Breast Implant Illness
The disease after insertion of breast implants (Breast Implant Illness) is a new, quite complex symptomatology. Some women report that they have noticed various changes in after receiving breast implants. These symptoms can be neurological or autoimmune, but they can also affect muscles and joints. Gastro-intestinal problems and cardiovascular disorders may also occur. Detailed data are not yet available.
A clear diagnosis of Breast Implant Illness is difficult. First the breasts and the implants must be examined. Also all other causes for the symptoms that have occurred must be excluded. This should be done together with the respective specialists. If no other cause can be found, it can be considered to remove the breast implants. The necessary incisions depend on the implants, the shape of the breast and the condition of the skin. We will discuss which incisions are the most suitable ones in a consultation.