Is anyone having implant replacement in Aug?

  • Newmeaug13
  • 1 year ago

I have read so many helpful stories about first time argumentation and complete removal but not too many from those that are having replacement implants. I respect and relate to both the women that want argumentation and to those who want complete removal. I guess I am really in the middle. I enjoyed my big boobies in my youth but now they just make me look fat. After a lot of soul searching I have decided that smaller implant replacements and a lift is the best thing for me. Is there anyone going through the same procedure? My surgery is next month.

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Good Luck! I had my saline implants replaced with silicone. I went a bit bigger this time, but I truly think they are almost the same. I had lost the fullness that I had initially with the saline implants. It had been 8 years, I am hoping this will not happen again. I did however, have the saline drained before having the implants placed. It was a shock! I wasn't flat... I was concave! lol.... Childbirth... (sigh)... Well, I actually found that after the initial shock... It wasn't so bad. If I had gone a bit smaller, I think I would have been just as happy. I almost wish that I had. I am 41 and I , like you just want to feel comfortable in a bathing suit etc. I think you have made a great decision!
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Hi. I am 2 weeks post op after having replacements for 23 year old ruptured implants. My right implant had ruptured outside the capsule and therefore my ps had a lot of cleaning up to do also , as I had left them about 10 years after suspected rupture, and they had started to affect my lymph nodes. My breasts were hard and not a nice shape without clothes but looked ok in clothes. My new breasts feel lovely and soft already, I don't know what I had before but my new implants are 355cc conicles. The only thing at the moment is that the breast that had the worst rupture looks a very different shape to the other one, as if it has a smaller implant. This , I imagine is due to what he had to do to get the old one out. I am hoping that they will drop and fluff over the coming months. The new ones are lovely and full whereas the oldies were like tennis balls, but I don't feel they are particularly bigger, just fuller! From what I've been reading revision surgery isn't as perfect as a first surgery, and I think you have to be prepared for that. I personally would not like to have to go through revision surgery, as I am 49 now and don't intend to flash them around anywhere other than with my husband, so providing they look good in clothes and swimming costume I will be happy. But saying that, I am expecting them to change over the next several months, hopefull for the better!
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Yes. Mine were 30 years old a quite mess. This recuperation is worse then natural childbirth and I never expected to be in so much. I will have drains in almost two weeks! Pictures are in my profile. How are you doing now?
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I had a revision in June. I was much more nervous this go around because I knew the level of pain to expect and also knew it would be worse, the concept that I'm paying almost $10k to fix my breasts and it may not turn out how I wanted, and also for the same reason you stated- maybe I should just go smaller. Most women on here say they wish they would have gone bigger. I knew that going under the muscle would have a different shape and an effect than my old high profile implants, and for this reason I decided to ultimately go up in size to 400 cc (from 325 cc implant shells overfilled to 370 cc); however, there are days I wish I would have gone smaller, like 300cc. I am happy with them though and am pleased at how much better they look. Actually, they look smaller now than they used to because of the shape. I also wear a smaller bra size. So keep the shape of the implant in mind when you choose your size. What does your PS think? Feel free to message me directly if you have any questions. I'm sure you will do great! It is TOTALLY worth it! Best of luck to you! When my saline implants were drained a week before my revision, I felt naked. I was so excited to have my boobs back.
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Going smaller will maintain my lift longer. I'm made at myself for not replacing for 30. No telling how long they had been ruptured. The right one not ruptured but bleeding out. My PS had a lot of clean up to do. Scars are going to be hard to get used to but having perky breasts and fitting to clothes will be great!
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