This 56 year old nurse from El Cajon, California had been thinking about breast implant removal for over 2 years. She had the breast augmentation surgery many years ago (performed by another surgeon) and was now ready to have the breast implants removed.
After meeting with surgeons, she met with Dr. Pousti and found his expertise regarding revision breast surgery and bed side manner to be excellent and so she proceeded with surgery. For patients with thickened capsules, ruptured silicone gel breast implants or concerns about “medical conditions”, En Bloc removal of breast implants is a good procedure.
Prior to surgery, markings and measurements were performed.
Below photo shows the En Bloc Removal – En bloc breast implant removal involves removal of the breast implant TOGETHER with the surrounding breast implant capsule in such a fashion that the “contents” of the intra capsular space are not exposed; In other words, the breast implant and surrounding capsule are removed as one “piece”.
In the operating room, the silicone gel breast implants were removed (see below)
Below shows the patient immediately after breast implant removal.
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