Three Weeks Post Breat Aug and Want to Explant - Houston, TX

I got breast augmentation three weeks ago and have...

I got breast augmentation three weeks ago and have been regreting it ever since. I got 450cc gummy bear implant over the muscle via crease fold insicion. I got it done for the wrong reasons and now that i have them im jst so depressed and with alot of anxiety. People tell me to give it time but im sure i dont need time. I know for a fact that if i give it time i will probably like them but only for 2 or 3 years max then im gonna get tired of them. Its just an enfatuation or a fantasy that will end and then my explant will give me worse reaults so might as well do it at a month n have a better chance of getting my old breasts back. I know i shouldve known this befor surgery but like i said i did it all so quick with no research for the wrong reasons just because someone else did it and was so happy...i never thought i would be the total opposite. Anyway it is what it is and theres only one way to fix it

People keep telling me not to explant

Ok so everyone around me are making this situaltion worse by telling me to keep my implants. My mom tells me i didnt spend all this money to throw it down the drain. My boyfriend at the beginnigg was totally against it and keept telling me not to do it that he loved me the way i was and that natural was better and now that i have them he doesnt want me to remove them. I dont know if its because he likes big breast or because hes scared of how my breast are gonna end up. All my friends say they look awsome to not remove them. Very one thinks im crazy imature girl that doesnt know what she wants :( i feel terrible

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So i see my surgon tomorrow...

So tomorrow i have an appointment with my surgon. Im nervous to how hes going to react after i tell him im considering explanting...im going to make sure i ask him when is the soonest i can explant and the cost... Omg the cost hopefully i can afford it...it really sucks that i couldve bought some much clothes purses shoes makeup and all the stuff that i love with that money..or i couldve given towards my car and almost finish paying it but noooo i was so stupid. Anyways back to the appoinment tomorrow....last time i saw him i told him i wanted them removed and i totally didnt like his reaction...i might have to look for another surgon ughhh so stressful

I saw my surgon...

I saw my surgon the day of my appointment i told him i was sure now i wanted to remove them and he didnt give me a hard time or didnt ask me why he simply said ok and that he was going to call me back friday which is tomorrow to give me a quote on how much its going to cost me...later today im going to see one more doctor and then ill deside on a date and with who. Im so stressed with this...i wish i had never done this. Im even having problems in my relationship because of this. We were invited to go on vacations with another couple and i have to turn them down because of this :( if only i had listened to him when he told me not to do it

Found another dr

Found another doctor who said could remove my implants under local anesthesia. I really dont want to go under general again. So im starting to think he is the one...even though he tried to convince me to wait longer or to down size but im just going to ignore that. Im 100% sure thats what i want so might as well get it over with. I can explant as soon as friday but im sooo nervous n scared...im scared that my breast wont bounce back....its only been a month tho...ughhhhhhh

I chickened out.....

So i was supposed to have the explant yesterday (monday) but i chickened out. Im so nervous about it i made en excuse to the doctor n moved the explant till tomorrow (wednesday). Last night i had a dream that i had had the explant and that my breast were tiny and jello like. But i was soooo happy. So happy that those hard thinhs were out of me, i felt like 100 lbs were lifted from my chest, i felt like the old me again. I almost cried when i woke up. Now im excited and just wanna get it over with so i can be the person who i was before. Hopefully tomorrow i wont chicken out again lol. So any of you that already had the explant give me the strength by leaving me a comment and telling me how your boobies turned out

Theyre out!!!

I did it! I went in at 4pm...they started preparing me and i was sooooo nervous...like i almost ran out of there. Then they put some type of medication into my iv and i started getting relaxed and happy, then they injected the local anesthesia and took BIG implants out. Now here comes the the shocking part...after i was in my room resting my doctor said this "everything went well, remeber i told you your breast were going to turn out ugly and saggy, well thyre not, you will have youre breast exactly the way they were one they heal." I was thinking omg why would he scare me and make me believe i was mutilating myself by removing them, he just wanted me to replace the implants so he can keep making money. Anyway, hopefully hes right and i can have my original natural boobies. Omg im still bumed that i put my body through this but oh well its a lesson learned. Ill keep you all posted

I feel so stupid

I feel so stupid this was me before breast aug..i shouldve kept by boobies the way they were i wasnt completley flat anyway :(

Got the first look..

