How to Avoid Complications Following Breast Augmentation

By on 03/17/2015 in Blog, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Capsular Contracture

The most important thing to avoid complications after breast augmentation is to follow the instructions given at the time of your consultation. Important issues that can affect complications start well before the time of surgery. Certain medications and diets can affect risk factors. In fact, patient diets are not as good as what they seem


What is capsular contracture and how can the risk be reduced?

By on 08/06/2014 in Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Capsular Contracture

One of the challenges of breast augmentation with a breast implant is the development of capsular contracture or hardening of the tissue around the implant with subsequent deformity of the breast. I have published a couple of landmark papers in the plastic surgery literature that have defined some of the risk factors for contracture and