15 Years Post-op + Breast Implants Q&A

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18 Yr Old Saline Implants, One is Noticably Larger then Other, Do I Need New Ones? Is This Normal? (photo)

I have 18 yr old saline implants, have never had a problem aside from the right has always been slightly smaller then left. Now it seems to be more... READ MORE

Is It Normal for Saline Implants to Deflate After 10 - 20 Years?

I had saline implants 17 years ago. I noticed about 5 years ago that I could feel the implants from the top of my breast. I could press on the top and... READ MORE

Is it True that Lung Cancer is 3X More Common in Women with Implants?

I have had implants for 15 years 8 months now I have pain in my chest wall and back I read a study that said lung cancer is 3x more common in women... READ MORE

Is It Common to Have Chest, Rib Pain, Burning Sensation and Pinching from Lateral Displacement and Bottoming Out,15yr Implants?

I had a breast lift with saline implants 15 yrs ago. I noticed a pinching on left breast a few years back, but went away. Couple months ago, noticed... READ MORE

Repairing Capsular Contracture? (photo)

I had breast implants put in when I was 19 (I'm now 36). I almost instantly started forming the capsule. I want to have them repaired but every... READ MORE

Should I Get a Mammogram Before or After I Replace my 15 Year Old Implants? Or Can They Doing Something During the Procedure?

I'm thinking of replacing my 15 year old saline implants. My implants are over the muscle and I've never had any issues with them but after having 2... READ MORE

How to Get my Implants to Move?

I have had implants for 14 years. My implants have moved from underneath my breast to the top of my breast now. I have tried to move them back to... READ MORE

What is the Risk of Reencapsulation in 12 Year Old Implants After a Capsulectomy is Done on One Breast?

I have 14-year old sub-pectoral saline implants. I am taking singulair right now to see if it will resolve the situation. If not, I will need a... READ MORE

Cystic Breasts?

I have saline breast implants that were placed over the muscle 15 years ago. I am now 37 and discovered at least 10 cysts in each breast in the last 4... READ MORE

14 years old saline Implant deflated, how long can I wait?

I have a deflated saline breast implant 14 yrs old, can't financially fix it now. How long can I wait? Past the 10 yrs so surgical cost is not covered... READ MORE

What Type of Treatment for Saline Implants That Are Encapsulated? I Also Have A Few Health Issues.

I went for a mamogram and was told that my implants are encapsulated. They are not painful but both feel hard and have felt that way for some time. I... READ MORE

Saline Breast Implants 14 Years Ago?

I had saline breast implants put in 14 years ago, I have had no problems. This past year I have been sick over, and over and over, not even clearing... READ MORE

Scared of Lung Cancer or Bacteria from 15 Year Old Implants, Can the Implants Release Toxins?

I have had saline implants for 15 yrs,and I notice under the right breast my bone or cartlidge that meets up with the sternum is very tender, I also... READ MORE

Saline Breast Implants 16 Years Ago - Illness?

I was 19 when I had the breast implants and now I am 35 years old, for the past 6 to 7 years I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, check for MS,... READ MORE

Is a Mammogram a Good Diagnostic if I Am Having Pain Around my Breast Implant?

(15yrs Post Op) I had a bilateral breast augment (sub-muscular) done 15 years ago. Recently I started to get pain in one breast. It comes and goes,... READ MORE

210cc saline implants filled to 240cc 14yrs under muscle, left side deflating, 'moving around'. If there's no leak, what is it?

3 wks ago I fell asleep with a pushup bra on and woke up in intense pain as I was sleeping rolled over onto my left side. 3 days later I noticed that... READ MORE

Can an Implant That Was Placed Under the Muscle Move That Position if It Has Ruptured from a Fall?

I had breast augmentation with placement under the muscle 17 years ago. Then, 2years ago I fell rupturing one implant and was told at that time there... READ MORE

Heart Broken over Capsular Contracture?

Had implants put in by a dermatologist when I was 20. Foolish. Almost instantly formed horrible, painful capsular contracture. They are crooked and... READ MORE

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