While breast augmentation is a fairly safe procedure, as with all surgeries it can have side effects. One of the main complications of the procedure is capsular contracture. If you’re considering breast augmentation or have had the procedure, you need to know what this complication is, how to recognize if it happens, and what treatments are available.
What is Capsular Contracture?
Capsular contracture occurs when scar tissue around a breast implant becomes hardened. It happens when the immune system responds to the presence of the foreign substance and creates a capsule around the implant. The capsule can tighten in time and harden, which creates the condition.… Read More »