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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Silicone Above Muscle, Capsular Contracture, Grade III- 30yr old implants- Not Someone You’d Want to Invite to a Party Right Now

Aloha, fellow explanters. Decided it’s time for me to come out of ‘lurking’ mode and reach out to this wonderful community. To start with, I live in Hawaii and am finding the preliminaries for explanting a little challenging, due in part to the fact that there are no plastic surgeons that ... READ MORE

Sick From Implants : En Bloc Capsulectomy date Nov 2016

I'm scheduled for surgery with Dr Feng in December and intend to give a full and honest review of my experience both physical and emotional. I could not find any reviews that give a list of all symptoms before and after so I intend to do this (over the years) in the hope of helping other women... READ MORE

Awake for explant of breast implants! I had implants for 20+years!

Initial surgery - senior in high school (1997) revision - 2009 - i only visited one surgeon and told him (Dr. Bruce Kadz of Beverly Hills) that i wanted them out. he talked me out of it. i told him i wanted them smaller. they ended up being bigger. i have (as i did with my first set) serious... 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

Suspected Rupture of Silicone Implants, 30, 6 Years Old - Exeter, GB

I have an appointment on the 24th August, to discuss a possible rupture of my implant on my left side. I am a very active person, so when my left side under my arm pit started stinging a couple of months ago, I assumed I had just pulled something doing pole. But it comes and goes so I've made a... READ MORE

Nervous, but Counting the Days . London, GB

As you can see from the horrendous photos ( I've never taken pics before and I'm shocked at the state of them) these 6 yr old implants have got to be removed. I realise they look hiddious. I have a nasty rash that has developed on left boob and encapsulation. I've had implants since my late 20s... READ MORE

34 Years, 7 Years of Implants Under the Muscle

Hello everybody! I am so glad this site exits... I am 34 years old and have had my implants since 2009. I've always wanted bigger boobs and thought about having BA since I was 18. At the age of almost 28 I thought I'd be mature enough to have it done. Right after BA a bruise evolved in my left... READ MORE

33 Y.o. W/10 Y.o. Implants Removing for Health Issues - Newport Beach, CA

Hi Real Self community! I am so happy and blessed to have come upon the site. It has helped men emotionally and visually! My story is one of a lot of recent physical and emotional turmoil. I strongly believe it is all due to Breast Implant Illness. Symptoms have been; memory loss, brain fog,... READ MORE

Explant • Mastopexy • Fat Transfer

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


I got implants at 19. I had Asymmetrical breasts that I was insecure about. I also thought that big boobs were sexy. I never really liked my implants. the doctor over filled one implant to make up for its smaller size. This made one breast much harder than the other. Over time one implant... READ MORE

32 Years Old, 3 Kids, 14 Year Old Implants, They Are More Foreign Than Ever!

Something occurred to me around Christmas time about all my pain, discomfort, exhaustion and other health issues. Years of problems I just accepted and ignored suddenly had a crystal clear answer... I needed my implants removed. It was a little voice that I finally listened to. I booked a... 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

5 Years / 3 Sets of Implants Finally Full Explanation

I'm day 2 post Explant and loving feeling light. No more heavy, matronly falsies. I initially 5 years ago wanted a cup size increase to avoid a lift, the scars & the expense. I was advised on 370cc. However this didn't go to plan. I had G cups after the swelling settled! I'd gone in a... 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

This Was One of the Best Decisions I Made in a Long Time - Los Alamitos, CA

The last three years I have been battling with my acceptance of my breast implants. I simply did not want to admit to myself that I have made a really bad decision and wasted thousands of dollars. So as months turned into years, next thing I knew a baby later and nearing my 30s I was still in... READ MORE

Songbirdie say's...''Breast implants are Boobie Traps!!!

I am a singer/ entertainer and have made a living with a curvy body. Now at 50 I only want to be natural again and love myself the way God made me. I first got implants in 1990, I had a new set of implants put in in 1997 and now after 23 years of implants in my body I just want them out. I fill... READ MORE

28yo W/ 32D's Back to my 32B's! - Newport Beach, CA

I wouldn't have been as confident about my decision to undergo a breast implant removal if I hadn't found this website! There have been countless photos and personal stories shared on here that have really helped me follow through with what my gut feeling has been telling me for the past 8 years... READ MORE

1.5 Year Implants Removed with Breast Lift -

Surgery is scheduled. I decided 1.5 years ago after 2 kids and 70 lb weight loss I wanted my boobs back. They looked like flat pancakes that I had to always wear a push up bra. After a consult with my dr he suggested ump,ants to give me the fullness I desired. He did not think I needed a lift... READ MORE

36 Removing Implants After 5 Yrs. 475 cc Gel Under Muscle - Denver, CO

After cc in right breast and pain I'm getting my implants removed. I can't wait. I haven't slept on my stomach for 5 years. I want to ride my horse and run with confidence again. I want to stick my chest out without being self conscious. I want to hold my puppies dogs close to me. I'm... READ MORE

Implant Removal After 3 Months, 27 Years Old, No Kids - London, GB

I had 240cc subglandular implants on the 4th October. Initially I liked having boobs, but they were quite large for my frame and I was constantly telling myself they would change. I was very conscious of them and didn't want anyone to notice so started hiding them under baggy tops and scarves... READ MORE

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