Breast Revision Beverly Hills
Women choose to undergo breast revision surgery for a number of reasons. Breast revision is considered a corrective surgery designed to resolve issues or complications from prior breast surgery. Oftentimes, breast revision surgery can be more difficult to perform that your original breast surgery. Dr. Hadeed understands the unique challenges involved with breast revision surgery, and utilizes advanced techniques to minimize future complications.
It is normal for the breast to change shape and appearance over time, but in some instances complications from a prior breast surgery can change the way your breasts look. There are many different reasons why women seek breast revision surgery, including:
- Implant rupture
- Capsular contracture
- Malposition of the implant
- Implant coverage problems
- Correction of scarring
- Contour deformities
- Breast symmetry
- Congenital differences
- After breast reconstruction for breast cancer
- Desire to increase or decrease the size of the breasts
- Desire to change the projection of the implants
Because every women has their individual reasons for seeking breast revision surgery, Dr. Hadeed will listen carefully to your concerns, and then formulate a surgical plan based on your individual needs and aesthetic goals.
Breast revision surgery is usually performed under general anesthesia as an outpatient procedure. The specific techniques used will vary among each individual based on the specific issues that need to be addressed. Some of the procedures that will be performed can include removal of scar tissue, repositioning of an implant, replacing an implant with a new implant, placement of a biological scaffold, fat injections, breast lift, and rearrangement of breast tissues. Sometimes a drainage tube is placed to allow any excess blood or bodily fluids to drain.
Recovery from breast revision surgery usually takes a couple weeks. You will wear a surgical bra to provide support to the breasts as they heal. You should avoid any heavy lifting or strenuous activity for several weeks. Most women are very satisfied after their breast revision surgery.