Dr. Pfeifer is has a great deal of experience performing revisions of previous breast augmentation procedures. If you are not satisfied with the results of your breast augmentation, or if you want to reverse the procedure entirely, Dr. Pfeifer can help you get the best aesthetic outcome.
Reasons for Breast Surgery Revision or Implant Removal
When you first decided to consult a plastic surgeon for breast augmentation, you may have been told to find a surgeon that can assist you in the future should a problem occur with your breast implants. These long-term relationships can be extremely valuable for the patient of breast augmentation. However, if your results were unsatisfactory the first time, it may be a good idea to seek a more qualified plastic surgeon – one that specializes in breast surgery.
There are many reasons -- medical and personal -- to seek a revision breast surgery. Below are some of the common (and not so common) reasons for revision breast augmentation or breast implant removal.
- Capsular contracture
- Change in implant size preferences
- Switch from saline to silicone implants
- Scar revision procedure
- Desire to undergo breast lift surgery
- Desire to remove implants
- Breast sagging or heaviness
- Nipple ptosis or malposition
- Breast implant displacement
- Breast implant rupture or deflation
- Breast implant shell rippling
Getting Good Results from Breast Surgery Revision
Surgery to correct these problems can be complex or relatively simple. When breast implant removal is chosen, the potential for undesirable aesthetic results is always a factor. Fortunately, Dr. Pfeifer is knowledgeable in surgery procedures that can help mitigate those negative effects and help you achieve a satisfactory aesthetic result.