Symmastia is a rare but serious complication that can occur after breast augmentation. The condition involves two implants joining together in the middle of your chest, lifting away from the skin and creating an opening where there should be none! If this happens you might experience pain along with obvious distortion of your breasts. This can leave you in obvious distress, but do not fear!
Dr. Mallol specializes in correcting or revising prior cosmetic or reconstructive breast surgery. Breast implant revision surgery typically involves removing or replacing the original saline or silicone implants. We offer a variety of options for those who want to change the size or type of their implants, as well any complications that may have resulted from prior surgery. Our goal is always to restore a youthful appearance and contour! Dr. Mallol can resolve the following issues : bottoming out, capsular contracture,Implant downsizing, fat grafting, ruptured implants, Symmastia or Synmastia.
Revision breast surgery is usually performed with the patient under general anesthesia. Surgical time depends on the type of revision required. Patients can usually expect to return to work after 1 to 2 weeks, and they should avoid vigorous activities for 3 weeks. Visible bruising should subside within 2 weeks, and swelling should begin to resolve within 3 weeks