Nipples seem low after BA 2 days post op? (Photos)
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Implant malposition and transaxillary breast augmentation.
I don't do transaxillary breast augmentation because in my training I found it so hard to get the lower pocket and the inframammary fold right. The inframammary fold is the cornerstone of implant surgery. It it's too low, you have "stargazer" nipples and bottoming out. If it's too high, you have the Snoopy breast as seen in your photo. I know some surgeons are good at this technique but I'm not one of them. I almost always use an incision in the inframammary fold to help set that fold position.
The good news is that your implants may settle. If you need revision surgery, lowering the fold is relatively easy although in my hands it would require an incision in the inframammary fold.
I hope this turns out well for you. Give us an update in a few months.
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Best wishes for an outcome that you will be very pleased with, regardless of the specific cup size achieved.***As breast implants "settle", they tend to round out the lower breast poles. As this occurs, the nipple/areola complexes seem higher on each breast mound. Also, in my opinion, the "drop and fluff” phenomenon does hold some validity; as breast implants “settle”, many patients feel that their breasts actually look larger. Although online consultants cannot predict whether or not you will be pleased with the long-term outlook, of the procedure performed, it is safe to predict that the breasts will change.
Best to follow your plastic surgeon for more specifics. Best wishes for an outcome that you will be pleased with long-term.
Nipples seem too low after BA 2 days postop
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