Is Breast Implant Revision Right For You?
There are a variety of reasons that women choose to have a second breast augmentation surgery. Below are some of the most common conditions that motivate patients to pursue Breast Implant Revision Surgery:
Dissatisfaction with breast implant placement, shape, or size: Like most things, our cosmetic tastes evolve as we age, and some women find that the breasts they wanted in their twenties don’t align with their current cosmetic preferences. We also see women who have never been satisfied with the results of their initial breast augmentation. Breast Implant Revision Surgery provides you with the opportunity to get the look you want with new implants more suited to your modern aesthetic.
Capsular contracture: Capsular contracture is the most common complication occurring after breast augmentation and the
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for Breast Implant Revision Surgery. After implants are placed in a breast augmentation, the body naturally creates a very thin “capsule” of scar tissue that surrounds the implants. For some patients, excess scar tissue can develop, constricting the implants and causing them to change in shape or migrate from their intended location.
Ruptured breast implant: A rupture can happen when the outer shell of the breast implant is torn, ripped, or punctured. Ruptures are generally due to implants that are aged beyond their warranty, or caused by compression during a mammogram, physical trauma, as well as other factors.
Breast implant removal: A change in lifestyle aesthetic tastes may lead to dissatisfaction with current breast implants. Breast Implant Removal Surgery may be an option. If desired, you can choose to undergo a breast lift to restore a natural aesthetic.
Breast rippling: Sometimes rippling or wrinkling can be visible at the edges of a breast implant. This is a common occurrence with saline implants, in women with little natural breast tissue. While it’s not dangerous, it can be unsightly and unnatural in appearance.
Implant malposition: Implant malposition refers to breast implants that were improperly placed during the initial breast augmentation or breast implants that have migrated from their original location. Implant malposition can cause the appearance of asymmetrical or irregular breasts.
“Double Bubble” deformity: “Double bubble” deformity is a very rare complication that happens when an implant falls below the natural breast crease, leading to the appearance of a second bulge under the breast. A “double bubble” deformity can also happen when a breast implant rises (most often due to capsular contracture), causing the lower part of the breast to look deflated or saggy.