48 Yr, 5'3 150 Lb Replacing 270cc over Muscle with the New Seintra Silicone 510cc - Kinston, NC

Replacing 15 year saline implants with the new...

Replacing 15 year saline implants with the new Sientra Gummy Bear using existing over the muscle pocket. I've read so many reviews it would be best under muscle but after 2 consults recommending using existing pocket. I wanted 600 cc which is what I thought would give me a D or DD cup. I asked the doc to fill up my pocket to its limit and ended up with 510cc's. I'm concerned I'm only going to end up with a full C. I was a very small C or Full B with the 270cc Saline. I look very round not a huge projection. Definitely bigger than I was just worried I should have gone larger and if the doc could have given me 550cc or 600cc perhaps that would look too big on me... Maybe the larger size would have caused me issues such as bottoming out... I have read on this site about the drop and fluff that makes you feel and look larger. Does anyone know if this occurs with someone that has had replacements over the muscle. The majority refers to under the muscle...

4 days post op!!! I think I'm over obsessing my size...

Since I'm over the muscle they seem to be dropping really fast! I was told since replacing implant in same pocket I didn't have to massage or wear a sports bra and to actually go braless waiting on tape on stitches to come off. It is really starting to itch!!! Anyone else over the muscle that is dropping fast? Afraid of bottoming out!!! I will take Picts and update soon! It is very helpful seeing and reading the updates!

Pics 4 Days

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Day 1 after surgery

8 Days after surgery pics

I went to Victoria Secrets to be measured for bra size. I was very surprised that I was a 34DD! I tried several styles on with simple T-shirt. My nurse informed me that I should not wear regular bras until 3 months post op. I didn't buy anything but it was nice to see them in the bras!!!

8 Day Pic

Swollen left breast with pain

Yesterday I had pain in my left breast. This morning it is very swollen and hurts! I contacted the doctor. He thinks I may have fluid collected in the pocket. Have a 9:30 am appt. tomorrow morning. He said he may have to open my pocket back up and remove fluid and put in antibiotic and input a drainage tube. He said sometimes the body absorbs the excess fluid and sometimes it had to be removed by adding a drainage tube. He did day it might just be inflammation but to come prepared for surgery :( . Not what I wanted to hear but at least I don't have to pay if he does have to go back in... Concerned and freakjng out!!! I hope it's just inflammation. Have any of you had this happen.

2 weeks post op'

Great news it's just inflamed tissue. I'm taking anti-imflamtory medice every four hours and doctor will check on me in a couple if days. No lifting or stretching, I was told I may have pulled something and inflamed the tissue. I'm gonna take it easy for next couple if days. No compression sports bras only light weight non confirming bras. I'm so impatient!!!

19 days Post

Still have significant swelling and pain in left boob. Sainting to hear back from doctor. Aleve and warm compresses around the clock has not helped! Feeling sad :(

24 Days Post Op

Hi everyone! Been off the radar sick with chest cold. It's been 24 days and time has flew by. My lefties is still larger than the right. I no longer have pain it's just more firm and larger than my right. My doctor has instructed me to begin taking 1000 iu of vitamin E daily for a couple of months. Here are some updated pics. Is anyone else having an issue with one breast larger if so I would love to read about your experience. I am hoping for a better result as I did not have this issue prior to the replacements....

29 Days Post Op

Feeling excited! Looking more symmetrical. Leftie is still not as squishy but is a lot softer. Vitamin E and time is making a big difference. It is so important to have patience and allow healing time for the final results! I feel like I have been an emotional roller coaster with the healing process. I can definitely see that they are evening out and have excepted one is going to be larger than the other. It's not noticeable in a bra. I appreciate the positive comments thru this process.

29 days Post VS wireless 34DD

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6 weeks Post Op

Looking good after six weeks. A little pain at incision on left side just need to continue with vitamin E and massaging.

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4 mths post op

Just a few pics. Currently researching a great revision surgeon. I am wanting more projection and cc's. I wNt to get it right this time!!! Pics in swimsuit was a disappointment considering how much I've already invested. I'm convinced it's all about the right surgeon and communication to ensure we both understand the desired results I'm trying to achieve.

Added other side view

Swim suit pic

Desire more boobs!

