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Breast Implant Removal

 

Considering Breast Implant Removal? Your Guide to a Smooth Journey

At OC Breast Surgery, we understand that making the decision to remove breast implants can be a personal and sometimes complex one. Whether you’re concerned about health risks, dissatisfied with the look and feel, or simply seeking a change, we’re here to guide you through the process with care and expertise.

Why Choose Us?

Our team of board-certified plastic surgeons has extensive experience in breast implant removal, ensuring your safety and optimal results. We’ll take the time to understand your individual needs and concerns, offering personalized consultations and support throughout your journey.

Understanding the Reasons for Removal

Many factors can motivate this decision. You may be experiencing:

  • Health concerns like capsular contracture, rupture, or Breast Implant Illness (BII)
  • Dissatisfaction with the size, shape, or feel of your implants
  • A desire to embrace your natural body
  • Changes in lifestyle or personal preferences

What to Expect from the Procedure

We offer a range of removal techniques, including en bloc and capsulectomy, tailored to your specific needs. The process typically involves:

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  • Anesthesia to ensure your comfort
  • Incisions in discreet locations, often following the original implant scars
  • Careful removal of the implants and scar tissue
  • Closure of the incisions with sutures or other methods

Preparing for Your Surgery

Thorough preparation is key to a smooth experience. We’ll guide you through pre-operative steps such as:

  • Discussing your medical history and medications
  • Understanding potential risks and recovery expectations
  • Arranging for post-operative support

Recovery and Aftercare

Following the surgery, you can expect:

  • Some discomfort, managed with medication
  • Activity restrictions to promote healing
  • Regular follow-up appointments to monitor progress

Our team will be with you every step of the way, providing comprehensive support and addressing any concerns you may have.

More Than Just Removal: Options for Post-Surgery

Whether you prefer a natural look or desire further enhancement, we offer options:

  • Breast lift: To address sagging or loose skin after implant removal
  • Fat grafting: A natural alternative to implants, using your own fat for breast augmentation
  • New implant options: If you choose to replace the implants, we’ll guide you through selecting the right size, shape, and type

The Journey Starts Here

We understand that breast implant removal is a personal decision. We’re here to listen, answer your questions, and support you every step of the way. Contact us today for a confidential consultation and explore your options for a smoother, more confident future.

Frequently Asked Questions

After removing breast implants, the breasts may sag, droop, or appear misshapen due to the skin stretching to accommodate the size of the implants. Many people opt for a breast lift at the time of implant removal to address such changes.

Most individuals can expect minimal pain and a return to normal activities after breast implant removal, even with larger implants or concerns about breast implant illness. Recovery time may vary from person to person.

Yes, breasts can look younger, more natural, perkier, and better-shaped after implant removal.

The cost of breast implant removal can vary, with the average ranging from $2,000 to $5,000, depending on factors like the surgeon’s experience and the complexity of the procedure. Additional expenses for anesthesia, operating room costs, and medications may also apply.

Explant surgery, also known as breast implant removal, involves the surgical removal of silicone or saline implants from the breasts, which may be a decision made for various reasons.