After decades of wanting bigger, rounder breasts, women are increasingly choosing altitude over amplitude. And modern science has a new array of breast-lift techniques to give them exactly that. In the popular conception of breast surgery, women who seek out the operating room are generally there for the breasts they never had. Whether you always wanted the top half of your hourglass to be bigger or smaller, there was a surgical option for you. Now another group of women is growing rapidly.
Guys Get Real: This Is What They Actually Think About Breast Reductions
The Trials of an Unrepentant Breast Man
The beauty of this story is we get to hear both sides. First up is Jen:. Friends joke that the first thing they see when I walk through the door is my chest. Buying clothes is another nightmare. Then of course I get lots of unwanted attention from men. She DOES make a compelling argument. If you can't find pity for a hunchback or a bell tower to stick 'em in you're dead inside.
McComas, who had dropped from to pounds before surgery, had liposuction and a tummy tuck Jan. One week later, the married mother of two had breast reduction surgery, which took her from a 44 F bra size to a 38 C. I can stand in the shower and look at my feet. I can wear a potato sack and feel sexy.
I had been working out in the gym regularly. I lost weight and found I could tone and firm any part of my body -- except my post-pregnancy boobs. I decided to have breast lift surgery or mastopexy in early to restore them to their proper place on my chest. But that wasn't the only thing in my life that shifted. The experience inspired a short story in a creative writing class -- a "mammoir" about the many ups and downs of my then breast life.