Procedure Type: Breast Implant Removal and Total Capsulectomy
This patient was concerned about her breast implants getting in the way of her exercise activities. She said that she was very active. But after getting breast implants running was difficult even when wearing a tight sports bra. She had a history of breast augmentation using silicone implants, placed in 2005, under the muscle, through periareolar incisions. Size of the implants were about 350 cc. Her bra size after breast augmentation was 32C. Size prior to surgery was A.
The patient underwent removal of her breast implants and breast lift. After surgery, she states that she is now pain free when she runs. 3 months after the removal of her implants, her breasts returned to her pre-augmentation size and shape, 32C to 32A.