Hello. I had a breast enlargement march 2011, I recently noticed an indentation in one of my breasts which concerned me, so I booked an appointment to see my surgeon to be told I am in stage 3 or 4 of the above. My breast is very firm, and as mentioned I have the indentation. How quickly should the surgeon see to this problem. I now feel I have strained a muscle as it seems uncomfortable. Can you advise? Thanks
Capsular Contracture? I Recently Noticed an Indentation in One of my Breasts 1yr After BA?
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I am sorry to hear you are having this discomfort. It sounds exactly like a capsular contracture if you experiencing pain and firmness along that breast. Unfortunately, the only way to fix the problem is to have surgery and remove the capsule and replace the implant. If it is causing pain, I would recommend the sooner you can see your PS the better. I hope this helps you.
Neil J. Zemmel
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