Am I Begginning to Bottom Out?

On my left side the the breast looks awkward when I raise my arms. I am almost two months post op is this just awkward healing or am I bottoming out?

Doctor Answers 6

Impossible to diagnose bottoming out without photographs.

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It would be best if you would supply photographs for proper diagnosis. Based on probability it is unlikely your bottoming out.

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 41 reviews

Most likely not bottoming out

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Without photographs it is impossible to understand your problem.  When you raise your arms it will distort the inferior pole of the breast but this does not mean that are bottoming out.  Bottoming out occurs when the breast implant stretches out the inferior pole of the breast increase the distance from the inframammary crease to the nipple.  

Jeffrey Zwiren, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 20 reviews

Bottom out of implants

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It is hard to say without photos. When you raise your arms the breast can look abnormal. You will need to wait another 4 months for end results.

Breast appearance

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It is impossible to tell you what is up with your breast without seeing how you look now.  Sorry.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

Photos would help....

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Hello and thanks for your post. The description you provided is not helpful. It might be good to add some photos. Talk to your PS about this and perhaps avoid raising your arms so much. Best wishes, Dr. Aldo.

Aldo Guerra, MD
Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 211 reviews

Am I Beginning to Bottom Out?

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Without photos, it is really not possible to offer an opinion. Please consider re-posting this question accompanied by photos, with arms at your sides and raised to show the problem your describe. 

Bottoming out would be more visible with arms at your side, so I suspect that will not prove to be the diagnosis.

All the best. 

Jourdan Gottlieb, MD
Seattle Plastic Surgeon

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