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things you can t do with breast implants

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Prepare for surgery: Typically instructions will be reviewed, photographs may be taken, medications will be prescribed, post op appointments will be made, questions answer ... Read More
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Surgeon's Guidance: Patients require a period of 2 to 4 days of rest and family/friends' care after breast augmentation surgery. Gradual resumption of diet, appropriate u ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Buford
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Ask your doctor: Your doctor should really go over these details with you before your surgery to best prepare you for the weeks ahead. I would ask him/her what you ca ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Changing minds: Yes. But there will be the possible complications with scar formation as well as the costs to consider. I would advise that you speak to your surgeon ... Read More
Dr. David Levens
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not right away: Hopefully you took plenty of time to research your decision for breast implants with a full and clear understanding of the expectations. Confidence an ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Implants don't=happy: Implants will make your breasts larger and if that is a source of lack of confidence then augmentation may provide you with enhanced self esteem. Howe ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sort of: One breast with capsular contracture would best be treated with surgery to remove the implant and scar tissue surrounding it. While you're in the oper ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
How old are implants: This answer is complex and requires analysis of several issues such as: how old are your implants? Size satisfaction? Degree of sagging? For example i ... Read More
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Implant won't harden: Implants don't get hard, ever. But the scar around them can tighten, thicken, and make the breast feel quite firm (capsular contracture--cc). When cc ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: But i would suggest that you do it at the low weight range.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: That is certainly possible - I have had several patients who've done that, if they couldn't decide on a new, smaller set of implants at the time of th ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ok: Surgery is generally not too risky, but long term issues are contoversial
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rene Perez
10 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Yes: Generally speaking. Seek your cosmetic surgery procedures by a proficient cosmetic or plastic surgeon.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Lin
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Breast augmentation: There are several general reasons for breast implants- either for cosmetic augmentation, or enlargement of the breast, or for a reconstructive reason, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not done anymore?: If I am thinking of the same procedure you are mentioning, it used to be performed by inserting a ball of suture material not unlike a ball of yarn. T ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
See below: A solid, thin silicone shell on the outside, filled with either saline or silicone gel on the inside. Good luck from NYC

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