Capsular Contracture + Breast Augmentation

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Signs of Capsular Contracture After Breast Augmentation?

My breast implants are now 10 years old and stick out more.  They feel somewhat harder, but is this the implant or capsular contracture? ... READ MORE

How Fast Can Capsular Contracture Develop After Breast Augmentation?

I had my breast augmentation surgery 15 days ago and had an allergic reaction to a band aid I used over my nipples because they were too sensitive.... READ MORE

Do I Have Capsular Contracture 5 Months Post-Op Breast Implants? (photo)

Hello Drs-I am 5 months post-op and my left breast is firmer and not as pliable as my right.Also,the crease has risen up since surgery.In... READ MORE

Am I Suffering from Capsular Contracture, Can I Do Anything to Aide Healing, Will I Need Another Surgery? (photo)

7 weeks out from under the muscle, silicone implants. I had bleeding in my left breast the night of surgery, had 2nd surgery & a drain put in.... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Have Capsular Contracture After Only 4 Weeks Post Op?

I had sub-muscular silicone impants 4 weeks ago. My left breast has softened nicely, but my right is still hard. Could this be capsular contracture? READ MORE

Is This Capsular Contracture? If So, What "Baker" Grade? How Long to Take Singular?

Surgery 1-27-2011.Told Dr about firm breast at 4 mos postop, again at 5 mos postop.Singular scrip at 5 mos, no improvement at 6 mos appt.Is this... READ MORE

Capsular Contracture, Leaking Fluid 11 Months After Breast Augmentation - Normal? Cost?

From my review: I recently noticed yellow fluid would come out of my right nipple. I later found out that I have Capsular contraction on my right... READ MORE

Breast Augmentation Revision Recovery Due to Capsular Contracture

I'm having breast augmentation revision surgery due to capsular contracture on both sides. I'm having capsulectomy on both sides and having... READ MORE

Putting Back the Same Implant After Capsulectomy?

I had a Brachioplasty and Breast Lift with implants this past Septemeber. My right breast now has a painful Grade IV contracture resulting from a... READ MORE

Can You Get Capsular Contracture from Dental Work or Surgery?

Can you get CC from other surgery and/or dental work? I have read/heard that it is recommended that someone with breast implants start a prophylactic... READ MORE

Doc Says Don't Do Daily Massages for Breast Lift/Aug? Worried About Capsular Contracture.

One week pre-op now....Dr. doesn't want me to start my daily massages for breast lift/aug at least until my next appt in 6 weeks. I am worried... READ MORE

I Am Becoming Very Concerned About Capsular Contracture. What Do You Think? (photo)

I am 46, 5'4", 118-123. Both 400cc-silicone gel-high profile-unders. Good size for me. From the get go I was high and tight as I had dense... READ MORE

7 weeks post op, Is This Capsular Contracture? (photos)

I've had a surgery over 7 weeks ago,2nd one,got 400HP in left breast,and 375HP in right one,due to small assymetry.My left breast healed well.Right... READ MORE

Capsular Contracture - Should I Massage Silicone Implants?

To minimse the risk of capcular contracture after a small haematoma dispersed by itself (undrained)the advise has been to massage the breast regularly... READ MORE

Capsular Contracture Revision and Recovery?

What is the estimated recovery time for breast augmentations revision surgery due to capsular contracture on both sides? READ MORE

Normal To Take Antibiotics After Breast Aug for Dental Cleaning? Why Exactly? Do You Suggest It? Thx

A big thanks for the great response to my last question. You all helped put my mind at ease. I had breast aug/lift last week. Next month I have a... READ MORE

Periaerolar Incision Risks?

Hi all :) Would you please let me know in your opinion, what is the risk of capsular contracture and bacterial infection for the periaerolar incision,... READ MORE

Does Having a Hematoma Post-op Increase Your Risk of Capsular Contracture?

I was one of the unlucky few to develop a hematoma above the right breast one day after surgery. The doctor put me back under, suctioned everything... READ MORE

How Early Can Capsular Contracture Start? (photo)

I am 4 1/2 months post op from my breast augmentation surgery. I noticed from the first few days that my left breast sat higher than the right. They... READ MORE

Is Keloid/hypertrophic Scarring Linked to Capsular Contraction?

I had my daughter by c-section and as a result have some keloid/hypertophic scarring. Does this mean that i am more prone or likely to have capsular... READ MORE

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