“Bottoming Out” – Breast Implants

CORRECTION OF RECURRENT BREAST IMPLANT PTOSIS WITH DERMACELL ALLOGRAFT DERMIS Recurrent breast implant ptosis (or “bottoming out” of the implant pocket) is fortunately not common.  However, it does happen. “Bottoming out” means that the breast implants have descended too low on the chest, thus making the nipple too high on the breast mound. If bottoming…

BREAST IMPLANT DEFLATION AND REPLACEMENT OPTIONS

BREAST IMPLANT DEFLATION, BREAST IMPLANT LEAKS Breast augmentation is the most common cosmetic surgical procedure performed in the United States. My regular blog readers by now know ALL breast implants eventually leak.  The average rate of deflation is around 2-3% at seven years post surgery.  This means out of every 100 patients having breast augmentation…