What is Breast Implant Removal
Breast Implant removal is performed for many reasons. Some choose to have a replacement of their implants whereas others choose to completely remove them. Breast implants that are aged, damaged or ruptured cannot be repaired, they must be removed and can be replaced. Manufacturers of breast implants recommend that they are replaced after 10 years.
There are many other reasons why you may choose to have a removal and replacement of implants including; replacing of old textured implants which may have a higher risk of lymphoma, change of size or placement of implants, to correct a complication such as capsular contraction or after breastfeeding. Some may choose not to have their implants replaced during this surgery.