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  1. I am planning on having revision surgery to downsize my 260cc implants. The PS I consulted with recently recommended going down to 205cc Motiva Ergonomix low profile implants, but this will only reduce the diameter by about 0.5cm and I just don't think it will be small enough for me. Has anyone downsized their implants to a similar size? Did you need pocket work or a lift? Were you happy with your results. I would love to see some before and afters if anyone is able to share! I'm 53kg and about 160cm, so quite a petite frame.
  2. Hi ladies, has anyone had a lift with implants wihh dr Tavakoli and gone back for a revision? I had my surgery in 2011, I believe I will need a another lift and have my implants changed. Questions; did you have fat grafting? Internal bra good results consult with anyone else cost for revision if anyone would be able to tell me their experiences. Many thanks Taryn xx
  3. Advise on size of Silicone Implants

    Hi Ladies let me introduce myself my name is Platinum Blonde Boobs. I had breast implants back in 1982 they were silicone 225cc in both breast. They have done extremely well over the years until back in the fall when my Dr. said she believed I had a small rupture. I along with my husband have decided to replace them with new implants. My plastic surgeon told me they had held up very well and that my breast tissue was excellent for revision. I go for pre opt on Friday the 12 January and surgery the 31 of January. I wear a D cup now I am looking at 550 cc high profile, I do not want to be to huge but I also do not wish I would have gone larger any advice would be greatly appreciated. (.) (.) PBB
  4. Hey ladies. Wondering if anyone can share some stories or reassurance. I had my surgery in Thailand 13 months ago and have double bubble and breasts have bottomed out laterally. While I'm lucky my double bubble isn't too bad. I've bottomed out laterally so when I lay down they essentially fall into my armpits. Feels like my boobs have sagged a bit and my cleavage is not that great when not in a bra. The hospital in Phuket is covering most of the surgery to fix it- but they said it'll be determined what's actually being done when I'm over there: just wondering if anyone else has had revision for something similar and if you've had good outcomes? Ive become so self conscious I hardly like having my partner see me naked anymore... I used to love them so much, and now it's bdvkmt such a thing. Thanks in advance!
  5. I have had two surgerys with this surgeon. An initial rhinoplasty which I wasn't happy with and then a revision rhinoplasty that was even worse than the first surgery. Both times I gave him photos of what I'd like my nose to look like. He assured me that he would be able to give me what I wanted but completely missed the mark. I have uploaded photos of the results of the revision rhinoplasty. The results speak for themselves! I have had a large pimple on my nose since he took the cast off. I was told that it would be gone in a week, years later im still dealing with it. It constantly gets inflamed and puss comes out from it. I also have a 1cm by 1cm lump on one side of my nose that is very noticeable. It gets really sore and harder when the weather changes. Since my revision I had emailed his clinic a few times. Every time they would ask me to send photos, I would do so and then I'd get a request to send more photos or never hear from them again. I recently saw him again while I was holidaying in Bangkok to enquire about a second revision rhinoplasty. He did not acknowledge that there was anything wrong with my nose or that there had been any mistakes made by himself. He was more interested in telling me that I had put on allot of weight since he had last saw me, I was shocked when he said that and explained that I had put on weight from being depressed since he ruined my nose. He then told me wanted to widen my nose instead of removing the lump as apparently it looks feminine. I asked him if he would he use rib cartlidge, he told be he planned on using cartlidge from a donar bank. Which I can only assume would come from a deceased person. I was then quoted a ridiculous amount of money for a second revision rhinoplasty. When I told the nurse who quoted me the price that I wasn't happy with the high price she said the only way to bring it down was to have the surgery done under a local anaesthetic instead of general. I can't imagine anything worse than lying there awake while he operated on me. I told her that if I was going to pay again, I might aswell just go to another surgeon as he hadn't been at to get it right the first two times. When I was paying for the first revision his head nurse (shower cap) assured me that he would get it right this time and if he didn't that the next revision would be free. They will say anything to get your money I've realised. While in Bangkok I went to consults at two international Hospitals and with two private surgeons. No one wanted to touch my nose as they said it looked like it may be infected and they did not know what they would find when they opened it up. One surgeon said it might take two separate operations to fix it. Don't fall for the marketing like I did. I had read posts online claiming that he is the "Michael Angelo of the nose". I went in for a Michael Angelo and came out with a Pablo Picasso. It goes to show that going to the most expensive surgeon in Bangkok does not mean they are the best or does it guarantee a good result. Through reading reviews on online forums I have met two other Australians with pretty much the exact same experience as me. I brought this up to him Overall a terrible experience! That I would not wish upon anyone.
  6. Both my implants have ruptured and I need to have them removed. I am researching everything to find the right surgeon as my initial surgeon has retired (not that it matters because I wouldn’t go back to him anyway!). I obviously need the damaged implants removed, I have cc in one breast and my implants have migrated under my arm pits - so I need the pocket created under my arm closed etc. I also may need a lift but hoping to avoid. I have seen dr Tony Connell twice (prior to rupture occurring) and he was lovely. He talked through everything with me and gave me his recommendations. He does recommend a lift. I am pushing forward to go ahead with him but I want to be certain I’m making the right decision. My implant pockets are a mess so I’d hate to go through further surgery and come out with the same problems I’m also very worried as I am highly prone to keloid scarring so a lift will leave me looking horrendous for a good five years. Has anyone got any recommendations for Dr Watts? I’ve seen a lot for Dr Connell (and I understand why) but not so much for Dr Watts - his real self reviews are amazing however. any advice would be greatly appreciated! #feelingscared
  7. PPSI's guarantee:warranty -help

