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Breast Implant Revision: What You Need to Know

Most of the thousands of women who undergo breast augmentation surgery every year express satisfaction with the results. This undoubtedly helps the procedure consistently rank among the top five cosmetic surgeries performed in the U.S. every year. Despite its record of patient satisfaction, some breast implants end up needing revision. This may be due to natural changes to the body, dissatisfaction with the original surgery, or any number of other reasons.   

Whatever the reason, breast implant revision surgery should be conducted by a surgeon with an exceptional record of successful breast augmentation surgeries and secondary breast implant procedures. Based on the issue(s) of concern and patient goals, your surgeon will tailor a personalized breast implant revision plan designed to provide the most natural and aesthetic-looking outcome. Read on to learn more about the reasons for breast implant revision and how Naples Plastic Surgery can meet your implant revision needs. 

Reasons Why a Breast Implant Revision Might be Needed

While some breast implant revisions are necessitated by dissatisfaction with the original results, there are numerous other reasons why women seek a revision, including:

  • Age-related changes to the natural breast tissue, which can lead to a less natural appearance
  • Changes in shape and/or texture of the original implant.
  • Capsular contracture issues which can cause scarring and discomfort
  • “Bottoming out,” in which the implant descends too low in relation to the chest wall
  • Concerns about rippling or rupture with existing implants
  • Desire to change the size or shape of their current implants
  • A wish to no longer have implants
  • Assorted health or medical-related issues

Breast Implant Revision with Naples Plastic Surgery

Due to the wide range of reasons behind a revision, along with the uniqueness of each patient’s aesthetic goals, every breast implant revision surgery is different. For example, the surgery needed for bottoming out will typically vary from that used to address capsular contracture. While many implant revisions involve replacing the implants, some do not. The age and physical condition of the patient, combined with aesthetic goals, will also dictate the extent of surgery needed. In all cases, our physicians are dedicated to addressing any underlying medical problems and ensuring that our patients get the natural-looking outcome they desire.

As such, your Naples Plastic Surgery physician will work closely with you before your surgery to develop a personalized surgical plan. All elements of the proposed surgery are fully discussed in order to address potential concerns and detail the expected outcome. Recovery from breast implant revision is dependent upon the patient’s initial health and the extent of surgery needed. In general, most patients experience relief from the surgery and any pre-op symptoms within two weeks, at which point they also typically report satisfaction with the aesthetic results.  

Consult with Naples Plastic Surgery

If you think you might need breast implant revision surgery or otherwise have concerns about your original implants, Dr. Paul Gardner, Dr. Leo Baccaro, or Dr. Jason Crespo would be happy to speak to you in a one-on-one consultation. The Naples Plastic Surgery team has extensive combined experience helping our patients obtain the beautiful results they desire. Our surgeons also have a stellar reputation in the Southwest Florida area for delivering excellence in breast augmentation and secondary breast implant surgery. To schedule your breast implant revision consultation, Contact Naples Plastic Surgery today at 239.566.2611.

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At Naples Plastic Surgery, our cosmetic services are designed to contour and enhance your body to help you achieve the body image that you desire. Known for offering among the best facial plastic surgery in Naples, our board-certified surgeons are known as much for their artistry as they are for their surgical skills. We understand that your image is the key to feeling great, so we will provide you with the most reliable advice and services to help make you look and feel your best.

The surgical team at Naples Plastic Surgery has the training and experience necessary to help you pursue your own individual cosmetic goals down to the very last detail, all in a warm, comfortable, and private environment.

Dr. Paul Gardner, MD, FACS is a board-certified plastic surgeon serving Southwest Florida. As one of the leading plastic surgeons in Naples, FL, Dr. Gardner has more than 25 years of experience performing facial procedures including composite facelift, mini facelift, rhinoplasty, brow lift and skin cancer removal procedures. He also possesses expertise in breast augmentations, breast lifts, tummy tucks, liposuctions, and labiaplasty.
Dr. Leopoldo M. Baccaro, MD received extensive training at the prestigious Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center, where he worked with some of the most well-renowned practitioners in the art of cosmetic surgery. With honors and awards throughout medical school and his residency, Dr. Baccaro earned a stellar reputation for high quality surgical care with both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures.

The plastic surgery process at Naples Plastic Surgery begins with a one-on-one, confidential consultation in which your surgeon conducts an examination to determine which procedures are likely to produce the most robust aesthetic improvements. This includes a comprehensive discussion with you to identify the benefits, risks and costs associated with each procedure. It may be possible to combine a number of surgical procedures into a single surgery if you desire and if your medical condition permits it.

As with any medical procedure, there is no guarantee that a desired outcome will be achieved. There are a number of health risks associated with even minor medical procedures. If you have any health issues or concerns, please feel free to discuss them any time with your surgeon at our Naples’ plastic surgery center.
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