Revision-11 Year Old Saline to Gummy Bear Implants with Internal Bra with Lift

Had my first implant surgery in 1998 by Dr. Kress....

Had my first implant surgery in 1998 by Dr. Kress. Had no problems whatsoever for 12 years until I decided to get a revision. I lived in South Florida so I went to Dr. Revis who was about 3 hours away from me.
Dr. Revis performed my revision in 2008 to replace my 12 year old saline implants with the gummy bear cohesive gel ones. Previously had no issues with the saline except after 3 kids there was extra skin and they had bottomed out. Dr. Revis did the internal bra on each breast and replaced my implants. Two days later, as I was laying in bed, my right breast sounded like it "popped" inside and it immediately felt very hot and ballooned to 3 times the size it was. It was very excruciating and I was in serious pain. I was hours away from Dr. Revis' office, I called them and they said to go to the hospital to get checked. I was able to be taken the next day to see him and he said that I would have to go right back into surgery the next day to drain the blood and repair whatever happened. I was devastated. I had to pay the OR fee again, the anesthesiologist fee again and one other bill I believe. It turns out that a suture from the internal bra ripped through my muscle and caused major bleeding. I didn't do a single thing to have caused it. I was being extra careful and did nothing but lay in bed and sleep. I had to have a huge drain put in for 4 days which was horrible.

Unfortunately, within 6 months I developed severe capsular contracture in both breasts again-mainly my right-and had to have another revision done less than 2 years later. He performed the surgery and replaced the implants and also used Strattice in both breasts to help to avoid the CC . After that surgery, I've had nothing but problems and have developed severe CC again, especially in my right breast and am constantly in pain. It's been many, many years that I've been living with this and it keeps getting worse. I wish I never got a revision to begin with. I'm currently looking for a phenomenal doctor to fix my breasts and get me out of this pain! I'm not going to bad mouth Dr. Revis; he wasn't the right doctor for me to begin with, I suppose. He has done great work but unfortunately my results weren't good with him.
Fort Lauderdale Plastic Surgeon

1 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
4 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
3 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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