Swelling is not uncommon after a tummy tuck and typically lasts quite a while. 80% has resolved by 3 months and the rest takes up to a year to resolve. You have to be patient with the healing process.Enjoy your new look!Sheila Nazarian
Mommy makeover aftercare
After a mommy makeover, it takes time for the implants to
settle (if you got implants) and it takes time for the swelling to resolve.
This can take up to 6 months so I don't usually recommend any revisions
for that time. Specific questions about problems with the surgery are usually
best directed to the plastic surgeon who performed your surgery. Thanks
for your question!
Swelling after breast lift and augmentation
thank you for your mommy make-over question.
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
It appears that this is just swelling in the lateral portion of your breast. Your overall breast shape looks good. Given time this will shape up as well.
Lateral postoperative swelling after a mastopexy.
My best guess is that this is swelling in the lateral area the breast that will improve as the overall breast mound redraped. It looks as though You have gotten a good result so far.
I would wait 3 months before making any decisions on the final result but the photos appear to demonstrate an excellent starting point.
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 3 weeks, it is far too early to determine whether you have simple swelling or residual fat. Either way it is something to address with your surgeon at your next followup appointment. Although photos can help, nothing replaces an exam.
At just 3 weeks you are in very early healing phases
You are very early in healing phase and any swelling is just due to that. When you are at 4 to 6 months this should be all gone. If not gone then other causes can be entertained. My Best, Dr C
Is this normal swelling under arm area after a BR/BL or could it be fat?
At 3 weeks still to early to tell if excess swelling or a residual dog ear deformity. What does your PS say?