Breast Symmetry Before and After Pictures by Tom J. Pousti, MD, FACS

This 23-year old patient from San Diego, California who was status post breast augmentation surgery in 2004 and then revision breast surgery 2005 (both surgeries performed by another surgeon). As a result of encapsulation and an unsuccessful attempt to revise the complications form her first surgery, the patient decided to research a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon who is experienced in breast revision surgery and found Dr. Pousti on the Internet. During her consultation, the patient explained in detail, she was unhappy with the results of her pervious surgery, and experiences rippling. The patient also expressed, she was interested in significantly increasing in size. Due to very little breast tissue and thin skin, her saline breast implants were removed. In order to achieve her desired look, Alloderm was used to reconstruct the skin under the nipple and areola. 600cc silicone-gel breast implants were used to limit complications of rippling. The patient is now 1-months post-op surgery and is very happy with her results.