    Hi ladies, has anyone had to go back and get a revision under PPSI's warranty? I have major lateral displacement and my boobs are only 12 months old interested to hear your stories or advice
  8. Second breast augmentation

    Hey girls! So 2 years ago I got my breast augmentation at the time my surgeon told me that 275cc under the muscle, round, high profile would be the biggest I could go. I’m 5’8 and 53kgs. Before surgery I was a 8A now I’m a 10C/D I’m really unhappy with the way they are looking as they haven’t dropped properly and not as big as I would like. I have attached a photo of what I really would like to achieve. Can any one recommend how many ccs I should be going and what shape and profile? I love the hole “natural” dropped under boob look. I’m wanting to be at least a DD after my second surgery.
  9. Hi ladies, just posting to seek some solidarity and to know I'm not the only one going through this... I am nearly a month and a half post op with 450cc round HP overs, and I'm EXTREMELLY unhappy with my result. They're SO SMALL, they look so out of proportion still with my body and there's a huge gap inbetween my boobs. The outcome is not at all what my surgeon and I had discussed and now i have to pay all over again for a revision to go to a bigger size that'll actually look like I've had something done. I think I need around 700cc to get the look I want which is what I've posted the two other photos of.. they're my goal boobs!!! I'm so upset ☹️ I'd love to hear some stories and get some support. X
  10. Hi there, really looking for some solid advice or some experience stories from people who have had something similar. I know there are a lot of lurkers on these forums, but I'd really appreciate some advice because I have no one else to ask History: I had a rhino/septoplasty from a Melbourne-based very popular/well spoken of surgeon on these forums, one of the only surgeons who had very little criticism. This was my first surgery, so I researched for over a year before deciding to go ahead with it and spared no expense (since I'd be saving for so long) to have what I thought was the best surgeon work on me (just under 20k, including skin graph because of the thinness of my skin over my nose) Issues: I had some cosmetic concerns straight after the removal of the bandage initially, but I was told it was just swelling. I was told it will be about a year until I see my final results, and I'm pretty disappointed, my nose bridge appears wider (which was never discussed), and my nose is still very large side-on which was the initial issue I had with my nose. However, there is no doubt it looks better, but I'm still disappointed. The biggest issue, however, is that my breathing through my right-side nostril has slowly gotten even worse than it was pre-surgery, making it uncomfortable to sleep on my right side and often making me feel short of breath. Need advice: I'm unsure of what the best course of action would be now? I've already inquired about a consult about the issue now, it will have to be a Skype consult since I've moved from Melbourne to Sydney. I was told that my nose issues would be difficult, and I'm so worried now that now that I need a revision it could go even worse. Should I try to go back to the initial doctor to go under surgery again, given he has experience working on my nose and the complications around it, or should I see a different doctor for revision? The surgeon is known for doing revisions, and has been discussed/reccomended in the revision rhinoplasty forum. Not having a revision at this point doesn't really seem like an option given I'm disappointed with the look and functionality of my nose.
  11. Hi everyone, I am based in Australia and had a labiaplasty procedure (wedge method) done 1 year ago and I am very unhappy with the results. Before this procedure, the clitoral area was neat and tidy and the long labia was my only concern. I am unhappy because find it looks too messy and bulky compared to what it used to be . I read on many plastic surgery forums that it can take 6 months to a year for people to get their final results and for the area to even out, however I feel totally dissatisfied and disfigured 1 year post surgery. 6 weeks post surgery, I told my surgeon about my concerns and told her I'd like to tidy the clitoral area up and reduce the bulkiness. She said she could offer a revision, but she warned that this is a very risky procedure as there is potential for loss of clitoral sensation due to all the nerve endings in the area. She stated that she has never had this occur to any of her patients, however this is something I'd need to consider very carefully. Has anyone had the same experience as me and had a surgical revision in the clitoral area and if so, what were your results? I have disclosed some photos for you all to see. Thanks for your time!
  12. Revision to go bigger!!

