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I am going with the Anatomical implants for the...

I am going with the Anatomical implants for the more natural look. I am still between 300-350 cc and not sure what will best suit my body. I am 5'3' 112 lbs. Anyone with anatomical shaped implants? I want to fill out dresses with no bras and balance out my body frame when nude/bikini. My doctor claims he can put this type of implant via periareola, but it seems that everyone that has had this type of implant went inframammary incision. Please help! :)

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Questions!

1) Am I making the right choice by going anatomical than round for the long run?
2) should I go bigger than 350cc for my stats? Or stay modest in my original size range?
3) Will the anatomicals be more hard considering I can't massage them?

I am anxious!!

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I agree with Mama....I think round would be better in the long run. Definetly stick to 350 or less if you want them to look natural still, lol! Mine are 300 and I am now a 34D! I love them....but I am soooo happy I didn't go any bigger:)
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Thank you! Ok good to know, that 300-350 range gets tough to decide because all the results I see are on all different types of body frames! Yours looks great!
Thanks! I had about 300cc's of natural breast tissue to start with, you look like you prinably have about 200 cc's already, and you have a smaller frame then I do....so 350 would probably get you to my size if that's close to what you want:)

Round or Anatomical?

I'm going crazy constantly comparing and looking at different breasts online and the endless reviews and blogs.... I am so torn on which type of implant to get. Round seems to have a quicker recovery and people can massage them where as anatomical cant be massaged and are more firm initially. I DO want highly cohesive gel I think it will be beneficial in the long run... And as for textured or not? There are so many pros and cons to both! HELP!!

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You have nice breasts to start with! You'll have a great result! :) what implant manufacturer are you going with? I was nervous to go too big & now wish I would have gone from 355 to at least 405... Even though it's not THAT much of a difference. You don't want to have boob greed. :). Best of luck!!!
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Good luck!!! Who is your doctor? You ll be perfect in round shape
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Everyone I have talked to always say they wanted to go bigger after the swelling went down. So far I'm happy with mine but i do have to say they are starting to grow on me and I'm getting use to them.
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Shocked- but after pre op visit ANATOMICALS!!!

I have been going crazy deciding which ones to go with. Just a week ago I was sold on round smooth implant-- but originally I was always sientra anatomical peri areola incision !!! Dr assured me this is the best for my body and the "look " I really want. I have seen anatomicals online and reviews even on Realsef and they look great. I feel like a weight has lifted off my shoulder and I am sooo excited and I know that they are uncommon and most women would say just to go with the round, but I am confident in my Dr and our decision!!!! 8 days away! :)

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Did you see these doctors answers on anatomical implants? It sounds a little scary to me… I think I would rather have the round: http://www.realself.com/question/the-benefits-anatomical-breast-implants-round-counterparts
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Hi yes :) I've read it all the past month... This is a comment I left for another girl : Yes I agree- I was scared of rotation etc, but my dr made it clear that it's drs who do not take the time to make a precise pocket for the implant so no rotation will happen (plus now the textured implants really help with that as well). Some drs are just comfortable not learning new techniques and stay with the ways they know.. I am excited, crossing my fingers and hoping for the best! (I didn't want to have the upper pole balled look)
I tried on anatomical sizers and they look so much better even just in my bra. You are going to be very happy with your choice and will look fabulous (you are already look fabulous btw).
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Thoughts ..

So it all hit me on why my already small bras are too big for my breasts.. I have been off birth control for close to 6 months!! I definitely lost more boob from that! My having the hormones anymore made them deflate! Here is another pic of my body, but showing my arm to be too muscular next to my very padded bra (to give me some kind of curve)...

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Wow you have an excellent figure, boobs will complete it!! And I love the size range you're considering for your body
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Thank you! I just looked at your review-- you look great!!! :)

Uh oh!!!

