Reasons to consider breast implant removal
There are a variety of reasons to seek out a breast explanation in Las Vegas.
- Some patients are seeking to increase or decrease the size of their implants, or wish to forego implants altogether and return to their former breast size. Our vision of our best self may change, and Dr. Engineer’s mission is working to enact the best and safest tactics to attain your ideal outcome.
- Additionally, breast implant removal may be perfect for patients unhappy with the size and shape of their current implants. Such a patient may have also experienced complications, such as the development of hard, painful scar tissue. With his expertise in breast implant removal, Dr. Engineer can resolve such issues.
- Some patients may find that they miss the natural feel and tone of their breasts. Dr. Engineer may be able to perform a breast implant replacement or explantation to help patients regain natural softness.
- If you have textured implants, you may wish to replace them or undergo explantation due to the recent FDA report linking textured implants to breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). In other cases, it may just be time to replace your saline-filled or silicone-filled implants - all implants may be replaced on the schedule recommended by the manufacturer, which is generally about 10-15 years, however this timeline is not definitive.
You may choose to replace your implants during the same surgical procedure. Most patients choose to replace their implants in order to change the size of the initial breast augmentation, to maintain their results, or to upgrade their implant type. Dr. Engineer will spend time in conversation with you during your personal consultation to fully understand your intentions. He will exercise the full weight of his training and experience in order to create the best, safest, and most appropriate surgical plan for your specific needs and goals.