Breast Implant Removal

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Breast implant removal is a surgical procedure performed when a woman decides she no longer wants her implants. The surgery can address concerns like implant malfunction, capsular contracture, and dissatisfaction with breast size. It's also commonly performed on women who have experienced sagging due to aging, pregnancy, or weight fluctuations. If a woman chooses not to replace her implants, a breast lift can be done at the same time to address skin that may have been stretched. LEARN MORE >
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Rare Complication - Impending Implant Extrusion, Have Decided to Explant

I have no agenda to talk other women out of getting breast implants. I know that many women are very pleased with them and I'm glad they have had good luck. But for me, getting breast implants was one of the worst decisions I ever made. I have had two expensive surgeries with multiple... READ MORE

Explant / Mastopexy

Hi RealSelf friends! I found this site last week, after looking for a PS, and have been "addicted"... Okay, maybe "obsessed" ;)... LOVE seeing everyone's "Real Self" and reading your stories! It has made me feel comfortable enough to share my own... I have been blessed with three amazing kids... READ MORE

Small Boobs Please! - Houston tx

I'm planning to have my implants removed finally. I feel like I've been through hell already. I had my first set 23 yrs ago. Saline 325cc above the muscle. They were perfect for about 15 yrs. I started developing ripples so as soon as I saved enough money I went for a revision. The doc said I... READ MORE

Explanted after nearly 3 yrs and SO GLAD!!

I got a breast augmentation on May 16 2015. Before the implants, I was a size 30C. I had a decent amount of breast tissue and never really considered myself to have "small" boobs...although people would sometimes tell me they were small I always viewed them as the medium/small side. I had always... READ MORE

39 Years Old, 2 Kids, 6 Year Old Implants and Ready to Get Back to Me! - Nashville, TN

I am 5'6", 124 lbs. and 39 years old. The breast implants and lift came after my kids. I did have As before nursing and they settled around droopy Bs. The implants brought me to large Cs. They never settled properly, the areola stretched out and the right side has ruptured. So ready to rid of... READ MORE

Cincinnati Implant Removal and Lift/Augment. 210 cc

Ok, so I had implants - saline, over the muscle (under fascia) placed in my breasts in 2007. They are 9 years old 2x the size they once were bc of weight gain, pregnancy and well gravity. I've traveled to Miami 2 x in the last 9 months for plastic surgery. The second time was for a revision and... READ MORE

47 Yrs Old and Too Heavy.

I had breast implants for 17 years, after breastfeeding my 2 boy's, they were uneven in size, so I decided to go big, triple D. After 4 years of back, neck, shoulder pain and several rashes under my breasts, I heard of this Amazing Dr. that could make me feel better and still look beautiful. He... READ MORE

31 Year Old, No Kids, 450cc and 475cc High Profile Implants Placed Almost 2 Years Ago - Wilmington, NC

I don't really know why i got these implants to begin with. I had nice, perky, smaller breasts before; I was a 34b and I am currently a 34dd after getting these implants. Let me just say, they say go bigger because most women are disappointed when the swelling goes down, well, these things are... READ MORE

27 y/o Removing 7 y/o 380cc Silicone Implants - London, GB

I had 380cc round, textured, high profile, cohesive silicone implants placed 7 years ago at the age of 20. I've been quietly considering removal of my implants for a little while. I love them at the beginning but I just don't feel like I need them any more and don't like always having the... READ MORE

33 Year Old, Just Wanted to Be Only Me Again

Hi everyone reading this, I just want to share my story as this site with all the reviews, photos and stories helped me taking this decision. A week ago I had my implants removed. I have had my implants for 10 years and from the beginning I was happy, my new breasts were nice. Big according to... READ MORE

47 year old Ready to Remove 21 Year Old Implants! - Houston, TX

For years I have regretted my decision to have implants put in and now I'm finally taking the steps to have them removed! Like many, at age 26 and after having 2 children, I thought it was necessary to get breast implants to be "beautiful" again. I was a saggy size B before the procedure and I... READ MORE

Breast Explant

I want to thank all the women out there who have posted their journeys on breast explantation. In hopes of helping others, I would like to share my journey. I had saline breast implants for 16 years. I put in a very small size (probably a b cup). About 4 years ago I got capsular contracture in... READ MORE

35 Years Old, Removal Complete & Back to Natural - Newport Beach, CA

In 2007, I went to dinner with my girlfriends (all in our mid-20's) and out of the 5 of us, I was the only one that did not have breast implants.  I never really had self-esteem issues and had no problems getting dates or guys but the seed was planted after seeing how perfect my friend's boobs ... READ MORE

Ready to Explant in OKC! - Oklahoma City, OK

Everyone, thank you so much for your honesty and openness. Because you have had the courage to go through this I have the courage to do it also . After 30 years and three different sets of silicone implants, ( I am 60, I had capsules each time I got a new set ). As you can see in the pictures... READ MORE

5 Yr Old Implant Removal W/ Breast Lift 37 Yrs Old 2 Kids - Paramus, NJ

Hi! You've all inspired me to write about my journey. I was bigger breasted my entire life since I was teenager.. about a size C/D.. after I had my second child 6.5 years ago my breasts shrunk to a small B with a lot of saggy skin. Dr. Elliot Heller didn't push a lift so we just did an implant.... READ MORE

33y/o 12 Y Implants Under the Muscle No Kids

My dear heroes ladies, I am calling you "mine" because you all mean so much to me! Thanks to all you I got to be strong and got feelings for myself again. Now there is playing an oldie song on the radio oh oh yeah yeah I love you more than I can say. Well, this song is for you guys. You... READ MORE

60yr Old, 12yr Old Silicone 300cc over the Muscle, Explant in Two Weeks!!!

Went for my pre op appointment today and all going ahead on 12th January, with the NHS. I am a young at heart 60yr old fitness instructor who can't wait to explant these matronly breasts, which drag me down. I went from a 36AA at the age of 48 to now a very full 36C with grade 3 CC in the right... READ MORE

30 Yrs Old, 425 CCs Under the Muscle, Can't Wait to Get Them out - Dallas, TX

I had 425 cc implants placed under the muscle in March of 2011. When I had them done, I wasn't active and didn't really think they would ever bother me. Boy was I wrong. I started working out and lifting weights later that year. During that first year, I notice the right one was starting to... READ MORE

55 -Ready to Explant 300cc Silicone Gel with Breast Lift and 2nd Full Tummytuck with Lipo!

Thank you all for sharing your stories. Therefore I will be sharing mine. In March of 2008 I went to my PS (who is now retired) to fix me after the results of children and 3 months with a personal trainer. I was 5'4" 46 and ripped. I was in the best shape of my life! My skin was falling off... READ MORE

Explanation and lift botched

Was so excited for my neck and back not to hurt but now I'll have to save again I'm totally botched high scarring and nipples so high they pop out dog ears in between breast and outside of breast. I was told I would be a d cup and I'm a A cup. I should have went with old method I'm so sad ???? READ MORE

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