Does everything look ok? I'm very concerned and don't know what to expect. (photo)

Im a 28 yo, 5'6 height 135 weight, mother of two children, had a periareolar mastopexy with silicone implants done on Dec 6 , 400 cc in left, 425cc in right. I know it is still soon but im concerned because my right nipple looks very swollen,( it has gotten better) and the skin around my nipples looks very wrinkley.

Doctor Answers 5


Things look ok based on your photos.  You need to be examined in person to know for sure.  See your PS.


Toronto Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 35 reviews

Does everything look ok? Donut lift done 12/6/13.

Congratulations on your procedure!  From the photos, so far so good.  It's really too soon to worry about symmetry or final shape because they will continue to change over the next 3-6  months.  The wrinkling around your areolas is temporary and will usually go away.  Continue with your follow up visits with your surgeon so your progress can be tracked and try to be patient.  ac

Angela Champion, MD
Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 reviews

Does everything look ok? I'm very concerned and don't know what to expect. (photo)

Extremely early in healing phase. Allow 3 months of healing than conducer the result you have. If needed a revision at that time is OK.//

Darryl J. Blinski, MD
Miami Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 174 reviews

Skin and nipple appearance after a donut mastopexy

In performing a donut breast lift excess skin is cinched in to the area around the areola.  This can cause crinkling of the skin which is typically temporary.  Areolae can also look a little "different" for a while but these things usually settle down over a few weeks to a few months.  Follow along with your surgeon as things progress but don't expect changes overnight.

Terrence Murphy, MD
Englewood Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 28 reviews

Breast Augment/Enhancement

I agree, one is more swollen. Which is typical, both sides never heal the same. If you are having ongoing swelling and or pain and or change in sensation you should see your surgeon. The wrinkling tends to settle with time

Ryan Neinstein, MD, FRCSC
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 76 reviews

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