Blog Archive

Frustrated With Your Post-Baby Body? A Mommy Makeover Can Help Oct 1st, 2019

Postpartum blues aren’t only psychological and emotional issues; they also apply to the physical state of your body. From hair loss and dry skin to increased shoe size and decreased sex drive, you’ve changed. Sure, once your hormones get back on track, you’ll enjoy lovemaking again, but will you ever...

Liposuction Sep 26th, 2019

Liposuction can treat areas like the thighs, hips, buttocks, abdomen, waist, upper arms, back, chest, inner knee, and calves/ankles. Liposuction is not a replacement for proper diet and exercise. It is not an effective treatment for cellulite or loose saggy skin. Liposuction can be performed alone or with other procedures...

Do I need a Mommy Makeover? Sep 19th, 2019

Mommy makeovers can include surgical and non-surgical treatments. The goal is to restore the shape and appearance of a patient’s body, such as improvement upon sagging breasts, stretched abdominal muscles, or loose and excess skin. The most common procedures performed during a mommy makeover are breast augmentation, breast lifting, liposuction, tummy tuck, vaginal...

How to help sagging breasts? Sep 12th, 2019

A breast lift can rejuvenate a patient’s figure with a breast profile that is more youthful and uplifted. These changes and loss of skin elasticity can result from pregnancy, breastfeeding, weight fluctuations, aging, exercising without support and gravity. Breast lift surgery does not significantly change the size of your breasts...

Are you having neck, back and shoulder pain? Sep 4th, 2019

Breast Reduction surgery in one of the most patient pleasing operations we perform! Disproportionately large breasts can cause both physical and emotional distress for patients. Patients with large breasts may experience physical discomfort from the weight of their breasts. The resulting pain can make it challenging for some patients to...

5 Reasons to Consider Labia Reduction Surgery Sep 1st, 2019

Labiaplasty is quickly becoming a procedure that more women are requesting. You may choose to undergo labia reduction for several reasons that may include cosmetic or practical reasons. The surgery is designed to correct issues with oversized vaginal lips. If you’re experiencing discomfort from a labia that twists or gets...

How can I get a tight tummy? Aug 29th, 2019

An abdominoplasty is not a substitute for weight loss or exercise. Although the results of an abdominoplasty are technically permanent, a positive outcome can be greatly diminished by significant fluctuations in a patient’s weight. For this reason, individuals who are planning substantial weight loss or women who may be considering...

Interested in breast augmentation? Here is some information you should know! Aug 22nd, 2019

Breast augmentation continues to be the top cosmetic surgical procedure since 2006. In 2018, silicone implants were used in 88% of all breast augmentation, and saline implants in 12% of all breast augmentations. In 2018 most patients were between the ages of 30-39 making up for 37% of all breast...

All About Body Contouring: Get to Know Your Options Aug 9th, 2019

People want to feel good about themselves and the way they look, but sometimes diet and exercise aren’t enough. You can’t stop time or getting older, and there are probably things that genetics gave you that you may not like. But if you want to change or improve certain body...

If It's Been 10 Years Since You Got Your Breast Implants, It May Be Time for Breast Revision Surgery Jul 1st, 2019

Breast implants are not lifetime devices. Although the shell and its contents may stay good for much longer, the 10-year mark is a good time to consider if your implants are 100% satisfactory. There are many reasons to pursue breast revision surgery, with aesthetics and medical concerns chief among them....

Breast Reduction Jun 28th, 2019

These patients often report that the large breast size does interfere with their activities of daily living. Like most plastic surgical procedures performed a trade-off exists between the improvement in size and positioning of the breasts (and the resulting improvement up next, back, and shoulder symptoms) versus the resulting scars,...

Sub-Glandular to Sub-Muscular Breast Augmentation Jun 18th, 2019

In years past breast implants were commonly placed in these sub glandular (on top of the pectoralis muscle and below the breast tissue) position. This placement of the breast implants tended to allow for less discomfort for the patient given that no manipulation of the pectoralis muscle was necessary. However, most...

What's a Mommy Makeover and Why Should You Consider It? Jun 1st, 2019

Childbirth is a beautiful, powerful life event, but despite the satisfaction and wonder that comes with being a mother, many new moms are dissatisfied with their bodies. Dr. Tom Pousti at Pousti Plastic Surgery performs mommy makeovers to restore new moms’ confidence by reshaping their post-childbirth bodies. What’s included in...

CASE STUDY on Breast Implant illness, explantation and capsulectomy May 14th, 2019

BACKGROUND:Michelle underwent her first breast augmentation with saline implants at age 19. A little over 10 years later, she underwent removal and replacement with silicone implants, with no indication at that time that her body was experiencing any harmful effects from the implants. Within a few years of her second...

Breast Implant Illness May 10th, 2019

 At this time, breast implant illness remains a controversial topic, without consensus among plastic surgeons.  In other words, there is no consensus among plastic surgeons whether or not there is a link between breast implants and the medical conditions of concern.      Having said the above, there seems to...

Thinking About Having Breast Implants Removed? Here's What You Need to Know to Have a Safe Surgery May 6th, 2019

There are many reasons you may want to remove your breast implants, from medical to personal concerns, but the goal is the same — safe and successful removal. On the outside, it may appear to be a simple process, but breast implant removal is actually quite complex, which is why...

Can I breastfeed after breast surgery? Apr 23rd, 2019

The good news is that most women can still breastfeed after breast augmentation, as this surgery usually doesn't involve the ducts or the areas of your breast involved in milk production. But there is a risk with any type of breast surgery – breast augmentation surgery, breast lifting surgery, breast...

Medical Legal Expert Advice Apr 8th, 2019

Patron of general, the purpose of expert witness testimony in medical malpractice cases is to describe the standard of care relevant to a given case, identify any breaches in those standards, and render an opinion as to whether those breaches of the most likely cause of injury. The expert witness...

Why Labia Reduction Surgery has Radically Increased in Popularity Apr 4th, 2019

The number of women having labia reduction surgery was too small to report before 2015. By the end of 2016, the number had increased by 39%, and it has been included in the annual report of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons every year since then. As more women request...

Weight Loss and Plastic Surgery Mar 26th, 2019

   When overweight the skin grows along with the gaining excess fat. When a patient is gaining weight quickly, stretch marks can appear on the body. Unfortunately, losing that excessive amount of weight, the skin has been extremely pushed to extend in size the skin loses elasticity. After a patient...

