No big difference between 360 MP and new size 505 HP . What went wrong?

Im 5'3, 115, chest 12. Bra 34A-B. I had 2 breast augumentations surgeries in 3 months the first time got 360cc moderte p. They were too small using bra 34c. Now I have 505cc HP . Using 34d . I was hoping for dd. Nobody has notice that I have BA.

Doctor Answers (3)

Disappointment

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Dr. Pousti is right: communication and having realistic expectations is the key to avoiding disappointment.

The rough estimate is about 175 cc per cup size increase. In some patients more is needed. And it is a rough guide at best.

Therefore if you wanted 2 full cup sizes bigger after your first operation, you would need about 350 cc more in each implant, totalling nearly about twice as large as the first time, about 700 cc. Those are large implants for someone your height and frame size with little breast tissue to begin with.

At some point, when is enough, enough? Big implants lead to thinning of the tissues, more rippling, more droop, and sometimes back pain.


If you were in my office, I would recommend you wait at least 6 months before deciding to go ahead with yet another operation.


Chapel Hill Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

No big difference between 360 MP and new size 505 HP . What went wrong?

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I am sorry to hear about  your dissatisfaction after breast surgery.  What most likely “went wrong” is a failure to communicate goals (between patient and plastic surgeon) carefully enough. As you know, cup sizes will vary from one bra manufactured to another;  therefore, discussing your goals ( or judging the outcome of the procedure performed) is based on cup  sizes can easily be a source of miscommunication.  Although impossible to say in your case, sometimes a patient's anatomy will dictate how large of a breast implant ( and how large of a final outcome) can be utilized.  Best, for more accurate/specific information to address your concerns ( in a calm and constructive fashion) with your plastic surgeon. Best wishes.

Tom J. Pousti, MD, FACS
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 718 reviews

360 to 505 implants

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A change from 360 to 505 should be a nice change.  Going too big may not have been appropriate for your body.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

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