Breast Implant Removal in Scottsdale and Phoenix, AZ
Breast Implant Removal? Many people may find themselves asking, “Why would someone want to remove their breast implants?” The truth is most women who have breast augmentation undergo subsequent procedures at some point during their lifetime. Breast implants are not considered permanent, and there are a number of reasons women choose to have them removed.
Common Reasons for Breast Implant Removal
Although the majority of women who undergo breast augmentation are extremely satisfied with their results, a number of women wish to have their implants removed at some point. Common reasons include:
- Health Concerns
- Breast Implant Illness
- Recurrent Capsular Contractures
- Lifestyle Changes
Here in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area, women who wish to remove their breast implants can be easily treated using a breast implant removal procedure.
What to Expect AFTER Breast Implant Removal
Breast implant removal is a relatively simple procedure and can often safely be performed under local anesthesia. Breast implant removal procedure tend to be less invasive and painful than a breast enhancement. Most of the time, the incisions used for the initial procedure can be used for the removal, meaning no new scars. Through these incisions, Dr. DeVito can remove the old implant and capsule, if necessary. Following your breast implant removal, you should recover faster and experience less discomfort than with your original breast augmentation procedure. Some women will elect to have a breast lift following breast implant removal. Dr. Michele DeVito can discuss the different types of breast lift or mastopexy procedures as well.
If you are interested in having your breast implants removed schedule your appointment to meet with Dr. DeVito today. She can examine your breast implants, provide options, and recommend the best course of action for you.