Is this normal swelling under arm area after a BR/BL or could it be fat? (Photo)
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Swelling after breast lift and augmentation
The swelling at the side after your breast reduction/breast lift looks like normal post-operative swelling.
Have your surgeon check you at your next visit to discuss how long until it subsides. best wishes.
Lateral swelling after a breast reduction
Lateral postoperative swelling after a mastopexy.
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There is some lateral fullness to each breast that is not aesthetically displeasing; rather, it appears quite normal.
There is always some axillary fat related to longstanding drooping breasts. The best way to correct this is an extended incision towards the underarm at the time of breast reduction. If this is not done, and the area is still prominent, liposuction can be performed at a 3 month interval. But in conclusion I think you look great.
Postoperative swelling and timing.
At just 3 weeks you are in very early healing phases
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