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Treatment of Capsular Contracture

We know that breast capsular contracture is a thickening and shrinkage of the scar tissue that surrounds all breast implants. This shrinkage causes the breast implant to become compressed, hard and misshapen. Conservative Treatment: This is non-operative treatment. The patient is advised to push the breast implant in an effort to stretch out the shrinking… Read More »

Effects of Capsular Contracture

Capsules are scars. They completely envelop the breast implant, just like a lining in your clothes pocket will surround a balloon if you put a balloon in your pocket. Scar capsule can shrink. Since we do not know why, the least we can do is to observe exactly what happens. The capsule may shrink at… Read More »

Liposuction Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck with liposuction)

Liposuction abdominoplasty (tummy tuck with liposuction) has become such a huge success that I hope that patients will come from further away than my usual Stockton, Lodi, Manteca, Modesto and Tracy areas. The combination of liposuction and abdominoplasty has produced the best results for this procedure that I have ever seen. In addition complications are… Read More »

Looking for your comments

This blog is mainly about plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery in particular. I intend to put out articles that both inform you and stimulate you to add your own thoughts. Please ask questions. Please disagree as you feel appropriate. I will answer you if you ask me about breast implants, breast lift, breast enhancements, breast… Read More »

Liposuction Abdominoplasty – a new advance in the technique for tummy tucks

The tummy tuck procedure has evolved and improved since the procedure was first tried in 1899. The standard technique, which has been with us for about 30 years, consists of a horizontal incision in the lower abdomen. The skin and fat is lifted up off of the muscle. The belly button is saved by cutting… Read More »