So I am exactly 5 weeks post op breast augmentation. Recovery was quite smooth with no problems; started as 32a and had 335cc tear drop silicone unders done. My only concern is that the left side is showing premature signs of CC?? The left side seems slightly higher while the right seems to have dropped nicely, Kindly comment :) help!!"
Do I Have Signs of Capsular Contracture? (photo)
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Normal result following a breast augmentation
Your breast augmentation looks good and there is no evidence of an early capsular contracture so just follow your post operative instructions.
Capsular contracture soon after breast augmentation
This will be due to post-operative swelling and should spontaneously improve with time. Implants often 'drop' asymmetrically, since most people are right or left handed and often the implant on your 'handed' side may take a little longer to drop.
Early capsular contracture?
Hello, it is too early to develop capsular contracture. These changes that you are noticing are from post operative swelling. Be patient and follow up with your surgeon if you have any further concerns. Best of luck.
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Too early to see a contracture. This looks like a typical normal early post op photo. All the best.
You are too soon post op to develop capsular contracture, these changes you are noting are due to the post operative swelling. Have patience as it is very early for you to determine these changes right after surgery.
Five weeks after breast augmentation is too early for capsular contracture.
Breasts that look artificially supported five weeks after breast augmentation are that way because of swelling. Although the cells that generate capsular contracture may be present at five weeks, the not yet capable of creating that undesirable phenomena.
Your breasts look normal
your breasts look very well, I do not think that there are some sign of capsular contracture since it is too early for that, the surgery is pretty recent for that reason swelling has no gone, after 2 month the implants are going to droop to its final level and then your breasts could look more symetrical than they are
I recommend you to be patient and wait.
Thank you for your photo. You have a very nice result. I do not believe you are developing a capsular contracture at 5 weeks. Allow time to settle your implants.
5 Weeks Post op Too Early to See Capsular Contracture
Dar Javeroo4- It is way too early in your recovery to determine any problems with your breast augmentation. Your result looks fine and the implant haven't finished dropping.
Do I Have Signs of Capsular Contracture?
Ask your surgeon to teach you aggressive massages and if you can have external ultrasound therapy. But the early result seems good. BTW poorly posted photo with shadows
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