20-Year-Old Silicone Ruptured Implant

Posted on: August 22nd, 2018
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After having a breast augmentation 20 years ago, the patient was complaining about slight discomfort in her right breast. She also detected hardness and the appearance had become asymmetrical compared to the left side. The video shows Dr. Linder removing the right implant, which is a smooth silicone from 20 years ago. As you can […] ... [ Read More ]

Examples of a Ruptured Silicone Breast Implant Being Removed

Posted on: November 27th, 2017
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Last week I had two cases in a row where I removed breast implants that had been ruptured. During my first case, the intent of the surgery was to address scar tissue (capsular contracture) that was forming around the old breast implant. As you view the video below, you see that I was removing the […] ... [ Read More ]

Over 40 Year Old Ruptured Implant

Posted on: October 24th, 2017
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For the past 17 years I have been performing revision surgery on patients that have experienced a rupture¬†to one or both of their breast implants. A few week back I was presented a patients that had a primary augmentation in the late 70's and¬†after all this time was concerned that one had been loosing volume. […] ... [ Read More ]

Double Rupture Silicone Implants

Posted on: September 18th, 2017
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I was presented a patient who recently received an MRI that detected a ruptured implant in her right breast. During our consultation, the patient notified me that her 13 year-old silicone implant had ruptured. She was looking to have the implants replaced and a slight lift. After listening to her expectations, we agreed on removing […] ... [ Read More ]

Ruptured Implant While Pregnant

Posted on: September 11th, 2017
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I was presented a patient whom I had first seen nine years ago for breast augmentation. She discovered her left breast implant had ruptured when she was 5 months pregnant. The implant was Allergan Saline 420 cc. Due to her pregnancy, she elected to wait 14 months to have the implant replaced. After listening to […] ... [ Read More ]