At Astra Plastic Surgeryin Atlanta, we offer breast implant revision to correct the results of a previous breast augmentation procedure. Breast implant surgery is among the most popular plastic surgery procedures among American women. Over time, though, some women become dissatisfied with the results of their breast surgery. Dr. Christopher Killingsworth is a double board-certified plastic surgeon. Dr. Killingsworth, Dr. Farber, and their plastic surgery team specialize in revision breast augmentation to help patients achieve the breast enhancement results they always dreamed of.*
Women choose breast surgery for many personal reasons, and when having a cosmetic procedure performed, no woman expects to be unsatisfied with the results. Feeling beautiful is very important, and at Astra Plastic Surgery, we offer breast revision surgery to help change whatever is required to correct the problems or concerns you have with your breasts. While, in most cases, breast augmentation surgery is carefully planned and accurately carried out, changes can occur over time that require surgical revision.
The changes can be a result of problems with the actual breast implants themselves, or they can be natural changes to breast tissue due to aging, childbirth, or weight fluctuations. Breast implants are not guaranteed for life, and secondary surgery may be needed at some point in a breast augmentation patient.* Some women grow tired of the size of their implants. According to statistics from the FDA, switching to a larger size implant accounts for over a third of all breast revision surgeries in the United States. Many women considering breast augmentation fear that their breasts will be too large so they opt for smaller implants and when the post-operative swelling subsides, they wish they had larger breasts. For some older patients, women who had breast implants placed when they were younger are now at a different place in their life, and they want their implants removed.
Whether you are unhappy with the results from a prior breast enhancement procedure, or you desire a different look or size, Dr. Killingsworth, Dr. Farber, and their plastic surgery team can perform breast implant replacement surgery to address your issues and give you the desired results you expect and deserve.
During your consultation, we will evaluate your particular situation to determine the best way to correct your specific problem(s). In some cases, your breast implant revision surgery will involve replacing the saline or silicone gel implants by removing them, letting them heal, and basically starting the breast augmentation procedure completely over.
Some of the common reasons women seek revision breast surgery include:
The first step in your breast revision surgery is to determine if you are an ideal candidate for the procedure.
Dr. Killingsworth, Dr. Farber, and their plastic surgery team will discuss your options for breast implant replacement, providing professional guidance to help you have realistic expectations for your revision breast augmentation. We take the time to understand what you like and dislike about your first breast augmentation surgery, and also describe how we will correct any flaws that stem from your previous breast implant procedure.*
Your breast revision surgery will be based on the condition(s) you are looking to correct. The healing process for breast revision surgery will depend on the type of surgery you have, and the recovery will typically involve some degree of bruising and swelling.
Pain and discomfort can be controlled with medication and patients should not engage in strenuous activities for at least six weeks following breast implant replacement surgery. You will be instructed to take special care to protect your breasts from harm, and many patients are able to return work seven to ten days after their procedure.
Revision breast augmentation is a surgery that is recommended to women who are dissatisfied with the results of their initial breast implant surgery. Surgical interventions for breast implant revision are very individualized, so the cost varies. Once we know the extent of your breast implant replacement, we provide a complete cost of the procedure. We accept payments by cash, personal check, and credit card, and you can apply for financing through CareCredit® or Alphaeon® Credit.
Dr. Christopher Killingsworth, Dr. Stephanie Farber and their staff of plastic surgery professionals would be happy to help you set up a personal consultation to discuss revision breast augmentation in more detail. Contact our Atlanta office at (678) 208-6008, our Cumming, GA office at (678) 400-0302, our Canton, GA office at (678) 918-3361, or request an appointment online today.
At Astra Plastic Surgery in Atlanta, we believe plastic surgery can achieve beautiful yet subtle results that accentuate your natural contours. Whether you opt for surgical treatments or non-invasive procedures, your cosmetic surgeon should possess a thorough understanding of the body's symmetry and proportions to ensure the best possible outcomes.*
Schedule a consultation today to learn how Astra Plastic Surgery can empower you to take control of your look.