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.

 


Latest Articles About Risks of Breast Augmentation
Mondor's Cord After Breast Augmentation

A couple weeks after your breast augmentation surgery, you may notice some vertical bands running down your chest from the incisions under your breast. Find out what causes this and whether it could affect your breast implants. Continue Reading

Mondor's Cord After Breast Augmentation

A couple weeks after your breast augmentation surgery, you may notice some vertical bands running down your chest from the incisions under your breast. Find out what causes this and whether it could affect your breast implants. 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

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

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

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

Bottoming Out After Breast Augmentation

In the breast augmentation world, what does bottoming out mean? Who is more likely to experience it? Why does it occur? Can it be corrected? This article answers these questions and more. Continue Reading

Bottoming Out After Breast Augmentation

In the breast augmentation world, what does bottoming out mean? Who is more likely to experience it? Why does it occur? Can it be corrected? This article answers these questions and more. 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

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

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