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What to Expect During Your Breast Explant Surgery Recovery

Breast explant surgery is often performed for both aesthetic and functional purposes. In many cases, issues with the breast implant itself due to implant ruptures, capsular contracture, or a variety of other potential complications require the breast implant to be removed. It is also common for the patient to no longer want breast implants for […]

Combining Cosmetic Body Procedures with Breast Explant Surgery

Breast explant surgery focuses on removing breast implants that the patient no longer wishes to have or that may have been affected by issues like an implant rupture or capsular contracture. While this primarily affects the appearance of the breasts, the change in the size and the shape of the breasts also impacts the overall […]

What Happens If My Breast Implant Ruptures?

While breast implants are designed for long-term use, ruptures can happen for a variety of reasons. Implants can rupture as a result of trauma or direct force to the implant. In some cases, wear and tear can take a toll on the implant resulting in a leak or rupture. Whatever the reason, a breast implant […]

Are You No Longer Happy with Your Breast Implants?

For some women, the choice to undergo breast augmentation surgery is one they feel happy with for the rest of their lives. For others, there may come a point when they are no longer happy with the results of their breast augmentation and are looking for a change. In these cases, Plastic surgeon and breast […]

Does it make a difference if my implants are below or above the muscle?

Above the pectoralis muscle implants (Subglandular): Ease of removal: When the implant was placed above the muscle the capsule will stick to the undersurface of the breast tissue and the top of the pectoralis muscle (the fascial layer). Generally, it is easier to remove these implants en bloc because there is less concern for going […]

What to know about surgical drains:

What is a Surgical Drain: Surgical drains are medical devices that have holes or perforations in them to allow fluid to be removed from areas of the body. They are connected to tubing that exits the body and is drained in a reservoir or container. Surgical drains are used for a variety of surgical procedures […]

Choosing the Right Surgeon to Perform Your Breast Explant Surgery

If you are no longer happy with the results of your breast augmentation, or if you are experiencing issues as a result of your breast implant, breast explant surgery is likely to be your best option. However, breast explant surgery should only be performed by a skilled and qualified surgeon who has experience performing the […]

Do I need a breast lift?

I breast lift (mastopexy) is often combined at the time of an explant procedure. It is done for three main reasons: The nipple position is too low – The nipple can be too low on the breast mound for several reasons. It could be due to natural aging and sagging, breast feeding, or weight changes. […]

What Will My Breasts Look Like After My Breast Explant Surgery?

At the Cosmetic Surgical Center, we understand that there are a lot of reasons why you may want to have your breast implants removed. Whether you want your breast implants removed because you are experienced issues such as capsular contracture or breast implant illness, or if you want them removed because you are not happy […]

What Is Breast Implant Illness?

Breast implant illness (BII) refers to a variety of issues and symptoms that many women can develop following procedures such as breast augmentation or breast reconstruction using a breast implant. Issues and symptoms caused by breast implant illness can begin to develop immediately following the insertion of the breast implant or these issues can develop […]

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