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How Can I Get My Degenerated Breast Fixed?

Hi, I am 20 years old and a single mother.</p? Since 14 my left breast has degenerated and im now left with a AA left breast cup and a D breast cup. I have gone threw years of torment and image issues, I have never felt like a girl or...

After Five Years of Smoking, I Finally Quit. Am I Still at Risk for an Upcoming Breast Lift?

Question: I currently weigh 160 pounds, and am 5\' 6\". I am having breast lift surgery in five weeks. As a result I have quit smoking, and am dieting to optimize my health before the surgery. I am only 28 years old, and plan to get down to 148 pounds...

Compression Bra or Sports Bra for Post Op Care?

Question: I had a breast lift - but not implants. Can I wear a regular sports bra as part of my post op care, or do I need to purchase a compression bra? Answer: You can simply wear a regular sports bra, and do not need to endure the expense...

Why Would You Opt for a Saline Overfill Over a Larger Size Implant?

Question:I have saline implants and have noticed a trend with the group of ladies I see who have the same opting for the overfilled implants instead of just opting for a larger size implant altogether. Doesn\'t this increase the risk of rupturing? Answer:The only purpose for overfilling saline implants to...

Why Won’t My Implants Drop?

Question: I had breast implants approximately nine weeks ago and am very happy with the size of my new breasts. However, I made it very clear to my plastic surgeon that I did not want the \"fake\" look of a high upper slope, and am becoming increasingly concerned that they...

Do Implants Need Replaced Every Ten Years?

Question:I had my current implants inserted 14 years ago, and have recently developed a painful rash under my left breast. In addition, I feel air pockets, which is a strange feeling. One surgeon told me that implants need to be replaced every ten years. Another surgeon told me they never...

Does One Leaking Implant Mean a Completely New Surgery for Both Breasts?

Question: I had breast implants inserted eleven years ago, and one feels really soft, almost jelly like. If just the one is leaking, should I have them both replaced? They are older, and could probably use an update. Is the surgery as extensive as it was over a decade ago?...

What is the Total Recovery Time for Breast Implants?

Question:I am seriously considering breast augmentation surgery and am opting for a very natural look and would rather no one know about my procedure. I am a physical education teacher and would like to schedule the surgery over a school break or holiday, so I do not have to take...

Are My Saline Implants Disintegrating? Help!

Question: I have several questions, and in an effort to not freak out, I will try and ask them in bullet form to receive clear answers. First, my implants are saline, and were added in 1995. I am now 54. I recently had a mammogram and was told that my...

Do Breast Implants Actually Expire?

Question: I recently had a mammogram, and while discussing my implants with the technician she informed me that they have an expiration date. Is this true? Will my implants \"expire\"? Answer:Good question. The truth is that all implants have an expiration date, including hip or knee replacements, and breast implants....

Sloshing and Gurgling Normal After Breast Augmentation Surgery?

Question: I underwent breast augmentation surgery approximately three weeks ago. Yesterday I was massaging my right breast when I heard an alarming sloshing and gurgling sound that sent me into a panic. Is this normal? Answer: What you are describing sounds like seroma. In some cases, when the amount is...

Can I Achieve the “Standard” Size of my Family’s Breasts with Augmentation Surgery?

Question: All of the women in my family have curves, and all stand around 5\' 5\", weighing around 145 to 150 pounds. The difference between me and the balance of the women in my family is that I am a standard C cup, and the others are a natural DD-E...