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We Correct Breast Implant Problems

As with any surgery, Breast Augmentation has its share of risks. Here are some of the situations that may arise.

Capsular Contracture
After the Breast Augmentation procedure, a lining forms around the implant that is known as the capsule. In certain situations, this capsule can thicken and contract, squeezing the implant. This condition is called capsular contracture. Symptoms can range from mild pain and firmness to severe pain, distorted shape and/or movement of the breast implant. Additional surgery may be needed in cases of severe pain or deformity.

Leakage
Very occasionally and for a variety of reasons, the implants can leak. In the case of a saline implant, the leak will be easily detected since the implant will deflate over time. It is not as easily detected with silicone implants. In fact, it’s typically only found with an MRI. In the case of saline implants, surgery is usually desired to replace the deflated implants. In the case of silicone implants when leakage is found, surgery is required.

Infection
As with all surgeries, infection can occur with Breast Augmentation. Infections may occur from a few days to several weeks after the surgery. When it does occur, it is treated with antibiotics. If the infection does not respond to these, the breast implant may need to be removed and replaced with another implant after the infection is gone.

To determine how Dr. Singer can help you with Breast Implant Problems, you should start with a consultation with our practice. That’s the best way that we know to get all your questions answered and for us to get a clear understanding of your goals. Then we’ll educate you about your available options, likely outcomes, risks, and recovery. Contact us at 727.547.9244 to schedule your appointment.

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Meet Dr. Singer

Dr. Karen Singer understands these needs and has been transforming people’s appearances for more than 25 years. Dr. Singer combines extensive formal training with an artist’s eye for design, form, proportion and symmetry to produce great results. Dr. Singer earned her undergraduate degree at Harvard University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors. After earning her MD at Harvard Medical School … [Read More]

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