    Hello everyone, So I havnt been on here in a while but am now 1 and a bit years post op and considering revision. Im about 162cm and weigh about 57kgs, I started out as a 10B, I got 375cc round high profile silicone textured implants under the muscle, I now measure about a 10e although I fee they definitely don't look that size. My base width at the beginning was 12 and a half. Although I was very happy with them I wanted bigger from the start of my post op as I felt they looked a lot smaller once inside compared to when you try them on. Does anyone have any experience with my situiation where they went bigger second time round? Will going bigger just make them go out to the sides more? We're you happier? Did you have any problems? Would changing to xhp make them perkier? I'm wanting to get around 500cc, but I've been warned about rippling and all kinds of other problems that could occur if going bigger so it's made me a bit confused as I just want them a bit bigger without looking to out of proportion as I am quite active in the gym so don't want to look to silly but still want big decent size boobs haha
  13. Hi just wondering who has teardrop implants? I currently have round and my surgeon wants to put in teardrop for my revision surgery. I'm just worried about losing the fullness at the top. I would love to hear anyones opinions on their teardrop implants...
  14. Dr. Zenia Chow?

    Hi, I have seen Dr. Chow a few times and she is very nice and knowledgeable but I was hoping to hear some first hand experiences before I book myself in for actual surgery. I cannot find an reviews on her so anything would be much appreciated!
  15. Hi ladies, just wanting to hear any recommendations for those that have had revision surgery done in Adelaide? Ive had one consultation with one surgeon but wanting to get some recommendations of some others. A lot of surgeons don't do revision surgery here just first time BA or so it seems anyway. many thanks! xx
  16. Hi Girls I currently have 450cc moderates under the muscle. I got them done 4 years ago in Phuket. While i had great results im noticing changes and want to get them redone bigger and with a possible lift. Im wanting bigger and more upper pole fullness so the more round fake look but not too crazy. Im looking into surgery in Perth can anyone reccomend any amazing surgeons at a reasonable price? Ive heard of dr mark lee, dr anh, dr kailis...
  17. Hello everyone, 3 years ago I had a very stupid accident with my cat, well, my nose got a deep cut from one of his claws, there was blood, but it was 3AM in the morning and I didn't thought that the cut was so deep (but it was), so I didn't went to the hospiral for a wound cleaning and suture (I know, a bad from my part). The days passed and it got infected, when I managed to get rid of the infection it started to heal, and there it was! My extremely hated deep scar on the nose, I already tried A LOT of creams, oils, fraxel laser, Kelo-Cote, and even dermaflage, but nothing helps me enought, the scar it's still there, and I know that there are worse cases on other people, but it affects my personal confidence In a way that only I can understand, sometimes I can't even be face to face with someone without thinking that all they see is my scar. So, I decided that my best effort was to try a surgical revision with a plastic surgeon, I had the little surgery in june of 2015, everything was healing good for a month and a half, the scar almost disappeared, and the one day a spot there on the skin became reddish, it began to hurt a lot and raise, it was infected again, all the scar zone was very inflamed it looked like an under the skin pimple, actually I thought that it was a pimple, but some days later, a very little knot from the intradermal suture emerged from there, after that, the scar was ugly, deeper, bigger, and reddish again… But I can’t give up, a month ago I had a meet with the same surgeon, we analyzed my case, and he told me that my problem was, that my body wasn’t capable of degrade and absorb the knots of the indradermal suture, so the little knot was rejected after some time before the scar was fully healed, and that’s why it became ugly again… The surgeon told me that we can do the procedure again, basically he can cut and extract the scar, and then proceed with an intradermal suture again, but without using multifilament thread for the intradermal suture as before, using a thinner one, the post operatory care is going to be more delicate, but my body should degrade and absorb the thinner thread without problem, that is an adequate procedure, it is the only surgical option? If after the surgery the supperficial appearance of the scars is good, but still a little depressed, I suppose that I can got applied some filler like hyalluronic acid... I will be extremely happy to read some opinions, advice, and even better experiences from people who had surgical revision of facial scars. Thanks in advance.
  18. Hello Everyone and a big big thank you to everyone who shares their experiences here! It's so helpful!! My15 year old saline implants have started to play up due to back to back babies/nursing and dramatic fat loss. This has caused the port on one side to rub and become painful at various times. Ive had ultrasound/mammogram and consulted with Tony Connel who confirmed they should come out fairly soon. I have total faith in him and his expertise. Im in two minds as to whether I really want new implants as it seems saline is not used too often any longer. I'm not convinced there is enough data available on the safety of cohesive silicone and at 41 and having had no major issue yet from my current set, I just don't want to take the risk. Im 5'7 and 54kg so I have little body fat (particularly on my upper body) so an Explant only will leave me looking pretty sad. My current size has me at a 10DD. I have no sagging, which is unbelievable given I've fed 5 babies!!! But as mentioned I've lost volume at the top and my pockets allow for quite a bit of movement. So I'm wondering if anyone has had a similar decision to make or knows of a WA surgeon who uses saline still? Or any recommendations/advice? Any info will help! Xx
  19. How good are these puppies? 500cc high profile round implants submuscular. Thanks Richard Rahdon @ Body Recon. I love them!

