En Bloc Capsulectomy
By Sepehr Egrari, MD FACS
With the popularity of breast implants for nearly half a century, plastic surgeons are seeing some of the late effects of breast implants. The most common issue is capsule formation also known as capsular contracture.
This complication is not only one that can occur early on, but it also can occur later in the life of the implants. It is widely believed that early capsular contracture is due to contamination of the implant, however, late onset is often due to partial or complete rupture of the implants. Another issue that we see is the dissatisfaction with size...