Double mastectomy and expanders in place for 3 months. It has been two weeks post permanent implants. Do I need to massage them?

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Implants after exchange

You should ask your surgeon what his preference is.  Many after mastectomy do not recommend massage of the implants.
Steven Wallach, MD

New York Plastic Surgeon
30 reviews

Do I need to massage?

Check with your plastic surgeon regarding postoperative instructions. I routinely use anatomic shaped implants and do not encourage massage as the implants may rotate. Best, Dr. Yegiyants 

Sara Yegiyants, MD, FACS
Santa Barbara Plastic Surgeon

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