15 Year Old Ruptured Silicone Gel Implant
11 Year Old Ruptured Saline Breast Implant
Dr. Linder presents the removal of a ruptured saline breast implant showing a patient with a 90% ruptured saline smooth implant
30 Year Becker Implant Removal
This patient is a 57-year-old white female who presents with a 29-year-old silicone double lumen Becker/saline implants placed almost three decades ago. She now presents with severe encapsulation, ruptured outer lumen saline with scar tissue contracture.
48-Year-Old Ruptured Dow Corning Implant Removal
Removing Dow Corning silicone implants that were now 48 years old, this was an extremely time-consuming and difficult surgery, as the silicone implant material had calcified.
Perifpheral Tear From a Saline Implant
Ruptured saline implant with deflation of the saline implant due to a small peripheral tear in the silicone shell.
Microscopic Leakage of Silicone Gel Implant
Silicone gel implants can rupture either through a direct tear within the shell of the implant or microscopic leakage can occur over years through the shell itself without an obvious tear or loss of integrity of the shell.