About Breast Implant Removal
Occasionally, after undergoing a breast augmentation to change the size and contour of the breasts, some women may choose to have them removed and taken out for any number of factors. At Sanchez Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, LA, Dr. Sanchez can consult with patients who have made the decision to remove their breast implants. At times, a breast lift might be required following implant removal based on the size and type of the former implants, as well as how much the skin was stretched. A breast lift can typically help reduce sagging or excess skin, which could remain after an implant is removed. Patients that desire to go back to their previous breast size can still attain a natural appearance with breast implant removal surgery. Dr. Sanchez will examine the breasts and create a treatment plan to help get your breasts as close to their original appearance as medically and cosmetically possible.
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"Dr. Sanchez and his staff are A+ in my book. I've been singing his praises to anyone who will listen since my procedure. He's professional, compassionate and very thorough in making sure you are satisfied. HE'S THE BEST!!!Candace"- N.S. / Google / Sep 28, 2018
"It was a great experience from when I walked in the door to when I walked out. Everyone was so nice and accommodating & Dr. Sanchez spent a good amount of time with me before and during the procedure, compared to other plastic surgeons. He has the best bedside manner of anyone I’ve been to. Not to mention my lips look incredible (juvederm injections). Will definitely be returning!"- S.C. / Facebook / Aug 16, 2018
"I was so nervous to do this procedure and he was so patient to allow me to come back for a second consult just to answer more of my questions and concerns! Staff was so sweet and made me feel so at peace, especially Katie! She was truly God sent! Thank you Dr Sanchez for being so sweet and making me feel so comfortable throughout this journey! I love the results and feel so much better since doing it! Thanks Christa K"- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Jun 16, 2017
"I couldn’t ask for a better surgeon! Dr Sanchez and his office staff are amazing. I found him because I have breast cancer. Dr Sanchez and his office has been a huge blessing to me . I wouldn’t want to fight this battle with any other reconstructive surgeon on my fighting team. From general personality to bed side manner to surgical skills he is the best ?"- T.O. / Facebook / Jul 31, 2018
Implant removal surgery may be utilized to fix a range of issues a patient may experience after a breast augmentation, such as scar tissue (capsular contracture), implant malfunction, and general unhappiness with the breast implants. Sometimes, women might simply prefer their original breast size and wish to restore their natural look. Regardless of the reason, breast implant removal surgery works to reestablish a natural, desirable aesthetic look. Even if a breast lift is needed in correlation with the removal, Dr. Sanchez will use the latest lift and incision techniques to create a natural-looking appearance. Before your surgery, Dr. Sanchez will talk with you regarding your desired look for your breasts, as well as the way to attain it.
During your breast implant removal procedure, the implants are taken out and scar tissue might also have to be surgically eliminated. Scar tissue is not uncommon 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 taken out, Dr. Sanchez will reshape the cavity so that it is clean of scar tissue and can then perform a fat transfer, breast lift, or possibly both based on what had been decided during your consultation. A fat transfer is sometimes performed to create an even shape and still add a natural amount of volume if it is depleted after the implants are removed.
What to Expect
The recovery period will vary for every individual, depending on the repair required after the procedure. After the process, Dr. Sanchez will provide post-procedure directions and might suggest additional procedures to help eliminate scarring. For the first few weeks, patients may experience swelling and bruising and must restrict strenuous exercise until otherwise permitted. But, patients are invited to stand and gradually move around as it will help with blood circulation. Optimal results can normally be observed roughly 4 – 6 months following the operation.
Plan Your Procedure
Restore Your Natural Look
Numerous factors could cause you to be dissatisfied with your current breast implants. Whether they're the wrong texture, shape, or size, Sanchez Plastic Surgery can help you to obtain the look you desire with breast implant removal. At a consultation, Dr. Sanchez will speak with you regarding your choices to renew the appearance and feel of your breasts. To get more information, call our Baton Rouge, LA plastic surgery center at your earliest convenience.