Posts From April, 2010

Web Log – April 2010 – Silicone Gel Implant Surveillance

Approximately 3 years ago, the FDA released silicone gel implants back onto the market after studying them for greater than a decade.  Their reintroduction has greatly benefited women seeking breast surgery, especially patients with thin coverage over their implants.  I find that I recommend silicone implants for most reconstructive patients as they have thin coverage… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 3 2010
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Case of the Month – April 2010 – Capsular Contracture

The patient is a woman who had silicone gel implants placed greater than 20 years ago.  She developed capsular contractures which distorted her breasts and were uncomfortable.  She had capsulectomy (removal of the scar shell, or capsule) and replacement of the implants.

  • Posted on: Apr 3 2010
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