Revision Augmentation with Uplift Only 2018-08-01T21:39:19+00:00


Removal of Breast Implants and Uplift

41yr old patient who underwent removal of 490cc/507cc breast implants and their capsules and reshaping of the remaining breast tissue in the form of an Uplift (Mastopexy). Post op images taken at 6 months.

Please note that revision breast augmentation surgery is often not easy as there are a number of factors to
consider including:

  • 1. The previous anatomical factors as mentioned above for primary augmentation.
  • 2. Placement of implant i.e. above or below the muscle
  • 3. The implant capsule – scarring that occurs around the implant
  • 4. Type of implant
  • 5. Changes of the breast tissue since previous augmentation i.e. thinning of the breast tissue and or drop of the breast tissue off the implant.
  • 6. Trying to compromise by using bigger volumes and not having an Uplift, may result in a visible implant (to touch and feel), increased risks of rippling and further surgery such as an uplift.
Please note that aiming for perfection in a breast augmentation is not realistic as the biggest determinant of your outcome is what your breast looked like prior to surgery. A surgeon can use the same implant in different patients with very different results.

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