Fluid around a breast implant
It is difficult to be specific without an examination but it is possible that you have developed what is known as a seroma. This is, as you say, a build up of fluid around your implant and can, rarely, happen several years after your surgery. Many resolve spontaneously but some don't and, if it persists, will need some sort of intervention to correct the problem but also to rule out an extremely rare form of lymphoma. I would suggest you go to see your original surgeon, but if this is not possible or practical, seek a consultation from a specialist cosmetic breast/plastic surgeon in your area.
Fluid has developed around 6 year old breast implant, Will this resolve itself?
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The breasts may lose their elasticity and firmness which can be caused by different factors such as pregnancy, massive weight loss, lactation and aging. To reaffirm the breasts and restore the natural look your surgeon can perform a mastopexy or breast lift. A breast lift restores a firmer, perkier, and more aesthetically pleasing shape to sagging breasts. This not only can improve a patient’s appearance by restoring her youthful, feminine proportions, but also help bras and swimsuits fit more comfortably and attractively. By removing excess, stretched out skin, reshaping the breast tissue, and raising the nipple & areola into a more forward position, a cosmetic surgeon can create a more youthful breast contour. Stretched, large areolae can also be reduced during breast lift surgery, creating an overall better proportioned, natural looking breast, Actually the perkiness on a person or another, depends on patients skin and breast tissue… Breast augmentation surgery increases or restores breast size using silicone gel implants, saline implants or in some cases, fat transfer. One of the most popular and frequently performed aesthetic surgery procedures, breast augmentation has a long and successful track record in satisfying women who wish to enhance, regain or restore balance to their figures.
In my opinion, all late seromas was that don't spontaneously resolve should be aspirated under ultrasonic guidance to avoid implant injury and the fluid sent for both culture and examination of cytology for a certain type of lymphoma that presents with a late seroma. Should the seroma not abate or return after being aspirated that a surgical removal of the surrounding capsule and placement of a new implant are indicated. Best of luck.