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What Can I Do About The Breast Augmentation Scar That Is Now Hardening
Compression/massage: Scars continue to remodel/mature for up to a year after surgery. Once healed, scars begin to harden and become red/raised before softening up again. Manual scar massage is highly effective. Other topical compression modalities also exist such as taping (with paper tape), silicone gels or sheets. These are available via the internet or at plastic surgery offices. Examples are mederma and scarfade. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will the scar from my breast augmentation be noticeable? I enjoy spending time at the beach and may become intimate with new partners in the future. I am concerned about the visibility of scars from breast augmentation. Will they be noticeable or will the
Scars: Plastic surgeons still make scars. We like to place them in places that are less noticeable, (in wrinkles, contrast lines, etc;). Take care of your incision and scar so as to give yourself the best chance of a less noticeable scar. http://www.jjrothmd.com/procedures/breast-augmentation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: There is always going to be a scar after a surgical procedure. How a scar heals and fades is unique to each person, and can take up to a year. Scars for a breast augmentation can be hidden in the breast fold (underneath the breast), around the areola (dark skin around the nipple), or in the armpit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had breast augmentation and lift 4 weeks ago. Both my breasts are red and sore all over the breast even not on the scarred part. I've put dermastine cream all over them. Is something wrong?
See you surgeon!: Pain and redness following surgery can indicate a number of things including infection. If treated early, you may be able to avoid removal of the implant. However, if left untreated it can progress to a worsening infection and the potential need for IV antibiotics and temporary implant removal. You definitely need to consult with your surgeon about this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best way to choose the size of my breast implants? I'm going to have breast augmentation in a few months, but i'm having a hard time deciding how large to go. I am an a cup now, but i'm not a small-framed person; i weigh about 165 pounds and i
You need to be sized: Your plastic surgeon will take measurements to determine what size implant will fit your body appropriately. You should try placing that size implant into your bra to determine if that size implant produces the look that you want. From there, you may select an implant that is smaller or larger, as desired. http://www.dassmd.com/breast-augmentation/index.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will the scar from the breast implant removal surgery be larger than the initial one? I am considering a breast implant removal procedure due to the change of the breast shape and asymmetry. I am concerned about the size of the incision necessary for the
Op breast augmentation. I was a 36b. I have 450cc silicone implants. how big will my breast be now?
I had a breast augmentation. I was a 36b. I have 450cc silicone implants. What size should my breasts be now?
I had a breast augmentation 27 days ago. Exerted my muscle and now I hear a slight noise. Almost like a quiet click. Should I be concerned?
It depend: it really depend what they use for the augmentation. did they used a silicone,or saline. did the saline has a pump or a port for future change in volume and size. my advise go and see your surgeon,they will know if everything is a s expected,or if there is something wrong. good luck. ...Read more
Is breast implant removal needed during a breast lift? I had breast augmentation done 20 years ago, and i'm not sure if i need to have them removed. Now my breasts are sagging and i think i need a lift. If I have a breast lift, is breast implant removal a
Not needed: + advise: It is not absolutely necessary but i would advise that you truly consider removal, removal with replacement (larger or smaller or transition from saline to silicone or vice versa) or removal and fat transfer. There are many options for this and they should be discussed with a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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