66 days post op donut mastopexty w/ implants, do they look normal? (Photo)
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66 Days Post-Op Donut Mastopext with Implants
#Breastlift and #implants, any breast operation, can result in changes in sensation of the nipples and around other areas where the procedure took place. Larger implants and more aggressive lift methods may have more of a problem.
Healing after #breastimplant surgery
will go on for 2-3 months for the early period. There may be some swelling, bruising, malposition, color differences. Sensation will be abnormal. Scars will be changing.
#Hypertrophic or #keloid scars can be a problem. The worst are usually under the breast with an #AnchorLift or inverted “T”. These can be treated like all thickened scars with re-excision, laser, kenalog/5-FU injections, creams, silicone strips and other methods to reduce and improve healing.
If my patients have concerns that something is unusual about their healing process, it is important for them to call the office and discuss these concerns or come in to be examined.
I suggest to give at least 6 months to see how the breasts settle out. However, your breasts appear to hang along a more tangential orientation rather than straight down. This is not possible to change if it is how you are naturally. Eventually a slight lift of your areola may be possible if you incorporate a midline scar below the areola(lollipop mastopexy). Any substantial lift would need a full inverted T scar to make the breast higher up on your chest wall. Keep in mind, with your current breast size, you may feel to full up top .
Best regards, Prashant Soni M.D.
2 months post op, some advices:
Thanks for the question. In my practice, after performing a BA I recommend to my patients to limit the movement of the arms for two weeks. After that, you can move your arms taking care and always with common sense.
In this regard, it's not advisable to carry heavy weights to prevent the implant out of position, and allow the formation of the physiological capsule around the implant, also to avoid pain and breast swelling.
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Your nipples are a bit low, and the areola are a bit large. Either a revision around the areola or a more formal lift may be indicated. Best of luck.
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