Going bigger after capsular contracture surgery
The fact that you have a capsule contracture on the right is independent of risks for the left. Most capsular contracture with current implants is one sided. Switching out the left side has a small risk of capsular contracture. But this is no different from your initial risk. . Doing things like antibiotic irrigation of the pocket, no touch technique using the Keller funnel and possibly placing you on anti-inflammatories like Singulair would be helpful to prevent contracture in general.
If you want to go bigger then I would opt for that.every one gets a capsule and the key is to keep the capsule soft.I usually have my patients massage their breasts twice a day.
I have capsular contracture; want to take advantage and go bigger, is that a bad idea?
The %s are always higher in this presented case. Best t seek more in person opinions after detailed examination from boarded PSs in MIAMI.
In general, patients who have had a one contracture are at higher risk for another. Each additional surgery can increase the potential for a capsular contracture.
Going bigger after capsule constracture
Whether or not it is appropriate for your to go bigger is up to you and your plastic surgeon. While some manufacturers of implants will cover capsule costs and even the cost of an implant, you may be responsible for other costs, including an additional implant. Discuss it with your doctor and proceed from there. Good luck, Dr. Schuster in Boca Raton