Breast Implant Removal Q&A
Encapsulated + Breast Implant Removal
I'm 48 w/silicone implants over the muscle for 23 years. They're encapsulated, but still maintain nipple location and look good w/no... READ MORE
Fully encapsulated implants, they look like bullets on my chest. I want implants removed but don't want to be flat again (Photo)
My first implants were in 1999, then I had a Capsulectomy and new implants in 2005. They quickly became hard again. I now want them removed without a... READ MORE
I am a 59-yr old with 35 year old subpectoral silicone gel implants. There's been encapsulation over the years which i am familiar with. However, 6... READ MORE
I have my last procedure 10 years ago the ones before were encapsulated and I had pain and discomfort. Now my implants are under the muscle but taking... READ MORE
My silicone breast implants were placed in1983. Will Medicare/United Healthcare supplement cover any of the costs involved?
The right implant has become very hard and encapsulated and migrated higher two months ago. It has become painful and restricting my shoulder movement... READ MORE
Hello, I have had my saline implants since 1993,a few yrs. ago my left breast has encapulated and the right breast lost saline solution. I am 61 yrs.... READ MORE
My first implants were in 83. Got them replaced in 2006. Left side kept encapsulating. Last surg was 2007. Got mentor gel under the muscle. Left... READ MORE
I had saline implants 350cc in June 2014. I am 64. By Dec. 2014 the left breast had encapsulated and sat much higher on chest wall. PA 'fixed' the... READ MORE
Best explant procedure for removal of potentially leaked silicone from encapsulated ruptured 39yr old silicone implants? (Photo)
Patient is 61 yrs, silicone implanted in 1976. I think implants are on top of muscle. I would like to follow explant with breast lift &/or autologous... READ MORE
Are there any special considerations to be aware of as I begin my search to find a surgeon to remove my 40 year old implants?
I am a 70 year old woman with 40 year old implants that encapsulated years ago. My left breast has become somewhat distorted from the implant now... READ MORE
I had silicone implants about 40 years ago. The first time I realized they'd become encapsulated, a doctor popped them in his office by manual... READ MORE
Silicone implants placed 1979, never a problem-placed over muscle..diagnostic mammogram says encapsulated and slight leak on one side..no mri done.... READ MORE
I'm 62, on Medicare--want to explant "over the muscle" implants. Will I need to remove encapsulation? Will Medicare pay?
'97 I was 125# & 36 D; my R breast saline encapsulated & re-implanted to 36DD. I have degenerative spine & steroid injections & age issues=I'm up to... READ MORE
I'm heavier than I was 40 years ago, and my nipples are now pointing to the floor. Also, the left breast is encapsulated and hurts almost all the time... READ MORE
My silicone implants are 35 years old, and they are ruptured/encapsulated. How can I prepare for explantation?
What can I do to get my upper body in the best shape physically possible for this procedure. I am frightened and don't want to feel like a monster. I... READ MORE
At my age (70), is it a good idea to have them removed? I am in good health, except for the back pain. What would be the approximate cost...obviously... READ MORE
I had silicone implants in 1976. Because of encapsulation I had them removed in 1994. Doc said it was ruptured when he did the removal surgery.... READ MORE
I had saline implants of 17 years deflated ~ 5 months ago. They were both encapsulated & "calcified" causing pain. Love the look & feel of my... READ MORE
I had my encapsulated breast implants removed a little over a year ago. Last week, I had the first mammogram since the surgery. I just received a... READ MORE