Breasts Smaller After Lift with Implants?

Hello, I had a breast lift with silicone implants 6 weeks on Thursday 8th. Before my surgery I was wearing a D/DD bra. I wanted to be back to my normal Full DD. Now, all of my bra's are too big. Is this normal? How come I am smaller then when I went in?

Doctor Answers 2

Lifted and enalrged breasts appear smaller and fit into smaller bra

I see this quite frequently. Even though no breast tissue or volume is removed breasts can appear smaller and fit into a smaller bra size after a lift primarily because prior to surgery larger bras are used ot contain the sagging breast. A sagging breast will appear heavier due to the low lying position on the chest as well.

Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Smaller after implants and lift?

I can not tell you exactly why you are in a smaller bra after the surgery.  How large were the implants?  How much tissue was removed to make the breast shape nice?  These factor in.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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