Is it normal to have zero down time and no swelling or discomfort after breast implant revision? (photo)

I had a revision on 3/5/14. Went from 325cc to 600cc under. Local anesthesia. Immediately after Sx I felt normal. Ever since I felt normal. No pain, seems like no swelling, no discomfort, no bruising, etc. from day 1 they look and feel like they would 3 months post op. They are soft, skin doesn't appear stretched. I have had 0 downtime. Is this normal?

Doctor Answers (6)

Normal post aug

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What made this possible is the fact that your skin envelope was already stretched out by your previous implants.this made it possible to go bigger and with less discomfort.Enjoy.


Fort Myers Plastic Surgeon
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Revision augmentation often has a short recovery

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A revision augmentation can have a very short recovery particularly if a new pocket for the implant is not created. A doubling of your implant size is likely to make you look a bit snug early after surgery and you can expect some relaxation over the coming months. 

David Bogue, MD
Boca Raton Plastic Surgeon
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Re-augmentations

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usually have much less discomfort that a primary augmentation.  So yes, it is normal and you should enjoy the symptom free recovery.  Just don't over do anything where you could create a problem so always clear your activities with your surgeon.

Curtis Wong, MD
Redding Plastic Surgeon
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