Preventing and Treating Common Breast Augmentation Complications
Although rare, all surgery has risks. Dr. Hector Salazar walks us through the possible complications surrounding breast implants, including capsular contracture, implant rupture, and the need for revision surgery.
Dr. Salazar shares the steps you can take to have a healthy, safe, complication-free recovery. Hint: you’ll need to ditch the treadmill and heavy weights for at least three weeks.
Read our blog about why medical tourism can be risky if complications arise during surgery recovery https://www.ljcsc.com/blog/is-medical-tourism-safe-13-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-dangers-of-traveling-for-treatment/
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Contents of this video:
00:00 – What is a complication in surgery?
06:05 – What are the most common breast surgery complications?
09:51 – What is capsular contracture?
12:54 – How can capsular contracture be prevented?
15:02 – How is capsular contracture treated?
17:53 – What causes breast implants to rupture?
21:13 – Can MRIs find breast implant ruptures?
24:23 – What precautions should I take during breast augmentation recovery?
26:49 – Does insurance cover breast implant complications?
28:33 – How common are complications related to breast implants?
31:15 – How long will it take to see final breast augmentation results?