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How Can I Improve or Prevent Tenting After Breast Augmentation?

I had breast augmentation surgery 2.5 weeks and have mild tenting. Can I do anything pro-active to heal it or prevent further stretching? READ MORE

How Can I Keep my Implants from Dropping? (photo)

I had my breast augmentation (400cc round smooth silicone implants -under the muscle) completed two weeks ago. I had a lot of lost volume prior to the... READ MORE

How Do You Make Sure You Don't Get a Huge Gap in a Breast Augmentation & Why Does That Happen? (photo)

How do you make sure you don't wind up with that huge gap between your breasts from a breast augmentation? How and why does that happen anyways? What... READ MORE

Preventing Stretch Marks After Breast Augmentation?

I will be getting a BA soon to correct moderate boobie asymmetry. I anticipate the formation of new stretch marks. As i understand, science has not... READ MORE

Doc Says Don't Do Daily Massages for Breast Lift/Aug? Worried About Capsular Contracture.

One week pre-op now....Dr. doesn't want me to start my daily massages for breast lift/aug at least until my next appt in 6 weeks. I am worried... READ MORE

Normal To Take Antibiotics After Breast Aug for Dental Cleaning? Why Exactly? Do You Suggest It? Thx

A big thanks for the great response to my last question. You all helped put my mind at ease. I had breast aug/lift last week. Next month I have a... READ MORE

What Precautions Can a Surgeon Take to Increase the Chances of Getting a Natural Slope in a Breast Augmentation? (photo)

At first I thought the natural or gentle slope of the upper pole of the breasts are determined by the size of the implant. That is, a smaller implant... READ MORE

Best Cream to Prevent Areolar Scarring?

What is the best scar cream or gel to use post breast augmentation to prevent aereolar scarring? READ MORE

If a Person Who is Prone to Keloids Wants Plastic Surgery, What Steps Can They Person to Take Reduce the Risk of Scarring?

I am in my mid 20s and I am a black and native American lady. I am thinking about a breast augmentation. I have heard that radiation and steroid... READ MORE

Risk Of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome With Breast Augmentation?

I've read a few articles where it said one of the side effects of breast implantation is thoracic outlet syndrome. Is there a way to avoid this?... READ MORE

How to Avoid Teardrop Implant Complication?

If i considered teardrop implant for my BA, placed under the muscle, and the surface is textured? Is there still a possibility for rippling and... READ MORE

What should be used for bloating/constipation after BA surgery?

I have noticed that many women have extremely horrible bloating and constipation after their breast augmentation. What medicine or over the counter... READ MORE

How Can a Woman Best Avoid Breasts Sagging As She Ages?

After helping to dress my grandmother for many years I have become concerned about the possibility of someday having my own breasts sag to my... READ MORE

How Likely is It to Develop Capsular Contracture?

I am considering getting breast implants, but I'm very worried developing capsular contracture. Have there been any studies about the likelihood... READ MORE

Should I Worry About Scar On Shoulder Widening with Breast Augmentation? (photo)

I had surgery many years ago to replace bone loss in my arm which resulted in a very wide scar on my arm, as well as in my hip area where some bone... READ MORE

What Are Some Risks I Can Expect Getting Breast Augmentation and How to Prevent Them?

I have read testimonials and seen many a pictures of boob jobs gone wrong. My greatest fear is that the implants will 'bottom out' (when the... READ MORE

Breast Tissue Falling Away from Implants 5 Mos After Surgery. Any Way to Prevent Recurrence After Revision?

I had always had heavy sagging breasts...I got a lift/augmentation 5 months ago. The tissue is falling away from the implant already. I am not sure... READ MORE

Can Daily Life Stress Be Another Cause of Capsular Contracture After Breast Augmentation?

It has only been a month since surgery (breast augmentation). And have been concerned of what causes capsular contracture. Can stress cause capsular... READ MORE

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