Whether You’re Unhappy Or Your Health Is Compromised

Breast implants are a popular procedure for women who want to enhance their breast size or shape, and they can stay in your body for as long as 10 years. If you choose implants for your breasts, it is important to pay attention to how they feel and look. Sometimes breast implants need to be removed sooner. Dr. Ghaznavi can help you decide if a breast implant removal surgery is the right choice for you.

Reasons For Breast Implant Removal

Anytime that there is a foreign object placed in the body, there are consequences that can occur. The human body tends to try its best to reject any substances introduced into it and this causes serious issues if the object in question is not made of biological materials. Because implants are generally not made out of biological materials, this tends to cause issues with the body’s natural defenses. This can be exacerbated by smoking or poor nutrition.

The most common risk related to implant placement is that they can rupture. This can cause serious issues with both chemical leaks and shifting in the implant’s position inside the breast. When this occurs, it is important to contact your doctor immediately. There is a chance that if excess scar tissue forms around the implants, called capsular contracture, they may also need to be removed in order to prevent further complications.

What To Expect

During a breast implant removal procedure, the AMG Plastic Surgery team will first put you under anesthesia. Once the patient is asleep, Dr. Ghaznavi creates an incision around the areola or under the breast, depending on the location of the incision during your original breast augmentation procedure. To reduce scarring, Dr. Ghaznavi will make the incision in the same location. The breast implants are removed from the breast capsule, or the hard tissue that forms around breast implants. In addition to the implants, the breast capsule may also be removed. Once the desired objects are removed, Dr. Ghaznavi closes the incision and stitches up the area.

Risks With Breast Implant Removal

If you are having your breast implant removed due to rupture, infection or other complications, the real risk would be not removing them. The biggest risk of breast implant removal is the possibility of surgical complications. These can include things like bleeding, infection, and scarring. In some cases, the implants may have to be removed through a larger incision, which could lead to additional scarring. There is also a risk that the breast tissue could be damaged during surgery, which could lead to sagging or asymmetry.

Another risk associated with breast implant removal is the fact that you will no longer have the benefits of breast implants. This includes increased breast size, improved symmetry, and a more youthful appearance. Many women have implants for one or more of the following reasons: increased self-esteem, sexual enhancement, and cosmetic improvement. Without implants, these benefits will not be available to you any longer. It is important to consider these factors before undergoing breast implant removal surgery.

Recovery From Breast Implant Removal

Once the surgery is complete, the patient will need to recover in a hospital setting. Most women will experience some pain and soreness following the procedure, and will be given medication to help manage these symptoms. It is important to follow Dr. Ghaznavi’s post-op instructions carefully during this time, and to avoid any strenuous activities that could cause further injury. Recovery times will vary from individual to individual, but most women should be able to return to their normal routines within two weeks.



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