Will the tightness ever go away or is this an early sign of capsular contracture? (Photo)
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Very early in your recovery
Thank you for your question. As others have also stated, you have a very nice result. Going from an A cup to B-C + will create significant tightness in your breasts this early. It generally takes about 3 months for early postoperative swelling to subside, and beyond that you're breast envelope we'll also stretch and loosen over time. While massaging implants is not a encouraged to the degree it was in past years, this may also help loosen the tissues. You should discuss the preferences of your plastic surgeon with them in a followup appointment. Cograduations on a nice result.
Will the tightness ever go away or is this an early sign of capsular contracture?
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Breasts tight at 5 weeks, worse on one side
- Chances are you are still tight because your tissues are still swollen -
- Your implants have to stretch both the skin and muscle - things will feel tight.
- Usually capsular contracture does not appear this early
- But if concerned, see your surgeon to be checked.
Hope you find this information helpful. Best wishes.