Its been about 10 hrs since the explant n i finally decided i had to take a look so i took the bandages off and omg im so happy!!! The feel pretty soft and jello like but still im happy and i have faith they will bounce back. My nipples look smaller n a little bit darker wich i like...with the implants they were wide and pale. Over all im happy and cant wait to start going to the gym again and getting back to my old self. Im so so happy...hopefully i have no other complications. Im a little imbarassed to show you all my boobs because they werent perfect before and they have some improvement now but oh what the hell im so happy im going to post them

Question

My boobs are itchy...if i scratch will i get stretch marks???? Some one told me i would

Ive been thinking..

Ive been thinking that maybe i shouldve just replaced with a smaller implant. Im so happy with my size i just wish i had a little more fullnes at the top. I used to dream of being a size d before breast aug but now i love being a b and would never change that but i have zero upper pole..i would be totaly happy with just one or two cm more lol. I feel like the upper pole is never going to fluff. It hasnt even been a week but i dont know what to think..i dont even remember if i had that extra cm of the upper part before breast aug and i dont want to go to my original surgeon n ask for my before pics because i already explanted with someone else. I guess i need to give it time but its just so hard

Its been a week

Its been a week and im feeling alright. Still no regrets about the explant. Im starting to sleep on my side. The skin was very soft and wrinkly the first couple of days, i would say that by day 4 it improved a lot and by now its almost as tight as it was before explant. As for the fullness they were like pancakes till about the third day, at day four they were a little perkier exept at the top, but now at a week i feel like that has improved a tad bit...hopefully that keeps improving...so over all im happy
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I think when you get breasts implants it is a definite adjustment. For me I realized that I should of just accepted what I had because there is no real fix. I believe it is living on the edge to get breasts implants. It is a desperation. You know what you should do is put on that pink shirt and a push up bra like you showed before the augmentation and see if your boobs look the same as that pic...if so.....I'd say you're a winner in the situation and that your cleavage looks wonderful! We're not meant to broadcast our bodies but media makes us feel that way, its a lot of pressure and a lot of BS that is an illusion like you were saying. I'm happy for your results but wonder if an internal bra/lift would of helped your dissatisfaction with upper pole and nipple position? I see there is a dr. hordensky in texas who does a special lift, i wonder if you could find a dr. who does that technique and pursue something of an internal bra. Or just be happy where you're at.
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Yes you are totaly right...my upper pole is starting to fill up a lil more and yes the push up bra give me almost the same clev as the pic your saying. Im sure in a couple of weeks ill look exactly like that again. As for the internal lift i will look into it...but well see it really sucks having to spend twice as much because of the mistake ive made
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Awesome result!
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You look so good butterfly88 and you were so smart in not having those implants in very long. You look AMAZING! Thank you for sharing your pixs and for the updates.
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maybe you can see some surgeons about fat transfer to the breasts... I've just done this procedure, and am so happy with the results. I will be posting current photos soon.... but this website has a lot of reviews on fat transfer to breasts. http://www.realself.com/search/results?gsc.q=fat%20transfer%20breast click on the top where it says "reviews"
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Wow! You look great for the first days out! Honestly, your top will fill out. Mine looked way worse than yours and are now back to pre-aug size and shape. I first started to notice a difference after a week or two and it was a slow process but it does happen. I think about six weeks but then even now I'm still seeing some subtle changes. (I have a mole on my upper pole so I can see how it's moved). It's perfectly normal to feel bummed about the initial aug when you're waiting to fill out. It's all part of the journey I'm afraid. x
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Your boobs look great and by not having the implants in that long -well, that was a huge plus for you - you are healing back quickly. Thank you for sharing your story - you did the right thing!
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You look amazing! Im so happy for you! Congratulations! !
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Thank you hopefully it doesnt take too long im so impatient
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BEAUTIFUL
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You look so so great all ready!! You WILL fully bounce back soon enough :) It took me about a month or so before I felt they were totally back to normal, so it just takes time.
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They look great already!! It does feel pretty amazing to be on the other side & be free again!! Happy healing to you!!
