Cosmetic procedures have become increasingly popular over the years due to its increased safety and efficiency for providing exceptional results. It is also because more and more people are becoming concerned about the way they look.
While most people are happy with the results of these cosmetic procedures, there are some cases where the results can be less than satisfactory. Some procedures may even give rise to side effects and complications.
The best way to correct these issues is by undergoing a revision procedure. One of the most common correction procedures is revision breast augmentation. This procedure is conducted to correct issues that arise following a breast implant procedure. There are various complications that can occur after the implants have been inserted. The easiest way to correct them is through revision breast augmentation.
Breast Implant Surgery
This is a cosmetic procedure which involves inserting silicone gel or saline implants into the breasts to improve their shape and size. This procedure is also known as breast augmentation. It is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the world, with thousands of women undergoing it every year.
A breast augmentation can help women achieve a better, more proportionate figure. It also makes them appear more youthful and attractive. The patient can choose what implant they would prefer and its size. During the procedure, the skin of the breast can be tightened and the nipple can be repositioned as well.
Complications From Breast Implants
Following breast augmentation, there have been occasions where women have expressed unhappiness with their results. Either the implant size is too big or too small, or there are some complications that need medical attention. Whatever problems may arise, they can be easily treated through revision breast augmentation surgery.
Here are some common issues that can be resolved through this procedure:
Poor Positioning of the Implants: Although this complication is not dangerous, it can leave you feeling dissatisfied and self-conscious. When implants are poorly placed, they can affect the proportion of your breasts. Your chest will begin to look unnatural and your breasts may start to sag or droop.
Implant Rupture: This is quite hazardous as it can cause soreness, pain, swelling, as well as changes in feel, size, appearance, and shape of your breasts. It can be dangerous to have silicone gel floating around inside your body. There are various reasons that can cause implants to rupture, such as poor quality, trauma, etc.
Double-Bubble Deformities: A “double bubble” is formed when the natural tissue in your breasts begin to sag while the implants remain in their original position. Significant weight loss, pregnancy, or gravity are often responsible for this complication.
Capsular Contracture: After you undergo breast augmentation, a layer of fibrous tissue forms around the implants. This is known as a capsule and it is large enough to allow the implants to move. Over time, this capsule may become thicker and constrict the implant’s movement. It also causes abnormal rounding, raising of the breasts, and hardening.
Change in Implant Size: This is the most common reason for revision breast augmentation. Some women may change their mind and want smaller or larger implants. A revision procedure can help them achieve this.
Contact Our Office
For more details on revision breast augmentation, schedule a consultation with Dr. Tim Sayed. As a double-board certified plastic surgeon, he will help deliver the results you desire so that you can achieve your aesthetic goals.