After initially receiving breast implants, women do have the option to undergo a secondary procedure to replace or revise them. As time passes, factors like pregnancy and aging contribute to altering the appearance of the breasts and previous implants, which is why many women come to Dr. Ortiz for breast implant revision surgery. Dr. Ortiz, a board-certified and renowned Raleigh plastic surgeon, has completed numerous breast implant revisions to restore a more youthful appearance and increase women’s self-confidence.
A breast implant revision surgery involves replacing old breast implants installed in a previous procedure with new ones. Women have this surgery for various different reasons, such as improving the appearance of the breasts, increasing or decreasing the size of the previous implants, resolving concerns about the rupture or migration of the implants, or to change the material of the implants.
As time passes, you may become unhappy with the size of your implants or simply wish to have them redone. In addition, breast implants can migrate or even rupture, and this procedure is designed to resolve these issues. During this one-day, outpatient procedure, Dr. Ortiz will replace the old breast implants with new, improved implants, while restoring a more youthful contour and tailoring your breasts to your desired appearance. A breast implant revision can also be performed in conjunction with a breast lift or breast reduction.
If you are dissatisfied with your current breast implants and would like to have them exchanged or removed, we encourage you to contact our Raleigh breast implant surgeon. Dr. Ortiz can discuss which form of procedure, methods, or implant size is most appropriate, answer any questions or concerns you may have, and ultimately leave you feeling more youthful and self-confident. Dr. Ortiz is both board-certified and internationally recognized, meaning he is well equipped to provide you with the most exceptional breast implant revision possible. Schedule your personalized consultation at our Raleigh plastic surgery center today by calling one of our professionals at 919-532-2270 or by completing the easy-to-use online contact form below.
44-year-old female who presented for evaluation after undergoing a peri-areolar sub-muscular augmentation mammoplasty with 375cc saline implants 14 years ago. She said that, after childbearing, breastfeeding, and pregnancy changes, her implants shifted infra-laterally. She stated that she works out significantly and this made things worse. She desired a natural look, possibly with smaller implants. I offered to exchange the prosthesis for a silicone implant that would allow for more longevity and better feel.
Weight: 105 pounds. BMI: 21.
Procedure: Bilateral Breast Implant Exchange and Mesh Repair
50 year old female, who underwent a mommy makeover at another practice in 2017, was not satisfied with the appearance of her breasts after the surgery. She felt that the implants were too high, especially on the right, and that her breasts sagged over the implants. Weight 183 pounds. BMI: 27 Procedures: Mastopexy with Implant Exchange. Approach: Inframammary. Placement: Subfascial. Implant Type: Smooth Round Full-Projection Silicone Gel Implants. Implant Size: 360cc.
34-year-old female who presents after undergoing breast reduction surgery as a young woman, 15 years prior to evaluation. She presents with a desire to re-establish the volume and shape of her breasts.
Before size: 36 C
After size: 36 D
Implant type and size: 440cc Mentor moderate plus profile, extra silicone gel implant
34 year-old female who is fitness model underwent augmentation with 240 cc in early 2018. The patient was satisfied at that time since she had minimal breast tissue. In the time since her initial procedure, she began to feel that the implants were too small and wanted to fill more of the envelope of her breast. Because of this, she chose to undergo a breast implant revision and receive implants with a wider profile and double the volume.
Before size: 30B
After Size: 30D
Implant type: Smooth Round Silicone High Profile
Implant size: 475 cc