I had pip rupture implant removed and i was not able to get another for know. I also had part of my breast muscle removed few years back got cancer. I went to see a doctor with wants to put in anatomical over muscle. Since there are only 12 plastic surgeon were i live i would love to know what you all think.
Options for Reinserting Implants After Removing Rupture PIP Implant? (photo)
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Doctor Answers 4
Implant placement with replacement implants
Implants can be placed either above or below the muscle. If you have had some muscle removed during your mastectomy, an evaluation in person would help decide what could be best for you.
Breast implants after PIP implant removal
Were the implants subpectoral (under the muscle) before? I prefer under the muscle generally but that decision is best left between you and your plastic surgeon. At present I am not a huge fan of "anatomic" or "tear drop" implants as the silicone gel ones are only available in a study protocol setting and I only have saline filled anatomics available to my patients and especially when they are over the muscle they may give more "rippling" visible. Best to visit with several plastic surgeons (in your situation) if you are not sure about the opinion you got.
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