Getting Ready for Summer Mar 19th, 2019

During the winter months, many individuals choose to undergo plastic surgery to help improve their bodies and self-esteem prior to the summer months to allow healing time. Recovery may vary depending on the type of procedure performed. Popular procedures include liposuction, breast augmentation, and tummy tuck surgery.  Timing is crucial...

Will Pregnancy Ruin My Breast Implants? Mar 11th, 2019

Pregnancy is a blessing and may affect the woman's body positively or negatively. Unfortunately, breast augmentation surgery does not guarantee permanent results. Pregnancy and nursing can effect the look of the breasts. Changes may vary between many women. Timing of the breast augmentation is a very personal decision.  In general...

Flattening Your Stomach Muscles Mar 4th, 2019

Pregnancy can take a toll on a woman’s body and often results in unwanted changes. After giving birth, many women seek plastic surgery procedures to return to their pre-pregnancy state. During pregnancy, mommies suffer from weight gain, changes in shape and size of the breasts, diastasis of the rectus muscles,...

Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, or CoolSculpting®: How to Know Which Is Right for You Mar 1st, 2019

We understand the frustration you feel when your belly protrudes, lacks tone, has slack skin, and develops a little pouch, despite your efforts to exercise and diet. You’ve achieved a healthy weight on the scale, but your abdomen has other ideas. You want a slim, flat abdomen that matches the...

Breast Implant Options Are Expanding Feb 26th, 2019

Breast implants are used in more than 300,000 breast augmentation procedures and more than 100,000 breast reconstruction procedures annually in the United States with the goal being to help the patient achieve an aesthetically pleasing result.  Currently, there are FDA approved saline and silicone breast implants made by The Mentor...

How To Choose Your Plastic Surgeon Feb 18th, 2019

Physicians who are considered board certified hold a certification with the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). This certification proves that the surgeon has graduated from an accredited medical school, has completed a residency of at least five years, has three years of experience in general surgery, is actively practicing...

Breast Implant Removal (Explantation) Feb 13th, 2019

Reasons for wanting to have breast implant removal (explantation) may have to do with physical and/or psychosocial concerns. For example, there are patients who despite best efforts experience repeated complications with the breast implants. These complications may involve leakage of implants, infection, capsular contracture (encapsulation) and/or implant malposition problems. Patients...

Why Breast Reduction Surgery Has Such a High Satisfaction Rate Among Women Feb 1st, 2019

With so many women choosing breast augmentation to enhance their breasts, you may find it surprising how satisfied women with large breasts are after choosing breast reduction surgery. In fact, in a 2012 study published in the Annals of Plastic Surgery, women who had breast reduction surgery were significantly more...

Breast Augmentation: So Many Choices Jan 16th, 2019

You could be considering breast augmentation for a multitude of reasons. Ultimately, your personal goals, along with input from experienced plastic surgeon Dr. Tom Pousti, should guide your decision-making through the process. There are several choices you need to make before you undergo the actual procedure — with defining your...

Everything You Need to Know About Revision Breast Augmentation Surgery Dec 21st, 2018

When surgeons talk about “revision surgery,” they’re typically describing a fix or correction for a previous procedure that failed to provide or no longer provides the desired results of the initial surgery. For instance, outdated joint replacements, scarring at incision sites, and unsatisfactory results after a weight loss procedure often...

Q&A: IS IT POSSIBLE TO RECOVER AT HOME ALONE AFTER THE SECOND DAY OF BREAST AUGMENTATION SURGERY? Nov 26th, 2018

"I’m having a breast augmentation surgery under the muscle. My boyfriend is going to pick me up from the clinic and we are staying in a hotel the first night and probably all of the 2nd day. But that’s it, from then, the 2nd night and the following days I...

Q&A: BREAST AUGMENTATION WITH FAILED REVISION. WHY DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING? WHAT OPTIONS DO I HAVE? Nov 25th, 2018

"Last year I had a breast augment that resulted in slight bottoming out. 304cc silicone submuscular. I had a revision (capsulorraphy) 3/3/16 and am noticing the same signs of bottoming out. I am wondering why this keeps happening? Is it because I did light upper body workouts (no chest) after...

Q&A: BOTTOMING OUT OF BREAST IMPLANT? Nov 24th, 2018

"Dr said there is a little of bottoming out. This is 12 months post op. He has advised to wait another 3 months. 2nd breast augmentation, previous was 10 years ago over the muscle 450cc. This time under the muscle 375cc. I’m not happy but don’t know how to approach...

Q&A: SEEKING REVISION BREAST AUGMENTATION SURGERY WITH BREAST LIFT Nov 23rd, 2018

"Seeking revision breast augmentation surgery with breast lift. I want them to be quite large, with a very high projection but don’t have a very wide chest. Can you use custom made breast implants to achieve this?"   DR. POUSTI: We have helped many patients achieve the XL look. The breast implant size...

Q&A: BOARD CERTIFIED COSMETIC SURGEON? Nov 22nd, 2018

"There isn’t many options where I live on doctors to see, but I found one with a really nice facility and I felt comfortable at my consultation but he is a board certified COSMETIC surgeon. Is this someone I should trust to do my breast implants?" DR. POUSTI: Board certified...

Q&A: HOW DO YOU TELL IF YOU TORE THE MUSCLE REPAIR FROM A TUMMY TUCK? Nov 21st, 2018

"I am 6 weeks PO from having extended tummy tuck w/muscle repair. I have severe depression and tend to over eat at certain times. I got in a depression state right after my tt surgery and been eating toooo much. I am afraid I did damage, I am scheduled to...

Q&A: SURGEONS ARE TELLING ME TO LOSE WEIGHT BEFORE A TUMMY TUCK WITH BBL. WHY DO I HAVE TO WAIT? Nov 20th, 2018

"Question Dr’s :Why are most PS tell people here to wait till we lose more weight first?It is NOT that easy.My friend (she 41.)did get a TT (2011)we are from however NYC/NJ.she didn’t wait for target weight,the Florida PS told her no wait. We are same body,one inch apart.I’m 5’9.37.was...

Q&A: WILL MY TUMMY LOOK LIKE IT DID DIRECTLY POST-OP AFTER ALL THE SWELLING IS GONE? Nov 19th, 2018

"I am in love with how tiny my tummy looks in the directly post-op photo. After reading many reviews I am getting scared that I won’t be that small when the swelling is gone. I am staying positive, but I can’t help but wonder and worry. It doesn’t help that...

