Risks of Breast Augmentation

 

Like any other type of surgery, breast augmentation comes with risks.  Selecting a plastic surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery is a great start in reducing your risks, as you can be certain that your surgeon has received a formal education in plastic and reconstructive surgery.  However, problems do arise sometimes.  If you're opting to have breast augmentation surgery, familiarize yourself with the risks.  Learn what you can do to help reduce your risks, and talk with your surgeon.

 


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8 Steps to Reducing Your Risk of Capsular Contracture

Although there is no way to completely eliminate your chances of developing capsular contracture, there are many steps in the process of breast augmentation surgery that can be modified to limit your risk. Learn about them here. Continue Reading

8 Steps to Reducing Your Risk of Capsular Contracture

Although there is no way to completely eliminate your chances of developing capsular contracture, there are many steps in the process of breast augmentation surgery that can be modified to limit your risk. Learn about them here. Continue Reading

When Your Breast Implant Ruptures, What Are Your Next Steps?

If you breast implant ruptures, what do you do? What are your next steps? This article answers those questions and more. Continue Reading

When Your Breast Implant Ruptures, What Are Your Next Steps?

If you breast implant ruptures, what do you do? What are your next steps? This article answers those questions and more. Continue Reading

Large Breast Implants: What Do They Mean to Your Health?

You want large breast implants. The bigger the better, right? Before you go too big, choosing implants that are far too large for your anatomy, take these potential health implications into account first. Continue Reading

Large Breast Implants: What Do They Mean to Your Health?

You want large breast implants. The bigger the better, right? Before you go too big, choosing implants that are far too large for your anatomy, take these potential health implications into account first. Continue Reading

All About Symmastia (Uniboob) After Implants

Following a breast augmentation, when the breasts meet each other, it's called symmastia. Why does it occur? Can it be fixed? Learn more here. Continue Reading

All About Symmastia (Uniboob) After Implants

Following a breast augmentation, when the breasts meet each other, it's called symmastia. Why does it occur? Can it be fixed? Learn more here. Continue Reading

Implant Ruptures: Types and Symptoms

Do you suspect your implant has ruptured? Find out why ruptures occur, what the different types of ruptures are, and what symptoms are associated with silicone and saline implants. Continue Reading

Implant Ruptures: Types and Symptoms

Do you suspect your implant has ruptured? Find out why ruptures occur, what the different types of ruptures are, and what symptoms are associated with silicone and saline implants. Continue Reading

Capsular Contracture Overview

What is capsular contracture? Why does it occur? This article answers those questions and more. Continue Reading

Capsular Contracture Overview

What is capsular contracture? Why does it occur? This article answers those questions and more. Continue Reading

Breast Implant Extrusion

Extrusion of a breast implant is when the implant comes through the skin. This can occur, for example, when your wound hasn't closed or when breast tissue covering your implant weakens. Continue Reading

Breast Implant Extrusion

Extrusion of a breast implant is when the implant comes through the skin. This can occur, for example, when your wound hasn't closed or when breast tissue covering your implant weakens. Continue Reading

Symmastia Correction

When a patient develops symmastia, or a uniboob, due to over-dissection of the tissues in the cleavage area during a breast augmentation, the problem can be corrected. Here's how... Continue Reading

Symmastia Correction

When a patient develops symmastia, or a uniboob, due to over-dissection of the tissues in the cleavage area during a breast augmentation, the problem can be corrected. Here's how... Continue Reading

What to Do If You're Unsatisfied With Your Breast Implants

There are times when patients are not satisfied with the results of their breast augmentation. Here's how to prevent dissatisfaction and what to do if you are already dissatisfied with your surgery. Continue Reading

What to Do If You're Unsatisfied With Your Breast Implants

There are times when patients are not satisfied with the results of their breast augmentation. Here's how to prevent dissatisfaction and what to do if you are already dissatisfied with your surgery. Continue Reading

Mammography and Breast Augmentation

An implant can interfere with the detection of early breast cancer because the silicone or saline may "hide" suspicious lesions in the breast during an X-ray exam. It’s especially important for women who are at a high risk of developing breast cancer to consider this before committing to a breast ... Continue Reading

Mammography and Breast Augmentation

An implant can interfere with the detection of early breast cancer because the silicone or saline may "hide" suspicious lesions in the breast during an X-ray exam. It’s especially important for women who are at a high risk of developing breast cancer to consider this before committing to a breast ... Continue Reading

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