Tired of that puffy implanted breast which you once loved with your flat chest. Its time to remove the implant and catch a glimpse of your natural weightless glimpse. The breast which you got augmented you don’t like it anymore due to personal reasons or the quality of implants don’t suit you anymore probably the surgery went wrong and you want it removed or probably its been a long time since surgery or may be you want a new natural breast fat transfer or may be reocurrrent illness if the quality of implants dint suit you. Whatever may be the reason you can still treat your breast with it. So these are the reasons to removal of breast implant. There are many celebrities worldwide those you have done implants from one of the reputed clinics as they as celebrities that have changed the implants due to some diseases. Breast implants are not only used for cosmetic procedures but also for reconstructive procedure after the women have undergone mastectomy due to surgery. Rebuilding a women’s is an art. There are several studies that support the benefits of reconstructive surgery. The techniques have become more minimal invasive with shorter, smaller scars. From safety purposes there is not much difference between silicon and saline implant -until it breaks. The longer you have better implants, the more likely it is that complications will occur and you will have to remove them. You will have to change the implants every 10 years and take care of it whether its silicone or saline implant does not matters.
Consult the surgeon. It is important to consult the surgeon and ask about various step wise approach. He will examine the breast and provide you the reason for the changes in the breast.
The surgeons after examining the breast will make suitable incisions where the incisions or cuts are already made before the placing the implants and will remove the implants under general anesthesia.
Removing all the implant is easier procedure and it takes around 2 hours to remove the implants. The surgeon needs to know which kind quality and style of implant is used. Also the surgeon needs to adapt to changes
The incisions are then sutured and close. After care precautions are taken to avoid bleeding and infection
The breast implants don’t expire, they aren’t guarantee for lifetime. The average saline or silicone implants may last for 10 – 12 years. However many are removed sooner due to complications or cosmetic concerns. It important if you wish to replace it. There are various signs which may lead to replacement of the breast implant removal.
1)Many people develop capsular contracture or hardened scar tissue. This can also cause tightness and abnormal cosmetic changes to the breast.
2) Saline rupture: If saline breast implant ruptures because of tear or hole in implant then it will begin to deflate like a balloon. The saline in your implant will leak and is reabsorbed by the body. The affected breast will lose it size and look dramatically different from other breast.
3) Silicon rupture: Silicone gel is much thicker than saline. And the rupture causes thickening and scarring of the tissue
The recovery is swift and smooth and does not cause any problem after removal. However there may be some complications. The results are good provided the physician knows how to handle the problem and take care of complications. Depending on your preference your surgeon will remove the breast implant, do implant removal and breast lift, remove the hardened and lumpy tissue. Many people are able to resume working in about 5 days but will take 6 weeks until you go ahead with strenuous exercise. Following all postoperative instructions you can help improve healing time and prevent infections.
The surgeon will try to find the cause of the breast implant removal which is the result of complication which needs to be resolved. The surgeon might analyse the cause of the problem during the initial consultation and afterwards suggest you the correct technique to remove the breast implants. He will also ask you if you just want to remove implant or go for replacement. You can take your decision accordingly. A healthy diet is required to be taken before the surgery with good water intake.
It is a well equipped excellent center for cosmetic surgery and removal and replacement of implants. Our surgeon Dr.Venkata Ramana is professional surgeon who is developed his practice over the years and mastered the surgery techniques. He is a skilled surgeon and provides good contouring effect to the body which his significantly developed skill.
Depending upon the procedure , the surgeon and its geographic location the cost would vary depending on standards of practice which is highly professional . A professional surgeon would cost or value himself depending on his expertise. The cost would vary from 1 lakh to 1.5 lakh rupees.
Changes are bound to happen overtime. Choose a correct surgeon for the same.
Any female above the age of 15 who is gone through the surgery of breast implants.
About 1 hour is required for the breast removal procedure.
Implants aren’t guaranteed for the lifetime. Complications might occur if the correct surgeon is not chosen.
No you don’t need to take special precautions before surgery other than having healthy diet and exercise.
Any weight training strenuous exercise should be avoided however light exercises such as walking can be done.
Generally 4 – 6 weeks is the recovery time. However you can exercise for about sometime like light walking.
You can go for various other treatment options for sagging of breast or mastopexy or breast uplift.
No the surgeon will take care of scar marks.
Some painkillers will be given after surgery.