I had pec implants 3 months ago in Mexico, and my right pectoral is shifting to the right (Photo)
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Plastic surgery done abroad with complications always raises the issue of medical tourism
Thank you for your question and pictures.
I will start that there are good plastic surgeons in every country and that complications can occur even in the best hands.
The left side looks very good.
I can see already in your middle picture that the right implant had already started shifting slightly.
You can try the garment and the hypafix but after 3 months, it is much more difficult to open a closed pocket as your body has now formed a capsule and fixated the implants to the ribcage.
If all fails, the surgeon has to reopen and do what we call a capsulotomy of the inner chest pocket and enlarge the pocket towards the midline, in a similar fashion as we do with breast implant asymmetry. I would also use strong permanent sutures to close back the underarm area, fascia to fascia.
Hope this helps!
Dr. Marc DuPere, Aesthetic, cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon
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