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Categories for Breast Implant Removal

Recovery Tips from Explant Surgery Due To BIA-ALCL

| August 17, 2022 October 12, 2022 | | Leave your thoughts

Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) usually develops in the scar capsule tissue that forms around a breast implant. But just like any cancer, it can spread throughout the body and can even lead to death. The primary procedure for BIA-ALCL is breast implant removal or explant surgery. There are multiple approaches to an... Continue Reading

What Causes BIA-ALCL?

| August 10, 2022 October 11, 2022 | | Leave your thoughts

Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is a rare form of cancer. Even if it is found in the breasts, BIA-ALCL is not actually breast cancer. Rather, it is a cancer of the immune system that can develop in the scar tissue capsule surrounding a textured breast implant. The capsule forms around an implant... Continue Reading

Bacterial Biofilm Formation on the Breast Implant Capsules

| April 27, 2020 March 22, 2021 | | Leave your thoughts

A biofilm is a group of bacteria that can adhere to a breast implant’s surface through the formation of a slimy glue-like substance. The formation of these biofilms around an implant may link with subclinical infections, capsular contracture, and other systemic symptoms. Signs & How to Detect Biofilm on Breast Implants It is not always... Continue Reading

DIEP Flap Reconstruction After Explant Surgery

| March 25, 2019 October 18, 2022 | | 1 Comment

Many of our patients have undergone prior bilateral mastectomy for breast cancer and are now faced with the tough decision of implant removal due to breast implant illness symptoms. Some of these patients elect to remain flat with an even, balanced incision closure after implant removal. Other patients, though, seek to achieve a natural breast... Continue Reading