Left Implant Exchange with Capsulotomy Subpectoral Breast Augmentation*

Procedure Details

Capsulotomy (pronounced: KAPP-soo-LOTT-uh-mee) is a procedure in which part of the "capsule" of scar tissue surrounding a breast implant is removed or the tissue altered. Capsular contracture occurs when scar tissue forms around breast implants and occurs in 10.6% of breast implant patients. 28 year old female patient presented to the office concerned with her breast augmentation surgery done in Georgia on 06/2015. Patient stated her left breast was tender to touch, hard, and sitting higher than right breast. Initially patient had two different size breast. Patient had round high-profile silicone implants. 425cc on the right and 375 on left breast. Left breast implant style remained the same for revision surgery.


INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital

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