Capsular Contracture – A fibrous capsule that forms around some breast implants. It changes the shape of the implant to a sphere. This can be painful but often presents a change in the shape of the breast. Surgeons’ works on a grading system from 1 to 4 to measure the severity.
Grade I – the breast is normally soft and looks natural.
Grade II – the breast is a little firm however looks normal.
Grade III – the breast is firm and looks abnormal.
Grade IV – the breast is hard, painful and looks abnormal.
The rate of capsular contracture can be reduced with the help of using sub-muscular implants, using textured implants, using antibiotics and by minimal handling of the implants during surgery.
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