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Breast Implant Removal in Miami (Explantation)

Whether it is an aesthetic or functional decision, breast implant removal is commonly performed to restore physical comfort and improve breast aesthetics following an initial breast enhancement surgery.

Our board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Durand and Dr. Careaga, perform breast implant removal (a secondary breast surgery) in Miami, Florida.

Why Should I Choose Careaga Plastic Surgery?

Careaga Plastic Surgery provides a serene and immaculate setting for your cosmetic transformation. With state-of-the-art technology and a dedicated staff, their goal is to help you achieve the aesthetic results you want in a safe and comfortable environment. Dr. Durand and Dr. Careaga are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and have years of experience performing breast enhancement procedures, including initial augmentations and revision procedures.

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Why Would I Consider Breast Implant Removal?


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What Are My Breast Implant Removal Options?


How Is Breast Implant Removal Performed?

Breast implant removal is an outpatient surgical procedure performed in the following steps:

Step 1:

An incision will be made on the breast to remove the damaged or unwanted implant. This incision will be made along the inframammary fold or around the areola.

If possible, your surgeon at Careaga Plastic Surgery will use the same incision as your initial breast augmentation to reduce post-operative scarring.

Step 2:

The implant and surrounding scar tissue will be removed from the breast pocket.

  1. An en bloc capsulectomy may be performed to remove the implant and scar tissue in one piece. This may be recommended for ruptured silicone implants because it better ensures that silicone will not escape into the body. This technique requires a larger incision, and it may or may not be the optimal choice for you. Dr. Durand or Dr. Careaga will explain your surgical options during your consultation.

Step 3:

A new implant will be inserted, or the breast pocket will be repaired and tightened.

Step 4:

The incisions are closed.

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How can I learn more about breast implant removal in Miami?

If you are experiencing complications with your breast implants or if you are no longer satisfied by their aesthetic, contact Careaga Plastic Surgery by calling (305) 574-9262 or by filling out our online contact form.