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Sudbury, Canada

Is Submuscular dangerous?

Im having implants placed over top the muscle and my surgeon told me im at higher risk of getting capsular contraction, he also told me that if I do what Im told to prevent it, I shouldnt have issues.

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Plastic surgeon
La Jolla, CA
United States
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  Going under the muscle
November 25, 2009 3:43 PM

Unfortunately, encapsulation is a risk of breast augmnetation surgery. And yes, subglandularly placed implants are more prone to capsular contracture, but there are preventative measures (more)
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Plastic surgeon
Chicago, IL
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  Submuscular is a safe procedure
November 24, 2009 10:18 PM

The submuscular placement of an implant is very safe and probably the most popular location. (more)
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Plastic surgeon
Long Beach, CA
United States
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  over the muscle or under the muscle
November 24, 2009 12:46 PM

Ahhh, that is the question! The reality of the situation is that both locations are used and both have advantages and disadvantages. On top of the muscle is technically an easier surgery (more)
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