Breast implant removal is a personal choice. You deserve all the facts about this procedure if you are considering having breast implants removed from your body.
Removing Breast Implants
Breast implant removal is an important and personal decision. Also known as a breast implant explantation, or removal, this outpatient surgery can provide relief from dealing with large implants and complications resulting from an infection or leakage.
Breast Implant Removal Procedure
Breast implant removal or “explantation” is a surgical procedure to extract breast implants from previous breast augmentation or breast reconstruction surgery.
There are several techniques for taking out a breast implant and capsule. The first option involves making an incision in the same place as the original surgery. The second technique includes a breast lift to remove excess skin and tighten up breast tissue, and possibly resize your areolas.
At the end of your breast explant procedure, sutures or skin adhesives will be used to close the incisions.
Am I a Candidate for Breast Implant Removal?
Most women in good physical health wishing to have a breast implant removed for health or personal reasons is a good candidate for an Indianapolis breast implant removal. She should have a realistic expectations about the procedure and how it will impact her life.
The best way to get all of your questions answered about a breast implant removal is to contact SHarper Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for a consultation with Dr. Stanley Harper. Fill out the form provided to get started.