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2 minute reads: why, when and how you should have your implants checked?
May 29, 2024
March 13, 2024
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

2 minute reads: why, when and how you should have your implants checked?

Breast implant surveillance is important, but you need to understand why you should bother, when to do it, and how.

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2 minute reads: is explant surgery dangerous?
February 19, 2024
February 18, 2024
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

2 minute reads: is explant surgery dangerous?

Is explant surgery dangerous? No, I don't think so. But it might depend on the surgeon.

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What happens if I don't like the outcome of explant surgery?
February 14, 2024
January 23, 2024
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

What happens if I don't like the outcome of explant surgery?

What are the sources of dissatisfaction after explant and how can they be corrected?

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2023 in review - what we've been talking about over the last 12 months
January 10, 2024
January 9, 2024
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

2023 in review - what we've been talking about over the last 12 months

A recap of the topics I've covered in the last 12 months. Choose your own adventure!

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Galaflex (P4HB) mesh in the breast - what and why.
December 24, 2023
November 6, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Galaflex (P4HB) mesh in the breast - what and why.

Galaflex is a dissolving mesh that can be used in breast surgery to support and control the breast tissues and breast implants over time.

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Breast Implant revision surgery & why "downsizing" matters
December 24, 2023
September 10, 2023
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Breast Implant revision surgery & why "downsizing" matters

Implant revision surgery is all about re-establishing control of the breast shape and the implant position. We normally recommend a smaller implant to achieve this goal.

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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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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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The internal bra: buzzword, brilliance or bulls**t?
February 7, 2024
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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Why "sub-specialisation" matters.
January 8, 2023
May 17, 2022
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Why "sub-specialisation" matters.

Do you want your surgeon to be "super-specialised", or are you happy with a surgeon who will just "have a go"? The difference could mean everything.

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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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