• What Causes Capsular Contracture? A Closer Look at the Implant Complication

    10 monthes ago - By Weston Cosmetic Surgery

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    The formation of a scar tissue “capsule” is a normal part of the healing process after breast augmentation surgery and isn't always a bad thing-the capsule often helps keep the implant in the breast pocket. Capsular contracture occurs when the scar tissues begin to harden and tighten around the implant.
    Some symptoms of capsular contracture include:
    Chronic pain
    Increased firmness or tightness in the breast
    Change in breast position or shape
    Restricted range of motion
    If you are experiencing any signs of capsular contracture, you may need to contact your surgeon.
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