I Just Had Implant Replacements Under Muscle, Capsulectomy, and Lift. Is Pain Normal After 6 Days?

Old implants had ruptured and pocket has internal stitches for smaller implant. Will my recovery be longer? I'm very freaked out at the way my breast look 6 days post but I'm sure it will take time.

Doctor Answers (2)

Implant replacement and post-op pain

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Certainly when implants are replaced and the capsule is removed, there will be some amount of post-op discomfort. This will vary from patient to patient.

Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

Everything sounds Appropriate

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Pain is quite normal after 6 days and the breast shape and size will continue to improve over time.   It sounds like things will be fine.

Dr. ES

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

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