I have on top of muscle implants, lumpectomy with radiation. Scar tissue bothers me, what are odds of new implants?
Scar Tissue Around Implants After Lumpectomy with Radiation
Doctor Answers (4)
Irradiated breast reconstruction
If your breasts appeared to be scarred in from radiation, you may want to think of alternative breast reconstruction proceudres to improve the results.
Lumpy irradiated breast reconstruciton
Probably the best way to remove or soften the scar tissue is to excise thsi and replace with autogenous tissue reconstructions. However, any lump in a reconstructed breast warrants evaluation.
Web reference: http://www.bodysculptor.com/
Reconstruction after Lumpectomy & Radiation
Radiation therapy often leads to significant problems with recontruction and wound healing. Your situation could possibly be improved with incorporation of acellular dermal matrix and movement of your implant to a submuscular position. I agree that more info and a photo would ve helpful.
You might also like...
More information please
You have implant breast reconstruction and radiation. The scar formation after the radiation is very common and the problem is not the implant. Replacing the implants will not fix this.