What do you do when your surgeon doesn't acknowledge a problem? 6 weeks post op (Photo)
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I cannot say with 100% certainty that you have symmastia. However, the picture taken of your breasts from the bellybutton northward certainly does look like you have symmastia. That is a complication not easily corrected. If the surgeon put your implants on top of the muscle, however, you would be an easier repair to simply reposition the implants under the pec major muscles leaving the portion of the muscle which is attached to the breastbone completely intact. That guarantees the implants will stay separated. On the other hand, if they are already under the muscle and the pockets have joined you would need to have a new pocket made on top of the muscle directing it more laterally to leave a healthy bridge of tissue across the breastbone separating the implants. In addition, we advise using a “thong bra” which is a kind of crisscross bra to separate the implants for at least six weeks. I hope this has been helpful. Robert D. Wilcox, MD
What do you do when your surgeon doesn't acknowledge a problem? 6 weeks post op
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