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Is It True That my Breast Will Look Better After Breast Implant Removal?

I had 475cc silicone gel implants put in 3 weeks ago and I want to remove them. The doctor says he will remove the implants, but I must wait 2 weeks... READ MORE

Can Implant Exchange Increase Capsular Contracture Risk?

I have had implants for 7.5 years with no problems that I am aware of! However, they are def larger than is proportional with my frame as my rib cage... READ MORE

What Will Breasts Look Like if Implants are Removed?

I had implants oct 2009 but imcapsulation so had them redone oct 2010, (teardrop) but i am not happy with them, they are very hard and hate them,... READ MORE

I Developed Capsular Contracture in my Left What Will Happen if I Don't Have It Removed?

My left breast has a slightly different shape but im scared of getting the scar tissue removed because it my occur again. If I decide to leave it... READ MORE

Should the Capsule Be Removed with the Implants?

If someone wants to permanently remove their saline breast implants, does the capsule need to be removed as well? If the capsule stays in, what... READ MORE

Good Idea Not to Replace Breast Implants After Capsular Contracture?

I have a stage 4 capsular contracture in my right breast. I had my surgery 6 years ago. I am considering not getting the breast implants replaced and... READ MORE

Areolas Are Caving Under After Removing Breast Implants, Is This Permanent?

I am 4 weeks post-explant after dealing with constant capsular contracture for 11 years. I am slowly healing but continue to deal with the areola... READ MORE

Is Capsulectomy Necessary for Capsular Contracture when Getting an Explant?

I have had silicone implants under the muscle for 5yrs and have developed capsular contracture in one and now want to explant (may reimplant at a... READ MORE

Silicone Implant Removed Due to Infection From Capsular Contracture. What are my Options?

My breast look terrible after removal of silicone gel implant . I am still planing to have it re place when my breast get better. please check the... READ MORE

New York Breast Impants Explant Versus Redo with Smaller Implants? Fat Transfer?

I am 26 y/o Asian female, 4'10 3/4'', 115lbs. I recently had breast augmentation done on 12/9/2010. Mentor 34A to 34C (325cc bilaterally... READ MORE

What Are Options for Loss of Tissue, After Removing Breast Implants Due To Capsulation?

I am 63 and have large implants since I was 34. Prior to surgery, I was an A cup size. I am having them removed due to capsulation. I am also having a... READ MORE

Breast Implant Removal / Explant After Capsular Contracture, Will Tissue Soften Over Time?

Hi! I had capsular contracture in one breast (really hard and deformed breast). After an unsucessful revision I decided to have the implant out. The... READ MORE

How Long It Takes for Capsules to Absorb into Body After Breast Explantation

I've had breast explantation two weeks ago. My ps left the capsules in saying they will be absorbed into body without any problems. At the moment... READ MORE

Cost for Explant, Capselcutemy and Lift? and What Do You Think Needs to Be Done? (photo)

Hello Doctors, I had a mommy make over in 2006. 4 months after I returned to PS for a large bubble in the left upper right side breast. Was told... READ MORE

I Have Been Told That an Explantation with Capsulectomy Could Cause More Tissue Loss?

I am due to have silicone implants removed in one week.They are 250cc and been in for 7 years. I am 47yrs old or young!! I have developed a capsular... READ MORE

Surgeon Just Told Me my Pics Look Like I Have Cc, Only 18 Days Post Op? (photo)

I have a red rash/bruise that is hard and bumpy to touch appear 16 days post op. My surgeon thinks this is cc and has told me to massage downwards in... READ MORE

Torn Muscle Causing Defect After Implant Removal? (photo)

I had breast implant 2 years ago. the first surgeon had torn muscle medial of right breast, the result was close to symmastia. Then 2nd doctor placed... READ MORE

Doctor Recommendation for Breast Implant Removal in Sacramento, CA

Looking for a surgeon in Sacramento, I have Capsular Contraction grade 4. Silicone implant over the muscle Nov 2010. I am not sure if I need a... READ MORE

Do I Need to Remove Capsules due to Implant Capsular Contracture?

Do I need to have all the capsules removed and both pockets sewn up? What happened if my surgeon said there is no need for this to be done? He said... READ MORE

Breast Lift After Breast Implants Removal? (photo)

In 2009 I've had a breast augmentation with Cohesive Gel 325cc on top of muscle . Used to be 32B . Now 32D. Short after augmentation I had a revision... READ MORE

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