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cutiegirl's Review of: Dr. Herbert Stern

Rating: 1.28 (out of 10)
Review Date:
September 12, 2008, 4:39 pm

Doctor Name:   Dr. Herbert Stern (My Profile)
State:   Florida (FL)
Country:   United States
Reviewer:   cutiegirl (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   1 found
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   January 13, 2006
Procedure(s) I had done:   None


I had my breast done at Premiere center with Dr Stern and wanted everyone to know about my experience. My original breast size was A and I wanted to go just little larger to look more proportional and natural. When I came to the consultation he showed me implants and suggested C. When I saw the C implant I thought I was really big and told him so. Then he said oh girls that get smaller ones come back again and get bigger ones so I think this is the best one for you. I didn't know how they would actually look when I have them done so I thought ok I guess he knows better then I do. So I decided to go with C.

My surgery went ok but the first time I saw my breast I thought they were too big for me and I told him so. He said oh they are still swollen they will get smaller once the swelling goes down. Of course this did not happen and I was stuck with big boobs. Once my breast started healing I noticed my left nipple was shifted away and my boobs were not even (my real breast were very symmetric). I would go to him and tell him this but he would measure them and tell me oh they are proportional. HE WOULD LIE RIGHT IN MY FACE AND TELL ME HOW THEY ARE SYMMETRIC when I could clearly see how they are way off!
Shortly after this I started feeling pressure on my left side and the whole breast started getting super firm and moving up. The right breast was way down comparing to the left one. When pain started getting too severe I went back to him and he told me how I had capsular contraction and he would have to re-do my left side. So I paid around half the price or original breast aug. and had that left side fixed. My boyfriend waited on me during the procedure and he told me how the nurse said how it will last little longer because I was loosing blood. After my procedure I went home and vomited for 4 days and was very sick.

After 2 weeks I could notice that my breast did not look any better and even worse it was going up again and that capsular contraction was still happening!!! I was so frustrated I went to him and yelled and he told me he will have it re-done for free.

So I went in again to have my left side fixed and he said how he worked hard on fixing it and put extra stitches in but that 3rd time I was bleeding so much at home around my breast that on the 3rd day I had to go back in and have fluids and blood drained because my breast swelled up to size D.

Of course capsular contraction started happening again and I decided not to go back to him. Now I am broke and stuck with one breast higher then the other one and even worse the pocket on the right side opened so now I have my right breast sinking down and left one moving up. It's very painful but I don't have money to fix this, another Dr I went to asked for 13 thousand to have them done smaller and close open pocket and remove scarring tissue on left side. I guess I will deal with pain and hide until one day I can afford to fix this.

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