5'4", 125lb, Sientra Gummy Bear 425cc Round-base (Shaped) Re-augmentation - Midvale, UT

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I am 2 weeks post op from my re-augmentation. 14...

I am 2 weeks post op from my re-augmentation. 14 years ago I had 300cc round saline implants (only saline was available back then). I was a 34A before and a 34C after. They looked great, I did waffle on the size back then, between 360cc and 300cc, went with the smaller, once I got used to them I realized I would like bigger, but they were still great so didn't consider it until after 10 years. Now that silicone is back on the market and I heard about the gummy bears, I decided to look into it. Plus I wanted to increase the size quite a bit. After meeting with my doctor, Dr. Kirk Moore in Utah (great doctor), I discussed that I wanted more fullness, a good natural shape, nice slope and roundness at the bottom. The saline I had looked good but they did ripple on the sides and they were a bag of water, not consistent softness. We decided on Sientra gummy bear shaped (round base), which is sloped at the top, fuller at the bottom and has more projection than a round implant. The only problem is that the round base only goes up to 425 cc, they don't make them any bigger. I was disappointed in that, so between pre op and surgery day I decided on 505cc round high profile instead. I did that based on 3 friends who recently had 500cc implants and loved them. I wanted more size. The day of surgery, the Dr. came in to meet with me and said the 505cc would fit, but barely, my breast width is 13cm. He said it wasn't what I discussed that I wanted, they wouldn't look at natural, they would be very round, sticking out more on the sides but not more projection. He said they were a little too big for my breast, and he felt the 425 round base was a better option for what I said I wanted. He was probably right, I was just disappointed that the round base didn't come in a larger size. I trusted his opinion and went with the 425cc round base gummy bear. They look great! Natural, nice slope, good projection, they don't stick out too far on the sides, I don't have a round shape on top. But I do have more fullness on top, more cleavage, they look really good. They only down side is they are really not much larger than the 300cc saline that I had before. I can wear the same size bra 34C, even though I have more fullness and I probably should wear a 34D. They aren't the big bouncing boobies I wanted, but over all, they are very nice, natural, look awesome and normal. Maybe larger ones would have looked "big" but not totally normal. I'm happy with them. I'll post before and after pics. The before is with 300cc saline, the after is 1 day post op. I'll post more after pics later as time goes by. Good luck to all of you in your decisions. :) Now, my before pic is in different lighting and actually looks better than my post op, but don't let the photo's fool you, in real life the new boobs look fuller and better!

Love them, but had some bruising

5 weeks post op this week. My dr. does the rapid recovery and that was amazing! I had very little pain, very little swelling. My breasts felt pretty firm at first and now that the little bit of swelling has gone down and the muscles are healing, they are really soft!! I'm surprised at how different they are than the saline. Even just lying on my stomach, they feel so natural and soft, not like lying on two water balloons which is what that felt like with saline implants. I really love the feel of them. I've said before, I wanted a larger size but they didn't have larger in the tear drop implant and the dr. said the 505 rounds were too big for my breast width. So other than that, the tear drop shape have more projection and I'll say that really looks good. They also look really natural. I had some bad bruising, it was ugly! I'll post a pic of it here. The nurse said it was unusual to bruise like that, but nothing to worry about. No it didn't hurt, just looked black and blue. The bruising is a lot better now, but not completely gone. I'll post another pic in a week or so after the bruising is mostly gone. Love these implants, great shape, great projection, super soft. Ask me any questions!
Salt Lake City Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Kirk Moore was helpful, honest, I felt like he knew what he was talking about, knew what he was doing, had an opinion and I appreciated that.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
3 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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