Has my left implant slipped or is it something else? (photos)
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Revision breast surgery
It appears your left breast is in improper position and has bottomed out, this can be fixed with use of internal suturing techniques with or without a mesh to help hold things up. The right breast implant appears to be in a good position.
Breast implant displacement concerns…
I think you will benefit from revisionary breast surgery which will likely involve capsulorraphy ( internal suture repair). This procedure serves to reconstruct the lower poles of the breasts and prevent migration of the breast implants too far inferiorly. Associated issues with positioning of nipple/areola complexes should improve with this operation.
In my practice, this type of repair involves a two layer, permanent suture repair (reconstructing the inframammary fold areas). Sometimes, depending on the clinical situation and history, the use of additional support materials such as acellular dermal matrix or biosynthetic mesh is also helpful.
I would suggest that you communicate your concerns again directly with your plastic surgeon. Working together you arrive at the best plan (for example to operate on one or both breasts) to achieve an outcome that you will be happier with.
I hope this, and the attached link (dedicated to corrective surgery for bottoming out concerns), helps.
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