Cosmetic surgery body model Patient Testimonials Innovation & excellence in cosmetic surgery

Patient Testimonials Breast Augmentation

Diane's Breast Augmentation Testimonial

"It has given me so much self-esteem"

I had implants 3 weeks ago. I am 45 years old, 5 ft. 3 in. tall and weigh 140 lbs. I was a 34B before surgery and now I am a 36C. I had a 360CC moderate profile smooth round Mentor implants. My implants were placed sub-muscular with my incisions under my breast.

I had always wanted large breasts since high school. I have 2 children and loved being pregnant because I had breast and felt more like a woman.

I had talked to several girls who had breast implants by Dr. Hedden, discussed the pros and cons and felt like I wanted to meet the doctor and ask some questions so I made an appointment for a consultation. I met the doctor and his staff and they made me feel very comfortable and helped me decide what would fit my body. I wasn't able to make an appointment then, but in January I made an appointment for April and was ready to tell the world.

The morning finally came and I was very nervous, not about getting the implants, but about being put to sleep. When I talked to the Anesthesiologist I felt better, but the best advice I got was from Dr. Hedden's nurse. She explained if I could differentiate pressure from pain I would be able to understand what to expect after the surgery.

Finally my dream has come true, my implants were put in and the first 2 to 3 days I was a little uncomfortable with pressure and soreness in the muscles in my chest and under my arms and I had to have help rising up in the bed.

The surgery was on a Wednesday and by Friday I was almost back to myself. The day I got home I took a pain pill and 2 hours later I took a muscle relaxer. The next day I started the antibiotics and took 1 muscle relaxer at night. I can honestly say there was no pain just pressure like the nurse said.

I went back to work in 1 week. I had someone to help me the first 2 days, after that I have been on my own and doing great. I feel a little twinge ever now and then when I shampoo or keep my arms up a lot, but that's to be expected. I feel wonderful. It has given me so much self-esteem. My attitude towards everything is different, I'm a happier wife and a confident stylist with a whole new wardrobe. That was a gift from my husband who is also proud of the "twins".

I have shown a lot of my customers the different me and have answered lots of questions people had and hope that because of my personal experience that I will be able to send some more people to have the procedure.

I will be making another appointment for other procedures that the doctor offers that I have needed for a while.

Thank you Hedden Plastic Surgery staff and Dr. Hedden!

— Diane

Birmingham, AL Office & Surgery Suite

Hedden Plastic Surgery 140 Village Street
Birmingham, AL 35242 205-980-1744 or 800-HeddenMD Map & Directions

Hedden Plastic Surgery logo

Contact Us Today

Questions About Cosmetic Surgery?

Please contact us today if you have any questions about cosmetic surgery with the Birmingham, Alabama plastic surgeons at Hedden Plastic Surgery in Greystone.

please complete all fields