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3 Doctor Answers | Asked by PinkyOG in My world CA
Thank you for the question. I think what you are referring to is otherwise known as implant displacement where a breast implant can “shift” out of its ideal position. Examples of breast implant displacement include bottoming out, superior displacement, lateral displacement, and medial displacement ( symmastia). Signs that a breast implant has shifted would include visual or palpable changes of the breast implant positioning, breast asymmetry, and occasionally...
You may see asymmetry of the breasts, scarring around the implants, and even pain can be associated with shifting breast implants. Return to your plastic surgeon for any concerns.
Shifting of an implant, to some degree, is normal and commonly found in the first one month of the surgery as the breast implant settles. However, positional changes in the implant that change the aesthetics and symmetry of the breasts should be monitored and corrected, if possible. Capsule plication is often recommended. Surgery90210