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What Pocket to Place New Implant - Existing or New?
I had breast augmentation about 6 years ago and have capsular contraction in my left breast with noticable implant outline. The implants were placed above the muscle. I have just had 2 consultations with different surgeons about replacing both implants - one says to definitely go under the muscle this time, the other says to put the new implant in the same pocket above the muscle or it will look terrible (something about banding?). I am very confused?
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Revision breast augmentation can remain above the muscle.
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