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Standard Practice to Remove the Capsule for Capsular Contracture During Revision Surgery?

I've had a 2nd opinion that at least 1 of my implants is CC'ing. I'm due for rev. sx for a lift & was told the capsules need to come... READ MORE

Would TENS Breast Massage Electrode Pads Be Helpful in Preventing Capsular Contracture?

I have CC on one breast and am going to get new implants but prefer to stay sub-mammary and not make new pockets under the muscle If it can be... READ MORE

Breast Implant Revision - Revise with Teardrops or Will Capsule Eventually Mature and Even out to Match the Other Breast?

Dec, 2009 I got 325cc, silicone, smooth, round implants, through armpit, under muscle. Dec 2010 the nipple on left breast started to point downwards... READ MORE

Is It Common to Reuse the Old Breast Capsule when Going Larger in Cc's?

I developed severe capsular contracture 3 days post opperation.... I am a baker 4 and in alot of pain ever since the day of surgery and I am now 6... READ MORE

Plastic Surgeon Vs Breast Surgeon for Explantation?

GP has recommended a breast specialist who seems to specialize in breast cancer. I am just having removal and no replacements nor lift at time of... READ MORE

What Would Happen if I Go Down from 400 to 300 Cc ?

Hello ! I have had a breast implant procedure last year . from a saggy 34 b to 400 cc's . I could not stand it from day one !!!! My surgeon asked... READ MORE

3rd Revision in 5 Weeks to Drop my Pocket and Open up Capsule, What's Wrong? (photo)

10/21/11 surgery for implants. 3 month post op, difference in the sizes, crease, & my right implant had not dropped. PS recommended a revision... READ MORE

How long does it take to get rid of cellulitis after the remove your implants permanently? This surgery is my last hope.

Ello: I'm going to have permanent breast implant removal with a lift and capsule removal due to a very bad cellulitis that is not going away with... READ MORE

2 Weeks Post Breast Implant Revision and Left Breast is Hard and Right Breast is Soft?

Left breast is still really hard, and my right breast is so soft that I can't even feel an implant, my right also looks like there is more implant... READ MORE

What if You Need to Remove the Capsule Years After a Capsullorhaphy?

What if you need to remove the capsule (capsulectomy/capsulotomy) years after a capsullorhaphy that was done under the muscle? Is it possible? When... READ MORE

Is It Necessary to a Remove the Scar Capsule when Replacing an Implant?

I want to replace very old textured saline implants for smooth silicone ones (under the muscle). If don't have capsular contraction is it better to... READ MORE

What is the Risk of Developing Capsules After Fat Transplant OR Implant Removal and Lift?

I'm 37. Had 2 pregnancies, gained 50+ lbs w/ both. I'm now 5'3" 121lbs. Had 360cc silicone implants in 2007. Had double capsulectomy (same implants... READ MORE

My Silicone Implant Has Ruptured and I'm Planning Explantation & Replacement. Does the Capsule Also Need to Be Removed?

I've consulted with two plastic surgeons and I've gotten two opinions. One wants to remove the capsule; the other said it's bloody, more invasive and... READ MORE

Removal/replacement of implants after accident caused capsule rupture. (Photo)

I currently have 650cc silicone gel implants over the muscle. Due to a car accident, my left breast has experienced capsule rupture and I need... READ MORE

How Soon After BA Can I Downsize?

I recently had a Breast Revision for a capsule issue. My doctor gave me 500 cc silicone HP under the muscle, he did an amzing job EXCEPT he did not... READ MORE

Did my surgeon did something wrong or it is bad luck? (photo)

Hey to make a 6 years story short, I have made nine surgeries and all have given me complications. including capsule bindings, ripping and repeatedly... READ MORE

Should I have done a lift? 33. Done having kids. Didn't have much volume left after nursing. Was told I had minor sag (Photos)

I had implants done almost a year ago. Just had revision Bc right side looks snoopy-ish and never dropped. My surgeon said its Bc I'm Right handed.... READ MORE

3rd surgery with Siri; already bottoming out and implants are falling in armpits? 2 months post-op (Photo)

I paid for siri after having 2 ba with second surgery my implants exposed. 2 months p.o. & my implants fall into armpits. I paid for siri... READ MORE

Will my left breast (capsulectomy) "lift by forming new capsule and what's happening with right flat/inverted nipple? (Photo)

1st BA (320 silicone moderate profile) in November 2012. CC in left breast (liked the fullness above from CC) & had capsulectomy 5 weeks ago. Went w/... READ MORE

Uneven Breasts w/ 2 different shapes after a breast lift, explant of silicone implants, & full capsules removed. Normal? (photo)

I had my breast implants removed with the full capsule and a lift two and a 2 1/2 wks ago for having the implants in for 1 1/2 yrs. I was told my... READ MORE

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