I had an in office deflation of my 12 year old saline implants. I want them explanted now but can't do it because the office can't find any surgical place that has an opening until almost 3weeks from now. I reached out to his nurse to explain i'm in pain, the implant has a sharp point that is pressing so hard against my skin and can't push it in. However they explain that there's nothing they can do because everything is full. What can i do?
In Office Deflation Led to Implant Rubbing Against my Tissue Causing Pain and Discomfort?
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A deflated implant often folds and that is probably what is bothering you. If you want your surgery sooner, perhaps see another surgeon?
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Sorry to hear of your difficulties. If that surgeon can't do the removal promptly, your only option is to find another surgeon--call around. Best wishes.
Pain after deflation
The sharp point you are feeling is a fold in the implant. That is not uncommon after an implant deflation. I hope you will be able to get the implants removed sooner than you indicate if you are in pain as described. I don't understand why they were deflated before removing them. Normally we would deflate them during surgery on the day they were removed or simply remove them intact.
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