Wish boobs

More Wish boobs using internal bra

7 month pics

I thought I would post my 7 mth post pics of the Moderate 510cc's. I can't wait to get the HP 800's!
Dr. Cummings

Dr. Cummings is very funny and nice. Pre-op visit went great! I did not feel rushed. He answered my questions for the majority but not completely on some questions. He would not commit to size or cc's. He is great if you are going to just increase size or first time BA with no issues. After surgery I did not see him at all. The nurses were great but I expected him to at least pop in to ask how I was before being sent home. I had issues with one breast swelling the nurse "Christi" was very helpful and Dr Cummings saw me and reassured me everything would be fine and it was! I am disappointed that the placent of the plant is low on my chest however he used existing pockets. I would have appreciated the expertise of the surgeon to tell me and make the necessary adjustments. It may have been because pocket adjustment may not have been his specialty or that he doesn't have the trained eye in this area. (This would saver from having to have a second revision). I currently have lateral displacement along with the pockets sitting to low. Otherwise they do look great and look very natural. I've consulted other surgeons that have told me if pockets were adjusted the placement of the implants would be higher my breasts would look larger with better projection. I feel the 510 cc look small which is probably due to the pocket.

3 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
3 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
1 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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I'm gonna use your post op pic as one of my wish pics!!! I'm getting so excited!!! Please keep us posted on the pain and discomfort that you experience and how you address it. All tips are welcomed! I love your heavenly boobie bed (thanks to your sweet hubby). Let's not forget you did kinda take over your grandsons bedroom temporarily. Haha
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ccs have about the same mileage on you as on me! and it's still actually a bit better for you! I wonder if having my implanted filled properly will make a dramatic improvement... otherwise, I already have 800 and I'm very far from those wish pictures which I know are of implants around 800cc. don't despair girl you don't have it rough things have breakfast five boo complication, it's just about size!
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damn autocorrect. I meant things have been going fine, no complication
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I'm beginning to wonder if the 800cc is gonna give me the size I want! My body eats up the cc's I'm hoping the high profile and internal bra will make a huge difference. Dr. Revis indicated that they would like bigger when they are repositioned higher on my boney prominent chest... He has done miracles on his revisions for other women. I'm positive he will give me my wish boobs. I love Mrs. 500 post op boobs. Check them out. I'm gonna use her as one if my wish pics. She is also above the muscle. I also live Delta 20 her boobs look great too she's under the muscle... And yes I'm so thankful I haven't had any major complications just lateral displacement. I can fit my whole hand flat in between my boobs when I lay down and there's a pulling pain. I just sleep in a sports bra and it's cured. Lol
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oh yes I wouldn't worry too much about getting your wish boobs, Dr Revis is very good at doing awesome boobs!!! my surgeon is much more vague and I wish I had the option to go to Revis too, but for now I hope that adding volume to my implanted without any modification will give me great results. I have to admit I'm much happier about mine now. did you see my last update and pictures? they reality took their spot and even though I look small for 800cc, they don't look tiny anymore.
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They finitely looking better for your frame! You look great!!! How uncomfortable is the thing bra? How many cc's are you planning with the over fill? Do you have any pain with the weight of the 800's? It's crazy how different the 800's look on different women. I'm only 5'3 but I weigh 153 now trying to lose. Wearing a 34DD...
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funny thing huh i was also wearing a 34dd (borderlining on 34ddd by the end) with my 500s, but i looked so tiny! they were way too narrow for my frame! now my 800s are so much wider that it's almost overkill (it was actually since i had symmastia, lol), but i like it, i like the sideboob!!! the thong bra is actually quite comfortable when i manage to position it properly; a few of the sewings are thick and can put pressure, but otherwise, considering my boobs shape, it's the most comfortable one i've found since my repairs, and it looks better than my other ones too, my boobs are put on a pedestal with it :) as for the fill, i'm supposed to get 100~200cc, but probably not the max since i have to be careful with the repairs and all, but i may end up doing it a few times to get somewhere between 1000 and 1500cc, until i get my desired look actually. sucks that it's a few hundred dollars every time. i really can feel their weight nowadays, and i'm not one that can say i don't feel them. without bra, i get tired in my shoulders and back, and with a bra, i can feel the weight big time on my bra band!!! i'm happy though, i love the size and i really want to get my over the top look. i hope i make it without anymore complication!!!
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Maybe when you talk to revis you can tell him our realself profile names so he knows we're the real deal lol!
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Def could do that, I already told him mine. I have a friend who was checking out realself and she's made a consult with my original PS. he's a good 1 too just don't like to go big and she's not interested in really big ones so I think he's a good choice for her. I think getting boobs is contagious lol! The boobie virus is going around ;)
