Revision Breast Surgery
“How long will this last?”
That is a reasonable question, but one that is difficult to answer accurately. Surgery involving implants is not considered a one time deal because implants become weaker over time and should ideally be replaced every 10-20 years, before (but typically after) they have ruptured. Sometimes the initial surgery fell short of an ideal outcome. Another likely scenario for revision breast surgery is that your body has continued to change, and the aesthetic results can be improved or changed to be more suited for this time in your life. It might involve a size change, mastopexy, implant removal, or treatment of a capsular contracture. An upgrade in implants might also be the motivating factor. The surgical plan is highly individualized to treat specific problems, meet your aesthetic goals, and provide the most long-lasting results.
Revision Breast Surgery: Taking the Next Steps
Especially with aesthetic treatments, seeing is believing. Please take some time to review our Revision Breast Surgery before and afters gallery. It will help you set expectations, and may help you discover questions you have about the procedure. Some of the answers to your questions may be found in the vendor brochures and educational materials, available for download on this page. In the patient education section of our site, you’ll find an informative blog, videos and podcasts on this topic and many other aesthetic treatments.
If you are interested in a revision, the best way to affirm your candidacy is to consult with Dr. Folk in our Denver practice. Simply call our office, or submit a consultation request.
See our gallery for more revision breast surgery before and after images.