Is this a botched job? (Photo)
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See your surgeon or another
Sorry to hear you are having so much difficulty. With relatively large and pretty symmetric breasts preop, you could have had a nice result with a lift alone. It's not clear why the left is so much bigger, unless they were saline implants and one deflated. You should see your surgeon to address the pain, as it could have a range of causes including capsule contracture. You might consider removing the implants.
Pain after breast augmentation and lift
My guess is that some of your pain is due to the implants. I think you should consider implant removal and a breast lift. I would make sure that the surgeon uses a different kind of suture. It sounds like you are sensitive to the suture used the first time around.
Unhappy with breast lift and augmentation result
I am so sorry you are still in pain.
You had large breasts to begin with and they are larger now with implants.
Breast weight alone may explain some of the pain.
Your implants are high and your breasts are low.
This suggests the implants didn't settle and the lift was not high enough (or breasts dropped again).
Your right breast appears to have a capsular contracture, changing its appearance and contributing to the pain.
See a new plastic surgeon, taking (if possible) your original operative note from surgery and identification card for the implants. (You are entitled to these documents - if you're embarassed to ask, say you want them for your medical records.)
What is needed depend sentirely on your examination and discussion of your goals.
It could be anything from release of the capsule to removal of the implants and a re-do lift.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.
Hope this information is helpful. Best wishes!
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