Reconstructive Surgery

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I had to resist posting too soon after the implant surgery, because all I wanted to do was scream, ‘what in the fuck have I done to myself?!?!?’  I woke up with pancake-flat implants, no fat grafting, no more big boobs.  I spent these last two weeks freaking out about the end product, waiting for my post-op visit, and knowing that things are healing and I have to wait for things to ‘settle.’

5 Days post implant reconstructive surgery

5 Days post implant reconstructive surgery

At my post-op visit today, the surgeon explained that they put in a smaller implant, because the next size bigger was ‘bulgy.’  They didn’t do fat grafting, because they had to do extra work in my left side, in order to lower the fold and even out the implants, and they had to cut away a lot of scar tissue on the left side.  He said he figured we would discuss a revision surgery anyway, in case I changed my mind and wanted nipples, which we rediscussed and still decided no on.

5 days post-op implant reconstruction

5 days post-op implant reconstruction

I will now wait a month and heal and continue to let things settle.  In a month, I can decide if I want to have a revision surgery to have fat grafting to fill in the large impressions above each implant.  I anticipate wanting fat grafting to fill in those indentations.

Two weeks post-op implant placement.

Two weeks post-op implant placement.

Indentation above implant.

Indentation above implant.