Despite what you had in mind when undergoing breast augmentation, in many cases the procedure can result in a less than satisfactory outcome. Some women also choose to undergo a breast revision surgery after pregnancy, dramatic weight loss, aging, or with the desire to go larger or smaller. Breast revision surgery can also be needed when the implants need replacement after a long period of time. Beverly Hills breast revision surgery involves correcting complications and abnormalities after a primary breast augmentation surgery.
We are lucky enough to have the ability to change the shape, size, appearance, or position of the breasts with cosmetic surgery. For those unhappy with the results of their breast augmentation procedure, Dr. Michelle Lee can help you design a treatment plan to achieve the breast aesthetic you always wanted. Some of the most common reasons to choose Beverly Hills breast revision surgery include:
Often times, women will decide they want to either increase or decrease the size of her implants, based on changes in their own personal taste. Dr. Lee can perform an implant exchange in this case, removing older implants and placing new ones of the desired size.
Clients who no longer enjoy their breast implants at all can choose to have them completely removed. Dr. Lee can work with you to restore your breasts to their original proportions, creating a round, plump, natural look. Many choose this option due to changes in personal taste or when larger breasts are hindering their lifestyle.
Ruptured or deflated implant
Although rare, implants can fail, rupture or deflate. A rupture is very noticeable with saline implants, as the saline (harmless to the body) leaks out and the breast will appear to flatten. Silicone implants, on the other hand, have a high-density gel that will maintain the breast shape despite a rupture. It is still necessary to replace a silicone implant once the rupture is identified.
It is recommended to have your implants checked regularly. Revision surgery involves removing a ruptured implant and replacing it with a new one, taking care to preserve breast symmetry. It is important to know that most breast implants come with a warranty.
Capsular contracture is one of the most common complications from a breast augmentation surgery. This condition develops when an excess of scar tissue forms around the implant, giving an unattractive, unnatural look to the breasts, often accompanied by pain and discomfort. Capsular contracture is resolved by removing the scar tissue (capsulectomy) and placing new implants, or removing them and reshaping the natural tissue to restore a natural breast size.
If the pocket size is not perfectly fitted to the implant, the implants may shift and migrate – inwards, outwards, downwards or upwards. This is more common in implants that have been placed above the pectoral muscle and below the breast tissue. These aesthetic problems can all be corrected with breast revision surgery performed by our accomplished, board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Michelle Lee, who is widely regarded as being among the finest breast revision surgeons practicing in Beverly Hills.
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Candidates for Beverly Hills breast revision surgery are those who are fully healed from their original surgery and who feel unhappy with the appearance of their chest. The best candidates for breast revision surgery are experiencing the following:
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Your consultation will involve a detailed evaluation of your concerns with your primary breast augmentation procedure and your aesthetic goals. Some of the best questions to ask include:
Everyone is different. Typically, the recovery will be similar to what you experienced in your original augmentation, or often slightly shorter. If you are undergoing a breast lift with your revision, the recovery time is slightly longer. Generally, you will need about six weeks before returning to vigorous exercise or activities.
Dr. Michelle Lee and her team have created an atmosphere of comfort and care in a state-of-the-art private clinic. Helping clients feel tranquility on their self-enhancement journey is a just one aspect of the superior care you will experience. Some of the perks of choosing PERK Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills include: