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Is It Possible to Have Insurance Cover Implant Explantation?

I had McGhan saline implants placed subglandularly in 2000. I've developed capsular contracture in my rt breast. Since 2006 I've suffered from... READ MORE

Explantation Covered by Insurance?

I am considering having my breast implants removed and a lift performed as I have tremendous back and shoulder pain with the weight and my job as a... READ MORE

Will Medicaid Pay from Saline Breast Implant Removal?

I had breast augmentation under the muscle in 1998 with saline implants. For the past 5 years or so I've been having pain and discomfort in my breast... READ MORE

Will Insurance Pay to Have Breast Implants Removed After Breast Cancer?

I had a bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction after breast cancer. i am unhappy and concerned with the safety. will insurance pay for the removal... READ MORE

Problem with (10yr Old) Saline Implant Moving & Causing Pain...please Help

I have always been large chested but lacked the fullness I desired after 2 children & years of weight gain/loss. Approx 10 yrs ago I had under the... READ MORE

Removal of Implants From 10 Years Ago?

I had implants 10yrs ago.Within a yr or two I started having major medical problems.I need to find a plastic surgeon that would be willing to help me... READ MORE

Can All of my Ailments Be Caused by my Implants? If So is It Covered by Insurance?

I'm 37 a mother of 3. I have had my implants for 9 years. Ever since I got them I have been sick. Chest pain, dizzines, weak muscles and joints,... READ MORE

Why do I have to pay the full cost in advance for removal of my implants when my insurance covers it? Is this normal policy?

My consulting PS said my insurance will pay for the removal but not for mastopexy & replacement. The total price was quoted as $11,000 with full... READ MORE

I can't afford to have my implants removed. The left side is ruptured Am I in danger?

My implants are 27 years old. I know the left side is ruptured. I do not have the money to do anything. I had a consultation about 4 years ago and... READ MORE

Can Breast Explant be covered by Insurance?

I would like to get my breast explant covered by insurance. The implants are not only rippling but have started to "tug" and can be quite painful when... READ MORE

What is the protocol to have implants removed? What are the requirements to have insurance (kaiser) cover this procedure?

I was approved for a breast reduction, only to be denied at pre-op. My breast were Ds-DDs depending on weight. Most Dr.'s suggested a lift with... READ MORE

Implant removal and reimplantation resulting from implant rupture

In January, 1976, I had breast implants by thoracic surgeon because of hyperplasia tissue removed. My insurance paid for them. I was only 30 years old... READ MORE

Is explantation surgery covered by insurance?

I've had saline implants since 1997. I have capsular contracture and calcium rims around both implants. I have also been having immune system issues,... READ MORE

Will insurance cover breast reconstruction after removal of infected implants?

2003 implants inserted, 3 days post op left implant infection, implant remained in place, surgeon makes slit in areola and washes implant with... READ MORE

Does OHIP cover breast explants? I got my implants in the Dominican Republic but they're not FDA approved.

I live in Ontario. I got breast implants last year in the Dominican Republic. I found out the implants are not FDA apprpved. They are very painful and... READ MORE

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