Implant rippling

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Hi, 

I had a double mastectomy with immediate implant reconstruction just under 4 weeks ago. My left implant had really deep rippling since the day I got my dressings off and my right has now started to show rippling too since I was ok’d to start massage last week. I know it’s still early on in the healing process but I just feel so upset about how the new breasts look, especially the left one because of the severity of the rippling. I can see it through my clothes and it’s knocked my confidence so badly. Ive been told there are things that can be done at a later date but that won’t be until at least 6 months and the thought of more surgery just frightens me as I’ve found recovery from this tough. I only had small breasts so my implants weren’t large and I’m quite slim so I know this inpacts it sometimes. It’s getting me so down and I hate looking at myself now. Has anyone else had a similar experience and managed to sort it? X

  • Hi  

    I didn't have the same surgery as you, so can't help with any shared experience, but I noticed that your post hadn't had any replies yet. Responding to you will 'bump' it back to the top of the discussion list again.

    While you're waiting for replies, it would be great if you could put something about your diagnosis and treatment to date into your profile as it really helps others when replying to you and also when looking for someone on a similar pathway. It also means that you don't have to keep repeating yourself. To do this click on your username and then select 'Profile'. You can amend it at any time and if you're not sure what to write you can take a look at mine by clicking on my username.

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