I had a BL/BA done in May. I was uneven which was the main reason I had the surgery. I knew in advance that I would never be 100% symmetric but was hoping to be close. Doc used 210cc saline on L side & 300cc on right. They are still saggy & very uneven. I talked to my surgeon (board certified) & he agreed I need a revision. Have I bottomed out? He said he needed to revise the lift on both sides & tighten the skin on the bigger side. I thought he would take tissue to help even them out.
BL/BA Done 5 Months Ago, Still Sagging & Uneven
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Asymmetry issues are difficult to correct completely in many cases and it sounds like you have realistic expectations. You do have some nipple height asymmetry and the vertical distance (the amount of breast visible under your areola) is certainly more on your left than on your right. It's hard to fully asses from your photo as it's not taken in a standardized way- especially as your left shoulder is sitting lower. I think this 'vertical distance' is the most important consideration during breast lift surgery and that's what I believe is your biggest issue.
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based on your photo it looks like a good result and the need for further excision is not obvious. having said that given the apparent quality from the photo I am comfortable with your surgeon's assessment and would continue to work towards your optimal result. it is very common to need a tweaking of this complex surgery, in fact many surgeons do it in 2 stages for that reason. not me. i agree with your first best effort followed by a tweak as needed. good luck
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You do not have any evidence of bottoming out from your picture. Given the realtively modest size of your implants, my estimate is that your porblem is due primarily to the amount of natural breast tissue that you have. I would stick with your current surgeon and proceed with the plan. I would caution you that achieving a "perky breast" is not a realistic goal with the amount of tissue you have.
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Thank you for your question and photographs. The asymmetry that you have can be improved with revision. I am happy your surgeon has agreed to do the revision and would follow his or her adviceand not solicit recommendations on the Internet.
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