Q&A: IS IT TOO LATE FOR A THONG BRA? Nov 18th, 2018

"I think the implants might be too big for my frame or I need a different style implant. My PS insisted that 550cc would be fine for my frame. I was a 32A before my surgery and was excited to have bigger boobs. I can’t look at misled in the...

Q&A: IMPLANTS WERE REMOVED 2 WEEKS AGO AND MY NIPPLES ARE CAVED IN. Nov 18th, 2018

"I’m 28yrs-old and i had BA 5 months ago. 2 weeks after surgery when i went to follow up, my PS said, it seemed there might be blood in my left breast, so he removed blood and scar tissues. (left breast)3 month later, Capsule contracted, so I had surgery to...

Q&A: IF I GET MY BREAST IMPLANTS REMOVED, WILL THE PAIN CAUSED BY NERVE DAMAGE GO AWAY? Nov 17th, 2018

"I have saline breast implants under the muscle. I think I have nerve damage in my Rt breast because I live in extreme discomfort/pain. If I get the implants removed will this possibly release any pressure that’s being put on the nerve and therefor the pain will go away? I...

Q&A: FIX CREASE DURING PROCEDURE TO REMOVE BREAST IMPLANTS? Nov 16th, 2018

"I’m 25 and had 350cc silicone, under the muscle implants placed 4 months ago. I believed they have bottomed out as the implants now sit significantly lower than the crease incision. I’m getting explanted soon anyway, via local anesthesia, but I’m concerned the bottoming out has lowered the crease to...

Q&A: IS 500CC TOO LARGE? AND, DO I NEED A LIFT? Nov 15th, 2018

"I had a BA 16 years ago, saline 360 cc mod profile. I would like to replace mine with silicone. I would also like larger breasts. My questions: do I need a lift? Is 500cc too large? Can I even out my breasts with new implants? I’m 5’7 and medium...

Q&A: HIGH PROFILE 550CC BREAST IMPLANTS FOR ATHLETIC BUILD? Nov 13th, 2018

"I initially wanted the natural look but now want the fake look. I presently have 350cc silicone mod plus breast implants with a lollipop breast lift and I am a 36DD. My breasts still look somewhat droopy (W-shaped, close cleavage) and the mod plus makes me quite flat across the...

Q&A: IS IT DOCTORS FAULT THAT MY BREASTS LOOK LIKE THAT? Nov 12th, 2018

"My breasts started to fall to side 2 months after operation, did my doctor choose the wrong type/size of implant? Is it how it should look?Because im unhappy. My doctor told me that 560 cc implant should perfectly fit for me, but here i am. Now i dont understand should...

Q&A: FULL, ROUND BREAST IMPLANTS FOR A PETITE WOMAN? Nov 11th, 2018

"I just turned 18 and I want to get breast implants. I am a size 32 A and 5 feet tall. I am very petite and do not have a lot of breast tissue. What is the biggest size implants I can get without looking out of proportion with the...

Q&A: ARE 500CC BREAST IMPLANTS UNSAFE OR TOO LARGE FOR MY BODY? Nov 10th, 2018

"Hello! I am 23, 5’8″, 155lbs, & a 34B. I had my consultation today and the PS suggested I get 500cc implants. He suggested I get them under the muscle with the incision under my breasts. He said if I wanted silicone he would do high profile and if I...

Q&A: BREAST IMPLANT TYPE TO ACHIEVE ARTIFICIAL LOOK? Nov 9th, 2018

"I will be meeting with a plastic surgeon to discuss having a Breast Augmentation. I want to achieve a very artificial look so that people can tell right away that they are fake. I know this sounds unusual but if I wanted a natural look I would keep what God...

Q&A: RECURRENT CAPSULAR CONTRACTURE AND UNEVEN NIPPLES? Nov 8th, 2018

"I had a BA in 2008 (saline, under muscle). I quickly developed cc in left breast and finally had a revision with new surgeon in 2014 (silicone implants under muscle) and capsulectomy. I took singular for a month after surgery. The cc just came back in left breast and surgeon...

Q&A: DO I NEED A FULL CAPSULE REMOVAL? WHAT’S CALCIFICATION? DOES A PHYSICAL EXAM OR MRI SHOW CALCIF Nov 7th, 2018

"MRI shows no rupture of 20 yr old silicon implants. Both boobs are soft to touch but L boob has slight CC (almost undetectable to the naked eye) and if pressed hard boob is slightly harder in the middle. I would like explant with no immediate replacement. Do I need...

Q&A: DYNAMIC SYMMASTIA? RIPPLING, BA SUBFASCIAL. REVISIONARY BREAST SURGERY OPTIONS? Nov 6th, 2018

"BA 7 months ago. Asked for natural look. Dr. suggested round Eurosilicone subfascial implant, areola incision. 300cc&280cc. using HP which i read in eurosilicone are 85% full. Since the 3rd week i had rippling, noticed the implants are low so whenever i use an underwire bra to push them up...

Q&A: HEMOGLOBIN LEVEL AND TUMMY TUCK SURGERY? Nov 4th, 2018

"What Should Your Hemoglobin be for a TT?"   DR. POUSTI: Hemoglobin level andTummy Tuck Surgery? Thank you for the question. Always best to check with your plastic surgeon about his/her guidelines. Generally speaking a hemoglobin of 12 or above would be considered “normal”. Slightly lower hemoglobin could also be...

Q&A: DOWNSIZING BREAST IMPLANTS WITH NATURAL RESULT, IS IT POSSIBLE? Nov 3rd, 2018

"Hi. Four years ago I made the stupid choice of getting 700cc (Round smooth silicone, high profile, 14.4 x 6.2cm) breast implants. I am a tall girl, 5’8 1/2″ and 135 lbs. I wear a 36 band bra. My current cup size is WAY too large! My breasts look extremely...

Q&A: IS IT POSSIBLE TO UPGRADE FROM 650CC HP TO 850CC UHP? Nov 2nd, 2018

"I have had 650cc HP for 2 years and expected them to be a little bigger. I really would like to do this one more time. Would love 800 UHP my current BWD is about 15. Would this be worth doing to give me a fuller look. Provide me a...

Q&A: HOW LONG AFTER BREAST RE-IMPLANT SURGERY CAN I START RUNNING AGAIN? Nov 1st, 2018

"I had a staph infection in my left breast. My implant was removed and I will have surgery soon. It will be over 7 months since removal to let it heal. I run 3 times per week, about 20 miles average. How soon can I start running after surgery? I’m...

