Sutures + Breast Implants

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How long do dissolvable sutures take to completely dissolve and when can I start applying a scar treatment to them? (Photo)

I had a BA 19 days ago and my PS used all dissolvable sutures. Not sure when I can safely start applying a scar treatment to them? READ MORE

Symastia Repair: Can It Be Fixed with Perm Sutures with No Alloderm?

I am going back to the PS who did my first surgery. He wants to fix my symmastia by treating it like a "C.C.". he says it will be a 2 hour... READ MORE

Taking Supplements to Prevent Capsular Contraction

I am about to have a bottomed out revision with PDS sutures. However, I am also concerned about developing a capsular contracture. I plan to take... READ MORE

Sutures Won't Hold and Pseudomonas After Breast Implants - What to Do?

I am 10 weeks post breast augmentation.Post drain & suture closure for a hematoma my incision will not heal. My incision continues to open,I am on... READ MORE

Is it necessary to use SERI surgical scaffold to keep implants from moving towards armpit or can sutures work just as well?

SERI scaffold adds 1,000 to cost of surgery. Is this really necessary to keep implants in place longer? Also, is 6,000 for surgeon fees out of line... READ MORE

Should I request implant be removed? Is it common practice to re-suture an infected and exposed implant? (photos)

After 5 days in the hospital for infection, my doctor told me my implant was exposed. He said he just needed to stitch up the opening. My husband and... READ MORE

Infected Implant/ Incision Reopening/ Healing Problem, is Body Rejecting? (photo)

So 2nd restitching FAILED had an opening right after sutures removal PS said implants has to go wait for few month to heal and put it back in.... READ MORE

Are Dissolvable Sutures for a Capsulorrhaphy Effective with Bottomed out Implants?

What are the long term results with using dissolvable sutures versus permanent? Also, do silicone implants help in preventing from bottoming out again? READ MORE

Bottomed Out 6 Months After Breast Implant Surgery

I had saline implants placed 6 months ago and they have already "bottomed out." My surgeon wants to replace my smooth implants with textured... READ MORE

SOS! Recalled Sutures Used I Need to Be Fixed! But How and Who?

I just want to be fixed! My right beat has a double bubble effect, its been well over a year, no hardening and I don't want to think this is how is... READ MORE

One of the internal sutures is coming out. Do I need to get it removed? What happens if I leave it there? (Photo)

I am 3 weeks post op from a BA and I had a 'scab' tha never came off so after close examination I noticed it was the point of a suture. I only had... READ MORE

What are these raised lines? (Photo)

I received a BA with 695cc's two weeks ago. I feel like I'm healing well and dropping slowly but surely. I have these raised lines when I lift my arms... READ MORE

Can breast implants be sutured closer under the muscle to create cleavage? (Photo)

I had my ba about a year ago. The idea was to get cleveage but ended bigger instead. I got natural results but would like my girls to be closer for... READ MORE

Couple of questions. I had 400cc HP smooth round silicones under and I am 2 weeks post op.

Will my mondors cord resolve because they appeard on day 5 post op and they hurt plus the band of my post surgical bra makes it feel worse. Will my... READ MORE

Almost 8 weeks post-op breast augmentation, 745cc. Is my incision infected? Spitting suture? (Photo)

It started looking like a pimple with pus last night. I applied neosporin and by this morning it had popped. I've been applying neosporin all day... READ MORE

Accidentally ripped crease incision site nine days after my breast augmentation, can this cause bottoming out? (photo)

Yesterday I overstretched and believe I ripped some sutures under my left breast. A day after, it itches and a few small drops of blood under the... READ MORE

Am I still supposed to have pain near my sutures?

I am 12 days post op breast augmentation under the muscle 500 cc and my incision is under my breast in the crease and i have this pain almost burning... READ MORE

9 weeks post 400cc HP silicone. What's happening to my left breast? Pocket too big? Could medial sutures be failing? (Photo)

Noticing my left implant moving downward. right pre-op started out with lower crease & now left is lower. rippling medial lower on left &... READ MORE

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