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How Do Plastic Surgeons Re-sterlize a Breast Implant in Revision Surgery when Reusing the Same Implant?

How Do Plastic Surgeons Re-sterlize a Breast Implant in Revision Surgery when Reusing the Same Implant? READ MORE

Should Plastic Surgeons Have a Informed Consent if They Are Reusing the Same Implant in Revision Surgery?

I would like to know why on the consent form there is no mention for breast implants being "single use only""once explanted should... READ MORE

I Have a Slight Double-bubble and Was Offered Free Revision. Can I Reuse my Implants?

I had my BA last April and I have noticed over time the double-bubble. When I raise my arms or stand up too straight it is prominent and everyone that... READ MORE

Can my Breast Implants Be Reused? I Have Had Them in for 2 Years and Now I Have Capsular Contraction.

I have stage 4 in my right breast and stage 3 in my left, I am considering surgery to correct the issue and my Dr wants to use they same implants, is... READ MORE

When Performing a Capsulectomy Would It Be Prudent to Replace with the Original Implants? Or Should New Ones Be Used?

Had BA March '07 silicone 360cc Devlpd CC (messaged faithfully) Tried Accolate Still worsened. Capsulectomy May '10 original implants used. Fantastic!... READ MORE

Is There a Risk in Using the Original Implant for a Correction to an Infected Breast?

Hi, I had breast augmentation on 1/2/12 and quickly developed a MRSA staph infection. My surgeon put me on an antibiotic that got rid of the infection... READ MORE

Breast Revision and Worried I Have Uneven Breasts?

I had surgery in my left breast in dec2012 to correct capitulation, but since the surgery I've been worried my breast looks much larger than the right... READ MORE

Why Would a Plastic Surgeon Tell a Patient It is Okay to Re-use the Same Implant in Revision Surgery?

When the manufacture says NO, Do Not Re-use even in the same patient. Why can't you just tell the patient the truth, and if they want to re-use them,... READ MORE

Is a revision of silicone breast implant surgery advisable?

In 2006 I got silicone breast implants and a breast lift. In 2009 I had a mammogram and was told the implants were not positioned correctly. They are... READ MORE

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