Q&A: HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO HAVE A SALINE IMPLANT OVER MUSCLE DEFLATED? Oct 31st, 2018

"A follow up to my original question for advice on options available, I would like to have my still intact implant deflated, while I decide what to do. What is the price range for having saline implant over muscle deflated?"   DR. POUSTI: How much does it cost approximately to...

Q&A: DO I NEED A REVISION FOR BOTTOMING OUT? Oct 30th, 2018

"BA with silicone 4 months ago. Feel pain on the bottom of both and on the side (cleavage) of the right side. Feel flat on the top."   DR. POUSTI: Do I need a revision for bottoming out? I am sorry to hear about your concerns after breast augmentation surgery. I...

Q&A: I WANT TO DOWNSIZE IMPLANTS. HOW CAN I ACHIEVE THIS? Oct 29th, 2018

"WI had breast augmentation 6 months ago and felt my breasts were too big then and the feeling still lingers. I had 375cc Moderate Plus silicone implants put in on a 5’9, 120lb frame. I feel my current boobs sag too much, have that “matronly” look and make me look...

Q&A: HOW ARE UNDER MUSCLE SALINE BREAST IMPLANTS DIFFERENT FROM SILICONE? Oct 29th, 2018

"I am looking into having breast implants very soon. I really would like to get silicone because of how much more natural they are, but I am only 19. I am a 36B-34C and want to be a 36C-34D, so it would not be a huge difference and I already...

Q&A: WOULD LIKE A BREAST LIFT AND IMPLANTS TO INCREASE FROM DD TO DDD Oct 28th, 2018

"I’m 25 yo female who had breastfed for one year. I weight 135 pounds and 5’3 height and very healthy. I had laser lipo and looking to get mommy make over one by one. I want to know what size cc you recommend and the possible complications if I need...

Q&A: SILICONE UNDER MUSCLE IMPLANTS RIPPLING 5 WEEKS POST-OP Oct 27th, 2018

"I am 5 weeks post-op and already have rippling to my right breast. I can also feel the implant. My left one seems fine. I started as an A cup and am 5’6″ 117lbs. Is this normal this soon after surgery, and will it get worse? Thanks"   DR. POUSTI:...

Q&A: IS TOO MUCH COMPRESSION A BAD IDEA? Oct 26th, 2018

"I had my breast implants removed yesterday morning and I’m wondering if at this point if it’s possible to have too much compression? I’m wanting to wear a sports bra over my ace wrap to keep the ace in place. Is that a bad idea?"   DR. POUSTI: Is too much compression...

Q&A: CAN ANYONE EXPLAIN TO ME THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MODERATE AND HIGH PROFILE? Oct 25th, 2018

"I’m getting a correction mammoplastic this march. I’m nervous and can’t made up my mind on what size and profile I want. I’m having a 400cc gel round with high profile. I got capsule contraction and need to get that removed. I will post the picture of my breast now...

Q&A: IS SHARP PAIN NORMAL 11 DAYS AFTER GETTING BREAST IMPLANTS UNDER THE MUSCLE? Oct 24th, 2018

"I had breast implants inserted under the muscle 11 days ago and now I’m having sharp pains In my right breast under the incision, it hurts to move I’m cretin positions and I am also waking up every night with dead arms which then turn into pins and needles. Are...

Q&A: ARE MY IMPLANTS TOO BIG? THEY’VE LOOKED VERY WRONG FROM DAY ONE Oct 23rd, 2018

"Remove and Replace Oct 5th 550cc HP above muscle to 750cc MRP below muscle. They have not looked right from day 1. The implant does not fill my breast. Dr. told me to wrap an ace bandage tightly up high to push implant down looks worse everyday.:( What options do...

Q&A: LARGER BREAST IMPLANT TO CREATE UPPER POLE FULLNESS AND CLEAVAGE? Oct 22nd, 2018

The doctor said that my tissue and skin are the culprits, not able to hold the implants up. I am 128 lbs. 5’4 and before surgery between B and C cup.   DR. POUSTI: Upper Pole Fullness with Breasts Implants? Thank you for the question. It sounds like you made...

Q&A: BREAST IMPLANTS OVER 26 YEARS OLD. I AM 71 AND THEY NOW BOTHER ME, WHAT TO DO? Oct 21st, 2018

"71 years old, had breast implants @ 34 yrs old. Now they are bothering me. See on x-ray the leakage. I can no longer sleep on stomach. They hurt and ache from time to time. They are almost rock hard. Should I just leave them alone or what? Just went...

Q&A: I’M UNHAPPY WITH MY BREAST SIZE AFTER SURGERY. WILL THEY CONTINUE TO GROW? Oct 20th, 2018

"I had a breast lift with augmentation and ended up with a 36c, and I’m almost 1 month post op and unhappy. Will I get bigger with the 400cc I received? 5’6, 160lbs."   DR. POUSTI: Breast Size after Surgery? Thank you for the question. At this stage (is one...

Q&A: I DON’T WANNA GO ON LIVING WITH BOOBS LIKE THIS. I FEEL LIKE DEFORMED MONSTER. WHAT SHOULD I DO Oct 19th, 2018

"My Dr said he will lift my implants upward on my chest wall and I asked him what about the double bubble and the flexion deformity and he said he can try to get rid of it but he tried last surgery and now I’m going in for my 3rd...

Q&A: DO YOU RECOMMEND A BREAST AUGMENTATION REVISION THAT INCLUDES BREAST LIFT AND STRATTICE? Oct 18th, 2018

"I am 49, had original Breast Augmentation (silicone) in 2006 after losing 100lbs+ I was fairly happy with results, however, my right breast never completely dropped. I believe my right implant is now shifting out of place?? originally placed sub-muscle, saline 500 CC’s – I’m positive I want to replace...

Q&A: FOLLOW UP IMPLANTS ARE STILL TOO FAR APART AND UNDER MY ARM. I’M 3 MONTHS POST OP... Oct 18th, 2018

"Pre op I was 32A. I got 265cc Natrelle/full projection/round/textured/silicone gel. Under muscle/aerola incision. Surgery date Feb 6/12 I posted here b4 about my breasts being too far apart & I understand it may have to do with my anatomy, however I feel like the curve & swell is still...

Q&A: CAN I HAVE WHITE WINE FOUR DAYS BEFORE IMPLANT REMOVAL? Oct 17th, 2018

"Quick question, I am having surgery in four days for breast implant removal -and i am about to go out to a dinner invitation I have tonight. Can I have one cup of white wine with dinner ? I know red wine is a no , I cut that two...

