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BII and capsulectomy: distinct issues that deserve separate discussions
November 15, 2023
November 15, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

BII and capsulectomy: distinct issues that deserve separate discussions

We owe our patients the right to choose an explant, just as they would choose another aesthetic procedure. We then own them a duty to perform that procedure to the best of our ability, with the same expectations as they might have of any other aesthetic procedure.

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Can explant surgery be done whilst breastfeeding?
September 6, 2023
September 6, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Can explant surgery be done whilst breastfeeding?

Can breast implant removal be performed safely whilst breastfeeding? Will the outcomes be the same, or worse?

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Why do breast implants cause pain?
September 5, 2023
June 19, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Why do breast implants cause pain?

Chronic discomfort and pain associated with breast implants is far more common than you think.

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Aesthetic expectations after explant surgery?
June 8, 2023
June 7, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Aesthetic expectations after explant surgery?

Most patients considering explant surgery are looking for an answer to just one question: What will I look like afterwards?

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Drains....and why I don't use them.
August 2, 2023
May 16, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Drains....and why I don't use them.

Drains are not required for most breast surgery operations including explant. So why do so many surgeons persist in using them?

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Explant-related harm is increasing
May 4, 2023
April 30, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Explant-related harm is increasing

Explant-related harm seems to be increasing as opportunistic surgeons hunt out new "commercial opportunities".

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The internal bra: buzzword, brilliance or bulls**t?
April 8, 2023
March 31, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

The internal bra: buzzword, brilliance or bulls**t?

The "internal bra" is a common term used on social media and plastic surgery websites, but what does it mean and why does it matter?

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Do Plastic Surgeons have an issue with "capsulectomy"?
April 2, 2023
September 4, 2022
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Do Plastic Surgeons have an issue with "capsulectomy"?

“En-bloc” is an incorrect term, but it is simply reflective of patients using the best words they have available to them to ask for what they want.

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We need to talk about "dual-plane".
July 26, 2023
March 7, 2022
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

We need to talk about "dual-plane".

Dual-plane breast implant placement is a technique associated with many long term problems which deserve closer scrutiny.

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