Do my Periareolar Incisions Look Like They're Healing Normally at 19 Days Post-op? (photo)

Had an internal lift + Benelli and am extremely pleased with the shape and contour of my breasts. Just wondering... do the incision sites look normal for 19 days post-op? I am a bit concerned about the 'dots' around one nipple; in a couple of those places there is a little stitch poking out. My PS says this is normal, cut the stitch down, apply lotion. I trust my PS (he's really wonderful) but I thought I would post to get additional thoughts.

Doctor Answers 4

Do my Periareolar Incisions Look Like They're Healing Normally

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These look like they are healing normally. Your surgeon may want to remove any protruding sutures.

All the best. 

Seattle Plastic Surgeon

Healing 19 days post Benelli (Donut) Breast Lift. Normal?

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You wounds look like they should for 19 days post op.  Wound healing will take months to finally settle in.  You may have a couple of spitting sutures along the way.  Do not dig them out at home.   Please follow your plastic surgeons advice.

Jeffrey J. Roth, MD, FACS
Las Vegas Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

Areolae incision healing

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These incisions appear to be healing normally for 3 weeks post op. If there is a palpable suture, it is most likely a dissolving type of stitch and should not be of much concern. 

Wm. Todd Stoeckel, MD
Raleigh-Durham Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 87 reviews

Incisions at 19 days after Benelli

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Limited photos show the aureolas that look about where they should be at almost three weeks.  good luck.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

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