Q&A: ARE HIGH PROFILE IMPLANTS RECOMMENDED FOR PATIENT WITH WIDE CHEST? Oct 17th, 2018

"My appointment is this week and I’m a bit nervous about the result. I have a wide chest and sternum. I’m a B cup with good breast tissue. The doctor recommended 375cc high profile when I told him I wanted a proportionate, natural look. Everything I’ve read on high profile...

Q&A: 3 SAYS POST-OP AND IMPLANTS ARE MAKING NOISES, SHOULD I BE CONCERNED? Oct 16th, 2018

"I had silicon implants on Monday 02/13/12. I have 400 cc’s in left breast and 450 cc’s in the right breast under the muscle incision under breast fold. Today I started noticing that my breast make creaking/burping noises when I move a certain way. It is totally freaking me out...

Q&A: CAN SOMEONE EXPLAIN THE INTERNAL BRA PROCEDURE AND HOW IT IS COMPLETED? Oct 15th, 2018

"I have been asking around about the internal bra procedure to be added to my lift and implants.I have found that very few docters know what this is… When I look on line ..it seem as if it is a fairly new process to the US ..perhaps even the last...

Q&A: BREAST IMPLANTS “RIDING HIGH” AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION? Oct 15th, 2018

"My question says it all. I notice that after breast augmentation, pretty much all woman has a period of this “bulgy” look at the top of the breast. Some say its the implant that hasn’t dropped yet, or muscle not relaxed, and some say its from swelling..What exactly is happening...

Q&A: SMOKING MARIJUANA AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION? Oct 14th, 2018

"I have quit smoking for two weeks now and just had my surgery today. I was wondering when its safe to start smoking again without risking C.C.? Obviously, you guys are going to say smoking is bad and this is a good time to quit but it truly helps with...

Q&A: HOW LONG DO I WAIT TO HAVE SEX AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION? Oct 13th, 2018

"How long to wait to have sex after breast augmentation?"   DR. POUSTI: Your plastic surgeon will always be your best resource when it comes to specific instructions in regards to returning to activities. Generally speaking, best to limit strenuous activity for at least 2 weeks after breast augmentation surgery, assuming you...

Q&A: WILL MY TEXTURED IMPLANTS DROP AND FLUFF? Oct 12th, 2018

"They are under the muscle size 480cc Sientra textured. My nipples are low, implants are high and they slope awkward and look disconnected from my actual breast. They are only a size C and I am very unhappy with the size and shape will they round out and will they...

Q&A: AIR IN CHEST CAVITY AFTER AUGMENTATION, SHOULD I BE CONCERNED? Oct 11th, 2018

"I am 17 days post-op. I noticed it immediately after surgery but assumed it would be absorbed or something to that effect. Now I have begun to massage my breasts and realize it is still there. I can feel it and it makes a noise when it moves around."  ...

Q&A: SWELLING AFTER TUMMY TUCK SURGERY? Oct 9th, 2018

"I had surgery 6 weeks ago. I was really flat the first few days. After about a week, I pulled my drains bc they were always low. By the time I made it to my PS (about 5 days later), my lower abs (below my belly button from left to...

Q&A: PAIN AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION? Oct 6th, 2018

"I have 425 saline mod profile under both breast. My right is filled to 450 and left filled to 490. Its been eight weeks since surgery and my left is still pretty sore. The implant feels a little too overfilled and my crease is a little lower than the right....

Q&A: SYMMASTIA REPAIR, DO YOU SEW THE SKIN DOWN TO THE BONE IN CLEAVAGE? Oct 4th, 2018

"I have lose skin in cleavage after downsizing. I have been told I have symmstia and told I do not have symmstia by different surgeons. All board certified. I am confused. I need to know if when you fix symmstia do you use internal sutures in the cleavage area? If...

Q&A: WOULD I HAVE TO SEE A PLASTIC SURGEON THAT DOES X LARGE IMPLANTS? Oct 3rd, 2018

"Hello, I’m 5’9 185lbs wide chest & hips 38c would I have to see a ps specialist that does x large Implants? I’m going for BIG breasts with maybe a slight slope 800cc-900cc. I read a lot of ps dont like doing big Implants is this true? I feel as...

Q&A: I HAD A BREAST AUGMENTATION OPERATION. DO YOU THINK 300 CC IS BIG FOR ME? Oct 2nd, 2018

"Hi, I had a breast augmentation operation 52 days ago. Before operation we decide moderate plus anatomical (295 cc) but doctor try it And go to high profile, I am a little suspicious about it. Will it be high And big:/ I Said smaller is ok for me:/ Was it...

Q&A: DO SILICONE GEL IMPLANTS DROP AND FLUFF AFTER THEY SETTLE? Oct 1st, 2018

"I had sientra 425cc textured shaped silicone implants done under the muscle 11 days ago. I am wondering if they are going to drop and fluff or stay the same? I’m hoping when they settle moe they will appear larger…."   DR. POUSTI: Do silicone gel implants drop and fluff...

Q&A: THINKING OF CHANGING 1000CC IMPLANTS TO 800 CC SILICONE Sep 29th, 2018

"Hello I have currently 1000cc implants and I feel they’re just too large for my body I like the size but I do not like how unnatural they feel and how they don’t really look like real breast if I went to 800 silicone would they look more natural and...

Q&A: I HAD MY BREAST IMPLANT SURGERY BUT MY IMPLANTS JUST LOOK AND FEEL SO SMALL. Sep 28th, 2018

"Hi all! So I have my breast implant surgery on Thursday 8/16/12. I’ve been super depressed the past few days b/c my implants just look and feel SO small. I know everyone is telling me to be patient and wait but I can just tell they are small. I gave...

Q&A: IS IT OVER THE MUSCLE OR UNDER FOR IMPLANTS IF I WANT TO GET INTO CROSSFIT? Sep 27th, 2018

"I am getting into Cross Fitness and as I am researching I find where some say you should get your implants over the muscle and others say under. Then some say get small implants while others say size doesn’t matter. For pull ups, push ups, and things of that nature...

Q&A: IS IT NORMAL FOR ONE BREAST TO SWELL MORE THAN THE OTHER AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION? Sep 26th, 2018

"I had breast augmentation 4 days ago, I was originally a 34B / 36A. I chose 450 CC implants for the surgery. Looking at my breast now it appears one is larger then the other- is it normal for one to swell more then the other? if you had to...

