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Can I Swap Out My Older Breast Implants?

Pop quiz: Did you know it’s possible to swap out your older breast implants? Breast implant replacement surgery can help you trade in your older implants for newer versions or, in some cases, completely different implants altogether. Check out how implant replacement works and other things you should consider before your implant replacement. How Implant Replacement Works Implant replacement surgery is performed in a similar manner to breast augmentation surgery; however, the main goal of the procedure is to take out the older implant and replace it with a new one. The incisions are usually made in the same areas as the older ones, i.e. underneath the curve of the breast, around the areola, and within the armpit. Implant replacement is an excellent choice for women who have had their implants for more than five years and are ready for a change. Some women who have capsular contracture may also benefit from implant replacement surgery. Breast Implant Replacement Consultations Available Request A Consultation Other Things to Consider Before Your Implant Replacement If you’re solely interested in swapping out your older breast implants for newer ones, great! However, implant replacement provides you with the perfect opportunity to think more about your implants, including if you’re still [...]

When Should I Replace My Breast Implants?

If you’re considering undergoing breast augmentation surgery or you’ve recently had the surgery performed, you probably have a lot of questions on your mind about your implants. While implants are safer than ever before, you may be wondering what you can expect in terms of the longevity of your implants. In other words, you’re probably thinking: “When should I replace my implants?” The Typical Timeframe for Implant Replacement While each patient has a different experience than others, it turns out that most implant manufacturers recommend replacing your implants every five to ten years. Today’s implants typically carry a warranty on them, which ensures that the implants will last that long (barring any injury or accident which could cause the implants to puncture and leak). VIEW MORE PATIENT RESULTS There are scenarios in which you might have to undergo implant replacement a little earlier than expected. For example, if your MRIs show that you’re developing significant scar tissue or your implant is leaking, you’ll need to undergo replacement surgery. You Won’t Have to Go It Alone Don’t worry, you won’t have to decide when you’re ready to replace your breast implants all on your own. In fact, your board certified plastic surgeon will work with you even before the procedure to help you understand what your timeframe might be, as well as schedule annual appointments to check in on [...]

By | 2019-07-20T14:07:21+00:00 September 16th, 2018|Breast Implants, Plastic Surgery|0 Comments
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