Concerned about my pockets and dropping almost four weeks post op? (photo)
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Breast implant position early after augmentation.
The breast implants, particularly those under the muscle, can take up to 3 months before they "drop." In reality, it more of a relaxation of the muscle and the soft tissues accomodating the implants. Each breast will heal at a different rate and it is not uncommon for one implant to drop first. It is important to be patient, follow your postoperative instructions, and follow up with your plastic surgeon for your checkups.
Four weeks is too soon to assume that the implants will not drop further--at least three months should be allowed. We have all seen patients with nice outcome whose implants looked too high this early.
These implants seem rather large for your small frame, and that will add to the time it takes for your pectoral muscles to relax to accommodate these implants.
All the best.
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