I had a prior BA done 3 years ago by a different doctor and had 320cc saline implants filled to 350cc I came out with 32DD. About 6months after the surgery my implants looked much different then I felt they should. It turns out they had bottomed out and ruptured through the pocket. My nipples ended up being up too high and my scars were very visible instead of hidden in the crease. Also when I... more
I had a breast revision to downsize my implant size. I'm 5'3" tall, 115 lbs. and 50 years old. I had saline implants places in 1998, with a revision due to capsular contracture in 2003, to silicone. At the time, silicone wasn't approved by the FDA, but because it was a revision, I was able to get them . I had my revision surgery yesterday, going down from 500cc to 400cc. My right implant was... more
I had my first breast augmentation 5 years ago and got 421cc mod+ silicone implants. I always wished I had gone bigger and finally decided to go for it. I had a great experience with Dr. Tholen and he did great work. I'm only 8 days post-op but extremely happy with my results! The recovery with my revision has gone very well and can be attributed to the care and expertise of the surgeon I chose. more
I had saline implants put under the muscle twelve years ago that were uneven (one was higher and more off to the side) and unnatural looking/feeling. I also had great discomfort on one side with a "rubbing" pain/feeling (Dr. Tholen later found that this was due to a band that had not been cut during this initial surgery). Right from my first phone call, the staff and Mpls Plastic Surgery... more
Dr. Joe placed my original saline implants in the spring of 2010. September of 2014, the left implant deflated and needed to be removed. After consulting with Dr. Joe's very friendly/helpful staff, I decided to replace both implants-switching to silicone. Although the original implants did improve the look of my breasts (3 kids, all breastfed, so very empty/saggy look!), I always felt they... more
In January 2014 I had breast augmentation using 339 moderate plus silicone implants. I poured over pictures and reviews prior to surgery and really thought I had spent plenty of time deciding what size would be right for me. However, within 2 weeks of surgery I knew I had gone too big. My bra size had increased from a 32/34 A to a 32 DD. I did not look like my previous self, could not get... more
Saline implant ruptured June 24th. In shock and not sure what to do I turned to the internet. The dr that did my original procedure was no longer in business and I was not sure what my options were. I found Dr Gervais on line through real self and was instantly impressed. I initiated a consultation the evening of June 25th and received a phone call from his office the next morning. They... more
In 1999 I had 350+ saline teardrop implants put in. I had a lot of dimpling and hardness around the edges. I visited 4 different plastic surgeons and chose Dr. Tholen by recommendation of a friend. I love my new implants. 600 cc round silicone. My recovery was easy and no nausea. I am on day two since surgery and feeling great. more
Twelve years ago, I had my saline implants done by Dr. Mahjouri. He did an excellent job then and I knew I wanted to go back to him for when I made the decision to change to silicone implants. I had 280 CC saline implants and I wanted to go a bit larger for my remove and replace surgery. He took his time explaining the procedure and we decided to go up to 475 CC silicone implants. My surgery... more
This is my 2nd BA. I didn't really need it but it's been about 8 years since my initial operation and due to the axillary incision sites they drifted a bit to the side and even more so when laying down. I had my first set done my Dr. Gryskiewicz ( whom I would still recommend) in 2003. They were 420cc saline round smooth and turned my A into a C. They felt pretty good for saline, not... more
I had my first breast Augmentation on April in 2007. I had a really good experience, My Dr was very professional and his staff was really helpful. I had two kids after, which made my breast saggy and smaller. So I decided to have my old Breast Implants removed and I went bigger in December 2011.
My Doc did a wonderful job:)) Thank u so much for giving me back my self confidence. I also had... more
I just want to say that I had a wonderful experience and my Dr. was awesome! I think this was the cost for my first procedure. I did it about 5 years ago when they were not offering the silicone implants for the first time procedures. I went with saline implants.
They were ok, but kind of felt hard and unnatural. I also had some rippling in the cleavage, but size was perfect! I was not... more