Is it my right as a patient to ask for photos of my breast implants and capsules?
Doctor Answers 2
I generally do not take photos of removed implants as it would not really add anything to the medical record or the patient's care. If I feel that a photo of the capsule or the implant would be helpful in some way, then I do. Photos are by no means the standard of care. If a photo has been taken, then that is part of the medical record and patients have a right in the USA to a copy of that information.
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