I went to Thailand PIAC in 2011 for a breast augmentation and got Dual Plane Mentor Round Textured 300cc Mod. (I asked for completely under the muscle and he agreed then later told me he did dual plane!)
In 2004 I discovered a large lump at the top of my breast and was shocked! I straight away booked in for an ultrasound and MRI. It ended up being a rupture but the MRI report writing Dr's didn't even pick it up! Thank god I had a really good radiographer who worked really hard to find all the lumps and discovered 2 more! I contacted PIAC and then went back this year in January 2015 for removal and have both replaced with saline (Mentor HP Round Smooth L410cc R380cc) as I read of the dangers associated with silicone implants and the toxic chemicals in them! The surgeon at PIAC replaced the implants and removed some of the large lump. After my surgery he came in to check up on me and I just wanted to confirm with him that he also did a full capsulectomy as it is VERY important to do one as there are always micro particles of silicone in that skin that forms around the capsules that your implant has leeched out over time, especially if there was a rupture! he said he cleaned out the cavity and removed the free silicone to the 'best of his ability' I was in total shock and asked why he didn't and he said it was very thin and looked 'healthy'.
As soon as I got back home to Melbourne, Australia. I went back to my awesome radiographer and he discovered that the lumps were still there and only about 80% of the large lump was removed! I did ALOT of research and wanted to find the perfect Surgeon with alot of experience in capsulectomy. I decided to go with Dr Hamish Farrow. I also decided to get my new Saline implants removed as I did further research and discovered implants weaken your immune system and a whole lot of other things like brain fog, feeling tired and achy joints which I had! I was really scared about what my breasts were going to look like as they were pretty stretched out from my implants! Dr Farrow told me he was not going to put drains in so my body will create natural water implants in the cavity to fill my breasts out. I had my surgery last week and I just had my follow up with him today. My breasts actually look better now than they did before implants! and the little water 'implants' my body has made really filled them up! Dr Farrow told me he had to stich some on my pec muscle on the ruptured side as it was damaged from my previous surgery and just left! He also managed to get all my little lumps of silicone out with a full capsulectomy and said he found all the silicone within the cavity! (The PIAC surgeon lied and said there wasn't any) I believe he lied because it's extra work for him! I contacted PIAC and told them I was going to take them to court and emailed all my medical proof. I managed to get a full refund of my previous surgery in January. I hope anyone who is wanting to get implants to really research about all the pros and cons and if you can't afford an amazing surgeon like Dr Hamish Farrow, do not go to a cheaper place! I lost months of sleepless nights thinking how could I be so stupid?!?! and for anyone with implant problems in Australia, I recommend Dr Farrow he is truly amazing!