A Breast Lift - Virginia, VA

After breast feeding three children, I decided to...

After breast feeding three children, I decided to have a breast lift last May. I am very happy with my results but now I am facing a small revision in two weeks and trying to decide whether or not to put a small implant in there to increase the upper pole fullness. My PS will be fixing the right breast as it is larger than the left and also will be fixing the inner bottom portion of both breasts as I feel like there was too much skin left there. I do not want to have more projection or be a larger cup size and don't want to have the "implant" look. Should I use low profile implant and will it enhance the lift to make it last longer?

Thanks all for your responses. I saw my PS last...

Thanks all for your responses. I saw my PS last week and he and I both decided to place a 150 saline implant underneath my muscle. Because I don't want to any larger with the implant he agreed to take more tissue out. This way I will be a little smaller but fuller in the upper portion. I am excited! I feel like with just the lift from last year, my breasts are lifted but very flat up top. I am very positive about my decision. I will post some pics after my procedure.
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Hi there! How did it all go! Do you have some updated pics you could share with us?
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Please think carefully about havinh tissue removed...you can never put it back..and there is always the chance implants might not go well in your body and then xyears down the line you need them out..something to think over. Good luck whatever...id kill for boobies like yours...as they are now.xx
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Thanks for your comment. With any lift there is always a chance for a revision. Before I decided on a small saline implant, only for upper fullness which I do not have, I needed to have the extra tissue removed. There is extra bulging on both breasts on the inside. Even with the lift, over the past year, the tissue has bottomed out. Over time this will become worse. I looked at your pics and I agree with you on needing them removed. You should prob wait until after having more children. After that I think you will love the lift. Thanks for the comment but my pic doesn't really do justice. I will post another one not from the iPad.
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Sorry, I don't mean to be a scaremongerer or confuse you, and the very best of luck with whatever you decide to go ahead with, but please think long and hard about it!
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I wrote a massive response and lost it, so I'm gonna keep this short and sweet. Listen to Brightonbird, she's talking from experience and so am I. Each to their own, but you say you're happy with them, so quit while you're ahead. Your breasts are perfect. I suppose I have boob envy, but cannot understand why you would exchange real, sexy breast tissue for hard, fake silicone? You have the right amount of fullness in upper poles! That's why teardrop implants are called anatomical! As soon as patients get their implants, they're already thinking about how they can improve their new look and what implants to have next; perhaps a tiny bit bigger or a tiny bit smaller. If you kept getting complications with them and chose to have them removed, the fact you've removed your own breast tissue would mean never going back to what you had before, and you WILL regret it. At the most, a small op to make your right the same size as the left, although I can't see much difference! But please nothing too drastic! You look amazing! :-) x
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Sadie....I never responded to your post because frankly it was sort of rude. I have gone through the surgery and I can tell ou that my breasts look much better than they did before and I love them. Instead of trying to persuade someone you do not know to not get implants, why don't you just share your story. My implants are not silicone but saline and they are not hard. In fact, they are soft and look great! I went with this decision on removing some tissue due to the asymmetry. If you had read my post correctly you would know that. Also, I am not already thinking of what I want to do differently next time as I am one hundred percent happy with my outcome and have no plans on having another surgery....now or in the future. Everyone is different and responds differently to surgery. Please think before posting a negative persuasive response to someone else's story.
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I had my uplift with augmentation on 17th Jan and prior to op had agonized over whether to have implants - I had been wearing a 36b bra but didn't' t really fill them, I felt like my boobs were just loose skin with no stuffing and was totally flat on the upper pole. I had a very small 250cc silicone implant and am on my way to being a full 36b or c cup! I am beyond thrilled with them, they are round and firm and full and I'm so glad I got the implant. I understand there is less risk of complications with smaller implants too, and I am hoping as I have not gone too big they won't sag again too soon! Good luck and hope whatever you decide you are thrilled with your decision. Best wishes G x
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Thanks for your positive response. I have my surgery this Friday and going with smll implant.
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Dear Gldstwm I am delighted you have made your decision although I know it's not an easy one to make - but I honestly believe that afterwards you will wonder why you hesitated! You only have to spend a few minutes on this forum to appreciate the overwhelmingly positive impact new boobs can have on us ladies lives! Your surgeon has probably already briefed you on what to expect afterwards, mine didn't (or maybe I wasn't paying attention) - but wish he had told me they would be rock hard and quite odd looking for a few weeks - but he did reassure me they would settle down and they have! I am so excited for you - please keep in touch, and all the very best for Friday! Kind regards Gail x
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Thank you for contacting me and leaving me a positive comment. I am not sure why someone I don't know would leave such a opinonated comment about her own experience and try to give me such a negative impression which is HER opinion. I am doing well since my surgery. I got 150 saline implant with my breast lift revision. They are very conservative and I love them. No more flat boobs! I am measuring a 34 c. Thanks for the encouraging words!
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Dear Gldstwm - I am so pleased you are happy with your result and your decision! I am with you on the 'conservative' boobs! I had the implant to replace the fullness that the lift alone could not provide - not to increase the size. I'm just 1 cup size bigger (36c) at the moment but hoping they still shrink a little as my swelling totally resolves and I lose some of the weight I have gained since the op! It's still very cold here in Blighty so have been comfort eating - sure the sun will see me eating more salads! Wishing you and yours a very happy Easter! Best wishes Gail x
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I would say you look absolutely fab as you are with decent size boobies...im looking to have my implants removed in 3 weeks with a lift and go back to tiny boobs...implants are not all they are cracked up to me...life time commitment..id of never had em if i could go back but thats me. xxx
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I second this!
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Thanks for starting your story on RealSelf! What does your surgeon say about the implant placement that would be best for you?

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