Breast Implant Revision Questions & Answers

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?

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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?