Breast Implant Revision Dallas

Alter or exchange your breast implants with a revision procedure.

Dr. Liland specializes in performing a variety of Dallas Breast Procedures and helps his Dallas breast implant revision patients to alter or exchange their implants to finally achieve their surgical goals.

3500 Oak Lawn Ave
Ste 160

What Is Breast Implant Revision?

Unfortunately, some patients do suffer issues with their implants after the procedure such as a rupture or leak and this causes them to require a revision procedure. However, the majority of breast revision procedures are performed because the patient has changed their mind on the implants they decided to have or they are unhappy with the results of their Breast Augmentation Procedure

Some patients regret their implant choice and so desire to have their implants changed with either a new material, shape, or size. Other patients, however, are left disappointed by the result of their procedure as they have not been able to achieve the size, shape, or projection they desired and discussed. 

Breast implant revision procedures are therefore performed on these patients so that their initial implants can be replaced and a new and different type of implant can be inserted so they can achieve their ideal result.

Breast implant revision surgery has a 93% worth it rating from previous patients on RealSelf as it can have a variety of benefits including resolving health issues caused by a patient’s initial surgery or helping patients achieve their surgical goals and ideal figure. 


Reasons For Breast Implant Revision


There is a wide range of reasons why a patient may choose to have breast implant revision surgery. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgery some of these reasons include:

  • Breast implants have deflated (if saline)
  • Implants have ruptured
  • An MRI scan has revealed that your silicone implants have leaked
  • You would like to change the implant type, shape, or size 
  • You are experiencing Capsular Contracture 
  • The implants have shifted or flipped
  • You no longer desire breast implants

Other patients will require or desire a revision breast augmentation procedure because their implants have been in for many years and need replacing. For more information on undergoing this procedure, view our Breast Implant Exchange Page.

How Soon After Breast Augmentation Can I Get A Revision?

In some cases, patients have concerns or are unhappy with their appearance after undergoing their Breast Augmentation Procedure. However, for the majority of patients this changes once their implants have settled, the swelling has subsided and the final result is visible. It can take months for the side effects such as swelling to subside so it is important that patients wait at least six months until they have healed and their final result is visible. A few patients may be unhappy with their final result after this time and desire a breast implant revision. Depending on the patient and their recovery they may need to wait up to a year after their first procedure before undergoing any revision surgery. This is why it is extremely important patients spend time considering their surgical goals and deciding on the right type of implants for them.


Choosing Your New Implants

When undergoing a breast revision procedure it is essential that patients spend time considering what their goals are and what type of implant they would like to replace their current ones with. For more information on breast implants, you can read our blog ‘Breast Implant FAQs’ but we will outline some of the key factors to consider below:

Implant Types 

With saline implants, patients can revise the size of their implants after the procedure. Since saline implants are filled with saltwater and are filled once they are inserted into the breast, more saltwater can be inserted into the implants, or removed from them post-procedure. This prevents the need for surgery and will allow patients to make small adjustments to their implant size after their procedure. 

However, patients with silicone implants will need to have them surgically removed if they desire to replace them. Despite this, some patients do decide to change their implants from saline to silicone as silicone implants tend to look and feel more natural.

Size

The size of a patient’s breast implants is often the reason they desire a revision procedure as they feel they went too big or they did not go big enough. Some patients will have a second procedure to further enhance their breast size as patients can generally only enhance their breasts by around three sizes in a procedure. This means that patients who want a drastic enhancement may choose to have a revision procedure where bigger implants are inserted. Conversely, some patients will have had large implants inserted that are not in proportion to their frame and so they desire new smaller implants to be inserted.

Shape

There are two main shapes of implant available: round and tear-dropped. Patients may have either shape inserted and later feel that the other would have been more suitable for their frame and needs. For example, a patient may have round-shaped implants inserted and later see that their result is unnatural on their frame and so tear-drop shaped implants are desired.

Projection

If some patients felt that their initial procedure results looked quite unnatural this could be due to the projection of their implants. Their implants, if they have a high projection, would protrude from the chest making them look less natural. For these patients having an implant with a more subtle projection may be more suitable for them to achieve their desired look.


Preparing for the Procedure

Before the Consultation

Patients should spend time considering whether they wish to undergo a breast implant replacement as well as removal and should look into the procedure to ensure they are aware of all aspects of the surgery. If a patient wants to have their breast implants replaced they should review the various types of implants and spend time researching which implant type they wish to replace their current set with.

Consultation

Dr. Liland will discuss your goals for your revision surgery and can help to advise you on a more suitable type, size, or shape of implant.

You will have time to review various types of implants and can receive expert advice from Dr. Liland on what will best suit your needs.

Before the Procedure

Before undergoing surgery it is recommended that our Dallas breast implant revision patients stop smoking at least a few weeks before their procedure. You may also be advised to stop drinking alcohol and any medications that may increase the likelihood of risks occurring after your procedure.


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Breast Implant Revision Price In Dallas

RealSelf states that the average range for a breast implant revision procedure ranges from $2,600 to $13,550. This is an extremely wide range as breast revision procedures are undertaken for a variety of different reasons and so are performed with a range of techniques. For example, it is much cheaper for a patient with saline implants to have their implants deflated and the silicone shell left in the breasts. Other patients will require surgical removal of their breast implants and may desire expensive new implants which will cost significantly more than a removal alone.

To find out how much it will cost to undergo breast implant revision surgery and achieve your particular needs you can book a consultation with Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Liland. Dr. Liland specializes in breast surgeries and has over 30 years of experience in performing a variety of procedures for a range of different patients. During your consultation, Dr. Liland will assess your specific needs and discuss the revision surgery options available to you, and the various costs for these procedures.

WHAT PATIENTS ARE SAYING

“Wonderful experience and fantastic results with Dr. Liland and his staff. If I had known how easy and quick the recovery would be, I would have done it much sooner.”

N. Fatemian

Some patients desire a revision procedure to revise or alter their original Breast Implant Surgery as they are unhappy with their results or encounter problems with their implants.

This patient underwent a Breast Implant Revision Procedure to achieve a more symmetrical and balanced result.

Breast Implant Revision Before and After 1

Dr. Liland is experienced in a full range of procedures and can help you determine whether treatment is right for you and, if so, which solution is best suited to your needs.

If you want to take the next step and learn more about your options, contact us online or call us.