Breast Implant Removal

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Breast implant removal is performed when a woman decides she no longer wants her implants or when complications such as capsular contracture or rupture may occur. If a woman doesn’t want to replace her implants, removal can performed along with a breast lift to address skin and tissue that might have been stretched from the implants.

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HI! I am looking into getting my 275 cc saline implants removed. I've had them for 15 years and they are on top of the muscle. I've only spoken to one doctor so far. I have nursed all 4 of my children luckily without issue, but do have a slight capsular contracture. Doc said he could hear... READ MORE

I had breast implants over the muscle implanted in December 2011, the look and feel of the implants were not what I had expected or hoped for. After having my two children, my once naturally full bust was a little less pert and at the time I wrongly felt that surgery was the answer! What a bad... READ MORE

So i had my BA 7 weeks ago and I'm already pretty sure I want to explant very soon. The reasons for this is many but the main reason is that I hate my results. My PS lowered my folds about 4 cm (i think), and it was way too much! I look really bad right now. Other reasons are: implants are too... READ MORE

I got my breast augmentation in 2004 (under the muscle) along with lipo (thighs, back, neck, hips) and an upper eyelid lift. I had saline, not sure of the fill, also not sure what size I was beforehand (it's been so long!) I can't remember how long it was (maybe a year?) after the procedure that... READ MORE

Phew, so I have finally decided I want to book my explant for May 2016, and I'm both excited and terrified! I had my first BA at 18; 280cc silicone cohesive gels under the muscle. I had always felt so self conscious about my tiny 32AA boobs, although I now realise i had barely given them a... READ MORE

I've never been more excited. Like many on this forum, I had implants done too young (21 years old) because of my lack of self-esteem. I had NO boobs, none whatsoever, and just wanted to feel more feminine, more proportionate. I can honestly say that I've hated them since the first year I... READ MORE

I had my first child at 18 years of age and 2 more by the time I was 21. After breast feeding my son, I found that my breast tissue was just MIA! Missing altogether. All that seemed to be left was the skin. Only 18 years old and I felt that my breasts looked 40 years older, like 2 fried eggs... READ MORE

So I guess you can say my story started 9 years ago. I was 25 years old and had been thinking for a long time that I wanted to get my breasts "fixed" as I had very saggy c-cup boobs. After MUCH contemplating I decided to go and see a plastic surgeon to see what could be done about them. I was... READ MORE

I've been wanting to remove my implants for a time, but I was unsure if I wanted to replace them or just remove them. I was conflicted with the way they would look, but now I don't care with aesthetic as much as I want my health back. I got my implants right out of high school, because I felt... READ MORE

Today is Thursday 5th May and in 18 days I will be having my 12 year old PIP ruptured implants removed. The silicone has emigrated to my under arm lymph nodes now because I cancelled surgery 2 years ago to remove my intact PIP implants. I put my love of having breasts over my health - crazy,... READ MORE

Ok, so I'm having these removed this week and super excited! The doctor before did a wonderful job, and they look really good as is now, but I just want to be me again. I got them 16 years ago, no problems, just a little rippling. As a marathon runner, they hamper my running time to say the... READ MORE

I am 56 year old. No Kids and Single. I got BA when I was 29 after a divorce. I didn't spend a lot of time thinking about it. Kindof a quick decision, but this was before the internet so there was no way to research it. Before BA I was a 34AA. I wanted to be a cute little B cup. I woke up... READ MORE

So 2 days ago I had my 500cc cohesive gel implants removed after 11yrs. They made me a 30ff on a size 8 (uk) frame which has just served to make me look frumpy and matronly. I got the implants initially after 3 children and being empty. I have no idea why I didn't have a lift back then , it... READ MORE

I had a breast augmentation revision 4 weeks ago in London after 17 years of implants from the age of 23. I don't know what my bra size was before the implants, I didn't need a bra, but you can see in my pictures from the first pre-op surgery. My current surgeon says I was an A cup. I had 270cc... READ MORE

BACKGROUND - WHY I GOT IMPLANTS I grew up as an extremely shy and insecure young girl. I was born to teenage parents, and the oldest of 4 children. I suppose in one way I grew up very quickly as I took on a lot of the care-taking of my siblings. In another way, I was still very immature with... READ MORE

Ok so here's my story. Like many others, I am passing it along so hopefully it will help others as others' has helped me. I will give the condensed version. When I was young, I was stupid and insecure, so I got implants. Now that I"m all grown up (physically), I want them out. I'm insecure... READ MORE

I hope I can correct this before it is too late. My husband and I have been trying for a baby for over 4 and a half years. After recently seeing a fertility doctor to help investigate it turns out my high prolactin levels could be causing my body to give off the signal I am breast feeding. ... READ MORE

I have decided to write my story after thinking about it for a long time. I guess I haven’t done it yet mainly, let’s be honest, because I am a bit embarrassed. But everyone here has helped me so much, that the least I can do is try to pay it forward. My first language is not English, sorry if ... READ MORE

Had my first implants in 1999. I was part of a case study and while breast feeding my eight month old third child (born in 2004), my left breast implant deflated. I had to stop breastfeeding and two weeks later implants were replaced at no cost to me. (I was glad it happened for the fact that... READ MORE

Hello Ladies, You have given me such HOPE! I've varied between Hating/Disliking/Feeling Embarrassed and Having Pain with regard to these implants since the day I got them in. I had such pretty little A cup breasts. It was so sad to hurt them in that way. :( Now that I'm past menopause,... READ MORE

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How much does a Breast Implant Removal cost?

The typical cost for a Breast Implant Removal ranges from $1,245-$7,850 with an average cost of $4,275. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 1,662 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more