Capsular Contracture Research

No … Unfortunately I cannot report a big breakthrough in this difficult problem, but I can report that we are making progress in understanding the mechanism. I just returned from a Scientific Summit hosted by Mentor, which is the main breast implant manufacturer in my opinion. The subject of capsular contracture was discussed in detail,… 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 »