Q&A: 600CC SILICONE IMPLANTS LOOKS SMALL ON ME. PLEASE HELP! Sep 25th, 2018

"My first Ba I had 340cc overs mod profile and was unhappy as they looked too small. I had my 2nd ba 3 months ago and went for 600cc HP silicone under the muscle. I was really gutted to find I still haven’t got the desired projection I was after....

GOT QUESTIONS? #ASKDRPOUSTI ! Sep 24th, 2018

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Q&A: I HAVE SEEN ONLY ONE OVER 60 EXPLANTS WITHOUT LIFT PICTURES. IS THAT BECAUSE THEY LOOK BAD? Sep 22nd, 2018

"I have seen only one over 60 explants without lift pictures. Is that because they look bad. Seems no one older post pictures. I am 64 and want to explant."   DR. POUSTI: Pictures of over 60 explants without lift pictures. Is that because they look bad? Thank you for...

Q&A: I LIVE BY THE LAGREE PILATES METHOD. NEARLY EVERYTHING IS FROM A PLANKING POSITION. Sep 20th, 2018

"I live by the Lagree pilates method. Nearly everything is from a planking position. After a silicon under muscle BA, when is it safe to continue that kind of exercise again? What your thoughts are on best post-operative movement and care?" DR. POUSTI: I generally ask patients to keep their arms...

Q&A: I HAD A BREAST AUGMENTATION 3 WEEKS AGO BUT I STILL FEEL THAT MY BREASTS ARE SMALL .... Sep 20th, 2018

"I am 5 ft 8 tall weighing 145 lbs. My first choice was 440cc implants but after operation my surgeon he couldn’t place 440cc since my pocket was small. So he placed 375 cc. Now I think that my breasts are still small compared to my body structure."   DR....

Q&A: CAN ANYONE TELL ME WHY MY LEFT BREAST SEEMS TO BE PUCKERING AND DISINTEGRATING? Sep 18th, 2018

"At first my pa said it was normal, then he said it might be a seroma. Then I took the stickies off and it go worse and he’s saying it needs to be aspirated. There is no fluid. There was a hard lump and extreme sensitivity. I took the stocked...

Q&A: 9 WEEKS POST OP, WILL MY BREAST IMPLANTS DROP MORE? Sep 18th, 2018

"I was a 34 A and I am now a 34 C. I got 450 CC saline implants in both breasts. I am 9 weeks post op and my breast implants have dropped since my surgery. I still think they are high. Is this progress normal? Will they continue to...

Q&A: CAN I STOP WEARING MY COMPRESSION GARMENT 12 WEEKS POST-OP TUMMY TUCK? Sep 17th, 2018

"I am 12 weeks post-op tummy tuck with a hernia and muscle repair today. I resumed exercise at about 4 weeks, gradually of course, and at this point I am feeling pretty good. I would like to start lifting heavier weight and trying sprint intervals again. My compression garment is...

Q&A: HOW MUCH WILL A BREAST AUGMENTATION RESULT SIZE CHANGE AFTER SURGERY? Sep 16th, 2018

"I am one week post op from a breast augmentation, 450 cc under the muscle. I am very surprised how small the result is compared to the sizers I tried three times prior to my procedure. I measured today at a 36 C and was anticipating a D cup. I...

Q&A: IS IT POSSIBLE FOR A PETITE GIRL TO HAVE A SAFE SURGERY LIKE BREAST AUGMENTATION? Sep 15th, 2018

"I’m 23 I’m 5’1 and I weight about 98 pounds I’m have no type of boobs, I mean I can grab some but it’s small then a A cup.. now my question is, is it possible for a petite girl to have a safe surgery?"   DR. POUSTI: Petite girls...

Q&A: WHAT FOOD SHOULD I EAT AFTER A TUMMY TUCK? Sep 13th, 2018

"Any recommendations on foods to eat after surgery? I know to keep to low sodium starting out, but any suggestions?"   DR. POUSTI: Food after Tummy Tuck? Thank you for the question. There is no specific “recommended diet” for the post-tummy tuck patient. A well-balanced diet with high fiber and...

Q&A: SHOULD I GO FOR A 3RD SURGERY? Sep 12th, 2018

"I had natural 34 DD before surgery, I recently had a revision for my breast.I’m still dissatisfied. I hate my results it looks nothing like this wish pic i showed him. The right breast is low and significantly bigger than the left breast. I want them to look the way...

Q&A: EN BLOC BREAST IMPLANT REMOVAL? Sep 11th, 2018

"I have 18-year-old breast implants placed behind the muscle wall. I want the implants removed. I do not want a replacement of implants. Is the en bloc method of removal best for my case?"   DR. POUSTI: En Bloc Breast Implant Removal? Thank you for the good question. Generally speaking,...

Q&A: NORMAL LOOKING BREASTS AFTER EXPLANT SURGERY? Sep 10th, 2018

"I have had saline breast implants for 8 years and am scared of the aesthetic outcome should I have them removed. I am 29 years old, I have very little breast tissue and stretch marks on my breasts from having a baby. I have constant aches and pains in my...

Q&A: OPEN WOUND AFTER TUMMY TUCK? Sep 9th, 2018

"5 weeks post op and my incision has opened up and re-stitched 4 times now. 3 times in clinic and once again under general anesthetic and again it has opened. I do no not smoke and and am 26 and healthy. I am in weekly contact with my surgeon and...

Q&A: MY BREAST ARE CAVED IN AFTER REMOVAL. Sep 8th, 2018

"My breast are caved in after removal. I want to be implant free if possible. Will time heal this? Will they fluff up? Will a lift fix it? Thanks to all you who reply."   Thank you for the question and pictures. Your concern is understandable after viewing the picture....

Q&A: EXTREMELY SORE/SENSITIVE SKIN ON BOTH BREASTS FOLLOWING BREAST AUGMENTATION Sep 8th, 2018

"I am 2 weeks post op for a breast aug. I went with 275cc round silicone gel w/ dual plane. The skin on my breasts is so sore it feels like it’s been burned. Bras, clothing, seat belt strap, my hair touching it is extremely painful. What is going on...

Q&A: WHEN I LAY DOWN MY CHEST IS FLAT AND IMPLANTS FALL TO THE OUTSIDES. IS THAT NORMAL? Sep 6th, 2018

"Its been over a year since my BA. I still would like them larger but that’s another matter. When I lay down on my back, my implants fall to the sides of my chest and upward to my armpits. Can I have unintentionally widen out the pockets? Is this fixable?...