My surgery is 2 days! I JUST got my period. Dr said its ok, but to just wear a pad... But has anyone felt with this durring surery? Am I going to be ok the following days to keep track of changing my tampon / or pad if I can't get one in due to soreness from surgery...?? Also my mom comes tonight and she will be staying with me for one week. Will that be enough time for her to stay with me before I start moving around on my own again????

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2 more days
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I wondered about trying to put in a tampon jus after surgery! Idk if I'd have been able to so that just a few days po. And I was moving around on my own like 2dpo, 1 wk is enough time :) unless you have like small kids you have to pick up or something
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To do*

1 Hour surgery!!!!!!!!!!!

Waiting for my surgery very excited, I will reload all my pics soon :))) I'm feeling GOOD- I think the worst part of this whole process was leading up to this point LOL ! Talk to u all soon!!

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Can't wait to see your pics! I know it will go well. Please let us know if you had problems with your period too.I think everything will be great!!
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SURGERY DAY!

Today was crazy! I woke up with no fear just happy to get it over with! Incredible results even right away and I went with 370 cc anatomical implants! Even bigger than I thought! Today I wasn't in a fog and my mind felt like nothing's
Happened - so happy and the Vicodin has not made me foggy! I DO feel soreness and a couple hours ago I did forget to take a pain pill and I felt like my right boob was getting stabbed with a knife- I was like F this I will make sure every 4 hours i take my meds even at night !!!!!! I'll attach my before and after and you will see!!! I am excited for this recovery process and to see them lose the swollen state they are in and to become soft and drop a little !! :-)

FYI- I knew there was a rush of rotation, but my Dr was so confident in getting the anatomical implant via periareola incision (usually it's inflammatory by other doctors only) and to make the pocket PERFECT for the implant so there is no chance of rotation-- plus they are textured so can help me with possible capsular contractor to NOT form :) also he went under the muscle!

Love it all!!!!! Hardest part was the days leading up to it! Honestly!!

Smiled from ear to ear all day :-) I'm praying for zero complications and a perfect result for myself.

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Uploaded pics!! Feeling great -- I didn't even bleed with period my pad was perfect after lol-- and when I got home I was able to put a tampon in no problem! Was a breeze

2am

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You look fabulous! I know you will have a perfect result!!
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Looking great already!!!
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3 days post op

Today I am doing really great! Yesterday was terrible, bad pressure in my neck/ head and felt lightheaded and dizzy.. I was eating normal and drinking plenty of fluid and I know for sure the pain killer was causing more problems than the actually surgery itself! So yesterday at 9 am was the last time I took the pain killer and I haven't since then ... Only aleve if I need it! Pain is barable, mostly soreness (especially when I wake up in morning) .. My right breast is a little higher than the left which I read is normal... Funny thing was this morning I had walked around and felt pockets in my abdomen jiggling with fluid! It was the excess slowly moving down my abdomen, was strange and felt tender! I can't wait for the swelling to go down especially inbetween my breasts the skin is extra tight and lifted off-- how long did that swelling take to go down for you girls?

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Do you mind disclosing your doc? I got mine done the same day as you! I'm feeling so much better than I was the first few days!
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Hey that's awesome! Look at us lol ... I had Dr Salzhauer :)
You looking pretty :)
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Post op day 5!

Feeling and look great! Today I am going to get my hair washed and blow dried because I'm still afraid to move my arms above my head or holding a blow dryer... Today they feel a little more tight in the muscle... I couldn't be happier with this decision and the size. Been going to the bathroom, haven't taken pain meds since Tuesday morning and just been resting around the house! Today is my first day leaving the house (I had a nurse sent to my house 1 day post)!! Friday is my 1 week!!! Time is flying by and I can't wait to see one month post op :-))

Tips for girls getting surgery soon:

**Take arnica and eat a lot of pineapple weeks leading up to it! I have zero bruising!
**put avocado oil all over body (100% vit e) bc your body will get dry!!

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Hi! Do you have an pics available? I would love to see before and after since I'm also getting 350 shaped Thanks!
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Did you have dissolvable stitches how long for them to dissolve ?
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What happened to your photos? :(
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