 30cc is such a small difference
  14. If their anaesthetist told them they were having sedation then they had sedation regardless of whether they thought they were asleep or not. if their anaesthetist told them they had a ga then they had a ga.
  15. I think they will look great! I was the same as you I never wanted large breasts I just wanted something so that I wasn't so flat chested. I like the slim high fashion model look so for me I never wanted to look like I'd had them done. Same stats as you 165cm and 55kg..What 'looks good' is subjective. The look that one person wants is not the same look that another person wants so while asking girls on here what size to get can be helpful, just remember that your surgeon has examined you, discussed with you the results you want to have and has come to this decision with you. Plus mark is an ex
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