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 nipple is higher than the other and one boob looks bigger than the other. Very depressing.

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (4)


Answered by Zenn Plastic Surgery

Revision breast surgery is very tricky. Anyone can put implants in; it's fixing problems that becomes hard. Go to someone who has a lot of experience seeing complications and successfully correcting them. Look for a minimum of 10 years in practice, where breast surgery is their primary specialty.


Published on Dec 06, 2018

Answered by Zenn Plastic Surgery (View Profile)

Revision breast surgery is very tricky. Anyone can put implants in; it's fixing problems that becomes hard. Go to someone who has a lot of experience seeing complications and successfully correcting them. Look for a minimum of 10 years in practice, where breast surgery is their primary specialty.


Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Harry Glassman, M.D.

It is very likely that you will need a secondary surgery to lower the implant that is too high and to elevate the lower one (capsulorraphy). With regard to the size discrepancy, that may be a manifestation of the mismatch of the placement rather than a true asymmetry. Must be discussed with your surgeon.

Published on Oct 18, 2018

Answered by Harry Glassman, M.D. (View Profile)

It is very likely that you will need a secondary surgery to lower the implant that is too high and to elevate the lower one (capsulorraphy). With regard to the size discrepancy, that may be a manifestation of the mismatch of the placement rather than a true asymmetry. Must be discussed with your surgeon.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Edward Domanskis M.D.

Unfortunately, you may require a revision to redo your breasts and position them properly. I'd make a completely new pocket to be able to get them much more even irregardless of whether they are on top or underneath the muscle.

Published on Oct 17, 2018

Answered by Edward Domanskis M.D.

Unfortunately, you may require a revision to redo your breasts and position them properly. I'd make a completely new pocket to be able to get them much more even irregardless of whether they are on top or underneath the muscle.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Joseph Cruise, MD

I'm sorry to hear you are having issues with your breast implant results. If you are a year post-op, you can investigate your options for a revision surgery.

My suggestion would be to start with the plastic surgeon who did this last surgery for you. He/she will likely be willing to work with you to correct the problem.

If for any reason going back to your surgeon is not an option, I would recommend visiting 2-3 new surgeons for their opinions and make a decision who you feel most confident and comfortable with for your revision.

From what you are describing, the good news is that your issues are fixable.

Published on Oct 17, 2018

Answered by Joseph Cruise, MD (View Profile)

I'm sorry to hear you are having issues with your breast implant results. If you are a year post-op, you can investigate your options for a revision surgery.

My suggestion would be to start with the plastic surgeon who did this last surgery for you. He/she will likely be willing to work with you to correct the problem.

If for any reason going back to your surgeon is not an option, I would recommend visiting 2-3 new surgeons for their opinions and make a decision who you feel most confident and comfortable with for your revision.

From what you are describing, the good news is that your issues are fixable.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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