I had Breast reduction surgery three weeks ago. I was originally a 40 F and the surgery who perfomed my surgery said that he would make me a small D. I measure currently at a DD. Will my breast continue to reduce as I was told the swelling can take up to 8 weeks post opt.1800 grams total was removed
Will Breasts Get Smaller As Swelling Subsides After Breast Reduction?
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Breast Reduction and Resulting Cup Size?
Thank you for the question.
Congratulations on having undergone the breast reduction; it is one of the most patient pleasing operations we perform.
I was suggest that you wait at least 9 months to one year After surgery to determine your satisfaction with the results; I would also suggest that you do not base your satisfaction on resulting cup size.
Certainly after a breast reduction, the breasts are swollen, and it may take several months for the majority of the swelling to dissipate.
Swellling after breast reduction
Swelling can persist for a minimum of 6-9 months after surgery. Therefore it is difficult to assess the final size unitil that time has transpired.
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Yes, your breast size should continue to decease even up to a year after the surgery. I would not sleep on your breasts and wear tape over the scars to help with healing. Watch my video.
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