I removed my breast implants three days ago and I have been told that ribs have to find its shape again too (not only breast tissue) Because implants behind the muscle push ribs backwards, Is that correct? How long does it take? Many thanks!
Do Ribs Shape Change After Breast Implant Removal?
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I do not believe that breast implants, even under the muscle, push on the ribs to cause any change in the ribs.
Rib Cage Change after Breast Implant Removal?
Thank you for the question.
Your rib cage should not change after breast implant removal.
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