Capsule + Breast Augmentation

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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

6. 5 weeks post op Breast Augmentation, will they change as in get smaller? Or is this the size they will stay? (photo)

I had my breast augmentation 6.5 weeks ago with 200 cc, HP. My PS, recommended 275-300 cc, but during the surgery, he said my pocket was too small and... 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

Scared of hugging mishaps, bumps to breast implants 6 weeks PO. Could I do any damage?

I've seen a lot of horror stories about bear hugs and capsule damage. Tonight I was hugged and hit towards the top of my right breast. Not sure how... READ MORE

What is causing my breast to dent so badly? Follow up post with more explanation and questions (Photo)

Pain in left breast 6/14. Left ruptured in Nov. Drainage from nipple 12/14. Ultrasound in Dec. no problems. Implant & capsule removed with drains. Dr.... 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

If there's an infection in the breast implant capsule, can't the implant be replaced? Old out, new in, in one surgery

MRI last month shows fluid inside the capsule. Been diagnosed with severe capsulitis/capsular contracture. Redness, swell, numbness, no fever. If I... READ MORE

Should capsule from breast implants be removed in the future, following surgery for explantation?

Hello, I had my Mentor saline breast implants (over the muscle) removed after 11 years due to a leakage; no obvious associated health problems. The... READ MORE

What are the options for capsulized breast implant?

I had ruptured breast implants and had to have them replaced last year. Both sides became capsulized and I had another surgery six months after the... READ MORE

Are there capsules and scar tissue formed within a a month of Breast Augmentation?

Im having a removal after having ba for only a month. will there be a capsule or scar tissue formed and need to be remove?my ps he said he wont be... READ MORE

2 months post op, will the animation decrease as they drop?

Had overs for 10 years, loved them, no problems at all. With age adn pregnancy the natural breasts grew so had a reduction, then infection, capsules,... READ MORE

"Jack hammer" procedure and pressure strap 1 week post op. Any suggestions?

I went to see my surgeon today for a check up he used a machine on my left breast to break the capsules and is now having me wear a pressure strap to... READ MORE

I get underarm pain if I put slight pressure on my arm. Could it be due to capsule damage? I see my PS in 2 weeks

I've posted a couple of scares since my implant exchange and pocket repair to correct/prevent lateral displacement 4 weeks ago. I'm sorry! A few... READ MORE

I had Breast Augmentation with capsule 300 or 350 cc and they are very saggy. Any suggestions?

I have capsule in one and they are very saggy. Age 60 what are my options? READ MORE

I had a revision to correct one breast smaller and one bigger and to fix a capsule. What should I do, as there is no change?

I saw the doctor and I don't have another capsule but one breast is bigger again and one is smaller and he said to pay to have them redone again I am... READ MORE

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