Tag Archives Breast Implant Revision

Capsular Contracture

Capsular contracture can happen at any time, even years after surgery. There are many non-surgical methods for treating capsular contracture, but not all of them are effective. Surgery may be necessary to remove scar tissue. What is capsular contracture? Whenever there is a foreign object inside of your body -- a breast implant or pacemaker, for example -- your body…

Breast Implants For Bikini Figure Competition

Breast implants within the bodybuilding, physique, figure and bikini divisions are widely accepted and very common. Choosing to have your implants placed above the muscle will have the least impact on your ability to train, but also results in a less natural look. Choosing to have your implants placed below the muscle severely limits your ability to ever truly develop…

Breast Implant Lifespan

Breast implants last a long time, but they're hardly permanent. Ruptures could be mild or severe, depending on the type of implant. It’s possible to have a breast implant rupture and not even know it. How long do breast implants last? The short answer is 10 years. That’s the average lifespan of a breast implant according to manufacturers. However, it’s…

Implant rippling

There are different scenarios in which a woman may choose to have her breast implants removed or replaced. Here we discuss some of the many potential components of breast revision surgery. Accordingly to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 98 percent of women who have undergone breast augmentation surgery say the results met or exceeded their expectations. However, due to postoperative…

Breast Implant Illness

In recent years, several women have reported that their breast implants were making them very ill. Many have taken to online groups devoted to exposing what they call breast implant illness. A small, but vocal, group of plastic surgeons believes that the concerns over breast implant illness (BII) are merited, at least in some cases. However, major plastic surgery organizations…

Breast Implants

Once you have committed to breast augmentation surgery, there's another important decision to make: What size implants should you get? The breast implant size that you choose should reflect both your aesthetic goals and lifestyle. Your decision must also factor in long-term considerations such as your health, comfort, and the aging process. Improperly fitted breast implants produce poor results --…

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