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Breast Implant Removal in West Hills, CA

What is Breast Implant Removal?

Sometimes, after getting a breast augmentation, women may decide to have their implants removed for a variety of reasons. In West Hills, CA, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Hwang performs breast implant removal surgery. At times, a breast lift may be needed after implant removal based upon the size of the former implants and how much your skin has stretched. A lift can help reduce sagging or excess skin, which can remain after implant removal. If you want or need to return to your previous breast size, breast implant removal surgery and a breast lift may create amazing results for you. Contact Brian Hwang, MD, Plastic Surgery for more information.

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What Are The Benefits?

Breast implant removal surgery at Brian Hwang, MD, Plastic Surgery can help West Hills, CA patients get a fresh look and amount of comfort with their bodies, along with other benefits such as:

  • Customizable adjustments or removal of implant size

  • Addresses capsular contracture and adjacent pain

  • Getting rid of uncomfortable scar tissue

  • Clarifies and increases accuracy of mammograms

  • Relatively brief recovery time

Am I a Candidate for Breast Implant Removal?

Breast implant removal surgery may be used to fix an array of issues a patient might have after a breast augmentation, including scar tissue (capsular contracture), implant malfunction, and dissatisfaction with the new breast size. In some cases, women might simply prefer their original breast and wish to restore their natural look. Regardless of the reason, breast augmentation removal can work to counteract the outcomes of a breast augmentation and — when coupled with a breast lift — can reestablish a natural, desired aesthetic look. Before your surgery, Dr. Hwang will talk with you regarding your wanted look for your breasts and how to attain it.

What to Expect from Breast Implant Removal

During your breast implant removal surgery, the implants will be taken out, as well as possible scar tissue surrounding the area. Scar tissue is common after a breast augmentation and may need to be removed if it's affecting the shape of your breast or causing discomfort. After the implants have been extracted, Dr. Hwang may perform a fat transfer, breast lift, or both, depending on what was discussed as part of your treatment plan. The recovery time will vary for every individual, and for the first few weeks, you may experience bruising and swelling. Optimal results can typically be seen approximately 4 – 6 months after the operation.

Restore Your Natural Look

Are you dissatisfied with your current breast implants? Whether they are the wrong size or shape, or causing symptoms of breast implant-related illness, Dr. Hwang can help by performing breast implant removal surgery. At your consultation, he will discuss your options to restore the look and feel of your breasts. To get more information, call Brian Hwang, MD, Plastic Surgery in West Hills, CA at your earliest convenience.

Breast Implant Removal FAQS

How much does breast implant removal cost? The cost of breast implant removal surgery can vary depending on a few factors, including the complexity of the procedure and any additional procedures performed. When your treatment plan is developed, Dr. Hwang will go over estimated costs and financing. To make sure you are happy with your results and they last a long time, it's better to focus on quality over costs.

Is breast implant removal a safe procedure? Breast implant removal is generally considered safe when performed by a qualified and experienced surgeon, such as Dr. Hwang. As with any surgical procedure, there are risks involved. It is important to discuss potential risks and complications during your consultation before making the decision to undergo breast implant removal.

Can I get new implants after breast implant removal? It is possible to undergo breast augmentation with new implants after breast implant removal. However, it is crucial to discuss your goals and concerns with Dr. Hwang, who will assess the condition of your breasts and help you determine the most appropriate course of action. It's important to consider your motivations, expectations, and potential risks before deciding to undergo revision surgery.

*Indicidual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contains models.

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