It seems like so many of the "after" photos of women with implants have the same pattern... a formerly pale lady now has really noticeable bikini tan lines! How common is this trend with your patients?
Why Do "After" Photos of Breast Augmentation Always Have Tan Lines?
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Pictures and Tan Lines after Breast Augmentation
Typically, after breast augmentation or any cosmetic surgery, if the patient feels good, there may be a tan in the area of augmentation. I do not ask patients to get a tan, but, if they have one at the time of postoperative photographs, I do not tell the patient to return when pale. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
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