Breast implant Revision and Removal San Diego & Coronado
What Is a Breast Implant Revision?
Breast Implant Revision Plastic Surgery or Revision Breast Augmentation is a very common plastic surgery procedure performed by Dr. Jaibaji, MD, at his plastic surgery practices in Coronado, California and Hillcrest, California.
Dr. Moneer Jaibaji, MD, is particularly sought after as a San Diego Breast Implants Revision Plastic Surgeon for his skill with Breast Implant Revisions (the process of correcting breast implant surgeries that yielded poor initial results) and his exceptional experience
Women seek breast implant revision due to a variety of reasons:
- Desire to change implant size. This can be for a larger or smaller breast implants.
- Change in breast shape after pregnancy, breast feeding or the result of time and gravity.
- breast implants deflation.
- breast implant rupture.
- asymmetry of the breasts
- they are not happy with the positioning of their breast implants
- because breast implants complications have occurred such as capsular contracture, rippling, bottoming out, fold malposition, and/or symmastia (otherwise known as “uniboob”)
- Or simply they just want the implants removed
- Patient concerned about lymphoma risk associated with textured Biocell implants.
In addition, many women are now opting to exchange their saline breast implants for silicone gel breast implant. Therefore, silicone gel breast implants look and feel more like a natural breast compared to saline breast implants.
Please note: the FDA re-approved the use of silicone breast implants for plastic surgery and the rest of the United States in 2006.
Breast implant revision surgery
Breast Implants Revision plastic surgery is a very rewarding procedure for the patient. Moreover, the original breast implants are removed during surgery and replaced with ones that have the approved in size and shape implants by the patient prior to the plastic surgery.
The pocket where the breast implants were placed by a previous plastic surgeon (under the breast tissue or under the pectoralis major muscle) may need to be modified by Moneer Jaibaji, MD, during surgery.
Additionally, various surgical techniques that deal with the scar tissue (that will be present) will be used by San Diego revision breast augmentation plastic surgeon Dr. Moneer Jaibaji to minimize scarring at all costs.
All women are concerned with scarring following revision breast surgery. Moneer Jaibaji, MD will work to minimize the appearance of any scars. Depending on your particular case, San Diego plastic surgeon Dr. Moneer Jaibaji may prescribe topical scar products , silicone sheeting and/ or laser scar treatments that help scars fade over time.
Breast implant removal
At Jaibaji Plastic Surgery we offer breast implant removal. There are two ways to do that; the first is to simply remove the implants leaving the capsule behind. The second is to remove the implant and the capsule. Removing the capsule will require general anesthesia and possibly drain placement.
The Capsule and breast implant removal
If a patient has a textured Biocell implant and concerned about BIA- ALCL ( a form of lymphoma) should contact our office for information and advice on haw to deal with with it. A proper history and physical exam is essential. If the patient have symptoms and signs of lymphoma then the implant and the entire capsule must be remove and any fluid and tissue must be sent for testing.
En block capsullectomy or total capsule remove is essential for treatment of the condition.
If you have any questions about Breast Implants Revision Correction, or would like a Breast Implants Revision surgery consultation with the San Diego Plastic Surgeon please feel free to contact Moneer Jaibaji MD, for a corrective breast implants revision plastic surgery consultation.