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Exchange your breast implants with breast revision surgery.

Breast Revision

Many women are undergoing breast augmentation revision surgery to address double bubble deformity, breast illness and other adverse side effects from augmentation surgery, such as capsular contracture treatment or ruptured breast implant replacement. Sometimes a revision is needed because the breast itself has changed in the years after implant placement. After the recall of textured implants from Allergan™, some women are seeking an implant specialist to remove and replace their current implants.

Our physicians are caring, skilled breast surgeons, who can recommend the best way to achieve your desired results after evaluating your condition and discussing your goals.

What Are the Benefits of Breast Revision Surgery?

Perfected Breast Shape

Perfected Breast Shape

When getting new implants, you can redetermine which implant shape and style you would like for your breast implant revision. This is a great opportunity to improve the aesthetic of the original breast augmentation. Sometimes, women may even want to remove their old implants and return to an all-natural appearance.

Improved Breast Size

Improved Breast Size

Breast revision surgery is also a great chance to change the size of your implants if you want something a little larger or smaller than you originally had. Breast revision can add volume or reduce the size of your new implants. The texture of your implants, which can make a substantial difference in your results, can also be changed.

Correction of Complications

Correction of Complications

In cases where the patient experiences a rupture, has implants that have been recalled, develops capsular contracture or finds themselves facing any other type of complication, breast revision surgery can replace the problematic implants with new ones. While silicone is the current standard in the plastic surgery industry, our physicians also offers saline implants.

What Is the Breast Revision Process?


Every procedure is customized to meet the patient’s needs.

Breast implants can be removed through:

  1. Capsulectomy, which removes the breast implants and surrounding scar tissue (capsule)
  2. En bloc, which excises the implants and scar tissue capsule as one unit
  3. Breast implant removal, which removes only the implant and none of the surrounding scar tissue or capsule

The details of each of these options can be discussed during your initial consultation to determine which approach is recommended for you.

Step 1

Intravenous (IV) or general anesthesia is administered, depending on the patient’s preferences and the surgeon’s recommendations, to provide a comfortable and safe procedure.

Step 2

Incisions are made, usually in the fold beneath the breast. These incisions heal very well and are associated with the lowest complication rate. If a breast lift is needed, then additional incisions are necessary, including one that extends from the nipple down to the center of the breast to the chest wall or around the areola that is decreased in size. The implants are then removed through these incisions and replaced with new implants that have been selected by the patient. In some cases, patients choose to remove their implants and opt-out of implant replacement.

Step 3

Once the procedure is complete, the incisions are brought together and closed using sutures. Surgical adhesives are sometimes used in addition to stitches.


Before & After

Frequently Asked Questions