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XL Breast Augmentation Patients

Revision Breast Augmentation for Bottoming Out

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This 33 year old patient from Carlsbad, California (Northern San Diego County) previously had breast surgery but was now experiencing implant displacement of her right breast implant and needed revision breast surgery.  She wanted to fix the “bottoming out” and read that the internal bra (capsulorrhaphy) procedure was the best way to correct this.breast procedure

After in person evaluation and discussion of her goals, it was determined that Dr. Pousti would exchange the patient’s breast implants for larger breast implants and also perform the internal capsule work (capsulorrhaphy) on the right breast to improve placement of the breast implant on her chest wall.

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Above shows the markings and measurements of the patient with the “red arrows” indicating where the patient would like “more fullness”.

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Above shows the patient after removal of breast implants.

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Above shows the results after removal of 800cc breast implants and replacement with overfilled saline breast implants –1320cc on right side and 1200cc on left side.

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Posted in Bottoming Out, Breast Pocket Correction, Breast Revision Surgery, Capsulorrhaphy (Internal Bra), Overfilled Saline Breast Implants, XL Breast Augmentation


Revision Breast Surgery with Overfilled Breast Implants after Capsular Contracture

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This 46 year old patient from San Diego previously had breast augmentation surgery performed by another surgeon but had been thinking about revision breast surgery for many years.  After doing her research, she saw that Dr. Pousti had extensive experience with breast augmentation revision surgery.  She was confident with his expertise and proceeded to schedule a consultation to be evaluated.

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The patient’s breasts were firm from the capsular contracture (excessive scar tissue) and she was not happy with the placement of the breast implants on her chest wall.

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Markings were performed prior to surgery and the revision breast surgery with overfilled XL breast implants was discussed in detail with the patient.  The “arrows” above show where the patient wants “more fullness”.

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Above are the breast implants that were removed during the procedure.

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Above shows the patient with her previous breast implants removed and the incision around the areola for performing the benelli breast lift procedure.

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Above shows the patient immediately after breast augmentation revision / mastopexy surgery with Mentor smooth, round, moderate plus profile 800cc saline breast implants overfilled to 1400cc

 

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Posted in Benelli Lift, Breast Revision Surgery, Capsular Contracture, Capsulectomy, Limited Lift (Benelli Lift), Overfilled Saline Breast Implants, XL Breast Augmentation


XL Breast Augmentation Performed in Stages

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This 58 year old teacher from Michigan flew in to have Dr. Pousti perform her XL Breast Augmentation surgery.  She had been thinking about this procedure for years but was wanting to find the best plastic surgeon to help her achieve her goals.

When Dr. Pousti met this patient and understood her goals, he discussed a staged procedure for safety reason.  The patient agreed and proceeded with her journey… Below is her pre op photo.

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The first surgery performed was in April of 2015 and the patient had breast lifting surgery to improve breast symmetry and nipple/areola placement on the breast mound.

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After the breast incisions had healed (3 months after the mastopexy surgery), the patient returned to San Diego for placement of breast implants. 1050cc Saline overfilled breast implants were placed  on July 2015.

One year later, she returned to San Diego to have Dr. Pousti increase her breast implant size.

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This was her starting point, July 2016  1 year after placement of 1050cc saline overfilled breast implants.  Although Dr. Pousti could not promise a specific cc# he would do his best for the patient.

 

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 Dr. Pousti was able to increase her  1050cc breast implant size to 1600cc.

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Posted in 2 Stage Procedure, Overfilled Saline Breast Implants, XL Breast Augmentation


Revision Breast Surgery with Overfilled Saline Breast Implants

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This 28 year old RN (registered nurse) from Arizona had been thinking about revision breast surgery for many years. She was interested in increasing her breast size.  Her friend referred her to Dr. Pousti and although she would have to travel to have surgery, she was very impressed by his expertise regarding revisionary breast surgery as well as XL breast implants and so she decided to contact the office.

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After several email communications as well as phone discussions, the patient came into the office ready for breast augmentation revision surgery.  Dr. Pousti had recommended saline overfilled breast implants to achieve the patients’ XL look as well as pocket work for the left breast to improve breast placement.

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The red arrows indicate where the patient wants “more fullness” and the red “x” indicate where the pocket will be internally adjusted for  better positioning.

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Below shows the 450cc silicone gel breast implants that were removed from the patient as well as the patient without implants in place.

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This patient had saline implants filled to 1000cc on left side and 1075cc on the right side — mentor smooth round high profile saline implants.

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Posted in Breast Revision Surgery, Overfilled Saline Breast Implants


Larger Silicone Gel Breast Implants

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This 24 year old patient from Redondo Beach California is a previous breast augmentation patient of Dr. Pousti and had been thinking about revision breast augmentation surgery (go larger in size) for 2 years.  She had a wonderful experience with the first surgery and so she returned to have her revision breast surgery performed by Dr. Pousti.

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It was explained to her prior to her first surgery that to have the XL breast implants, multiple surgeries would be necessary and so she had been planning for this 2nd surgery for some time.

