Hypertrophic Scars and Keloids – Possible Complication after Plastic Surgery

Hypertrophic Scars and Keloids - Possible Complication after Plastic Surgery

Causes, Treatments and Prevention of Hypertrophic and Keloid Scars after Plastic Surgery Keloids and hypertrophic scars are thick and elevated scars that can develop after plastic surgery. They form when the body produces too much collagen and scar tissue while healing a wound. Hypertrophic scars and keloids have similar causes and treatments. However, keloids are
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What Is The Waterfall Effect? – Potential Complication after Breast Implants Surgery

Waterfall deformity breast implants

The Snoopy Dog Deformity after Getting Breast Implants Between 5 to 10 million women worldwide have breast implants. Around 30% of women remove or exchange their implants within ten years after breast augmentation surgery because of a breast implant deformity or complication.  The waterfall effect or the snoopy dog deformity is a kind of breast
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Pneumothorax – Potential Complication of En Bloc Implant Removal


Pneumothorax, or a collapsed lung, is one of the risks of en bloc implant removal Pneumothorax complication occurs when air builds up in the chest cavity and prevents the lung from expanding normally. A lung may collapse only partially and heal by itself, or it can become a life-threatening condition and require surgery. Patients with
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What Is Lupus And How Can It Affect Your Plastic Surgery?

Lupus and plastic surgery

Lupus Can Increase the Risk of Complications during and After Plastic Surgery Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in different healthy tissue and organs in the body. This chronic disease can increase the risk of certain complications during and after plastic surgery. These include delayed wound healing, excessive bruising, increased bleeding, and increased
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Symmastia – Possible Complication after Breast Implant Surgery

Symmastia after breast implants surgery

Uniboob/ No Separation between the Breasts after Breast Implant Surgery Symmastia or synmastia is a condition in which the two breasts appear joined in the middle of the chest. It’s a rare complication that can occur after breast augmentation surgery or breast reconstruction with implants. Symmastia is usually the result of poor surgical techniques or
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Fat Necrosis after Fat Transfer – Possible Complication after Plastic Surgery

Fat necrosis after fat transfer

Fat Necrosis Is a Potential Complication That Can Occur after Cosmetic Fat Grafting For patients who receive autologous fat transfers, fat necrosis is a risk. But is it a dangerous one? And can it be prevented? Plastic surgeons use fat as a natural filler to add volume and fix contour deformities in the breasts, face,
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Fat Embolism after Fat Transfer – Possible Complication after Plastic Surgery

Embolism after fat transfer

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Fat Embolism A fat embolism is when a piece of fat blocks a blood vessel and restricts its blood flow. It’s a rare complication that can happen after cosmetic fat transfers, especially after a Brazilian butt lift. Although fat emboli usually resolve on their own, they’re considered a medical emergency.
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Breast Implant Capsular Contracture – Possible Complication after Plastic Surgery

Capsular contracture complication after plastic surgery

Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Capsular Contracture Capsular contracture is characterised by a hard capsule of scar tissue that tightens around the implant after breast augmentation or breast reconstruction surgery. The implant capsular contracture may be mild and without symptoms or severe and can even cause an unnatural breast appearance. The treatment of severe capsular
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Double Bubble Deformity – Potential Complication after Plastic Surgery

Double bubble deformity

Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Double Bubble Deformity Double bubble deformity is a complication that can occur when the breast implant descends below the inframammary fold. It’s a common problem after breast augmentation or breast reconstruction with submuscular implants. It’s believed that most of these cases happen due to the separation of the inframammary fold
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