Q&A: NOOGLEBERRY PUMP Sep 5th, 2018

"Been planning for implants very soon & have been using Noogleberry pump in preparation for surgery. Have gained a cup size. Is this good preparation for implant surgery?"   DR. POUSTI: I am surprised that you have achieved such a significant change in breast size with the use of the pump!...

Q&A: I HAD MILD SYMMASTIA REPAIR DONE & AM WANTING THEM REMOVED VIA ENBLOC, WITHOUT REPLACEMENT. Aug 27th, 2018

"I had mild symmastia repair done & am wanting them removed via enbloc, without replacement. Can they be removed enbloc with a previous symmastia repair? Do you need to leave any capsule in place?"   DR. POUSTI: Yes, it is possible to undergo en bloc breast implant removal surgery despite previous symmastia...

Q&A: CAN FULL ABDOMINOPLASTY BE DONE AS EFFECTIVELY UNDER IV SEDATION & REGIONAL/LOCAL ANESTHESIA... Aug 27th, 2018

"Can full abdominoplasty be done as effectively under IV sedation & regional/local anesthesia as general anesthesia? Is the extent of muscle tightening less?"   DR. POUSTI: You will find that there are a variety of different types of anesthesia that can be utilized during tummy tuck surgery. I personally perform tummy tuck...

Q&A: I HAD A FULL TT, MR AND NEW BELLY BUTTON... Jul 31st, 2018

"I had a full TT and MR and new belly button on 3/3/11. I am 11 post op and feel rounded standing up and flabby sitting down. My PS said it could be swelling and reasses at 6 months and he will do a revision if im not happy. I...

Q&A: WILL BREASTS LOOK LARGER AS BREAST IMPLANTS DROP? Jul 27th, 2018

"I had a full Breast lift and Breast implant surgery 4 days ago. I requested to go to a full C or small D. My results have been great. My nipples are now where they should be, and I no longer have droopy breasts. My breasts however, do not look...

Q&A: WHEN DO BREAST IMPLANTS “DROP” OR “FALL” INTO PLACE? Jul 23rd, 2018

"I just came back from my 1 week check up, and my breast implants have not yet dropped. They are so high that they are not even covering my regular breasts. Doctor says that I have to massage them and they will drop. Is this right? I was so flat-chested...

Q&A: HOW LONG DOES NUMBNESS TYPICALLY LAST AFTER TUMMY TUCK? Jul 17th, 2018

"How long does numbness typically last after tummy tuck?"   DR. POUSTI: Thank you for the question. When a tummy tuck operation is performed, the abdominal wall skin is separated from the underlying abdominal wall muscle. During this process, many sensory nerves are divided. Therefore, some degree of numbness is to be expected....

Q&A: ANY ADVICE FOR REVISION AND BOTTOMING OUT? Jul 13th, 2018

"My implants bottomed out and I’m having a revision done in Feb by the same doctor adding an internal bra my doctor is amazing and I would still recommend him to anyone I feel like my pockets were made too big and maybe my creases wouldn’t have been lowered! "...

Q&A: WHY DOES MY BILATERAL RE-AUGMENTATION LOOK NO DIFFERENT IN SIZE THAN MY BREASTS DID BEFORE? Jul 6th, 2018

"The first time I had 286 Natrelle Classic 15’s. For the revision, I got 375 Natrelle Inspiras (moderate). When comparing the two, the 375 seemed a good deal larger, so I was expecting to see a noticeable difference. Coming out of surgery, I cannot even tell I had a revision...

Q&A: VIBRATING, GURGLING, OR BUBBLING FROM MY BREAST AFTER A SUBMUSCULAR BREAST AUG Jun 18th, 2018

"It almost feels as if the implant is moving down to settle in the pocket, is this normal and if so, how long should I expect this?"   DR. POUSTI: What you are describing is quite commonly described after breast surgery. The sensation of air trapped in the tissues is also...

Q&A: SEX AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION? Jun 14th, 2018

"Okay, it’s embarrassing to say the least. I mean! I got some girls and they wanted to play! Sex. It happens. I’m only 2 weeks 4 days post op. I had sex and it kind of bounced my implants around. It was not rough sex, but it wasn’t soft either....

Q&A: RECOMMENDATION FOR BREAST IMPLANT REPLACEMENT Jun 6th, 2018

"(Age 35 -mother of 3) I’ve had 3 breast surgeries for implant capsular contracture. I developed a cap again after my 3rd surgery. I have lived with this for 6 years and want to correct this. The implants are silicone and over the muscle. In addition to resolving cap, I...

Q&A: WHAT IS TUMMY TUCK RECOVERY GENERALLY LIKE? May 22nd, 2018

"What is tummy tuck recovery generally like? If I get it done, what can I expect post-op care, checkups, pain? How long does the complete recovery from a tummy tuck take?"   DR. POUSTI: Tummy tuck recovery I think it is best to prepare for a “recovery” of 4 weeks after tummy...

Q&A: I’M HAVING A BA REVISION AND THE PS IS PLANNING LATERAL CAPSULORRHAPHY & IMPLANT EXCHANGE. May 21st, 2018

"In the past 4 years I have had 2 children & breastfed both for the first year causing the need to revise. I was a 32 B prior to my first augmentation 8 yrs ago; now a deflated VS D. I have Mentor silicone implants 375 & 425. I’m hoping...

Q&A: WHAT CAN I DO TO GET RID OF SWELLING AFTER TUMMY TUCK SURGERY? May 16th, 2018

"I had a tummy tuck combined with liposuction 30 days ago. I wear a compression garment around the clock. Is there something I can do to help the swelling go down and to help the numbing/healing process? Such as massage therapy"   DR. POUSTI: Tummy tuck Swelling?. Thank you for the...

Q&A: ANY ADVICE ON HOW I SHOULD PREPARE MYSELF FOR A TUMMY TUCK? May 9th, 2018

"I am so ecstatic about getting my tummy tuck done next week after having waited for a very long time."   DR. POUSTI: Tummy tuck preparation.. You will receive a list of things to do (and not to do) in preparation for your tummy tuck surgery, from your surgeon. I do...

Q&A: I WANT NEW IMPLANTS, MINE HAVE LOST VOLUME AND RIPPLED DUE TO WEIGHT LOSS. May 5th, 2018

"Do I need an uplift? I really don’t want to. But I do want much bigger more high profile fake looking if you will! Can an uplift be done internally and will that be enough if needed? What kind of size implant would be good? I am a uk 32e...

