Hated my Implants Since Day 1 - CA

28" rib cage 32A post op- now 32D Surgery date Wed...

28" rib cage
32A post op- now 32D
Surgery date Wed July17-13
Sientra round smooth 380cc moderate profile (12.8 base)
Areola incision

I have been an emotional wreck lately because of this BA. My surgeon did a good job on my, my breast look good and no infection. I feel so much thankful for that. Although it is not a perfect job because there are some issue that I notice:
-The 2 breast pockets are not identical. My left implants is moving a little more toward the side. My implants are actually a bit wider than my chest wall.
- My incision are not perfectly cut, the left side is longer a lot than the right.
- Before BA my nipples were in perfect condition and now the left nipple is a bit lower than the right.
- There are a lot of blue veins appears on my breast and under areola. They are very visible because I have fair and thin skin. The thing that makes me worry the most is that the viens spread all the way to my shoulder and upper arms. It look unattractive and I am afraid to move.
- because of the large implants, my areola skin are stretch from the nipples and it hurts so bad, also the areola appearance become bigger than before which annoy me a lot.
- The wide implants appear on the lateral side of my body makes me look and feel so fat because of too much side boobs appearance.
I don't know wether or not it is better to downsize implants to 270cc or remove completely. I am still young 24yrs old so i hope my skin can recoil back if I remove them after 6 weeks post ops? I am in my 4th week now and I can't wait to get these implants out of my body.This is not a swing mood decision because the implants really hurt me and its side effect bother me a lot. I don't feel healthy living with these big implants. I might consider a much smaller one or nothing at all. My healthy is much more important than big boobs to me now. I really need support, advice, comments from everyone who had been through similar situation. Hope to hear from you soon.
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Hi girl, just want to check how you are doing? do you feel better now? did you have them removed through the same incision? what is your incision type?
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I too hated mine! I got them out after having them in for five mnth. I was like you to start with and had 240 in. Feels treat to have them out but it looked bad first day. Pushed flat and swollen chest, now 4 days later its better, im small but i think it look much much better! It feel good to be natural:)
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Hi Kari84, did you just have your implants removed 4 days ago? How do you feel now? still pain? does your skin recoil nicely after 5months having them? Did the doctor do any work on your pockets or they will be closed by themselves in time? how much cc did you get? i had 380cc and they are huge on me :(
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Yes i did:) now one week tomorrow. Well they look emty and smaller, and the skin look strached some, but not bad. Its hurting still little in the muscle and in stiches but not bad at all. My chest feels very week and im not myself in that erea yet. Im very glad i took them out even im not looking that good right now.. I guess they will improve too little bit:) feel weird now... Not good to med with the body!!!
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And no the doctor did nothing with pocket.. Just stich me together
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I have also hated my implants from day one. I plan on explanting as soon as I get the money. Unlike you, I think my PS did a horrible job, and I have become so insecure about the size and shape of my breasts...I regret getting the surgery in the first place...I toyed with going smaller..but really I just want them out....They really aren't healthy and you will have to maintain them as they are not lifetime devices
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Hi Notch, so did you get them removed? how long have you had them? how much cc did you get?
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I'm working on explanting. Hopefully they will be gone by October. I got 350xxx HP which I clearly told my PS I didn't want.
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I'm so sorry you're experience pain with your implants! It sounds like you're already getting some good support from other ladies who've been in your situation. Please keep us updated on what you decide to do!

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I hated my first implants 400cc under muscle 7 years ago. I replaced with the safest ones I knew of "Super Furry Brazilians" and down to a 360cc 3 years ago. I was in the doctors office the next day crying my eyes out saying I wanted them out. I had some fun and enjoyed them at times, but basically it always felt wrong even though I had zero complications. Fast fwd 3 years and here we are today. I had them removed yesterday, but had an uncommon complication and had to have further surgery today . . . I am SOOOOO happy! If they are making you sick you should chose your health over fake boobs. If you want to replace and see how your body reacts, you may be luckier next time. If you are scared of what you will be left with . . . I think you will be pleasantly surprised ;0) it's always your choice and everyone here will support you in whatever you decide. We are all on our own unique journeys, but keep us posted and ask as many questions as you need. Get all the information and then follow your heart. The head talks rubbish!! Hugs, M xxx
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Hi B, thanks for contacting me. how are you feeling after removal? Do you consider replace another implants or your are done with these? right now I really want these implants out because they hurt so bad and they are too big for my taste. how is your incision healing after many cuts?
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It's been a week now and I have absolutely no regrets! The surgeon actually removed the old scar and has stitched a new one. It looks a little lumpy at the moment, but I know from previous surgery that it will look A LOT better with time. No way would I put implants in again. Never! Emotionally I have been very lucky - not once regretted my decision . . still hoping for a bit of fluffing and firming, but I am happy right now. I'm so sorry that yours are hurting you and that can't continue. Whether you decide to downsize or just take them out altogether, you shouldn't be living in pain : ( listen to your heart . . your head talks rubbish ;0) hugs, M xxx
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I hear you my friend, I had mine done on June, and I am still in pain, the result I believe is good, however I am seriously considering whether to keep them or not, I don't know how longer I can put up with this discomfort, everyday I am in pain, I don't know why my left breast hurts and the right one I believe is healing fine... I am concern and my doctor just won't reply my emails :( ... How long will you wait to have them removed? my doctor told me once 6 months were needed (or recommended) before removal... Anyway good luck with your decision, cheer up, thank God our bodies have an amazing way to recover and for sure I know one way or another we'll find the way to make things right...
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I am considering remove them at week 7th because these implants are really hurting me. But my surgeon advise me to wait for 6 months. I don't know whether he's waiting for me to change my mind or because it's safer to have tissue and swelling settled. I am going to ask him this question next week when I see him. I might consider suffering for another 3months if it's safer to have another surgery but no longer than that. Keep up date with me if you decide to have any changes. And me too will do. Thank you for your support!
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I just explanted yesterday after having my implants for only 7.5 months. I haven't seen them yet, just a glimpse at the nipple. It's not caved in, and there's no wrinkly skin nearby. Plus my PS said no sagging at all. I think you'd look just fine if you explanted.
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Hi girl, just want to check how you are doing? do you feel better now? did you have them removed through the same incision? what is your incision type?
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