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about massage for breast implant


I am 5 weeks po and I had a lift with silcon gel implants and was told I did not need to massage them . Is there a reason I was told this?

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jhonnys


Plastic surgeon
Coral Gables, FL
United States
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  Massage for breast implant
September 14, 2013 4:49 AM

We start lymphatic drainage massage on the fourth day after surgery.
For more details: http://www.drjsalomon.com/massage_menu.asp (more)
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drpousti


Plastic surgeon
La Jolla, CA
United States
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  Massage is important
November 2, 2009 2:41 PM

Massaging is very important and crucial to avoid encapsulation of the implants. In order to prevent capsular contracture or scar tissue from forming around the implants, I would sugest (more)
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DrPlacik


Plastic surgeon
Chicago, IL
United States
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  VIDEO FOR BREAST IMPLANT MASSAGE
November 1, 2009 1:32 PM

SEE VIDEO BELOW BY CLICKING "MORE"

Post operative massage may be controlversial.
Consult with your surgeon first prior to undertaking the illustrated videos below:

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drsenderoff


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New York, NY
United States
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October 30, 2009 7:33 AM

Silicone is has a reputation of being very soft immediately after surgery. Some surgeons feel massage isn?t necessary because of this. www.drsenderoff.com (more)
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drplacik


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Chicago, IL
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  To massage or not to massage.
October 28, 2009 4:39 PM

You seem to have many questions that should typically be anwered by your treating surgeon. IF you have a tendency to be very lax, then massage exercises may be discouraged. (more)
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drkarenhorton


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San Francisco, CA
United States
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  Why Postoperative Breast Implant Massage is Important!
October 27, 2009 10:16 AM

After a breast augmentation, we teach our patients to massage their implants each day in order to ensure that they stay soft and mobile, with the most natural results.

Implants can be (more)
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