Are you facing any discomfort after removing the Breast implants?
Removal (Explantation) of breast implants is considered to have some complications, although it is done with most care. You can schedule a consultation with us for your clearance.
Generally, breast implants lifespan is guaranteed to 10- 20 years by the FDA for most Silicone and Saline Implants. But it may sustain beyond the duration. Mostly an individual can have 1-2 replacements in their entire life.
The reason for Breast Implant removal is,
Breast implantation surgery can be done with replacement or with breast correction surgeries.
What might be the complications after Breast Implant removal?
There are some general complications you might get when you undergo any major surgeries.
Normally this surgery is done either with General Anesthesia or Local Anesthesia. The complications are,
– Postoperative cognitive dysfunction.
Like all major surgeries, Breast Implant removal also has the risk of,
The postoperative recovery is delayed due to infections.
A blood clot forms and travels to the lungs via the vein. The symptoms you might have due to this are,
Specific complications after Breast Implant removal
The specific complications may vary on individual health. Not everyone who underwent Breast Implant removal surgery will have these Complications.
Four types of incisions are used in Breast Augmentation surgery.
Among these, Periareolar and Inframmary incisions are most commonly used by the plastic surgeons.
If you had your augmentation surgery with a Periareolar incision, you might already be having a loss of sensation in the Nipples. This is because the nerves in the Nipples are cut accidentally during the surgery, as they are so tiny for visibility.
Obviously, your Breast Implant removal surgery also will have the same incision to avoid scarring. So if you still have sensations after Augmentation, you might not have the same after the implant removal surgery.
With our developing technology, the scar production from incisions is lessened nowadays. Depending on the individual healing modes, you might have a prominent scar. As this incision also is made on the original incision.
Sagging is the first problem you will be facing right after your recovery. Generally, initial two weeks after your surgery, the breasts will look deflated. Later on, it will gain the volume back. If you didn’t do a breast lift, you might have a caved-in appearance.
The gravity works here well. Your breast might sag like before or worse than before.
Loose skin combines with breast sagging reasons. And specifically, the longer duration of having the breast implants will make this happen. The elasticity of the skin is increased after having an implant for so long, which makes the skin loosen up.
Maybe you are not happy or there are complications after your breast augmentation. Breast implant surgery will increase your self-confidence with a body-positive image. Contrarily it will decrease your self-confidence by all its drastic appearance if maybe you had Breast Augmentation with DD cup size. But your actual size is a B.
Due to the age factor and weight alterations you have, the breast might look asymmetrical after healing.
If the breast implants are getting removed due to implant rupture, or if your implants might get ruptured while removing means, the implanted gel will leak into the breast tissue. In that case, your plastic Surgeon has to remove those breast tissues, to avoid connective tissue disease and inflammation.
Apparently, your Surgeon needs to remove that certain amount of breast tissues where the gel leakage happened. This is not an exact Mastectomy. But you might have the look of a Mastectomy due to the lose of part of your breast tissues.
If your breast implant removal surgery is not a necessary treatment which is not needed means, you should have to pay for the surgery by yourself.
The individual body response is the main factor for all other complications. This plays a major role in healing and getting back to normal.
Age plays a certain role here. Older women, after their breast implant removal, can’t go back to the prior shape of their breast.
A significant amount of weight changes gaining or maybe losing will also not give you the assurance of bouncing back to your own breast size.
Here the collagen and the elasticity of the skin are getting reduced due to hormonal changes. So here also you can’t expect the previous look of your breasts.
Ans. Your breast will look red with swelling, with shiny skin over the swelling. It can be treated with draining and the help of medication.
Ans. The doctor might suggest you have a breast lift if you didn’t have it done with removal.
Ans. You will have a loss of sensation in your breast up to six months after your surgery. It might vary for individual health.
Ans. If you implanted the Saline-filled implants, the rupture might not affect you seriously as the Saline is generally harmless and absorbed by the body.
If you implanted the Silicone gel-filled implants, you need to consider it immediately as the Silicone gel is Carcinogenic and toxic in nature. Your Surgeon might remove the breast tissues, which are all exposed to the gel leakage.
Ans. If you optioned not to replace your breast implants after the removal, your breast would look away more different than the image you had before. In this case, Breast Reconstruction is advised.
The space where the tissues are removed is replaced with your own tissues transplanted from another part of your body.
So, we assure you that you do not worry about the complications you face after your Breast Implant removal surgery. Every medical condition is curable and correctable with advanced technology development in the medical field.
Consult with our doctors for a detailed discussion of the problems you are facing after Breast Implant removal and get a clear explanation of the treatment procedures that you might need.