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What is the Most Natural Sized Implants for Me?

I got a BA Revision from 240cc LP to 300cc HP. I felt deflated and dis-proportionate the first time, and now my chest feels heavy and too big. I hate my breasts. I wanted the natural look, but now my shirts don't fit, I feel heavy, and uncomfortable. I have gained 10 lbs since surgery bc I am so depressed. What is a good natural sz for 5'2" 110lbs? I don't want a 3rd surgery, but I can't live like this. I just want to get it right this time.

Doctor Answers (3)

Implant choice

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A 60 cc difference should not make a huge difference in your breast projection or size.  Gaining weight does increase your breast size.

Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

Achieve a stable weight first before resorting to more surgery.

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IT does not make sense that a 60 cc difference would make that significant of a difference. You must be experiencing variation in breast volume according to your weight. Control that first before resorting to surgery.

Chicago Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 39 reviews

How to pick breast implant sizes and shapes.

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 How to pick breast implant sizes and shapes.

Answer by George J. Beraka, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
1) This is the most common type of question on RealSelf.

2) It is the surgeon's job to pick the right breast implants, not the patient's. Implant selection is really pretty technical.

3) Make sure your surgeon REALLY understands the look you want. Mentioning a cup size is not enough. Show your surgeon pictures of breasts you like.

4) Then your surgeon has to tell you if your chosen look is realistic for your anatomy. The most common mistake is to go too big.

5) I recommend that the surgeon NOT make a final implant choice in advance, because this is just an educated guess.

6) The surgeon should have a large inventory of different size and shape implants available in the operating room.

7) Then the surgeon can put sterile disposable implant SIZERS in your breasts during surgery, to see what a particular implant really looks like inside you. This is how to make the best choice. A sizer costs only $45, and takes all the guess work out.

8) Finally, the sizer is discarded, and the correct breast implants (based on what you want and on your anatomy) are opened from the operating roon inventory, and put in your breasts to complete the operation.
 

Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

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