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The Keller Funnel for Silicone Gel Implant Delivery

Today was truly a great day of cases. As the breast augmentation, revision breast augmentation, and capsular contracture surgery practice grows, I continually look for ways to improve patient outcomes, reduce patient recovery time, reduce incision length, and prevent capsular contracture

I have found that the Keller Funnel facilitates delivery of silicone gel implants through smaller incisions and allows me to employ a no-touch delivery technique whereby the gel implant does not come into contact with the nipple areola complex or the axillary skin when placing implants. I found that the Keller Funnel greatly facilitated today’s cases and I will use it for the breast augmentation cases later in the week.

I anticipate that the no-touch delivery technique is one method to further reduce the prevalence and incidence of capsular contracture. I look forward to continued success with is device.

Author Info

Brian Dickinson

Dr. Dickinson is a Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon operating out of Newport Beach, California. He believes that the reconstructive and aesthetic surgical principles appropriately complement each other and share's his techniques and advice freely.