How can one breast be hard and the other breast be soft? Frequently Asked Question Riverside CA

How can one breast be hard and the other breast be soft?


Yes, this can occur. Unfortunately we did not know cause of the scar tissue causing a firm or hard breast (capsular contracture). It is least common for capsular contracture.
1) With saline implant
2) Below the muscle
However, but if saline implants do get hard they will begin getting hard earlier than later – usually in the first several months. If silicone implants get hard, they will get hard progressively over time.
Early non surgical treatment:
includes medications, cold lasers and early aggressive breast massaging.
Surgical treatment:
However, if the capsule contracture does not improve with non surgical treatment:
1) Then a simple inferior capsulotomy or release of the scar tissue may be all that is needed, especially with saline implants, to restore shape and symmetry.
This is done easily as an outpatient under just local anesthesia
2) However with the more scar tissue it may require surgical removal of the capsular contracture (which is causing the hard/firm feeling) and replacing with a
new implant.

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