Capsular contracture is caused by scar tissue forming around a breast implant during a breast augmentation or reconstruction procedure. Capsular contracture has many signs and symptoms including pain, stiffness and possibly leakage. Thanks to new developments and advancements in technology, you do not need to remove your implants if you suffer from capsular contracture.
How can Capsular Contracture be Treated?
Plastic surgeon Dr. Firouz has various methods of treating the pain and scar tissue that forms around the implants. Steroid injections, Vitamin E and other treatments can help break up the scar tissue.
To learn more or find out if you have this condition post-breast implant or reconstruction surgery, contact our practice conveniently located in Beverly Hills.