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salliezoo's Review of: Dr. James Wells

Rating: 2.95 (out of 10)
Review Date:
October 27, 2006, 9:31 pm

Doctor Name:   Dr. James Wells (My Profile)
Long Beach
State:   California (CA)
Country:   United States
Reviewer:   salliezoo (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   None available
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   June 1, 1995
Procedure(s) I had done:   None


I had a breast aug revision as I was having hardening from a prior surgery some years earlier. New implant was supposed to go UNDER the muscle as over the muscle had caused distortions for me previously. I guess because of scar tissue I had little tissue left and while out it was decided to place implant over the muscle. The implant was too large for an over the muscle procedure and ultimately they looked to big for my small frame. Accepted this as an unavoidable problem except I would have preferred that he asked me personally rather than my husband...I would have opted for a smaller implant. The breast contorted terribly every time I moved my arm...could no longer wear a close fitting garment. Implants were placed unevenly (one higher than another) and the nipples were nearly under my armpit. I have since been very embarrassed to have anyone see me nude or with any kind of see-thru top espec. if its close fitting. A disaster. The right breast has a visible fold in it. Said he would redo it, but acted like I really putting a burden on him. He was brisk and indifferent. No apologies.Then he wanted to charge me for almost the entire redo...I think he should have wanted to correct his errors without charging me or at least for much less. But given that I was afraid he might make it worse...I did not want go back. I am afraid to do anything actually because of the bad experience. I just live with it...and wear big baggy tops.  

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