I was dying from saline implants in silicone shell. I had had them 18 years and didn't think I was having any problems from them but 4 yrs ago I became very sick with auto immune diseases. And 2 yrs ago became disabled completely. I am still recovering from explant and lift and I am 100% thankful for dr kolb. And the great job she did. Because at the point I found her all I wanted was to not... more
After being sick for many years following implanting saline implants for 10 years, I decided to explant. While some of my symptoms are subsiding, making the implant removal worth it, my cosmetic outcome is horrendous. Especially since I paid for a lift after I was told I would be deformed without one and I ended up deformed anyway. I was told my skin stuck to my tissue as a result of... more
Well ladies, after almost 12 years of having implants I am ready to let them go. My story starts off like many others, I had just moved away to college, I was 19 years old, and I thought I was missing something because I had small breasts (barely a 32A). I am not kidding when I say that I would "wish upon a star" to grow boobs. So right before spring break of 2002, I went to a PS that I... more
On 2005 I had my first breast augmentation in my country, they got encapsulated, they hurt so much and they were very hard…no normal look. On 2009 I went back to my country to visit another doctor who advised me to do an ultrasound because I had PIP brand, they found out that the silicone immigrate and it was under my armpit (axilla)…I was terrified because that brand was using an... more
In September 2010, I underwent breast augmentation surgery and went from a 34 a to a 34 dd. In hindsight I guess that was too big, but that was what my PS suggested. I think I have 350cc in one and 375cc in the other. I have decided to remove my breast implants after a little over three years. I developed capsular contracture in my left breast about a month an a half after my original surgery.... more
Dr Kolb and her staff were warm and caring, before and after my surgery. I was very nervous and they helped me tremendously. I feel so relieved that its over and knowing I saw such a skilled surgeon. I had an explant and capsulectomy. I suppose I will have a breast lift done after some time passes, and I wouldn't think of going to anyone else. more
Naturally a 34B, now a 34d/dd
I have regretted getting a boob job since I woke up from the surgery. They looked far larger than I had anticipated and Dr. Ed Pound who had performed the TUBA under the muscle high profile mentor saline augmentation told me I was a "big girl" and could "handle it."
Well, I don't know if he meant physically, but I have a very small frame and have been... more
Yes, I was planning to keep my implants until I died. I must admit that, although they were far too large for my small frame and sometimes they got in the way during exercise, I loved them nonetheless. However, after 25 years, recently I very rapidly developed a capsular contracture on the right side. I decided to have that implant exchanged and was told that I had a 50/50 chance of the... more
I really don't know where to start. Been to doctor after doctor after doctor and the say the same thing. There isn't anything we can find wrong with you. (this has been going on for almost 7 years now).
Let me start out by saying I love my 25 year old implants. They look great but I do truly believe they are causing The burning sensations and other flu like symptoms I have all the time.... more
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