I Am Having Silicone Implants Removed Tomorrow... - Vancouver, BC

I've always loved breasts. Mine were small...

I've always loved breasts. Mine were small but, cute. Four years ago out of nowhere I decide I am going to get implants. I got the implants and loved them, i had the best experience. About six months after surgery I went back to have a scar revision done. They were perfect for about 3 years. I then started to see a little ledge under my right breast, not worried I thought I would just go back back and have my PS fix it up like the last time. I had the surgery and was hopeful that everything went well and problem was fixed. When I removed the bandages it looked okay facing forward but if i flexed my muscle the breast looked awkward, like it was stuck on something. I thought it might get better with some massage and time to settle in. But, no luck. I waited six months and decided to have my PS try again to fix it. This time was no better, if not 10 times worse then before, i wish i never tried to fix them. When seeing my PS after the surgery for checkup I could tell something was wrong when she removed bandages. She was telling me about the surgery and how challenging it was she said I had a band of muscle that was really tough to work around, that she did the best she could. I then looked and wanted to cry, I have barely wanted to take my clothes off this past month, I didn't even remove my bra while bathing.

The last surgery was Feb 21st and my surgery for explant is for tomorrow March 20th. Excited and nervous. I forgot to mention, I was diagnosed with MS about a year and a half ago. I had symptoms before the implants but, since the implants the symptoms were getting worse. When I started having the problems with my right breast it started me thinking that maybe they were part of the reason my symptoms were worse. As most of my problems related to MS were as well on my right side. Maybe not, but it's something that I have to look forward to in the coming months after having the explant surgery. If not, I am sure I will feel better that I am doing something that is best for my health. Thank you to everyone on this site, your stories and photos have made it so much easier to make this decision.

Dr. Valaeken

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 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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