I'm 7 days after my BA. Will my right boob ever even up with my left boob? (Photo)
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Asymmetry of the breasts one week after breast augmentation.
I'm 7 days after my BA. Will my right boob ever even up with my left boob?
Right now, you are very early on in the post op recovery period. It will take 3-6 months for you to feel comfortable having implants in your body and for them to settle. This time allows for you to physically and psychologically adapt to your new body image. There are many variables that contribute to a breast augmentation's final result. Preop size and shape, IMF location, location of the implants and type of implant. Patients heal at different rates and each breast will sometimes heal at a different rate. Rest, relax, recover and heal. Please Express your concerns to your surgeon so he/she can examine you. Then reassess final result at 6 months.
The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.
Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative breast surgery.
Best of luck!
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Breast augmentation post op, some advices:
In my practice, after performing a breast augmentation recommend to my patients to limit the movement of the arms for two weeks. After that, you can move your arms taking care and always with common sense.
In this regard, it's not advisable to carry heavy weights to prevent the implant out of position, and allow the formation of the physiological capsule around the implant, also to avoid pain and breast swelling.
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Asymmetry after breast augmentation
Asymmetry after breast augmentation
If if your right breast seems to have moved up rapidly compared to the left you should see your surgeon soon to make sure everything is ok (no bleeding or fluid collection). Your right breast may seem higher due to tighter tissues in that side or more swelling at this early stage.
When end I have patients with implants that "ride high" because their tissues are so tight or they have a constricted lower pole (tuberous breast), I will at times have them go bra-less or even wear a compression wrap over the top of the breasts to make the implants settle faster and the tissues to stretch faster. These can be somewhat uncomfortable because they cut into the armpit and are visible in clothing showing the cleavage line.
Things look ok in your photos so far.
Breast Asymmetry after Surgery
Stone Mountain. My home town! It is too early for you to really know. It can take as long as 3 months for the implants to settle and your final shape to reveal itself. They may be sitting in different positions now but as the muscle and skin stretch with time the implants will settle. It also depends on what kind of asymmetry you had prior to surgery. You should keep in mind any asymmetry you had before surgery usually is more noticeable when the breasts are larger. Some asymmetry can be fixed at the time of surgery and sometimes things are not fixable. You can do more harm trying to change the position of the breast folds for example if they are slightly uneven to start with before the augmentation.
Will my right boob ever even up with my left boob.
Implants uneven after breast augmentation
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