Q&A: 5 MONTHS AFTER MY TUMMY TUCK WITH LIPO AND LOOKS LIKE I’M 3 MONTHS PREGNANT SOMETIMES. May 2nd, 2018

"I feel like I am 3 months pregnant woman sometimes; when I have my stomach suck in is fine but when I don’t this is how I look I include some pictures, Just wondering is normal at this point. Thank you!"   DR. POUSTI: 3 months post op tummy tuck...

Q&A: I HAD A TUMMY TUCK 4 WEEKS AGO AND I AM STILL SWOLLEN. Apr 27th, 2018

"I had a tummy tuck 4 weeks ago and I am still swollen, but I am beginning to be concerned that my stomach will not look much less than it does with the swelling. My doctor told me he would not be able to make me super flat, but he...

Q&A: WHAT ARE THINGS I SHOULD BE DOING TO PREPARE FOR BREAST IMPLANT SURGERY? Apr 12th, 2018

"What do most surgeons advise patients to do say a week or two before an augmentation? Ex: Don’t eat this don’t wear that. I’ve always just been curious. Thank you!"   DR. POUSTI: Preparing for breast augmentation surgery Thank you for the question. Some common advice patients are given prior to...

Q&A: IMPLANTS DON’T SEEM BIG ENOUGH! WILL THEY EVENTUALLY GET BIGGER? Apr 6th, 2018

"I am 3 weeks post op with saline filled to 440cc implants from a cup. I have waited 10 long years for these and couldn’t express more to my PS that I wanted d cups with multiple photos to show him! I have heard of dropping and fluffing, but is...

Q&A: MODERATE PLUS VS HIGH PROFILE SILICONE GEL IMPLANTS? Mar 29th, 2018

"I’m in the middle of figuring out what implants I should get. I’ve decided on either 275 or 300ccs of Silicone gel implants. I just can’t figure out if I should go with the moderate plus or high profile. I’ve looked at A LOT of before and after photos. Does...

Q&A: TIPS OR TRICKS TO GETTING BREAST IMPLANT TO DROP Mar 22nd, 2018

"I am one week post op and one breast has already dropped the other is extremely high and tight. I was told by my ps to push down and hold for a few seconds on the left implant several times each day. Is there any other tips or tricks? What...

Q&A: I HAVE HAD BREAST IMPLANTS FOR 14 YEARS. HOW LONG DO BREAST IMPLANTS LAST? Mar 15th, 2018

"I have had breast implants for 14 years and I am now developing a large rash under my left breast, and it hurts and I feel a lot of air pockets. One doctor told me to replace them every 10 years and another told me you never have to replace...

Q&A: DO YOU THINK I NEED A LIFT IF I GET A HIGH PROFILE SILICONE? Feb 28th, 2018

"Do you think I need a lift if I get a high profile silicone. Implants that stays the same in width but the projections bigger 700cc silicone, what will happen after liposuction in the hips n flanks will I sag. "   DR. POUSTI: Based on your photographs, do not think...

Q&A: REVISIONARY BREAST AUGMENTATION SURGERY CONCERNS Feb 22nd, 2018

"Over a year ago I got a breast augmentation,32 a/b & got submus silicone 400cc. The right side bottomed out in 1 month. Waited 7 months then I went in for 4-6 external tacking stitches. He only ended up doing 3. Didn’t work. He said he didn’t go as aggressive...

Q&A: CAPSULAR CONTRACTION, BIG GAP BETWEEN THE BREASTS, AND MAYBE BOTTOMING OUT... Feb 10th, 2018

"I am 5’8 and 56 kg, before surgery, one year ago, I was 32b, I got 450 cc hp profile, silicone, under the muscle. In my left breast I have capsular contraction, and I suspect that I have bottoming out on the right side, my breast looks low,wide and to...

Q&A: ADVICE FOR TOO SMALL BREAST IMPLANTS? Feb 8th, 2018

"I feel that my implants are way too small (I got 275cc filled to 300 under the muscle). I feel like my surgeon did not properly advise me on choosing a size. I wear the same bra size! Any suggestions?"   DR. POUSTI: Based on the description of your breasts being...

Q&A: WILL MY BREAST IMPLANTS LOOK BIGGER ONCE THEY DROP? Feb 2nd, 2018

"Hi there, I am 5″11/2, 125 lbs 30″ ribcage. Before ba I was a 36b but did not fill it out. I am happy with the shape but feel they do not look big enough from the side view. I’m 18 day post op and they are still very sore...

Q&A: WHAT DOES “DROP AND FLUFF” REFER TO IN A BREAST AUGMENTATION? Jan 25th, 2018

"I went with 325cc and wish I had went with 350cc. Did I make a mistake? When can I go back for bigger ones?" DR. POUSTI: The phenomenon of “dropping and fluffing” occurs several weeks to several months after breast augmentation surgery. The breasts appear larger as the implants “settle” lower on...

Q&A: CAN BREASTS STILL EVEN OUT AND DROP 4 MONTHS AFTER AUGMENTATION? Jan 18th, 2018

"Hi, I am 4 months post op and my left fluffed out and is bigger on the bottom while the right one sits higher has more fullness on top and is not full on bottom—I am guessing it hasn’t fluffed? I am super worried that they will stay this way…I...

Q&A: PROS AND CONS OF SURGICAL BRA VS SPORTS BRA AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION Jan 11th, 2018

"Is it safe to wear a sports bra while recovering from breast augmentation surgery, or is a surgical bra better? Does it depend on each person?"   DR. POUSTI: Congratulations on having undergone the breast augmentation procedure. The question regarding the use of bras is quite common on this website; there...

Q&A: WHAT COULD HAPPEN IF YOU DON’T TAKE IT EASY AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION SURGERY? Jan 4th, 2018

"Hello! I am wondering what could happen if you don’t take it easy after your Breast Augmentation like your supposed to? i.e. vacuuming, lifting more than 5-10lbs, someone said bending over??, etc. My husband had to leave me the day after surgery and I had to take care of myself...

Q&A: IS THERE A CHANCE MY BREAST IMPLANT COULD STILL DROP EVEN AFTER 9 MONTHS? Nov 5th, 1018

"Surgery 1-27-11, Silicone Gel Submuscular 450cc.Singular for 2.25 mos for firm right breast – breast are equally soft now. Vit E @1000mg taken daily w/singular 10mg. Will my breast drop down, or is this a pocket issue?Massage several times day & implant moves, almost as well as the left.Note the...