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The Pros and Cons of Breast Implant Removal: Exploring Your Options at Baltimore Plastic Surgery

Breast Implant Removal

Breast implant removal is a significant decision that requires careful consideration. Whether you’re facing complications, seeking a change, or simply opting for a natural look, it’s essential to weigh the pros and cons carefully. At Baltimore Plastic Surgery, we believe in providing comprehensive information to help you make an informed choice about your breast augmentation journey. Let’s explore the advantages and disadvantages of breast implant removal.


Pros of Breast Implant Removal:


  1. Relief from Discomfort:

For some people, breast implants can become uncomfortable or cause pain over time. Removing the breast implants can alleviate discomfort and restore comfort in daily life.


  1. Natural Look and Feel:

For women seeking a more natural breast appearance, implant removal allows you to return to your natural breast size and shape, providing a look that aligns with your personal preferences.


  1. Improved Physical Health:

Breast implant removal can address issues such as capsular contracture, implant rupture, or infection, potentially improving your overall physical health.


  1. Reduced Risks and Long-Term Costs:

Breast implant removal eliminates the risks associated with breast implants, including rupture, leakage, and the need for future replacement surgeries or maintenance costs.

Cons of Breast Implant Removal:


  1. Changes in Breast Appearance:

Removing breast implants can result in changes to your breast shape and volume. Some individuals may require additional procedures, such as breast lift surgery or fat grafting to achieve their desired aesthetic.


  1. Surgical Scarring:

Like any surgery, breast implant removal involves incisions, leading to potential scarring. The extent of scarring depends on various factors, including the type of incision and your body’s natural healing process. However, skilled, board-certified plastic surgeons minimize scarring through precise techniques.


  1. Potential Emotional Impact:

For some, breast implant removal can have emotional implications, as it may affect self-esteem or body image. It’s essential to consider these factors and seek support if needed.


  1. Possible Revision Surgery and Cost Considerations:

Breast implant removal surgery involves costs related to the procedure itself, anesthesia, and facility fees. In some cases, individuals may require revision surgery to address specific concerns or achieve their desired results after the breast implant removal. Patients should consider financial aspects when making their decision.


Expert Consultation and Personalized Guidance


The decision to remove breast implants is highly personal and should be made after thorough consultation with an experienced plastic surgeon. At Baltimore Plastic Surgery, our board-certified plastic surgeon, Jeffrey E. Schreiber offers personalized consultations to discuss your concerns, goals, and provide expert guidance on the best approach for your needs. We provide compassionate support and expert advice, ensuring you are well-informed before making a decision.


Trust Baltimore Plastic Surgery for Your Breast Implant Removal


At Baltimore Plastic Surgery, we prioritize patient satisfaction, safety, and natural-looking results. If you’re considering breast implant removal, schedule a consultation with us today. We’ll guide you through the process, addressing your concerns and helping you make the right choice for your well-being and confidence. Call  (410) 205-1846 or click here to schedule your consultation. 

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