Breast pocket revision are inside sutures normal? (photos)
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1 week after surgery
Your surgeon is the best one to answer this question. Depending on the suture used and technique there may be some softening and improvement in this area.
Return to your surgeon and monitor the area over time. If you do not see improvement or get satisfactory answers, seek out a board certified plastic surgeon for a second opinion.
Good luck and I hope this was helpful.
Breast pocket revision are inside sutures normal?
Your concerns are certainly understandable. Depending on exactly what was done and what type of suture was utilized, the area of concern may improve with time. At this point, assuming you are working with a board certified plastic surgeon there is not much to do but be patient and follow up with him/her frequently for assessment, advice, and/or meaningful reassurance. Best wishes
Breast pocket revision
Thank you for your question. At one week post op things can definitely change so be patient. At this point you need to follow the instructions of your plastic surgeon and give it some time. Best of luck to you!
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Make sure your surgeon is an ABPS certified/ASAPS member surgeon that specializes in revision breast surgery.
Best of luck!
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