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Which incision is the best for breast augmentation surgery?

incision choices for breast augmentation surgeryNew data presented at the 2013 American Society for Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) meeting suggests that the inframammary incision (in the fold under the breast) carries nearly a 50% lower risk of capsular contracture than the other incisions (periareolar, transaxillary, and transumbilical).

The overall risk of capsular contracture after breast augmentation surgery is a range of about 10-15%, but new data suggests that the risk can be cut to about 5% with inframammary incisions.

Continue reading to learn more about incisions for breast augmentation surgery and capsular contracture…

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Risks of Breast Augmentation Surgery

complications after breast augmentation, breast implant complications, breast implants leaks, capsular contractureImmediately after breast implant surgery, it’s normal to have some discomfort and swelling in your breasts—in fact, your chest area is probably not going to feel or look quite like what you want it to for at least two (and possibly three) months after you have your procedure done!

Persistent discomfort or long-lasting aesthetic abnormalities may require revisional surgery.

Read on to learn about the most common risks after breast augmentation surgery!

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Capsular Contracture: What is it? How do you prevent it? And how do you treat it?

New Jersey Housewife Danielle Staub has 3 really big problems!

1.  She looks like the Evil Queen from Snow White

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2.  She’s completely out of her mind

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3.  And she’s got very bad capsular contracture

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Sorry for the awful photos, but how else could we show you what capsular contracture looks like?  :)

What is capsular contracture? How do you prevent it? And how do you fix it?

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