It’s July 4th (yes, already!) and what better way to celebrate Independence Day than to put the spotlight on women who’ve exercised the freedom to remove their unwanted breast implants. Stars like Victoria Beckham, Mariel Hemingway, and Sharon Osbourne have opened up the dialogue around implant removal. RealSelf member mamakas6
, 46, describes the feeling after removing the implants she had for nearly 20 years: “I, as many others on here have confessed, haven't felt this good (emotionally & physically) since I was in my 20s!” RealSelfer Naturalmama88
agrees, “LIBERATION!! That’s the word that best describes the way I feel right now!”
RealSelf doctor Dr. Lavinia Chong
shares six intriguing facts you need to know about why women are choosing to remove their implants. The Orange County plastic surgeon performed roughly 28 breast implant removal surgeries
in 2013, and has so far done 10 sets in 2014. The RealSelf explant community
has grown by 27% over the last year, with the procedure earning a whopping 98% Worth It rating.