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Reviews & Stories

Blotched? Implant Removal with Capsulectomy & Breast Lift - BC, Canada

I was uncomfortable for about 2 years with bakers IV capsular contracture (the worst kind). I originally got silicone implants in 1983; replaced these for saline in 1998 with the silicone scare and capsule formation. In general I liked having implants but was forced to have removal due to capsules. The Dr suggested a lift too. I am 11 weeks post op now. I have been kind of horrified at the... READ MORE

Questions from Victoria3531

Do I Have a Botched Breast Lift After Explant Surgery?

After bilateral capsules I had saline implants removed from Subglandular area. I had silicone subgland before this with same problem. This time I had a breastlift 6 weeks ago.... READ MORE

Had Implants Removed with Lift, Will Nipple Band Improve? (photo)

After explanting for level 4 capsules and getting a lopipop lift my breasts are misshapen. I have a 'band' under the nipple area which doesn't seem right. I am 11... READ MORE

Recent comments from Victoria3531

Hi YEs I did get a lift too. The Doc thought he should raise my nipples, is the process he made the areola smaller and not as symmetrical. Not as good as they were in my opinion- but higher up which is probably a good move. The tight... READ COMMENT

Things change every day in the first weeks and months. Yes I was freaked too- It was awful. I thought I had a really botched job! And maybe my nipples could have been left alone and the bottom area of one breast is still too 'tight'... READ COMMENT

HI Your story is very similar to mine! 1st silicone implants in 83, replaced with saline in 98, Contractures- hard breasts in 2010. I am 56 too! I stressed out so much about what to do. I also had asymmetrical small breasts and have... READ COMMENT

Hi Can you tell me about a good padded bra? I as explanted in early sept after having silicone implants for about 18 years and then for saline for another 10 yrs. I had uncomfortable capsules, hard rocks, which was embarrassing when... READ COMMENT

Hi newbaby1 I'm wondering - did you have capsules and were they left in giving you more volume? I had a capsulectomy and implant removal in Sept. Now I have very small breasts and considering what to do. It's hard to find a padded bra... READ COMMENT