Franken-boob, Snoopy Dog and Going CRAZY - Ontario, Canada

HI Ladies.... My story...I had saline overs...

HI Ladies....
My story...I had saline overs 450CC 18 years ago, and they were AWESOME. I became a figures competitor and went from a 140lbs to 113, (I'm 5"4") As a result my breasts began looking rippled. I called my original PS and he stated that it was probably a result of the lack of breast tissue (fat) from my weight loss, which camouflaged the rippling that had likely been there for years..

Move ahead to this summer. I consulted with my original PS whom I really liked (and still do) and told him I did not want a LIFT due to the scarring. He said that we would have to go to a bigger implant, a 600CC (mentor) and recommended cohesive high profiles, and that under the muscle might be better in further camouflaging any rippling. Also that it might help to take up some loose skin that had developed from the years of the over the muscle salines.

I went in on October 21rst for my surgery. having a rather developed pectoral muscle, he stated after that he had a hard time fitting the implants but that would be fine. when i first saw them, I nearly freaked out! NOT at all what I had expected. It looked like 2 loaves of bread had been inserted into what used to be my nice round breasts.

He said that it would settle and drop and might take several weeks. Although the staff and my PS were wonderful, my husband and I detected some worrisome looks around the room after my first weeks post op check up.

Now I am three weeks post op..and although they seem to have taken a slightly rounder look compared to day 1-week 1 they are still.... well?? horrid!

I am sooo nervous that they won't get right ...I have scanned every site on the net for photos and have yet to find anything quite like these.

PLEASE if anyone had boobs that looked like this for the first while that actually turned out ok....I would love to hear from you.

I have managed NOT to get too depressed and haven't been reduced to crying jags yet, but need some positive feedback. Ohhh I haven't mentioned, but my Plastic Surgeon practices a 1000 miles from our home. My husband drove me there as I trust him and was not comfortable trying to find a new one. His staff has checked in with me several times on his behalf, and we have sent photos. He's asking me to be patient and send again at 6 weeks.
I have put photos below so that you gals can get an idea of what i am talking about ...

Thanks so much for any feedback... CVS

Well Ladies..it has been 12 weeks today since my...

Well Ladies..it has been 12 weeks today since my surgery. Although my implants have become MUCH better... i am scheduled for a revision (lift and re position implant above muscle ) in two weeks... wish me luck...posting updated pics now and will again after revision...
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I still consider my Doctor excellent. I am just not sure if he has preformed this kind of surgery on an athlete ...that is getting replacements and going under from over ...as well as moving from 450's to 600's....saline to cohesive...

