Posts From August, 2013

Web Log – August 2013 – Revision Breast Augmentation

Patients often come in to their breast augmentation consult thinking that they will need new implants every 10 years.  This is usually not the case. Unlike tires, breast implants do not need to be rotated or changed out every 50,000 miles.  The newest generation devices are well made and generally do not need to be… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 20 2013
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Case of the Month – August 2013 – Revision Breast Augmentation

The patient is a woman in her 60’s who had silicone implants placed above the pectoralis muscle decades earlier.  She had distortion secondary to contracture.  The patient had capsulectomy (removal of the calcified shell around the implant) and placement of a new implant in the below muscle plane.

  • Posted on: Aug 20 2013
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