I want to have my implants removed, they are under the muscle, will there be a pocket?
Will There Be a Pocket After Breast Implant Removal?
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Breast implant removal
If you do not have capsular contracture, simple removal will be fine. The leftover scar tissue will shrink down considerably and present no future problems.
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Breast implant pocket
Once the implants are removed, the breast pocket usually contracts and in some instances completely disappears.
Breast implant pocket after removal (explantation)
There will absolutely be a pocket after breast implant removal.. Most surgeons will leave this to close whle some may suture it closed while others will place a drain to help it decrease in size. It may take 6-9 months ot dissipate.