Would having a breast augmentation revision be a good idea? Worried they'll look worse. Not happy with my results.

Had my breast augmentation almost a year ago. I always noticed that the right side hit my arm when I move my arm and the left side didn't. Now I am noticing that the incision on the right breast is in the fold and the incision on the left is normal 1/2 inch above the fold. Contacted my surgeon and he said he could do a revision but it could make them worse. When I wear tops that have stripes I notice it and I don't like it. Not sure if this is normal! Any advice would be greatly appreciated!!

Doctor Answers 4

Would having a breast augmentation revision be a good idea?

Ultimately, whether or not to proceed with revisionary breast surgery will be a decision that only you can make after careful consideration of the level of concern with the breast appearance versus potential risks/complications associated with the revisionary breast surgery contemplated.  Best to seek consultation in person with board-certified plastic surgeons who can demonstrate lots of experience helping patients with revisionary surgery;  having your operation performed by such a surgeon will improve your  chances of success and decrease risks.  Best wishes.

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All surgery has risks but without photos to know the problem that's about all we can tell you at this time. 

Ronald V. DeMars, MD
Portland Plastic Surgeon
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Is breast augmentation revision a good idea?

Thank you for your question. From what you describe, and without photo's, it isn't a difficult procedure to perform.  Typically, the lateral end of the right breast pocket can be closed so it can prevent the implant from gravitating under the arm pit.  I would meet with your PS and have him discuss what can be done , I am sure he or she would want you to be happy with your results. 

Chad Robbins, MD
Nashville Plastic Surgeon
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