Breast Augmentation Revision Case Study 45

This lady has previously had a breast augmentation procedure performed elsewhere. She has developed severe capsular contracture with palpability of her implants with asymmetry and ptosis/ drop of the nipple. The capsules were removed and sampled. This patient opted to have larger implants in order to try and fill the lower pole and lift the … Continued
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Breast Augmentation Revision Case Study 44

This lady has previously had PIP implants performed elsewhere and has had a rupture on the right side with seroma formation. Over time the skin expansion in relation to the seroma can stretch the skin. During the revision procedure, the capsule needs to be addressed and a careful discussion with patients’ needs to take place … Continued
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Breast Augmentation Revision Case Study 43

This lady has previously had a breast augmentation procedure performed elsewhere. She has developed severe capsular contracture with palpability of her implants with asymmetry and ptosis/ drop of the nipple. The capsules were removed and sampled and the breast tissues lifted with replacement. This is a very risky procedure and involves a number of different … Continued
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Breast Augmentation Revision Case Study 41

Alterations in the results following breast augmentation do occur with time. Where patients have minimal tissue the breast implants act as tissue expanders. The anatomical breast implants were initially placed under the muscle by Mr Ross and over time the left lower pole became over expanded leading to a high riding nipple and over expansion … Continued
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Breast Augmentation Revision Case Study 39

Breast Augmentation Revision Case Study 40

This lady has previously had a breast augmentation elsewhere over 10 years ago and was diagnosed with an implant rupture on the left side. This has caused distortion of the breast. Surgery in this instance requires enbloc removal of the capsule and the implant. This lady wished to be increased in volume afterwards and also … Continued
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Breast Augmentation Revision Case Study 39

This lady has previously had PIP implants performed elsewhere and has had a rupture on the right side. She lived with rupture for some time and then developed joint pain, rheumatoid disease and late stage seroma. The concerns with late stage seroma are the development of ALCL. Surgery for cases such as this should involve … Continued
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Breast Augmentation Revision Case Study 38

This lady has had a breast augmentation revision following a breast augmentation elsewhere. She had an increase in diameter of the implants combined with an increase in volume. The postop results are seen at 5 years postop and she has maintained a good result. For breast revision patients need to be aware that there is … Continued
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Breast Augmentation Revision Case Study 37

This lady had previously had breast augmentation performed elsewhere and had developed severe capsular contracture. In this scenario the capsules and the implants were removed enbloc. Patients should always consider removal only and leaving things to settle before having another augmentation. In this case the skin is very thin and over time it is inevitable … Continued
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Breast Augmentation Revision Case Study 36

This lady had a breast augmentation and then subsequent removal performed elsewhere. She left everything for 6 months before considering a further breast augmentation. She did not wish to have a breast lift and has had tall over projected anatomical implants to fill the excess skin and lift the nipple areola complex.
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