Uneven Chest After Gynecomastia Surgery
- Asked by Aa3125
- 3 years ago
Cost $7000 - Had Gynecomastia surgery 5-6 months ago, 2 weeks after surgery i noticed the right side of my chest clearly larger then the left. 5 months later results are the same, right is noticeably larger. I clearly see and feel breast tissue there. The doctor's telling me that the muscle on my right side is bigger then the left thats why it's bigger and im just imperfect. Wasn't imperfect before, showed him excess breast tissue & he tells me its just scar tissue and dont need corrective surgery, can i sue, what can i do about this? Very unhappy.
Will I need a revision or is it still possible for it to resolve on its own?
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Asymmetry may have existed prior to surgery.
Slight asymmetry is acceptable ,but when excessive an attempt should be made to correct it by liposuction and/or excision of the gland. Correction means similar breast size but not exact size and/or shape.In this particular patient another attempt can be done if patient is not happy.But of course the patient has to be realistic. Before photos are important and I wonder how large were the breasts prior to the surgery? and if after surgery there was a significant change in size?
Asymmetry after gynecomastia surgery
Asymmetry after surgery
No surgeon can ever guarantee perfection or exact symmetry between the two sides (most patients start off with differences between the two sides) but that being said, it looks like you may be able to remove more tissue from both sides. I would recommend you get a second option if you are not happy with your results and see what your options are.
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Gynecomastia correction needs revision.
I am afraid you need a revision of both sides. The left side is not flat either, although smaller.
These things happen. Wait three months, and then see another plastic surgeon.
Uneven breast after gynecomastia repair means probably unevern before surgery
Without seeing your pre-operative picture it is difficult to make a recommendation. Without trying to sound sarcastic, it is rare for a person to be even. In fact the vast majority of women have a larger left breast. Differences in the skin, nipple position, areolar size, fat content, glandular volume, muscle bulk, and skeletal consttruct make it unlikely that the right and left breasts are ever perfectly even. Having said that, if you are dissatisfied with the results, seek a second opinion to review your condition and options for management.
Uneven results after gynecomastia surgery.
It is common to see uneven areas and swollen areas after gynecomastia surgery that used extensive liposuction. One of the most important factors for success after such a procedure is for the patient to wear a tight compressive vest garment at all times. This will help with the resolution of edema and will allow the skin to smoothly stick onto the underlying muscle area after you have healed. If after 6 to 8 months after your surgery you still have irregularities it is possible that you may have areas in your breast where an uneven amount of fat was removed. Discuss your concerns with your plastic surgeon as they will be able to evaluate if you indeed have an uneven area or if you have some persistent swelling. An even areas may generally be fixed with a revision procedure that includes liposuction and possible fat grafting two areas of depression.
Uneveness after Gynecomastia repair
from the picture you still have a lot in both chests.
Get another opinion from a BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON, will be able to tell how much breast tissue and how much fat you have.
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