What is Capsular Contracture?

A thin scar tissue membrane, called a capsule, normally surrounds medically implanted objects like breast implants. Sometimes the capsule becomes abnormally thickened and shrinks, compressing the implant. This abnormal process…

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Treatment Choices

The nonsurgical treatment of capsular contracture is generally ineffective. The conventional surgical solution involves removing the capsule and replacing the implant. Adding acellular dermal matrix (ADM) implant pocket…

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Personal Experiences

Patient examples are shown that illustrate the results obtainable using acellular dermal matrix in complex cases of capsular contracture. Please be advised that this section contains nudity and may not be suitable for all visitors.

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Procedure Videos

The surgical treatment of capsular contracture using acellular dermal matrix to line the implant pocket is shown. Please be advised that these videos show graphic surgical detail and may not be suitable for all visitors.

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