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Sloane

2 months ago
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Tethering after explant

I was a 32A at age 21, got 350cc submuscular Allergan Natrelle silicone implants. I explanted Mid Dec. After 12 years and from day one, one side has tethering and a dent below. I was told to cup on day 7 but there is no improvement whatsoever. Nipples have adhesions in bottom half near implant scar. Any suggestion? Thx you

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Nelson Castillo Atlanta, GA
2 months ago
ASPS Surgeon

Thank you for sharing your question. Various treatments may improve the tethering and indentation you have, with a surgical scar revision, scar release, fat grafting being possibilities. I would recommend seeing a series of surgeons in consultation to discuss your concerns, and to get the best advice possible.

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