    Hi all, Needing some advice on the correct terms to use when referring to the problems with my first rhinoplasty. Obviously one nostril is higher than the other but needing some clarification on what others think the problem is. I was meant to be getting married this year but have postponed it due to the state of my nose. I am not currently working either because of my insecurities of my nose. I am waiting advice on what surgeon would be best to hopefully fix my nose. Any advice is muchly appreciated. I have added photos to view.
  21. Hi ladies! I had my boobies done in September 2015... I was paranoid I would be going too big with 505cc moderates.... I am 6 foot tall & weigh an athletic 80-85kgs. My surgeon tried to push my to the 565's but I was worried about them making me look fat. Straight away after the op I wished I went bigger!! I actually re-booked in to go up to the 625cc xhp's a week after my op but then freaked out and cancelled it, thinking it would be best to let my 505's settle. 9 months on and everyone is obsessed with my boobs, my friends are all jealous, they look big and super natural... but I still wish I went bigger and want that semi "fake" look, which no one else seems to understand! and it's weird because I never thought I'd want big fake tits. ANYWAY, my surgeon is an absolute legend & I am going back in on Wednesday to get 700 or 750cc XHP's!! He says I could go up to 800's even but I won't do that. I like to exercise a lot and that is a concern for me. I have not told many people because I know they will try talk me out of it... But I am tall and I think they will look amazing! Just wondering if anyone else with similar stats has done a similar upgrade? Thanks xx
  22. Hi ladies, I am a long time reader first time poster!!! I got breast implants 6 years ago in Sydney. Immediately after I had boobie creed and since then I have been on the quest to go bigger. So now that I am a certified adult I have the money to go Bigger, I would like to know if any of you lovely ladies would recommend a surgeon in Sydney. My first BA was 295cc UHP. I wanted bigger but my surgeon refused because I was nothing but bones but that has slightly due to life I have even thought about going to Thailand but I would be way to tempted to drink and that what totally fudge everything up. (looking into Thailand though). Thank you
  23. Hello! Literally out of the blue (as it always seems to happen- I met a guy- he is awesome - I've been single for about 16 months since separating from husband - but anyway- long story short we are totally dating and he doesn't know I'm having REVISION surgery for my boobs on 1 July. As the date gets closer I seem to be freaking out about telling him! A) I don't think he knows my boobs are fake to begin with (they are 10 years old and I've had two kids and look pretty natural anyway, we have only slept together twice and he hasn't asked yet! B ) bearing in mind above comment, how do I tell him? I need to, just tell him, I guess! It's been planned for about 6 months this surgery and of course Murphy's law I meet a guy right before! I guess just after advice or support ladies! Help! Lol
  24. Dr Alex Phoon reviews

    Hi all I've been looking for surgeons to have a revision breast lift and remove and replace, I have a doctor in mind but I'm still shopping around. I've been looking at photos from Dr Alex Phoon and the results look amazing! I'm now considering the above procedures also paired with a tummy tuck (I'm not sure if that still qualifies as a mummy makeover). I'm wondering if anyone has an experience they can share? His reviews are fantastic and I can't find a bad word about him anywhere, but I'd love to actually talk to someone and ask some questions. Thank you in advance
  25. Hello! I am getting revision breast surgery on July 1st with Dr Broadhurst in Brisbane! I am 165cm, 62kg. My implants are 10 years old (425cc, under the muscle) and after two babies breastfed for a year each and a dramatic change in body composition they feel so tiny and are under my armpits! I want more fullness through the centre of my chest and hoping to get back to a DD, but not much bigger, I was a DD/E when I first got surgery with easily achieved cleavage; and you'll see now how small they look, I have such a big gap now I don't really get much cleavage at all. Dr Broadhurst wants a scan done to determine the condition of my current implants and I had to show him proof I have 425 cc's in already lol, after 10 years and how active I am they do not look like that size now! I am a C in bras these days, but no cleavage and that's what I want back! So my next consult is on the 21st for more sizings; but he did say that if I want that fullness through the middle I'll have to go bigger than 425s so I'm guessing I'll be in the 500s for cc's....which kind of worries me a a little as it just sounds so big 😕 I can't go over the muscle due to my leanness and lack of breast tissue. First two pics are what they are now, Third pic onwards is wish boobs thanks for letting me introduce myself!