Breast Implant Removal Houston

Although breast augmentation has one of the highest rates of patient satisfaction, there are many different reasons a patient may elect to remove her implants. Some of the common reasons are:

  • Patient was never satisfied with the size or shape of her results.
  • Patient is experiencing recurring capsular contracture.
  • Patient experienced implant rupture or leak.
  • Patient has decided over time that breast implants are no longer what she desires.

Dr. R Lee Steely is experienced in breast implant removal, also known as explantation. Through consultation with Dr. Steely, he will discuss your goals and determine which surgical technique will be ideal for you.

Breast Implant Removal En Bloc

This procedure refers to explanation of the breast implant and capsule. Depending upon your tissue characteristics, removal of this singular unit may or may not require a lift procedure to give the best results.

Breast Implant Removal with Breast Lift

There are many factors to consider when removing your implants and determining whether a breast lift is ideal at the same time.  These factors include, but are not limited to: size of the implants, length of time with implants, weight gain/weight loss, pregnancy, and overall desired shape & perkiness as an end result.

For more information about the Breast Lift procedure, please visit: http://www.drsteely.com/breast-procedures-houston/breast-lift/

Example One

24 year old patient had breast augmentation 2 years ago- silicone, moderate plus profile, 325 cc – and no longer desired breast enhancement. Dr. Steely performed Explant of Silicone Implants with Capsulectomy.

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Example Two

50 year old woman has breast augmentation by a different doctor approximately 8 years ago. She was no longer satisfied with the size and shape of her breasts and requested removal. Dr. Steely performed Bilateral Explant of Saline Implants, Total Capsulectomy, and Full Breast Lift

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Example Three

35 year old patient had breast lift and augmentation procedures approximately 10 years ago by a different doctor. She felt her implants (silicone, 300cc) were too large for her frame and causing some neck and back pains. Dr. Steely performed Explant of Silicone Implants, Capsulectomy, and Revision Breast Lift.

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Example Four

42 year old woman had multiple breast surgeries over the past 10 years with different doctors. After several recurring capsular contractures, she was never happy with her results. Dr. Steely performed Explant of Silicone Implants (silicone, 275cc), Total Capsulectomy and Full Breast Lift.

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Example Five

45 year old woman had breast augmentation 9 years ago – saline, moderate plus profile, 275 cc – and no longer wanted implants. She declined any breast lift procedures. Dr. Steely performed Bilateral Explant of Saline Implants with Capsulectomy.

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Example Six

26 year old female had breast augmentation (saline, 400 cc) by a different doctor approximately 5 years ago. She felt the implant size was too large for her frame and requested removal. Dr. Steely performed Bilateral Explant of Saline Implants with Capsulectomy.

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