I had breast augmentation about 4 years ago but soon after my surgery i notice that one breast is standing firm and the other one looks as if the skin stretched..it's hanging more then the other and this is really a concern. Any suggestions?
4 Years Post-Op Breast Augmentation the Skin Over One Breast has Stretched Out More, Is this Normal?
Doctor Answers (3)
Breast augmentation differences
Breast asymmetry is normal, and one breast always is a bit narrower thant the other. This can lead to a tighter breast on one side. As for sagging, this can happen over time. Without an exam it is hard to further comment.
Skin stretching 4 years after breast augmentation
It is normal for the skin of the breast to give over time and stretch, with or without implants, leading to a hanging breast or ptosis. Many women need a breast lift to tighten the skin. Your plastic surgeon would be able to examine you to determine how best to address your ptosis and assymetry.
Breast Asymmetry 4 years after Breast Augmentation?
Thank you for the question.
My suggestion would be to follow-up with your plastic surgeon or another well experienced board-certified plastic surgeon for for direct examination. There are many reasons for you to be experiencing breast asymmetry for years after breast augmentation; the cause and treatment of the breast asymmetry can only be determined after a full history and physical examination is performed.