Anyone's Explant Stayed the Same Size? - United Kingdom, GB

Hi, I'm just home from having my implants...

Hi,

I'm just home from having my implants removed today....I'll upload some photos tomorrow. However, I'm a little concerned:-

I had my implants in 2004 under the muscle, 360cc in each which took me to a B/C cup. At that time I was only a size UK6 and my breasts were virtually non-existent before my implants.

Fast forward to today, after having a child and putting on weight over the years, my breasts are 34EE and I'm a size UK12 in clothes.

My problem is that after looking at all your before and after photos on here, I was expecting them to look very deflated after surgery, and looking forward to them taking a smaller shape. Mine however, are not! I awoke from surgery and immediately thought they had not removed them, as they are still exactly the same size! Is this normal for some explants? I have no bandages on and no drains so I'm hoping this may be swelling. Although I'm not too sure if it is swelling as I'm only on paracetamol and in no pain. I'm now panicking and thinking I'm still going to have to live with these huge things. :-(

Lisa

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You definitely don't have to live with them. I'll wait to see your before and after pix, but I actually was concerned as well, and asked on my day 4 visit if they're sure they removed the implants. My swelling and all went down eventually. If you're concerned, call and ask!
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Before explant

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after

After explant. ... hoping its swelling as there's not much difference to me!

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Hi lissyml....and wow!...don't you look fantastic..well done to you and a big thank you for sharing your story. Can you tell me who your surgeon was and did you have the implants removed complete with capsule. xxxx
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This is great! I'm happy to see this as my doctor today told me I would basically look like a troll once I explanted without a lift or new implants. I just want to look as normal as possible.
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Hi. I'm sure you'll be fine! Mine have gone a little smaller since my last post, its only day 3 post op but i feel a lot better about them today. Even though they haven't changed too much visually on the photo's, they're just not as 'full' now, and don't feel as heavy! I think if i lose a few lbs i'll be really happy. Keep us updated x

getting smaller all the time.....fabulous!

Its now 7 days post op and I'm actually really pleased. They may not look so on the photos but they are definitely a lot smaller. X

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incisions are under the breast

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WOW!!! you look fabulous!! They have gotten smaller! I bet you are so happy! Congrats! I hope my results after explant are half as good as yours!!
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