Implants Redone After 10 Years - Uneven Breasts 3 Weeks Post Op and Dissappointed

Hello, I am 36 5"3, 114lbs and had breast...

Hello, I am 36 5"3, 114lbs and had breast augmentation 10 years ago with saline 375cc. I decided to have them redone because they had moved outwards a lot and I had such a space on my chest (with no cleavage). My doc decided anything bigger than 450cc mod plus silicone would look unatural on my body, so I went with his choice.

I am concerned so far that the left breast looks lower and the right is much fuller on top? I am dissappointed with the surgeon, I mentioned 5 days post opp they looked uneven and he said, no they were fine, and didn't even book me to come back again.

I am going to book an appointment to discuss my dissappointment but I would like to know what my options would be. Which one went wrong, does the right maybe have hardening, or were they just positioned wrong (my nipples are uneven also, one sits higher). I had terrible bruising on the right side, and was very swollen on my chest between them. If I require further surgery will my scars be worse? I would really appreciate any advice, I am so sad I am lop-sided now):

It has almost been a year..and the doctor has...

It has almost been a year..and the doctor has agrred to fix my right breast for $2000, which I still feel is unfair, I had BA done in 2000 for $6000 with him, again in 2010 for $8400...I don't know if I want to go back to him and I am very nervous to fix it...yet I feel very insecure when flexing, expecially in workout clothes or swimsuit,,,would appreciate any feedback on whether to fix it or leave it>>>thank you

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hey, i have EXACTLY the same problem. im 7 weeks post op, but one has been different from the start. My surgeon did see him, after pestering my email (im in UK by the way) and he agreed that if it hdnt resolved by august (6 months) then he would make my pocket a little lower one side to let the implant come down a bit, FREE. i just hope he keeps his word. When i look in the mirror i just focus on the difference in fullness...so annoying. xxx
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I would say to have it fixed but I dont know that I would have it done by the same person. I say this after having a reduction done about 10 years ago as my breast were causing me back issues. I had a bad job done and till this day I am not happy with them and have a very big issue with it. Talk about self esteem down the drain. I complained that he put my nipples up to high and he laughed and said, well you know I did you a favor. I said, a favor? He said when women get older they start to sag, so when you get older they will be in the right spot, so just give them time. :S So, me being younger, scared and alone in doing it all, I never said anything but just lived with it, still depressed about it after all this time and I cant see it getting any better. So, even though yours are in much better shape in the beginning than you might be now, still do something about it and dont just live with it, you very well might regret it. Sorry you had a bad experience with it.
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You obviously work out. If you have chest muscles, your boob will look strange when flexing. I got my BA 8 yrs ago when I never worked out. I now work out 5 days a week and my boob does the same thing. It didn't before.
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I would not have another surgery. In my opinion, they look great! There is no PERFECT set of boobs. I thought all implants looked weird when you flexed if under muscle? At least that's been my experience.
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I agree with what the other women said. Dismissiveness stinks! It's possible that your larger breast could have still been swollen. I'm wondering now, several months later, how you're doing and how severe the asymmetry is.

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I don't think your surgeon should have been so dismissive, but unless he really did put in mismatched implants - which I would say is very unlikely - I think it's just that one breast is more swollen than the other for any variety of reasons. At any rate, I saw the first picture before I read your posting and didn't notice anything odd. They look darned good, especially so soon after surgery. And your abs - you go, girl!
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Mondor's Cord is inflammation of a blood vessel. It isn't considered a "risk", per se. It heals on it's own, and causes no permanent damage. The small vein that's visible is called Mondor's Cord. Mondor's Cord is not a complication. It resolves on it's own. Ibuprofen and warm compresses may be used for discomfort, which is usually fairly minor. One or more "cords" may be present, and is may also be seen in the arm (extending from the armpit to the elbow). If you get Mondor's Cord, you should consult with your surgeon before taking Ibuprofen, which thins the blood. Some surgeons don't want their patients taking anything that thins the blood for a few weeks after surgery, while other surgeons are more lenient.
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What is a mondor's cord?
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It sures seems like it, at 2 weeks post opp when I said they looked uneven, he said they didn't, and told me not to book another appt when I left. He said to watch for sign of capsular contracture and come back then if I noticed it? I am not impressed. I am 4 weeks today, and will wait for the bruising to go away, and I will re-book to see him, I am so dissappointed, not worth the $8300 I paid? thanks for your feedback, hope you heal up nicely!!! I also have mondor's cord under my right boob and between them, it hurts!
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It is quite obvious the work he did caused your breasts to be uneven and now he does not want to deal with it. Do u feel as though you may have capsular contracture? My left breast hurts more than my right but then again the left side has crazy nipple sensation and the right side is still numb due to all the incisions he had to make inside there. I flew out to this PS to get my BA done so i will be emailing him pictures and let him know that there is a size difference and he did not come through with what he had discussed with me. I would have never gotten implants if my deformity wasn't so bad. It is so disappointing especially when i flew out to do this my BA alone was 8,000 and the other expenses made my BA cost around 10,000. My goodness! I hope this is just swelling for you and you get what you paid for. PS take very little responsibility for post op problems its almost sickening. They make their money and tell you to F off. I hope you PS cares enough to make things better! Good luck and keep me posted!:)
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by the way since ive taken a second look, are you sure he didn't put a larger implant in the left breast... this is so odd...
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**25cc more in the smaller breast** is what i meant to say!
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that's quite bizzare, i had mine done exactly 3 weeks ago but i had asymmetry before my BA. He decided to but 375cc in both when we discussed 25cc in the smaller one. I am experiencing a size difference also. My left breast is bigger because it was post op and now still is bigger and sits lower. I called him and i mentioned it twice he said that i have to "give it time" and that my left breast had more skin... DUH. Im stunned that your breasts had the same amount of tissue to begin with and there is asymmetry, im thinking u may have to wait since theres still pain. Your surgeon is probably going to give you the same line " wait atleast 6 months for the final result" its so hard to be that patient.!
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