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I am doing research on surgeons and have a scheduled mommy makeover. I can't find anything online for my doctor. He is claiming to be double board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery but nothing onl... Read more
How is it possible that my cohesive silicone implant that’s 2.5 yrs old ruptured?
I have cohesive silicone gel implants by Mentor that were placed ~2.5 years ago. I had to get an MRI & mammogram done for breast cancer screening, which is when they found that my right implant is ruptured. I... Read more
Would 575-650cc Mentor silicone smooth round implants give me a natural-looking DD?
I’m 5’10, 169 lbs board back. I think BWD is 14.5, so I'm like a B. Lost boob size from working out. Perky, no sag though. I’m wanting a DD full cleavage and side boob, but don’t want them resting up to... Read more
Will my breast pocket stretch over time? I was very clear with my surgeon about wanting a natural slope. I don't have this.
He told me there was no noticeable difference between rounds and anatomical. I'm coming up on my one-year post-op and I'm really not happy. There's a very abnormal shape to them. I'm quite sad about it. I consi... Read more
One breast implant is noticeably bigger than the other. What should I do?
I am 4 months post-op of a breast aug with silicone implants. My left breast was smaller than the right to begin with. My PS did a 500cc implant on the left and 425 on the right. Now my left breast is noticeabl... Read more
What is the best way to fix problems with boob replacements?
One boob is high up and will not drop into place and the other boob is in place but now has dropped past my incision. I could wear a shirt without a bra with my other implants but now that I’m bigger one nipp... Read more
Is 430cc's enough to get to a 34D cup with a narrow chest?
I am a 34B now, after breastfeeding of two kids. I am expecting 34D cup after breast augmentation surgery. My doctor suggests I choose 430cc ultra high profile but said it can be more than I am expecting. I am ... Read more
What are some options for encouraging my breast implants to settle?
I am 2 months post-breast augmentation. One of my implants isn’t settling into the pocket. My doctor doesn’t believe in massages or the band. What are some options to correct this? Also, at what point is it... Read more
How do I know if I have implant displacement?
Since surgery, my right breast has done really well—it’s dropped and fluffed. My left, however, is still struggling and is showing no signs of dropping. The only progress thus far is the swelling is gone an... Read more
Do I have a capsular contracture after my hematoma?
I'm 2 weeks post-op. My PS confirmed I had a "slight" hematoma in my right breast at 4 days po. That breast has hard lumpy nuggets in it and the whole breast is very firm. It is nothing like my left. It rides h... Read more
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Will my breasts look bigger after dropping and fluffing? I'm scared that they will get smaller because I love the size they are now.
I had 410cc high profile silicone implants placed under the muscle 1 week and 4 days ago. I am 6,2m in length and weight is 51kg. I was a small A-cup before. I really would love to be at least a D-cup. Will my ... Read more
One of my textured saline breast implants is smaller than the other and feels like it's folded in. It's also sore. Do I need it (or both) replaced?
I had textured saline breast implants placed in 1995. Recently I noticed one breast is smaller and feels like it's folded in. That breast also has a sore area. Do one or both of the implants need to be replaced... Read more
Can lack of cleavage be fixed with a second breast augmentation without changing implant size?
I had breast augmentation on January 16. I had no complications. I like the size and how they feel. However, I don't have cleavage. My breasts are too far apart, so that makes me feel embarrassed and sad. I can... Read more
Why did I develop an infection after breast implant replacement? What can I do about the inflammation/swelling?
My silicone implants were replaced in July. Everything was going well and I was healing great. Then, I developed an infection in September--not at the incision site, fever, red, hot, extremely swollen, hospital... Read more
When will my right breast drop? It still looks like a torpedo 3 months after breast augmentation surgery.
I am about 3 months post-breast augmentation and my right breast will not drop. It looks like a torpedo still and I do not know what to do. My doc is in Ohio. Read more
Is it possible to rupture your breast implants with side sleeping?
I had my breast augmentation on January 16th. So far I haven't had any complications. However, I would like to know if there is a risk of rupture with side sleeping. I haven't found any information about it and... Read more
I'm getting my breast implants removed. Do burn marks from a surgical electric knife go away? Will my doc need to stitch my cut breast muscle?
I am planning to get my breast implants removed. On YouTube, I saw a breast explant surgery video where a doctor used a surgical electric knife. It left burn marks on the tissue. Is this safe? Will the burn mar... Read more
I plan on getting my breast implants removed. What is the safest way to do this?
1. With local anesthesia, via areola incision (I got my breast augmentation through them). Endoscopic explant surgery, partial capsulectomy 2. With general anesthesia, via areola incision. Endoscopic explant s... Read more
How will my current implants affect my CC decision for new augmentation?
I’m getting a second breast augmentation. My first augmentation brought me up from no breast tissue to 225 cc's. When considering how big I should go this time, does having breast implants now make a differen... Read more
I want larger breast implants (1000cc). Should I have the procedure done in Florida or Belgium?
3 years ago I had an uplift with breast implants (405cc). Despite asking my surgeon to place the implants behind the muscle, he put in front. Now, I want to go much bigger as I feel my boobs have dropped. I fou... Read more
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