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I would be very happy tooooo... How beautiful! I don't even see any incisions!!!
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Don't beat yourself up, forgive yourself and move on. You have saved yourself from capsular contracture, inflammation that can cause autoimmune diseases, implant ruptures.....the list goes on. Your breasts will bounce back from this and your body will thank you for the wise choice you made to remove them. Natural is beautiful.
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Yes mam! Im trying to keep that in mind...im jst happy its over with
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They look waaaaaay better before... and it's so soon after the implant that you will get your originals back in no time. I'm glad for you you are not waiting... I had mine so many years and through a pregnancy and breastfeeding... am paying for it now. You won't look like me. You will look great. And a b cup, wow... that is really a beautiful amount of breast size, if you ask me. :)
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I pushed my explanation longer than I wanted to because I had the same reaction with doctors and friends. The implants caused me so much grief. Tons of money trying to find a swim suit that I felt I looked normal in, inflammation attacks, impossible to work out well on upper body,...I could go on and on. My doc (same doc who put them in) took them out for me for free since I wasn't happy!!! And that was 5 years later!!! I thought they all did that. My breasts look great, I only had 250 cc silicone. And I'm 40. I have zero regrets and am super happy.
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I explanted last Wednesday after only 4 months and your dream explains EXACTLY how I feel about it!! As I put in my update, by day 4, I was back in my old bikini on the boat with my husband and felt like my old self. And it was AWESOME!! I have realized now, just how depressed I really was for the last 4 months and how much I was holding back from living my life. I wasn't doing any of the things I truly enjoy and when I was around anyone, I was always hyper aware of my large boobs and trying to disguise them. Now I am 6 days post op, and I am walking around with my chest out, that being my proper posture, and it feels sooo good!! I am just so darn happy to be my "old self", that I just want to plan all these things that I haven't been doing! As far as the appearance of my boobs goes, nothing much has changes since day one, ( I posted pics in my update) but it's not far from what I looked like before implants and even if they don't improve one bit, I don't care!! They just feel so soft and squishy, like they are supposed to feel, and I can make them look pretty darn good in a bra and in a bikini! I am absolutely sure that your breasts will bounce back extremely fast since you haven't had them for very long at all. I only wish I went with my gut, and got them out earlier too! You can do this, the surgery is nothing and by the weekend, you will be so surprised by how good you feel!! Good luck!! :)
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I'm so sorry.... My boyfriend was so against me doing this, I so should have listened too. It's a terrible sinking helpless feeling... I had a cry on his shoulder. & he was supportive & said ' well you never would have known until you did it' So this can be reversed & now your armed with a whole lot of self love & heaps more confidence then you ever would have had! Because your wise enough to know what you really want & your not going to out up with all these mega negatives of implants just for appearance sake. You are beautiful just the way you are. I really sympathise with you, I am working toward my explant & feeling really positive about my liberation . X
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I did just under 10 months with mine. All my friends god me not to explant, they swore I'd regret it & that they were jealous of mine - that I shouldn't throw them away. When you know you know. I don't regret explanting at all. Good luck with it all. x
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*told*
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I had mine in for 28 days. Six days in a freaked out and started regretting it. I felt much better after getting them out. I miss having big boobs but not the worry of something going wrong with them or not being able to sleep on my side or give frunt hugs.
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Did your breast return to the way the were before breast aug? What size were you before and after
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when they explant the silicone do they always remove the capsule that forms around them? I would think that would give you some fullness if they leave it in place as long as it isn't a hard shell.. if they use it to fill with a fat transfer that would give you a real natural filler
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The capsule is not removed if it is soft and thin, because it can disrupt your natural breast tissue. That's why when women have "cc" & go to have their implants removed they run the risk of also losing native issue, along with the scar tissue. --- Normal capsules left in after removal are very thin and small, and will be recycled by the body over time. The capsule if left will not give anyone more "fullness".
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