I was told you'd be able to see the breast implants up top and your breasts loose below it. My surgery is next Saturday, what can I expect? Going from A to C (350CC).
How Do Breasts Look Immediately After Augmentation?
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Appearance of implants right after surgery
Your breasts will be somewhat swollen and look "tight" soon after surgery. They also may look on the high side for a few months until your body has had a chance to accomodate this change in size. Be patient because your new breasts will improve in appearance as you recover.
Breasts appearance immediately following augmentation
I tell all my patients not to panic when they view their breasts for the first time following a breast augmentation. I warn them that the breasts will appear too large, implants will appear high, they will appear round and feel very firm. Generally it takes 4-6 weeks before a woman will have a good idea what the breasts will look like and 4-6 months before seeing the final results. Be patient; you will love your new look.
Looks can be deceiving after breast implants
What you can expect immediately after your breast augmentation is that your breast will have some swelling especially in the upper breast. If you are wrapped with an ACE bandage after surgery then the breasts may have a flattened appearance initially. All of these things will go away and the breast will settle into there shape in a couple of weeks. Discuss these and other possible changes with your plastic surgeon before the surgery.
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Breast implants look high, swollen and large immediately after breast augmentation
Thank you for your question. Immediately after breast augmentation breast implants typically look very high, large and abnormally shaped. In most cases the implants drop into a more normal position after 3-4 weeks after Sub-glandular augmentation however after sub-muscular augmentation this can take up to 3 months.
Breast Implant Look
Immediately after breast augmentation, the implants will usually ride high in the chest. This is temporary and generally require several weeks for the body to adjust to the more normal position where the implants will ultimately rest.
Appearance of breasts immediately after augmentation
Thank you for your question. Immediately after breast augmentation, your breasts do not look like the final result. There is some swelling at the top of the breasts, making them look higher and more full at first. The skin can also be a bit tight and the breasts firm. All of these things resolve over the first couple of weeks.
As the breasts heal, the soften and drop into position. This results in a more natural long term result. It can take a variable amount of time for this process, so you do need to be patient.
Best of luck with your breasts.
Appearance of breast augmentation immediately after surgery
This is a good question but the answer will be different depending on the size and shape of the breast before surgery and the size of the implant used. in general the breast will look "tight" and firm, and too full in the upper portion of the breast. This will continue for the next 3-4 weekd until the breast stretches and relaxes, and allows the implant to "settle".
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Immediate appearance of breasts following augmentation mammoplasty with implants
Typically your breasts implants will be high riding with excessive upper pole fullness, swelling, puffy areolae and nipples, mild bruising, 15% swelling, lower pole tightness, forwardly rotated shoulders and trace drainage from the incisions.
Expect it to take between 3 weeks and 2 months for your Breast Augmentation result to evolve
Depending on the technique and your anatomy, most patients experience a few weeks of swelling, during which the implants look too high on the chest.
After a few weeks, this evolves to a much more natural final outcome.
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Breast augmentation recovery
Breast augmentation surgery is routinely performed in a surgeon’s office. You will be given a local anesthetic and twilight sedation during the length of the surgery, which is typically one to two hours. You will feel relaxed but not too groggy during recovery. When you wake up, you’ll probably feel as if your breasts are pushed up to your chin. Part of this is imaginary, but as to the part that is real, don’t panic, the swelling will usually go down in about two weeks. It is also possible that you will have some pain postoperatively, but this should get better within a few days.
Postoperative routines can vary between surgeons, but some doctors place a strap across the chest during the first postoperative week. For at least one week you will also be required to wear a compressive, supportive surgical bra with a soft cotton dressing. You may find the bra so snug and comforting that you won't want to take it off at the end of the week! Once the surgical bra comes off, it will typically be replaced with a supportive bra of your choice.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
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