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Silicone Implants - Not Worth It - REMOVED in 10 Weeks - Naples, FL
- Not Worth It
- Cost: $6,000
- Naples, Fl
The amount spent was to put them in. My doctor...
- 25 Oct 2010
The amount spent was to put them in. My doctor charged me nothing to remove them. I was so unhappy, in pain and miserable. I also work in the medical community and no doctor likes an unhappy colleague. Had been warned by another plastic surgeon I would not be happy. Athletic, frame with much more muscle than average woman though I wear size 4 pants/skirt, but need a 6 shirt/dress. AFTER the implants, nothing fit... not even at nine weeks. My entire closet was off limits. The pain and swelling were much worse than most people talk about or evidently experience. The implants were too large and I looked like a playboy bunny. All sports became impossible... lifting, swimming, anything active and they hurt for days after any activity, even food shopping. I was a small B pre surgery (two children, nursing and bodybuilding had taken down the full C's which I was trying to get back). Intead I got D's which didn't seem to be going down much even at 10 weeks. I could feel the implant even though under the muscle.
Had always contemplated getting them done to look better naked and not need a "padded air" bra. They also made me sick. Suppressed my immune system, had what would seem to be unrelated physical ailments, such as diarrhea, breaking nails, heavy fatigue. They've been out one week and already feel 70% back to myself, though have 4-6 weeks of healing to do before am back where I started.
Unless you are REALLY flat chested or deformed, as some of my friends who had them done, I really don't recommend this surgery. I had done due diligence and knew exactly what was going to take place. Having had 16 other surgeries on various body parts - only a few minor elective ones - the rest major... hip replacement, knee reconstruction, shoulder, foot, etc. etc. This was definitely unpleasant to have done and horrible to recover from for me personally. Frankly I'm amazed having gone through it that so many women do it. The money is better spent on a fabulous vacation!