Posted: July 5, 2013
Just like most other medical devices, breast implants are not intended to last forever. At some point in time, you will most likely need a breast augmentation revision procedure to replace an implant. The good news is that in most cases, your implants should last anywhere between 10-20 years, if not longer.
Common reasons for breast augmentation revision surgery include:
- Breast implant rupture
- To replace old saline implants with silicone breast implants
- To exchange for a larger or smaller sized implant
- To improve the results achieved during an initial breast augmentation procedure
- To correct complications associated with a prior procedure
- To restore results which have been negatively impacted by pregnancy and breastfeeding
During your initial consultation at our Scottsdale office, Dr. John Corey will review your medical history and examine the results achieved during your previous breast augmentation procedure. In order to accurately assess your situation, Dr. Corey encourages you to bring as much information as possible to your consultation. This may include:
- Dates of your initial surgery
- Implant type (name of manufacturer, round vs. tear drop, textured vs. smooth, saline vs. silicone)
- Implant size and fill volumes
- Breast implant placement information (above or below the muscle)
This information will help Dr. Corey devise a treatment plan that will correct any issues you are experiencing and restore a beautiful breast appearance.
Please contact Dr. John Corey today to schedule your breast augmentation revision consultation. We serve patients in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Mesa, Arizona.