Archive for August, 2018

Adding Volume to the Breasts by Transferring Fatty Tissue

Fat-transfer breast augmentation is a newer type of breast augmentation. Instead of using artificial implants, the plastic surgeon uses fatty tissue from your own body to enlarge your breasts. Women place a lot of importance on the appearance of their breasts. Not being comfortable with the way your breasts look can have a large impact […]

Capsular Contracture: Part 2

In my previous blog, I discussed the various grades of capsular contracture and the proposed causes of capsular contracture.  Let’s now take a look at prevention and treatment of this condition. Can capsular contracture be prevented? In many cases, the formation of capsular contracture is random and could be considered “bad luck.”  However, there are […]

Capsular Contracture: Part 1

What is capsular contracture? The formation of a capsule around a breast implant is part of normal wound healing.  The body’s natural response to a foreign object is to form a thin layer of scar tissue around the implant.  However, in capsular contracture, that thin layer of scar tissue becomes thicker and causes a problem […]

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