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How Long Does Swelling Last After Open Capsulotomy?

I had a second revision on right breast on March 17. It is still swollen and I have a small lump in the right upper outside that I noticed yesterday.... READ MORE

Recovery After Breast Implant Upsizing and Capsulotomy, Possible Symnastia? (photo)

1st BA - (420cc saline,through armpit,subpectoral)I went back to my PS bc of rippling and wanted to go larger-750cc,saline/subpectoral, but through... READ MORE

How Long Should Pain Last After an Open Capsulotomy Surgery?

I had an open capsulotomy surgery on my left breast 8 months post-op breast augmentation. It has been 12 weeks post-op the open-capsulotomy surgery.... READ MORE

Pre Breast Implant Revision: Best Way to Treat Capsular Contracture?

I have a second case of cc. My ba was 3/4/10, 371 silicon, overs. Within 3 months I developed cc. I had a capsulotomy 6/10 and then a capsulectomy... READ MORE

Open Capsulotomy Didn't Fix my Problem. What to Do Now?

I just recently (1 week to be exact) had a open capsulotomy and i was advised by my PS to use the strap for atleast 3 weeks for my left breast to... READ MORE

Should I have a capsulectomy, capsulotomy, or just continue massaging? (photo)

I had my BA almost two years ago. Saline, sub-muscular, with 370cc in the left and 380 cc on the right. A month after, PS recommended massage for the... READ MORE

Capsulectomy After a Capsulotomy. Advice For Revision?

H-5'3 W-125. Very active & healthy. December 2009 Breast augmentation to a full B size with Smooth Cohesive gel implants (gummy). Under the... READ MORE

Capsulotomy for Grade II-III CC?

I was diagnosed with capsular contracture in my left breast about 4 months ago and was put on singulair, 1000 IU of vitamin e, and a antibiotic. I had... READ MORE

Pocket revision, 375HP silicone, under. Leave in or take out? Is it normal to look smaller after capsulotomy? (Photo)

Ok I'm down to the wire -with revision this week! PS not planning on removing implants-I would like to know if I'm planning on keeping same size, is... READ MORE

Closed Capsulotomy Done Breast Looks Odd? (photo)

I recently had a closed capsulotomy done on both breasts. My right breast now looks odd to me. It seems higher than my left one & does not look... READ MORE

Breast Revision? (photo)

I had breast augmentation a month ago and a couple of days after the procedure my breast were looking deform and hard. one was higher then the other... READ MORE

Can Fat be Removed While Having a Capsulotomy?

I had 275cc mod+ profile silicone implants. I just had a revision and got 325cc mod+ profile silicone implants put in. I feel that my breasts are the... READ MORE

Capsulotomy & Pocket Revision needed (375 HP) Post 1 year- if not changing size, does implant have to be removed? (photo)

Had several in-office consults, agree on pocket PS is not planning on taking implants out ,but doing a capsulotomy with poc revision in... READ MORE

Capsulotomy vs capsulectomy. How can I get the best results with least amount of scarring? Incisions site is axiliary (Photo)

Hi I have decided to go with a total capsulectomy vs open capsultomy as I was told better success for reoccurring cc with the ectomy as I have... READ MORE

Is an open capsulotomy the answer? (Photo)

I had silicone implants a year ago. My implants are 397cc. I was 34b and now I wear a 32DD. My only complaint is that I'm not able to wear clothes... READ MORE

Breast implant won't drop after capsulotomy. Should I be worried?

I had a capsulotomy last 2 week... I had a capsular contracture in my left breast... but now the implant still high he doesnt drop . im doing severals... READ MORE

Reccurent capsular contracture specialist?

My 1st surgery was on 10/13, smooth silicone unders. Implants never dropped. Capsulotomy with implant exchange followed on 2/14. Cc formed almost... READ MORE

Would you recommend placing one implant under the muscle after reoccurring capsule contracture in one breast?

One under - one over? I am having surgery soon for capsule contracture in one breast. My original BA was placed over the muscle. One breast has been... READ MORE

Part II of question on Capsulorraphy, capsulectomy, capsulotomy repair without use of alloderm. (Photo)

"The use of alloderm has increased risk of seroma form and infec, & the need to use drains for a prolonged period of time. Alloderm is required to... READ MORE

2-weeks post-op Capsulotomy - painful and hard bottom of breast. Is something wrong? (Photo)

I had a capsular contracture in the left breast and had a capsulotomy done as part of a breast implant revision surgery. I'm concerned because all... READ MORE

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