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Above photo shows the “markings” and measurements that are performed prior to surgery as Dr. Pousti and the patient discuss goals in detail.  The “red arrows” indicate where the patient is wanting more “fullness” of the breasts.implant exchange

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Previous breast implants were 540cc for bilaterally and now has 800cc ultra high profile silicone gel breast implants bilaterally.

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Posted in Breast Revision Surgery, XL Breast Augmentation


Overfilled Saline XL Breast Implants

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This 55 year old patient previously had breast augmentation surgery with 800cc breast implants placed but was now interested in increasing her breast size to the XL breast implant size.  She searched for an experienced breast surgeon to perform her surgery and found Dr. Pousti.

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She was interested in more upper fullness and more fullness in the cleavage area.

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Below shows the patient with her old breast implants completely removed prior to insertion of the new breast implants.

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The patient is very pleased with the initial results of her revisionary breast surgery with 1200cc moderate plus profile saline breast implants.

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Posted in Implant Exchange, Overfilled Saline Breast Implants


Revision Breast Augmentation with ADM to Address Rippling / Palpability

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This 45 year old patient from  San Antonio Texas was looking for the best revision breast surgery surgeon to help her with the breast implant revision that she needed and found Dr. Pousti on the real self website.  She had been thinking about this procedure for 2 years and was happy to start the process.

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She previously had breast implants placed (450cc saline implants) but was not pleased with the shape, size or the rippling.

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She wanted the XL breast implants as well as wanted to improve the rippling of the breast implant on the right side.

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Dr. Pousti discussed the use of overfilled saline breast implants as well as Acellular Dermal Matrix (ADM) for additional coverage of the area of concern.

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The “arrows” in the above photo indicates where the patient wants more “fullness” after surgery.revision

Above shows the patient with her breast implant removed.

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The photo above shows the right breast with the temporary sizer in place showing the fullness on top.

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The ADM (Strattice) will be placed in the breast for additional coverage to help with the rippling issue.

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The patient understands that the incision will heal and as it heals, it will flatten out.  Also, the patient understands that it takes months to see the final results of the surgery … she is very happy with the early results of her procedure.

 

“The top pic is what I wanted , The bottom pic is me! I don’t think you could get any closer!! I LOVE THEM! Thanks soooo MUCH!”

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Posted in AlloDerm, Breast Pocket Correction, Breast Revision Surgery, Capsulorrhaphy (Internal Bra), Overfilled Saline Breast Implants


XL Breast Augmentation

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This 32 year old patient of Dr. P0usti previously had breast augmentation surgery and now wanted to increase her breast implant size to the XL breast size.

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After evaluation, it was determined that she was able to go larger in size and so she proceeded for surgery.

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Her silicone gel breast implants were replaced with 1000cc saline overfilled saline breast implants and the patient is pleased with the initial results of her surgery.

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Posted in Overfilled Saline Breast Implants, XL Breast Augmentation


Revision Breast Surgery with Internal Bra

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This 52 year old patient from San Bernardino County had been interested in Breast Augmentation Revision for  many years.  She researched to find the best breast revision surgeon for her procedure.   Her previous breast augmentation surgery was performed by a different surgeon but after doing her research, she decided to make the trip to San Diego to meet with Dr. Pousti.

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She was interested in XL breast implants but also wanted to improve the position of her breast implants on her chest wall.  After examination, Dr. Pousti recommended the internal bra procedure as well as benelli breast lifting for better positioning.  The patient currently has 800cc breast implants and wants larger, overfilled saline breast implants.

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Markings and measurements are performed prior to surgery and the procedure is discussed in detail once again with the patient.  The potential risks and complications of revisionary breast surgery and larger breast implant surgery are reviewed with the patient one last time.

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Below, the patient is on the operating room table ready for surgery.  The “red arrows” indicate where she was asking for more “fullness” and you can see measurements for the benelli breast lift as well.

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The patient’s silicone gel breast implants were removed – one of those implants had ruptured.

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After removal of the ruptured silicone gel breast implants, the breast pocket is cleaned out before new breast implants are placed.

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Above shows the patient before and immediately after implant exchange with 1550 cc overfilled saline implants as well as capsulorrhaphy and benelli breast lifting.  She is very pleased with the outcome of her surgery.

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Posted in Benelli Lift, Breast Procedures, Breast Revision Surgery, Capsulorrhaphy (Internal Bra), Implant Exchange, Overfilled Saline Breast Implants, XL Breast Augmentation


XL Breast Augmentation Revision

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This 24 year old patient from Miami, Florida was interested in larger breast implants and after researching for the most experienced plastic surgeon who performs the XL Breast Implants and Breast Revisionary Surgery, she decided to travel from Miami to San Diego for her breast augmentation revision.

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Because her current breast implants were in good position, she discussed the internal bra technique with Dr. Pousti but it was determined that this was not necessary in her case.
Saline Overfilled Breast Implants

After starting the process via email with Dr. Pousti, it was determined that she was a great candidate for saline overfilled breast implants to achieve her larger goals.

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The patient’s breast implants were removed and replaced with 800cc saline breast implants overfilled to 1300cc on the left breast and 1270cc on the right. The patient is extremely pleased with the early results of her procedure.

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Posted in Breast Procedures, Breast Revision Surgery, Overfilled Saline Breast Implants, XL Breast Augmentation



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