Breast Implant Removal Q&A
Mammogram + Breast Implant Removal
How much breast tissue is removed with a capsulectomy? Remove implant and replace with new implant. If your removing the crusty capsule do you also... READ MORE
I can't afford to have my implants removed. Left side is ruptured Am I in danger? Will insurance pay to replace 1 or remove 2?
My implants are 27 years old. I know the left side is ruptured. I don't have $. I had a consultation 4 yrs ago & it was $100.I am now on SS but have... READ MORE
I have had breast implants for some time now, since I was in my mid 30s. I'm now 63 and wanting them removed so that my mammograms will be easier to... READ MORE
I Had a Momogram It Seems Implant is No Longer There. Should I Have Sac Removed? READ MORE
I'm 1.5 weeks out of having an explant. I'm considering having a lift and possibly fat transfer in a few months. I'm thinking it would be good to get... READ MORE
I have 30 yr old implants. Both extremely hard, and found out through mammogram that one is ruptured. Any suggestions?
I have 30 yr old silicone implants. They are both IV Bakers, and one is ruptured. My insurance will not pay for the removal, so I am trying to figure... READ MORE
I have one deflated implant. It is starting to bother me. I was trying to wait until I had the money to have a lift and have them replaced, but I can... READ MORE
I had 25 year old implants explanted 14 months ago. A couple months later, there was hardness at the top of each breast. Mammogram showed little... READ MORE
I have 35 year old silicone, sub implants. The left one has ruptured found during mammogram 1 year ago.
The implant appeared to have pukered lips. Assume this means the rupture was new? I am 61 and single. I went to a reputable hospital to there plastic... 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
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 sent in a question concerning having 30 year old implants, now I have had a mammogram and it shows that the pop I heard is the implant burst and is... READ MORE
Intracapsular rupture revision for silicone implants. Is it better to remove them than replace them?
I'm 60 and have had silicone implants under the muscle 30 years. Six months ago on yearly mammogram I was informed of bilateral intracapsular rupture.... READ MORE
I am having my saline breast implants removed. They are under the muscle. My plastic surgeon is not removing the capsule; he said that it will... READ MORE
Original: had a mammogram years ago& the left breast is ruptured, Now I can not get mammograms again and can not afford to replace or remove them.... READ MORE
Would like feedback on what is going on with my right breast after ruptured silicone implant removal?
I had silicone implant removal with breast lift, the right implant was ruptured, my surgeon said he got all the silicone out and flushed it out real... READ MORE
In decision phase to explant (mentor saline under muscle) with lift. Mammogram scheduled for Monday 2/9. Surgery not scheduled yet but hoping for June. READ MORE
Is it feasible that my capsules can be broken after a mammogram? I experienced terrible breast pain/burning and inflammation. Lasted about 7 weeks.... 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