Does this swelling look normal for four weeks post op from breast lift with implants? (Photo)
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1 month 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.
Without an exam, comparing it to the other breast, looking at preops, knowing what size was placed, it is difficult to say. You should be seen in person by your surgeon.
The swelling looks asymmetric in the single photo you provided. If the breasts vary in size, the swelling may not be normal. I recommend you see your plastic surgeon to get a better assessment.
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