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What is the General Consensus on What Constitues a "Small" Vs. "Large" Seroma??

How many cc's is considered small (and thereby able to be absorbed by the body)? How many cc's is considered large and thought to not be able... READ MORE

If Silicone is "Inert", Why Does the Body Create a Capsule?

The medical literature and studies show that any foreign object placed in the body causes a capsule to form. This is the body's way of protecting... READ MORE

What is the Difference Between Breast Aug. Post-op Massage & Capsule Squeeze Procedures?

I just want to be sure I have not been doing the wrong thing. What is the difference between breast Augmentation post-op massage and capsule squeeze... READ MORE

Is Accutane Effective to Prevent Capsule Formation if I Start Taking It the Day of The Surgery?

Hi I am getting breast augmentation today. I used isotretinoin six months ago. I was going to use accutane to prevent capsule formation but I am... READ MORE

Is a Bump on the Lateral Side Normal After Capsulorhhaphy?

I had a BA revision (saline to silicone, unders) w/ capsulorhhaphy to fix lat shift and lat rippling, R worse than L. Apparently more significant... READ MORE

I Had Augmentation & Lift 3 Years Ago. Experienced Capsular Tear, And Still Have Discomfort. What To Do?

I had augmentation, under muscle, Mentor, with lift, 430 cc about 3 years ago. September 2011 I woke up with 70% of my right breast bruised. It was... READ MORE

Breast Implant Capsule Tear Two Times in 4 Weeks. Why?

I tore my capsule from a workout at the gym 4 weeks ago. I've been wearing an underwire 24/7 since this. I did nothing but lay around the house these... READ MORE

I Had Surgery 4 Wks Ago to Removal a Capsule and Have an Augmentation?

When I got tobhis office he said that I didnt have a capsule and that he would give me a lift and place to implants. Well its been 4 wks and my right... READ MORE

How long until I can fix my right breast?

I recently (3-21) had breast augmentation and I hate the results. My left breast healed beautifully, but my right is trapped by a blood capsule... READ MORE

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