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Franklyn Elliott, M.D.

Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
President, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2000-2001
Director, Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium, 1989-2003
Co-Director, Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium, 2003-Present

Located at our Northside Location

Plastic Surgery Complications of the Breast

With a distinguished career in plastic surgery, and more specifically, breast surgery, Dr. Elliott has become a source of referral for those doctors and patients who have had problems with previous breast surgeries and are seeking a doctor with extensive experience. Dr. Elliott has managed all types of difficult problems following surgical procedures. Below is a list of some of his encounters:

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Complications of Breast Surgery

  • Breast implants themselves do not ever harden. However, the body’s reaction to the implant is to create a capsule of scar tissue around the implant which can create a tightened, overly firm breast. Management of this problem, particularly if it is reoccurring, can be difficult. Dr. Elliott uses new techniques, such as the use of a special “neo-pocket” sleeve, to solve the problem and minimize further complications. Luckily, capsular contracture is not as common a problem as it was in the 1970s and 1980s, but it does still occur. However, it can be managed and is almost always improved with the help of an experienced plastic surgeon and the correct after care.

Dr. Elliott

See examples of our physicians’ work at our extensive before and after photo galleries. We look forward to hearing from you!