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
4 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 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
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Your implants fell within 12 weeks. That gives me hope as I am at 8 weeks and swollen to my bone
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CVS, I am in the process of going about having my breasts redone. One of mine set up high as yours did (snoopy dog effect I think?) So, did placing it over the muscle help you out??
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Yes, going over the muscle did the trick. I should have done it in the first place that's how my originals were done. Now they look great natural and not under my chin lol. The surgery was less painful as well. Going under hurt a ton more. Good luck with revision.
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Thank you. Did your Dr. state the cause behind your implants sitting so high? Well, I'm glad you had yours revised quickly instead of playing the waiting game like so many Dr.'s do!
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The problem actually was ..I was trying to avoid having a lift so we opted for larger high profile implants and I wanted to try under the muscle but I had too much excess skin resulting in snoop dog effect . They might have dropped a bit but not enough to fill skin so only thing to do was a lift .should have done it the first place but I was hesitant about scars and nipple removal but well worth it very happy.
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It's been a long time since you've updated...what's the latest? Dying to know as I had the same issue and am now just over two months...
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I was just about to send her your way Breasto. But I see you have found her yourself! Wonder who her doc is?
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ero123 10 May 2012
hi ! i m passing the same thing as you. i ve had pip implants 7 yrs ago so i had to change them , i have the new implants 480 under the muscle 12 days ago. but they look like your pics, i don`t like them, the surgeon told me to wait until they drop but i m so sad about it. my husband told me that they dropped a bit but i not sure, so you had to do another op?
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Wow! Such a similar situation. I went in to have my implants replaced after 10 yrs. They were perfect I just wanted bigger. My original were 550cc and I got them in Mexico. My PS this time was in Utah he did a remove and replace 752 mid range profile. Which is way to large for my 130# 5'7" frame. They were also placed behind the muscle this time. And were very high and wide with the niPple was low and saggy. This was done october 3, 2011. I gave it a few months like the PS said. It was so horrifying for me to look at them in the mirror. Jan 2012 I went back to him for a revision he was 600 miles away for me. He replaced the implant with 700cc high profile and lowered the pocket. Still very unhappy ;(. I have had a couple consults and "I'm a mess" I now have symasstia aka UNIBOOB the implants have bottomed out and the loose tissue is now on top. I haven't talked to the PS yet. And I'm sure he will offer another revision but obviously I wouldn't go back to him a 3rd time. The new PS consult wants me wait another 3 to 6 months so hewill have the capsule to work with. His quote is $11,000 for all this.
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I would really like an update i have been keeping up with your story.
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Hi! Well I got my lift and changed placement of implants! My boobs are great! I'm very happy everything went well! I have been so busy I havnt had time to post new pics but will soon thx for checkin in!
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hi ! i m passing the same thing as you. i ve had pip implants 7 yrs ago so i had to change them , i have the new implants 480 under the muscle 12 days ago. but they look like your pics, i don`t like them, the surgeon told me to wait until they drop but i m so sad about it. my husband told me that they dropped a bit but i not sure, so you had to do another op?
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I was really worried for you! I'm glad to see they are much better. I am having mine done next month and you really had me worried! How were yours done? Under the muscle? On top? sub muscular/Dual Plane? My Dr wants to do the Dual plane method on me however, I had a lift/reduction a little over a year ago. How long did it take before the dropped to where they are. Glad to see you are doing much better. Take care
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Hello,
Big Difference..Good to see...
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They do look a lot better. Wish you the best for your revision!
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Yes, I'm still going back to my surgeon.My breast have changed alot since the begining not as grotesque as they were but still sitting a bit high.Since further communication w surgeon we have a good understanding as to what has to be done.I have faith in him..if this was my first time I would have second thoughts but I know he will fix them! Thx for the blessing and good wishes!
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I am sorry that you are going through this! I am not an expert, however, I think you may just have a law suit on your hands. That would not be okay, if it were me. Are you sure you want to go back to him??? Just saying!?? Don't settle until you get the answers you need and the results you were looking for! Good luck to you and God Bless!
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Hi ,
i agree with you 100%..i needed a breast lift as well but i really didnt want to do it either but my doctor warned me that my breast would look so bad because the implant would be sitting high and the actual breast at the bottom so i went ahead with it..im sure your surgery when the time comes will be perfect this time round witht he breast lift so do it lol...
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I wish you the best with your revision. I just hope you found another surgeon closer to home. There are too many good ones out there.
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Thanks! Actually I am going with my surgeon for the revision. In the first place, had I listened to what he had wanted to do,which was a lift with new implants things probably would have been fine but I was against the lift..and my surgeon went against his better judgment and thought he could give me what I wanted with just the larger implant. So I trust he will make them right as my first set he did were great !
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I agree with Happy in Atlanta. I would see another surgeon and sue this one. This should never have happened. I have several friends who had great work done. Save your money and body, and find someone else. Sorry you are experiencing this. But don't allow an unqualified person another opportunity to wreck your body.
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Hi Chett ,
im glad to hear that...hope all goes well...yes my are slowing droping and settling...wish i could you a pic...
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Hi! I'm doing fine. Well..they have changed, better than what they were..but I am having a revision and possible lift Jan 27th.My surgeon will make the decision as to what is needed to make them perfect! lol.Not really looking forward to it again but I figure better now than later!So your happy with yours?...
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Hello,
How are you? how are they looking? i hope they have improved....mine are slowing getting there ....
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Hey Chett- How did your Dr visit go? and are you seeing a difference? I hope all is well and your girlies start behaving
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