Thank you for your question. For you, it is not necessarily a question of it is normal or not, but rather if you are happy with what you have. Since you are not, please see board certified plastic surgeons to determine if what else can be done.
All the best,
With no photos prior to the revision no comparisons can be made. In my opinion the scars appear typical 8 months post surgery. There will be continued improvement with lightening of the scar over many months without treatment. The best options include silicone gel sheeting or laser. I would not recommend tattooing.
Donut mastopexy will require conversion to formal mastopexy if the periareolar scar is unacceptable.
It looks as though you had a donut mastopexy. If this is the case attention between the areola and skin is always generous. Conversion to a more standard mastopexy will allow scar revision with no tension that is a recipe for a good result.
Hello Laura. The best place to start is to seek a second opinion from 1 or 2 additional surgeons in your area certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Scarring good or bad is a risk of the surgery. Best, Dr. ALDO