One Breast Higher Than Other
Without pictures it is hard to say what is going on. I would just make sure you go see your surgeon for an exam. Sometimes one takes longer to drop than the other, but it could be many things that only your surgeon will know by examining you.
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Swelling, Or Something Else?
HI Mattiejenae. Swelling can persist for 6 months or more after surgery, but there is no way for me to know if that's what's going on with you. Without photos and more details about the type of placement the size of the implants, etc., I really can't offer you much consolation. I can say that you should trust your instincts and if you feel that something isn't right, get in to see your doctor. He or she can evaluate what is going on and give you a thorough explanation. If there is any reason for concern, he or she is the person to discuss your options with you. Take control of this situation sooner rather than later. Good luck!
It is hard to advise without photos or in person exam.
You can expect to have
continued 'dropping' of the implant for up to one year. After that,
gravity and tissue stretch will continue to 'soften up' the appearance of your
upper breast and give you a more natural appearance.
To clarify, implants
don't actually 'drop' (at least they shouldn't) after surgery. What
actually happens is that the chest muscle and breast skin in the upper breast
continue to stretch and relax giving the appearance that the upper part of the
breast is getting flatter (and thus the implant appears to have 'dropped'). In
reality, the implant stays in the same position and the relaxed muscle and skin
allows the implant appearance in the upper breast to go from a bulging look to
a more natural appearance.
Thank you for your question. Without the benefit of an examination or photos it is hard to tell what is expected swelling and what might need a revision. I would contact your plastic surgeon and let them know your concerns and see what they have to say.
Breast asymmetry after augmentation
If you still have significant asymmetry after 3-4 months, it is highly unlikely that it is due to swelling will most likely require a revision procedure to correct the problem. Follow up with your surgeon will be needed to develop a plan for the revision.
Breast Asymmetry After 3-4 Months
Dear Mattiejenae, Photos would be very helpful in answering your question. However, significant asymmetry after 3-4 months is unlikely to change and most likely will require intervention. Please discuss with your surgeon and have them examine your concerns. Good luck. #Dr. Gervais
One breast is significantly higher than the other and different shaped. Is it swelling?
Consult with your Plastic Surgeon regarding your concerns. Since your surgery was 3-4 months ago, a breast revision may be needed.
Asymmetry after breast augmentation
Without before and after pictures, it is difficult to fully comment on your issues. If your augmentation was 3-4 months ago, most of the implant settling should be done by now. Asymmetry at this point is unlikely to change and will likely need some intervention. Speak with your plastic surgeon.
Asymmetry after breast augmentation
Thanks for your question.
At four months post surgery breast implants have settled into place for most patients. Any significant asymmetry at this time would be of some concern, and could be a contracture vs other type of implant related issue.
Photos would be helpful to get a better sense of your concern. Visit with your plastic surgeon to see what may be happening.
By four months, most patients' implants have settled into place, so any significant asymmetry would be of some concern. Without photos, there is not much more I can say. Consider, please, posting some, along with befores if possible, and more useful responses will follow.
My advice anyway is to follow with your surgeon. Best wishes.