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Breast Implant Removal (Explantation)

Breast augmentation remains one of the most common operations plastic surgeons perform. Understandably some patients who have had breast implants choose to have the breast implants removed. Reasons for wanting to have breast implant removal are many.

Feb 14th, 2019
Breast Augmentation: So Many Choices

If you’re considering breast augmentation, you may be feeling confused by all of the different options available. Read on for a breakdown of the choices you need to make before surgery so you can achieve your goals.

Jan 16th, 2019
How To Choose Your Plastic Surgeon

Anyone considering plastic or reconstructive surgery should consider consulting with a board certified plastic surgeon to achieve the best and safest results possible.

Feb 18th, 2019
Q&A: BOTTOMING OUT OF BREAST IMPLANT?

Dr said there is a little of bottoming out. This is 12 months post op. He has advised to wait another 3 months. 2nd breast augmentation, previous was 10 years ago over the muscle 450cc. This time under the muscle 375cc. I’m not happy.

Nov 24th, 2018
Q&A: BOARD CERTIFIED COSMETIC SURGEON?

"There isn’t many options where I live on doctors to see, but I found one with a really nice facility and I felt comfortable at my consultation but he is a board certified COSMETIC surgeon. Is this someone I should trust to do my breast implants?"

Nov 22nd, 2018
Q&A: FULL, ROUND BREAST IMPLANTS FOR A PETITE WOMAN?

I just turned 18 and I want to get breast implants. I am a size 32 A and 5 feet tall. I am very petite and do not have a lot of breast tissue. What is the biggest size implants I can get without looking out of proportion with the rest of my body?

Nov 11th, 2018
Q&A: RECURRENT CAPSULAR CONTRACTURE AND UNEVEN NIPPLES?

I had a BA in 2008 (saline, under muscle). I quickly developed cc in left breast and finally had a revision with new surgeon in 2014 (silicone implants under muscle) and capsulectomy. I took singular for a month after surgery.

Nov 8th, 2018
Q&A: IS TOO MUCH COMPRESSION A BAD IDEA?

I had my breast implants removed yesterday morning and I’m wondering if at this point if it’s possible to have too much compression? I’m wanting to wear a sports bra over my ace wrap to keep the ace in place. Is that a bad idea?

Oct 26th, 2018
Q&A: 9 WEEKS POST OP, WILL MY BREAST IMPLANTS DROP MORE?

I was a 34 A and I am now a 34 C. I got 450 CC saline implants in both breasts. I am 9 weeks post op and my breast implants have dropped since my surgery. I still think they are high. Is this progress normal? Will they continue to drop? Stretch marks have

Sep 18th, 2018
Q&A: EN BLOC BREAST IMPLANT REMOVAL?

I have 18-year-old breast implants placed behind the muscle wall. I want the implants removed. I do not want a replacement of implants. Is the en bloc method of removal best for my case?

Sep 11th, 2018
Q&A: OPEN WOUND AFTER TUMMY TUCK?

5 weeks post op and my incision has opened up and re-stitched 4 times now. 3 times in clinic and once again under general anesthetic and again it has opened. I do no not smoke and and am 26 and healthy...

Sep 9th, 2018
Q&A: NOOGLEBERRY PUMP

Q&A: BEEN PLANNING FOR IMPLANTS VERY SOON & HAVE BEEN USING NOOGLEBERRY PUMP IN PREPARATION FOR SURGERY. HAVE GAINED A CUP SIZE. IS THIS GOOD PREPARATION FOR IMPLANT SURGERY?

Sep 5th, 2018
Q&A: WILL BREASTS LOOK LARGER AS BREAST IMPLANTS DROP?

My breasts however, do not look as large as I would have hoped. My PS put in 450cc’s memory gel silicone under the muscle. I started off as a B cup. Will my breasts look larger as the implants drop, or should I have gone for a larger size?

Jul 27th, 2018
Q&A: ANY ADVICE FOR REVISION AND BOTTOMING OUT?

My implants bottomed out and I’m having a revision done in Feb by the same doctor adding an internal bra my doctor is amazing and I would still recommend him to anyone I feel like my pockets were made too big and maybe my creases wouldn’t have been lowered

Jul 13th, 2018
Q&A: SEX AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION?

Sex. It happens. I’m only 2 weeks 4 days post op. I had sex and it kind of bounced my implants around. It was not rough sex, but it wasn’t soft either. Now I’m freaking out!!!!! They are a tad sore. Did I do anything to them?! What is the worst thing that

Jun 14th, 2018