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A secondary procedure up to years later, may include a lower pole debulk and mastopexy over the settled implant if there remains or develops a significant degree of secondary ptosis.
In which case, fat graft injection can provide the missing coverage and fullness, and might relax the breast capsule. Moreover, although fat grafting to the breast parenchyma usually is minimal, it is performed to increase the degree of projection of the bust. This greater degree of breast sculpting is unlike the global augmentation realised with a breast implant emplaced below the breast or below the pectoralis major muscle, respectively expanding the retromammary space and the retropectoral space. FDA's restriction against the importation of silicone-filled breast implants. Archived from the original PDF on December 30, A New "natural feel" Prosthesis". A 2-year prospective study".