Breast Implant Revision Questions & Answers


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Is it true that breast implants need to be replaced every 10 years? What if I decide to wait another few.. or even more? Can I get complications because of that?
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I had a breast augmentation surgery and was unhappy with the left breast. I asked him to fix it but requested to not have the anchor scar as I did not want the scar across my breast. He did not listen and now myleft bre...
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I have a ruptured implant that doctors told me for a couple of years it was safe until I can replace due to silicone staying in the capsule. Recently the silicone and blood is leaking through my old incision at an uncom...
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25 years after having silicone implants with no complications my right breast has suddenly became very swollen, extremely hard, it feels very hot and almost a sore bruised heavy sensation. The shape besides the swelling...
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I had my breast augmentation over 15 years ago when I was young and thought I needed them to feel better about myself. Now that I’m a 56 year old grandmother I want to get rid of them. Is it possible to have a breast i...
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I am thinking about getting breast implants but is it true that you need to replace them every ten years? That type of cost is going to be tough to manage on a ten-year basis. Do you need to replace them regardless of ...
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I got saline breast implants several years ago but I am afraid that they are starting to look and feel deformed. They aren’t as soft as they once were, and I sometimes get random soreness in both of them. Is this a sig...
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I think I need a breast revision but I am not sure. It is pretty obvious to me that my initial breast implant procedure did not go well. I went back to my original surgeon and he is ok with providing a revision for me....
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It's been halfa year since I had saline implants in my breasts. Since the surgery, my breasts haven't felt right but I was told to expect that. "It can take time for them to set and to get used to them"-- and so on. Bu...
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I wonder if my breast implants have become encapsulated. My procedure was 6 months ago but both breasts just feel unnatural and uncomfortable. What will I have to go through in order to fix this issue? Please tell me t...
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I had a breast augmentation less than 6 months ago, and I made a big mistake. I went from small B cups to Ds and they just don’t look right on my small frame. It’s obvious that they are fake and I really don’t want to ...
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I got breast implants 20 years ago and am thinking about getting them replaced. What types of signs should I be looking for in order to tell that I need to get them refreshed? I feel healthy and my breasts feel ok. The...
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I had breast implants 3 years ago and I think something is wrong with them. My right breast is now sitting a little lower than my left. How much would a revision cost? I have about 2.5K but I guess there is always the ...
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I'm sold on the idea of getting silicone over saline implants but I'm deathly afraid of a rupture and I've been cautioned that a rupture's harder to detect when the implants are silicone. Are there symptoms to watch ou...
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I told the doctor I wanted a natural look, something not very obvious, but this didn't mean I wanted to wear almost the same bra size after the surgery! He recommended me the 300 cc implants, and they seemed big enough...
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Should I replace the implants entirely (maybe go for saline this time?) or just remove the scar tissue? I had a BA 3 years ago, 400cc high profile silicone implants that developed a capsular contracture. I don't know wh...
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I had silicone implants a year ago and I am concerned that one of the implants has ruptured. Around 6 months after the surgery, I began to feel numbness, pain and a tingly sensation in my left breast. I addressed my iss...
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Is there a time limit for how long breast implants should stay in the body? I got mine in 2005, should I be looking to replace them soon?
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