8 days post op, is it possible of getting a uniboob? (photos)

I am 8 days post surgery . I had lift and 225cc silicone implant put in . I don't really know much about implants and things that could happen . A friend said I better hope I don't get a uniboob!!! I'm afraid . What should I do ? Is this possible for me ?

Doctor Answers 12

Breast Lift with Implants

Hi P,
You look great.  No evidence of uniboob (synmastia).  You are lucky to look so good.  Fabulous work!  All the best, "Dr. Joe"

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8 days post op, is it possible of getting a uniboob

Stop listening to your friend! They are not surgeons and LOOK at your posted photo... You are NO where near a "uni boob"... 

No evidence of symmastia

You should not worry about comments that has no place in your recovery. Your have good results and should call your surgeon if there is any concerns. 

Kamran Khoobehi, MD
New Orleans Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 70 reviews

No symmastia

You look fantastic! Your surgeon did a great job. There is no communication b/w the left and right breast pocket. Best of Luck with your continued recovery!

M. Scott Haydon, MD
Austin Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 61 reviews

Not Uniboob for you

It does not appear that you have a uniboob (symmastia).  Good luck in your recovery.  

Gaurav Bharti

Gaurav Bharti, MD
Johnson City Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 67 reviews


Let's just say your "friend" is not really being a "friend".  Based on your photo, there is no evidence of a "uni-boob" or synmastia.  You have some mild bruising and swelling which is completely normal just 8 days after surgery.  So stop listening to this "friend" who is unnecessarily stressing you out.  It looks like you are on your way to an excellent result.  Please followup with your PS as scheduled.

Best wishes,
Dr. Basu
Houston, TX

You have tight cleavage, no uniboob

Your early results appear very good.  The distance between the breast mounds is narrow, but the
normal boundaries appear to have been conserved.  A "uniboob" is the layman's term for symmastia, when there is a communication between both breasts.  Your photo does not appear to show this.  Good luck.

Lavinia K. Chong, MD
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 48 reviews

Uniboob, (symmastia), eight days post op?

Thank you for the photo. There is no evidence of a uniboob, (symmastia), in this photo.  It looks like you are going to get a very nice result when it all settles in.  Please follow the instructions of your board certified plastic surgeon.


Jeffrey Roth, MD
Las Vegas Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

You do not have a you know relax and don't talk to other people

You have an excellent result and is actually no evidence of the Symmastia or UnabootUniboob. Only express your concerns to your plastic surgeon.  Please do not read about complications on the Internet or listen to other people.  Keep your breast augmentation a private matter between you and your family.


Thanks for your question. Looking at your photo, I would say you are on the way to a great result. I see no evidence of a uniboob. It takes several weeks for the swelling to decrease and the implants to settle into the pocket. I advise you to talk to your surgeon about your concerns, he/she knows best.  

Sumanth Pagadala, MD
Columbus Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 21 reviews

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