What’s the Difference between Capsulotomy and Capsulectomy?

In the plastic surgery world this is a common question among women patients when it comes to breast augmentation. In this video Dr. Sean Rice, who is the Editor of Vitalize Magazine and a leading Plastic surgeon in Toronto, reveals the difference between the two: a Capsulectomy involves opening up the pocket and allowing the implant more room to move around, while a Capsulotomy entails physically removing the actual scar tissue.

 

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