About Breast Implant Removal
Sometimes after receiving a breast augmentation to enhance the size and contour of the breasts, a few women may choose to get them taken out for a number of factors. At Romanelli Cosmetic Surgery in Huntington, NY, plastic surgeons Drs. James Romanelli, John Layliev, and David Pincus meet with patients who wish to remove or replace their breast implants. In some cases, a breast lift might be required following implant removal based upon the size of the former implants, as well as how much your skin stretched. A breast lift can help to minimize sagging or excess skin, which could remain after an implant removal. If you're attempting to go back to your previous breast size, implant removal surgery along with a breast lift may produce amazing results to get back the original appearance of your breasts.
Breast Implant Removal Reviews
"Love Dr. Romenelli & his staff! He did amazing job on my breasts last Thursday. He removed a leaking implant & replaced em & finished off the surgery with an uplift. He literally saved my life & I am truly blessed & forever grateful. Thank you Dr. Romenelli!"- L.P. / Google / Feb 15, 2018
"Love Dr. Romenelli & his staff! He did amazing job on my breasts last Thursday. He removed a leaking implant & replaced em & finished off the surgery with an uplift. He literally saved my life & I am truly blessed & forever grateful. Thank you Dr. Romenelli!"- E.P. / Google / Mar 09, 2018
"Five Stars - Excellent staff. Entire experience from beginning to end was great. The consultation was extremely informative, the doctor was respectful, explained everything and was encouraging to reach goals even after the surgery. Would highly recommend."- Anonymous / Vitals / Mar 13, 2018
"Five Stars - Wonderful experience."- Anonymous / Vitals / Aug 03, 2018
Implant removal surgery may be used to fix a range of issues an individual may experience after a breast augmentation, such as scar tissue (capsular contracture), implant malfunction, and unhappiness with the new breast implants. Sometimes, women might simply prefer their original breast size and want to restore their normal look. Whatever the reason, breast augmentation removal may work to counteract the outcomes of a breast augmentation and if coupled with a breast lift, may reestablish a natural, desirable aesthetic look. Before your surgery, we will talk with you regarding your wanted look for your breasts as well as the way to achieve it.
During your breast implant removal surgery, the implants are taken out and scar tissue might also have to be eliminated. Scar tissue is typical after a breast augmentation and will need to be removed if it's affecting the form of your breast or causing discomfort. After the implants have been removed, We can conduct a fat transfer, breast lift, or possibly both to achieve your desired breast size and shape. Additionally, there are a number of options to replace volume following an implant removal to improve the shape of your breast.
What to Expect
The recovery period will vary for every individual depending on the repair required after the procedure. After the process, we will provide post-procedure directions and might suggest treatments to help reduce scarring. For the first couple of weeks, patients may experience swelling and bruising and should restrict strenuous exercise until otherwise permitted. However, patients are encouraged to be generally mobile and active. Optimal results can normally be observed about 4 months following the operation.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $6,000 - $7,000
- Recovery Time
- 3 Days - 4 Weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 1.5 - 2 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 1 Week
Restore Your Natural Look
Several circumstances could cause you to be dissatisfied with your current breast implants. Whether they're the wrong shape, size, or texture, Romanelli Cosmetic Surgery can help you to get the look you desire with breast implant removal. During your consult, we will discuss all your choices to renew the appearance and feel of your breasts. To learn more, call Romanelli Cosmetic Surgery at your earliest convenience.