Breast Implant FAQs

Can breast implants harden?

Capsular contracture occur when the excessive scar tissue forms around the breast implant. There are many causes for this. At Dr. Hong’s clinic, we use techniques to minimize breast implants contractures. This include meticulous hemostasis, topical and systemic antibiotic and funnel to minimize contact with the breast implants during surgery.

What are the differences between smooth and textured mammary implants?
How long do breast implants last?
What different options do I have for breast implant?
Are silicone-gel-filled breast implants safe?
What does the term “overfilling” mean in breast augmentation?
What are expandable breast implants?