Are round or anatomical polyurethane breast implants more suitable for me?
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Capsular contracture and polyurethane implants
Thanks for the detailed enquiry.
I do see your title is "5th op" and wonder if this is why the polyurethane implants are being considered?
In revision surgery their will be a lot of variable that limit the options a surgeon has and limit what can be achieved. Most of these will be related to scar tissue and implant pocket placement. To put it simply revision surgery is complicated, so keeping the procedure simple increases the likelihood of a good outcome.
I suspect the key to this procedure will be removing the saline implant and replacing it with a silicone gel implant. Each surgeon will have an opinion as to the value and risks of using PU implants, and round vs anatomic.
I suggest a clear discussion with the surgeon as to the likely outcome of the procedure is the key - and keep it simple for maximum predictability
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