Uneven swelling after breast implants; is this normal? (Photo)

Does this look okay? The right breast is much larger then the left. Before surgery both breast were close to the same size. It's only been 24 hours but I don't want to wait the weekend out for the office to open if it's not normal. Both 450cc silicone under the muscle.

Doctor Answers 2

Uneven swelling after breast implants; is this normal?

Given your concerns, best to contact your plastic surgeon, regardless of the day of the week.

Although mild breast asymmetry is to be expected short and long term after breast augmentation surgery, if significant asymmetry is present, there is cause for concern.  Shortly after surgery, significant breast asymmetry may be a sign of a complication that requires the attention of your plastic surgeon.

  Generally, exactly what is causing the asymmetry will be best determined by your plastic surgeon, after physical examination.  Best to follow up with him/her for accurate assessment, advice, and/or meaningful reassurance. Best wishes for an outcome that you will be very pleased with long-term.

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Early breast result

Thanks for your inquiry, best if you call your surgeon, it is hard to tell from your picture. 

Vishnu Rumalla, MD
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