Breast Augmentation Risks


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Breast Augmentation Risks

A breast augmentation procedure, an operation to enlarge or change the shape of a woman's breasts, can provide great results for patients. Patients also need to be aware of the potential complications and breast augmentation surgery risks. In addition to the general risks associated with all surgeries patients need to consider the procedure specific risks such as capsular contracture, deflation, implant shifts, and more. Below are helpful lists detailing the various potential breast augmentation complications.

Breast Augmentation Risks


Types of Breast Augmentation Risks

Below are some of the surgical complications and risks associated with this cosmetic procedure. If you have additional questions regarding a specific risk or any other questions regarding the surgery it is recommended that you contact a local breast augemntation surgeon.

  • Deflation
  • Detection of breast cancer becomes more difficult
  • Capsular contracture
  • Calcium deposits
  • Infection
  • Delay of wound healing
  • Neuroma
  • Additional surgeries to replace or remove the implant
  • Hematoma
  • Changes in breast sensation
  • Implant shifts
  • Bleeding
  • Breast Asymmetry
  • Excessive scarring
  • Reactions to anesthesia

Risks Associated With All Surgeries

  • Satisfaction with Results
  • Infections.
  • Scarring
  • Swelling
  • Blood Clots
  • Post-surgery complications
  • Corrective Surgeries
  • Medication Reactions

Risks During Recovery

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Tenderness
  • Loss or reduction of sensation in the breast area
  • Scarring
  • Bleeding

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