New 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…
If you’ve spent any time looking at Before & After photos for breast augmentation, you have probably noticed how common it is for the implants to be sitting too high on the chest.
These are photos of a 24 year old woman who traveled to Miami to have her breast augmentation by a “prominent” plastic surgeon, but as you can see in her Before picture (taken one month after her original surgery), she didn’t get a great result. Her implants are sitting VERY high on her chest and they have an unnatural rectangular shape. Her original implants were 650cc high-profile saline that were overfilled to about 700cc. They felt very hard, and looked frozen to her chest when she tried to move them.
Keep Reading to find out how her revisional surgery went and see more photos…