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Ok...thats a deal. If you check with rc that its ok with her too. ..but if you give him our profile names and ask if we can get a realself discount if we end up booking in. I can't do until late feb at least...but let him know I'm flying halfway around the world.. so can I please get the best price he can do for us realselfers...we're going to be the best advertising for him lol!!
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I go back on Sept 9th and I will def be bringing it up! Can't wait ;)
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You're a doll!! I'll be getting all the info together for you hugs Shelly xoxo
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Hi rc! It's shelly again. I forgot to mention about the revis emails. He was great and said yes he can see I have lateral displacement. He says that I'm a good candidate for revision and he would suggest around 650cc high profile with internal bra both sides to stop the bottoming out and displacement. About 9500 k. After you read the other docs appointment you can see why im thinking of Revis. All my original doc offered me was doom and gloom about a revision. Maybe its because he's crap at doing them lol! At least Revis gives me the impression that he's confident that he will try to meet my needs as best he can. At 7000 for here or pay 9000 to Revis...its a no brainer xoxo
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Natural!!! Nice honey!!
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I had to look twice at your pic; lol! You don't even look like u have implants; your breast look very natural!
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I think all of your results look great and very natural.
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I love yer wish pics 3&4 and think you might be happy with Revis, check my results out after my revision on Aug 13th. My I implants are also 25 years old but silicone which has worried me, because I'm sure they've improved them since I was in the study all those years ago. I have been satisfied with them but everyone beware gravity does happen prob even more with heavy implants! My first PS supplied a bra and I was told to wear it 24x7 and I did, but being 30 back then and still clubbing and dancing my ass of almost every weekend took a toll. I could no longer wear a bra with the club dresses lol. So now I'm putting my trust in Dr. Revis to make them big, beautiful and perky again ;) not much of the clubbing anymore and I really plan on wearing some kind of support as much as possible with these! I'll bring the girls out every so often without a bra but only once and awhile. I wish you the best of luck with yer decision...yers do look good and I wouldn't doubt you can fit 800cc, my pre-op size b4 first BA was 36C I got the 500cc silicone and made me a D-DD ( I may be wearing the wrong size tho never been measured professionally)
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I'm sorry that you are unhappy after your revision. Its something that I'm looking into as well...but with great trepidation. If I do it I want the best surgeon. Im in Australia and am seriously considering coming over to the States to either dr POUSTI in san Diego or dr. Revis in miami. They seem like the only ones I can trust with a larger revision. My original doc just wants to use existing pockets too... I think big implants need some type of internal bra or sutures to keep them in place lol. Did any of your docs suggest a lift? You might get more of the perky higher look that you're wanting cheers Shelly xoxo
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Hi Shelly, I just responded to Blutee about my three consults. Rather than copy and repost please check my response out. Have you decided what you are going to do and which doctor yet? I'm between Dr. Revis and Dr. Pozner in Fla. because I can drive there. I can't go with Dr. Pousti due to the travel cost along with Dr. Pousti's cost put me wayyyy over budget. I'm very interested in your journey! Thanks
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Hi jc...I'm leaving more messages for you lol! So you're not far from dr.revis either...thats awesome. If I come over in late February I can see you and Mrs.500. She said she can be my boobie sitter...wow how awesome. It would make me feel so much better to know I wasn't alone (as its too much to bring hubby and 3 kids) . Are you looking at getting yours done in January. ..so exciting! What size are you looking at?
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Wouldn't that be so awesome if you two could plan surgery on the same day or a day b4 or after?! I'll be keeping an eye on both yer decisions :)
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Maybe we should ask him about a special deal if we both sign up to him haha...maybe we could get a real friend special. ..probably not a bad idea to bring up !!!
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He got right back to me today when I sent him pics of my swollen left side and he thinks its just an early stage of my healing so I gotta keep the faith I have in him and just hope it gets better soon. He's so nice and he said he thinks realself is awesome! I had told him I had pics on here and he responded that realself is awesome and thanked me for sharing with the patient community! Hope you girls can fig something out! XXX
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That would be awesome does he offer friend discounts? I would be willing to schedule the same day for a discount! I was thinking late January. Mrs. 500 looks so amazing! I'm very interested on how well her recovery comes along! I live 14 hrs from Fla. I'm thinking I will stay a week hopefully that will be long enough. This site is so wonderful!!!
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That would be awesome does he offer friend discounts? I would be willing to schedule the same day for a discount! I was thinking late January. Mrs. 500 looks so amazing! I'm very interested on how well her recovery comes along! I live 14 hrs from Fla. I'm thinking I will stay a week hopefully that will be long enough. This site is so wonderful!!!
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