Do you think 390cc hp dual plane cohesive gel will be too big for me? I'm 5'5, 53kg. Thanks.
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In order to make an accurate size recommendation, I would need to assess your chest wall and breast mound measurements/characteristics. I use these measurements to help me during the sizing process to guide you to a safe result for your chest wall and just as important, one that meets your end desires.
The next step is to try on this range of implants in the office with your doctor. The key to this success is showing your surgeon the body proportion you desire with a bra sizer and allowing your surgeon to guide you to the right implant. It will be much easier to communicate in implant cc's than cup size when determining the appropriate implant for you during the sizing process.
In addition, review of photos and use of rice bags can be very helpful to the patient and surgeon in achieving a safe and happy result. Close intereaction and involvement from your surgeon during this process can help alleviate the anxiety and fears of choosing the right size.
I wish you a safe recovery and fantastic result.
Do you think 390 cc high profile dual plane cohesive gel will be too big for me?
What size of implants are right for me?
In terms of whether 390 high profile is too big for you depends on what look you are trying to achieve. Your breast width looks relatively narrow, which is why I think your plastic surgeon has chosen high profile implants to accomodate the volume, but this will give you an obvious implant look - make sure your plastic surgeon shows you photos of similar size people with the same implant. The size of the implant depends on what size you want to be after the operation, and if you chose an implant larger than your current breast there is a greater likelihood you will be able to see and feel the implants. If you chose large implants >350-400cc then you will achieve a more natural result with shaped (tear-drop) implants compared to round implants. It comes down to what shape/look you want from the operation.
Try to find someone with a Vectra 3D imaging machine in your area to simulate your breast augmenation result (see the link below) - in a recent article (Oct 2013) of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Journal (Plast. Reconstr. Surg.132: 810, 2013.), the main Plastic Surgery Journal worldwide, the 3D imaging VECTRA machine was found to be beneficial for patients considering breast augmentation surgery.
The article concluded that patients prefer a center that offers three-dimensional imaging technology; they feel that the simulation is very accurate and helps them greatly in choosing the implant; and that if they could go back in time, they would choose the same implant again.
All the best with your decision. Regards Dr Charles Cope
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Implants to big for you
Seeing you pictures It will not be a problem, you will look great, you will see the big and beautiful difference will be. Look for a certified plastic surgeon with high experience in implants. Best luck. Hope helps you.
Dr. Silvia Aviles
Dominican Certified Plastic surgeon
390 may not be a good long term solution
Failure to respect your tissues will lead to a whole heap of problems in the long term.
Your Plastic Surgeon will be able to advice you on what is appropriate. If 390 has been chosen by your PS based on tissue based planning then you have your answer
All the best