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How is capsular contracture after breast surgery corrected?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Correction of capsular contracture after breast surgery will include either removing the capsule, a procedure called a capsulectomy, or releasing the capsule, a procedure called a capsulotomy.

When a woman has had multiple surgeries on her breasts or has very thin breast tissue, we don't like to take out much scar tissue because this will thin out the tissue covering the implant and make the bag more visible. Seeing an implant bag through the skin is distressing.
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