Capsulectomy

Capsulectomy is the surgical removal of tissue capsule, i.e fibrous scar tissue which forms around breast implant. The capsule is composed of fibroblasts, collagen, and blood vessels. Capsular contracture is the immune system’s protective response against the presence of a foreign object, which leads to the problem. The formation of Read more…

Lumpectomy

Lumpectomy is the surgical removal of lump in the breast to treat malignant tumor or breast cancer. During the procedure, only the cancerous cells are removed hence its more conservative and preferred to more disfiguring option as in mastectomy which involves complete removal of the breast. A lumpectomy is usually Read more…

Breast Implant Cost

A breast implant is a medical device implanted into the breast to alter its size and shape. Breast implants are used to restore a natural looking breast after breast removal due to cancer or to correct birth defect. Also, breast implants can be placed for cosmetic reason to enlarge the Read more…

Types of Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the human body. There are different types of plastic surgery and it can be divided into two main categories namely: reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery. Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Reconstructive plastic surgery is performed to correct functional impairments Read more…

Mastectomy Procedure Steps

Mastectomy refers to the surgical removal of one or both breasts, partially or completely. A mastectomy is usually carried out to treat breast cancer. People at high risk of developing breast cancer may undergo the procedure as a preventive measure. A similar breast surgery is the lumpectomy. Lumpectomy is the Read more…