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Question:
I had a breast augmentation 9 years ago. I have silicone gel implants. One of my breasts is literally as hard as a rock and looks misshaped. I have not been back to a plastic surgeon because I had the surgery in another state. What is going on can it be fixed?

Answer: What you describe is a classic condition of a capsular contracture of the breast implant. This is a situation where the body reacts to the implant, which is a foreign body, by forming a thick, tight internal scar around the implant. This condition occurs more commonly in silicone gel implants (up to 15% risk) compared to saline implants (3%-5%). The theory on why this occurs is that the implant becomes contaminated with bacteria at the.... read more

 
How students should spend their summers, 3 great TIPS read more There will be plenty of trips up and down the road for family outings and vacations and hopefully read more

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