What to do next? Do i need a lift revision? Do I go through another lift? Is only been 3 months. (photos)
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What to do Next?
This outcome is very typical for the combination of a lift with a relatively large implant performed at the same time. Your before photos show that you had a significant degree of sagging or ptosis with an enlarged areola. This indicates that you would typically need an anchor type lift to achieve a satisfactory correction. It becomes impossible to properly perform this type of lift while at the same time putting in a fairly large implant. This result is completely predictable. If your goal was to ultimately have a larger breast then the operation should have been done in two stages.
Correction now will require removal of your implant, tightening and reducing the size of the implant pocket so that the implant is positioned higher on your chest wall, replacing your implant with a smaller size implant, and then redoing your lift. These types of revisions are complex and time consuming, and therefore generally quite expensive. You should look for a surgeon with significant experience in revisionary breast surgery.
Breast augmentation and lift candidate, some advices:
After having analyzed all the information and photos provided to us, I realize that you have very sagging and small breasts. In this regard, you need volume (implants) and projection (the lift): Breast Augmentation w/Breast Lift.
I recommend you to use microtexturized highly cohesive silicon implant ("gummy bear" implants), with high projection, and 550ml will be excelent on you, to fill the breasts properly.
Finally, to perform the breast lift I recommend a Periareolar Round Block Breast Lift ("Benelli mastopexy"), which has an unnoticed scar around the areola, and if we see (in the surgery) that we can't obtain adecuate projection just with the Benelli Lift, we have to perform a "Lollipop breast lift".
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-
What to do next? Do i need a lift revision? Do I go through another lift?
Assuming you are working with a well experienced board-certified plastic surgeon who can demonstrate significant experience achieving the types of outcomes you will be pleased with: communicate your concerns/goals directly with him/her, preferably in front of a full length mirror and with the help of goal photographs. Working together, you will come up with a good plan (and timing) to achieve an outcome that you will be happier with.
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Breast lift and implants - not happy with result.
- I am so sorry you are unhappy with your breast lift -
- Every women wants youthful perky breasts with upper pole fullness -
- But that isn't always possible if we also have skin without elasticity and want large breasts.
- No one can promise you what you want - it depends on your own tissues to some extent.
- But your best chance of getting there is re-operation to make a smaller pocket, use a smaller implant and use ADM material to support the implant. Discuss this with your surgeon - but unfortunately it will be expensive.
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