• Dimples from implants?

    Asked by AStreib on Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Dimples from implants?

    Did or does anyone notice a dimple or dent that just appears one day? I don't feel anything though. Drs say I don't need a mammogram due to bilateral Mastectomy. So haven't had one since before that in 2015. Should I be concerned about them?

    5 Answers from the Community

    5 answers
    • beachbum5817's Avatar

      I am not sure if we are talking about the same thing, but I have what I call hollow spots. I have it above my implants and one what would be on the cleavage side of one implant. My plastic surgeon suggested that I have a fat transfer to fill in the areas. It did help, but then they came back when I lost weight. I have decided not to do it again. I would suggest that you go see your plastic surgeon to see what he or she has to say. Good luck. Take care.

      over 2 years ago
    • barryboomer's Avatar

      I have an indentation in the back of my neck where a large Node went down.

      over 2 years ago
    • BarbarainBham's Avatar

      I would call the doctor's office and leave that as a question for somebody to call you back with his/her reply.

      over 2 years ago
    • Judytjab's Avatar

      I would call your plastic surgeon. Mine told me 3 years after receiving my implants, I will need an MRI to make sure they're not leaking. Good luck and let us know how it goes.

      over 2 years ago
    • deanaliddy's Avatar

      Yes, I have a dimple which has gotten larger. The plastic surgeon is concerned, says it is a fold in the implant, and she is concerned about the skin thinning at that place since it is now bulging out a bit, making possible infection if it opens. She now sees me every six months instead of once a year. She does not want to replace it if not necessary. So go see your surgeon!

      over 2 years ago

    Help the community by answering this question:

    Create an account to post your answer Already have an account? Sign in!

    By using WhatNext, you agree to our User Agreement, and Privacy Policy

    Read and answer more invasive (infiltrating) ductal carcinoma questions.  Also, don't forget to check out our Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma page.