This is my third surgery, I don't understand why this is not working out for me? Very depressing. I'm 6 weeks post op

This is my third surgery, I don't understand why this is not working out for me. It's very depressing. I'm 6 weeks post op. I had the implants moved to a sub glandular position, because of muscle deformity and now one is significantly smaller and shaped differently than the other side. What is happening?

Doctor Answers 3

Concerned about the results of your breast implant surgery

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It is impossible to comment on your situation without knowing more specific details of your surgeries and seeing pre-op photos. The best advice I can give you it to speak to your surgeon if you are unhappy. If you choose to seek another opinion with another surgeon, make sure to bring all your medical records with you for review. 

Implant revision

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More details about your previous surgeries would help. Sometimes the muscle is thicker on one side than the other and this  may contribute to the overall shape and size.

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

Unhappy with breast implant result.

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To give an informed answer to your questions and concerns, it would be necessary to have your original pre-op photos and prior operative notes from all surgeries, to understand exactly what was done and what type of implants you have.  If your implants were only moved from a submuscular position to a subglandular position, there should not be any change in volume.  Possible causes, if you have saline implants, is a slow leak of the saline in the smaller side or a fluid collection in the larger side.  You should return to your surgeon and express your concerns so this issue can be resolved.  Best wishes.

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