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Breast Revision - Capsular Contracture

Breast Revision - Capsular Contracture

Breast Revision - Capsular Contracture

Weight: 102 
Age: 26 
Anesthesia: General anesthesia - fully asleep 
Reasons for repeat surgery:Unhappy with implant size, shape or type, Capsular Contracture 
Implant placement: Below Muscle 
Implant shape: Round 
Unhappy with implant size, shape, or type: Switched to a smaller implant size 
Implant_type: Saline 
Implant profile: Moderate 
Capsular contructure occured in:Left breast 
Capsular contracture occured at:3-6 months 
The type of implant that caused the capsular contracture: Saline, Smooth 
Symptoms of the capsular contracture: Firm breast(s), Elevated implant(s), Rippling, Pain, Distortion 
Surgical treatment for capsular contracture: Capsulectomy (Removing the capsule), Implant change from smooth shell to textured shell 
Non surgical treatment of capsular contracture (if any) prior to surgery:Massage, Accolate, Vitamin E 
Capsular contracture returned: No. So far, so good. 
Time since procedure: 1 month 
This patient underwent a breast revision surgery to correct capsular contracture. Capsule removal on L and implant exchange on both sides from smooth to textured saline. Her surgery was with plastic surgeon, Dr. Joseph Cruise in Newport Beach, Orange County.
  • Age: Between 25 and 35 years old
  • Weight: Between 100 and 115 pounds
  • Height: Under 5'0"
  • Gender: Female
  • Post-op Timeline: 1 month
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