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Breast Implant Revision at Belmont Plastic Surgery

Many women choose breast augmentation to improve their self-confidence and self-esteem; however, in some cases, a breast augmentation will need to be revised. If you’re unhappy with the size or shape of your new breasts, or if they have ruptured, you may need a breast implant revision. We can help you get back the body and look that makes you feel confident and comfortable in your skin with a breast implant revision in Washington DC at Belmont Plastic Surgery. At Belmont Plastic Surgery, Dr. Jules Feledy and Dr. Eric Maiorino are specialists when it comes to breast implant revisions needed for cosmetic or medical reasons. Schedule your consultation to find out how Belmont Plastic Surgery can help you.

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What is a Breast Implant Revision?

Although most patients experience years of satisfaction following breast augmentation, breast implants are not lifetime devices and patients may require corrective procedures to enhance the original breast augmentation that may have declined aesthetically during the aging process. Breast implant revision, also called corrective breast augmentation, consists of removing a breast implant and replacing it with a new implant or correcting an already existing breast augmentation.

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Improvement You Feel Every Day

What are the benefits of Breast Implant Revision?

There are several reasons you might consider breast implant revision surgery: You could have experienced complications during or after your initial procedure. For example, you may have had an infection or other physical side effects following your procedure that requires attention. Another reason is that you aren’t happy with the way your new breasts look. A third reason is if there was something wrong with your original implants and you want to replace them with new ones. Finally, some women change their minds about what size they want and decide to go larger or smaller and can change this through a revision procedure.

The Right Look for You

Am I a good candidate for implant replacement?

If you are dissatisfied with the results of prior breast augmentation, you may be a potential candidate for breast implant replacement. As with any cosmetic procedure, ideal candidates will possess good physical and psychological health and a realistic outlook for the results of their procedures.

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"If you are not satisfied with a breast augmentation you received or if you want something changed about it, you shouldn't settle. The technology of cosmetic surgery is constantly advancing, and you should avail yourself of these advancements to be sure you get the exact look you want. We specialize in breast implant revision and breast implant replacement surgery and don't believe there is a case we couldn't handle."

— Dr. Jules Feledy and Dr. Eric Maiorino

Washington DC Belmont Aesthetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery office staff
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“After 15 years with breast implants, I needed to have the breast implants replaced or removed. Belmont helped me get them replaced with new implants, and I decided to go down a size. I didn't realize how easy this process was, but for anyone with breast implants who maybe wants something a little different, it is worth it."


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What should I expect from my Breast Implant Revision consultation?

During the consultation process, Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino will listen and examine the aspects you want to be revised, and a determination will be made on how best to approach the procedure. They will work with you to determine what you want to be revised, for example:

  • Are larger breast implants desired?
  • Are smaller breast implants wanted?
  • Is a different shaped breast implant preferred?
  • Should the breast implant be above the pectoral muscle or below it?
  • Is fat grafting needed to create a more even look?

The final aim is to get you breasts that are natural in appearance, look the way you want, and have a satisfactory result based on your goals.

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Your Implant Replacement Procedure

If you are having your implants removed and replaced, Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino will likely use the same incision site as your original surgery. The implant will be removed at the site of the incision, and a new implant will be inserted (if desired). The incisions will then be closed with sutures and covered with surgical dressings. A typical breast implant revision will be completed in less than two hours. In most cases, surgery will be performed under general anesthesia.

Focus on Care

Breast Implant Revision Recovery

For most patients, the recovery process will be very similar to their initial breast augmentation. You are likely to experience some swelling, bruising, or discomfort following surgery. Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino may prescribe pain medication to alleviate any significant discomfort. In most cases, you should be able to resume normal activities one to two weeks post-surgery.

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A Second Chance

Breast Implant Revision Results

The final results of your breast implant revision will greatly depend on the issues being addressed with the ultimate goal of creating a symmetrical and aesthetically pleasing breast. Depending on the degree of surgery required, your final results may take several weeks to months to fully be seen once the swelling and bruising subsides.

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It’s Never Too Late to Improve

Schedule your Washington DC Breast Implant Revision consultation with Belmont Plastic Surgery today.

Belmont Plastic Surgery wants to help you get the best breast implant revision Washington DC has available. Contact us today and schedule your consultation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

All surgical procedures, including corrective breast augmentation, present a certain degree of risk. In general, corrective breast augmentation is considered safe, and complications are rare. Complications may include bleeding, infection, adverse reactions to anesthesia, scarring, or asymmetry.

Even if you aren’t thrilled with your breast implants and are looking to get them removed or replaced in order to improve your appearance and self-esteem, that doesn’t necessarily mean that insurance will cover it. Our team at Belmont Plastic Surgery will work to find out if insurance will cover your procedure as well as any other financial needs.

Schedule your consultation today

The surgeons at Belmont Plastic Surgery are here to help you take the next step on your aesthetic journey. Whether you want to restore what has been lost or improve upon what you already have, our surgeons will help you make the best possible choices for your care and deliver excellent results. Every day is an opportunity to live a more beautiful life. Seize your opportunity today with a consultation at Belmont Plastic Surgery.

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