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Can my Breast Be Fixed with Scar Revision? (photo)

I had a breast lift with implant ( round 340 cc) at 3 weeks post op i started spitting stittches on my right breast only,which resulted in wound opening and scar stretching around my areola. My question is:Can it be fixed?Would I need only scar revision or full breast lift again on my right breast?What can be done to prevent spitting stiches and wound opening if i do have scar revision? I am 3 months post op now,how soon can i do revision?My PS told me to go back in 1 year time.

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Revisionary Breast Surgery Indicated?

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Thank you for the question and pictures.

Yes, revisionary surgery may be helpful;  waiting approximate one-year post operatively is good advice.

Best wishes.

Web reference: http://www.poustiplasticsurgery.com/Procedures/Procedure_breastLiftAug.htm

San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Wide scars improve with time but will need revision

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Wide breast scars do improve with time in color and texture, but usually require some revision at later date in order to produce a thin line.  It is best to wait until the tissues have stabilized completely (6-12 months)

San Antonio Plastic Surgeon
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Scar revision at 3 months?

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Overall looks very good. I agree with your PS about waiting longer. The pinkness of the scar is going to fade.

Web reference: http://www.cosmeticsurgerybaltimore.com/

Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
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