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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

Needle deflation for above muscle saline implant w/Grade 3 capsule - should the anterior or post. of the capsule be removed?

Unilateral Grade 3 (not rock hard but firm, not quite normal looking, no pain). Plan: deflate implant, allow tissue to adjust several months. Later... READ MORE

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