Definitions for "Capsular contracture"
shrinkage of the scar tissue around an implant that causes hardenss, distortion, and sometime pain
An undesirable hardening of tissue surrounding the breast that results after some breast augmentation surgery.
A tightening of the scar or capsule surrounding the breast implant. If this happens, the surgeon either removes the scar tissue, or removes the implant and re-inserts another.