Breast Implant Removal in Atlanta, GA

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At SurgiCare Arts & Aesthetics, Angelina Postoev, MD, FACS, a triple board-certified cosmetic surgeon, and Christopher Ibikunle, MD, FACS, offer breast implant removal for women in Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Suwanee, Johns Creek, and the surrounding areas of Georgia.

What is Breast Implant Removal?

Breast implant removal, also referred to as explant surgery, is a surgical procedure for removing breast implants and extracting silicone material in case the implant leaked inside the breast capsule. Usually, breast implant removal procedure is performed because of hardening, causing pain or irritation from the scar after implant placement. Therefore, the breast implant needs to be replaced or removed every 10-20 years and checked regularly with MRI to avoid complications, such as leakage and/or rupture.

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To learn more about breast implant removal that is right for you, contact us to schedule an in-person consultation.

What Happens During Breast Implant Removal Consultation?

You will meet with Dr. Angelina Postoev to review your medical history, previous breast implants procedures, and factors that may affect your outcomes, such as medical conditions, allergies, alcohol or tobacco use, and current medications or supplements being taken. You can discuss breast implant removal surgery that is right for you and set reasonable goals.

What Are the Benefits of Breast Implant Removal?

Many women every year decide to remove their breast implants due to various reasons. The most common of them include:
  • reducing pain in your shoulders, back, and neck;
  • eliminating fear of rupture;
  • preventing future breast implant replacements.

What Should I Expect from My Breast Implant Removal Treatments?

Breast implant removal surgery will take approximately one to two hours. During this time, Dr. Angelina Postoev will provide pain control and management. Here is the way the procedure will be performed:
  1. Local or general anesthesia will be done. Dr. Angelina will recommend which one is best for you.
  2. An incision will be made above or below the areola along the lower fold of your breast (the inframammary fold).
  3. Breast capsules and implants will be removed using a combination of techniques.
  4. Closing of the incisions will be performed.
Implant removal surgery is performed at our surgery center located in Gwinnett county in Loganville, GA, close to Snellville, Grayson, Lawrenceville, Conyers, and surrounding cities in the metro Atlanta area.

What Results Should I Expect?

The result of breast implant removal surgery depends on the quantity and quality of your breast tissue. After surgery, your breast will look deflated. The final result will be visible in two to three weeks. It will stay the same way unless natural aging effects occur.

Implant Removal Recovery

The recovery time is normally short, around two weeks. Following a breast implant removal surgery, gauze dressings or bandages or drains may be needed. To reduce swelling, you can wear a support bra or a surgical garment. Healing will continue gradually for about two weeks with reduction in swelling. However, for optimal results, you should follow all postoperative restrictions and advice, including advice regarding when you can return to work, lift objects heavier than 20 lbs., etc.

Side Effects of Breast Implant Removal

Breast implant removal surgery is a minimal risk procedure. However, the possible risk of breast implant removal might include looseness of skin and possibility of a revision surgery. You can discuss it with Dr. Angelina Postoev and find out how to reduce risks and optimal recovery time.

How Much Does Breast Implant Removal Cost in Atlanta, GA?

The cost of breast implant removal varies by patient based on several factors. During your initial consultation, our team will discuss the cost of your procedure and share information about our flexible financing options.

Schedule Your Consultation Today!

If you are considering breast implant removal surgery, we encourage you to meet in person with Dr. Angelina Postoev, a triple-board certified cosmetic surgeon with a proven track record of achieving excellent results. Angelina Postoev, MD, FACS, a triple-board certified cosmetic surgeon, and Christopher Ibikunle, MD, FACS, offer breast implant removal for women in Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Suwanee, Johns Creek, Buckhead, and the surrounding areas of Georgia.
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