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Breast Implant Removal

Conveniently Located to Serve Dallas and Fort Worth

Breast implant removal, sometimes known as an explant, is a procedure chosen by many for various personal and medical reasons. It involves the surgical removal of breast implants. In some cases, the procedure will include replacing the implants or even performing a breast lift.

Why do Patients need a Breast Implant Removal?

Patients may need breast implant removal for a variety of reasons. Some patients simply want to remove their implants because they are now at a different stage of their lives and their priorities have changed. They no longer want to have an augmented look.

Others opt for implant removal due to functional problems such as capsular contracture, implant leak, implant rupture, and implant malposition. A few would also want to remove their implants because they’re concerned that the implants could be contributing to medical issues they’re experiencing or might experience.

Consulting with Dr. Rai

Regardless of what concerns you are having with your implants, Dr. Surjit Rai will discuss your options with you, including breast implant removal. If that is needed, he will discuss a total capsulectomy (en bloc). He can perform pathology of the capsules including doing CD30 staining if there is concern for Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL).

Often, Dr. Rai will combine breast explant with breast shape restoration options such as a breast lift, breast reduction, or fat transfer to the breasts. Please note that this procedure is offered by Dr. Surjit Rai only.

Why Choose Dr. Surjit Rai for Your Breast Explant Surgery?

Dr. Surjit Rai is highly experienced with breast explant / capsulectomy procedures. He has performed over 2,000 explants to date, and it is a significant focus of his practice.

Breast explant procedures have become Dr. Rai’s specialty and his expertise in this procedure has resulted in patients traveling from all over the country and even globally to seek him out for their explant procedure.

Dr. Rai guides a team around him to provide excellent care and support for all his patients and prides himself on providing each patient with a personal and compassionate experience. Dr. Rai understands how important the patient-surgeon relationship is and will be available to his patients to personally make sure they are doing well and are being well cared for before, during, and after their surgery.

Procedure Overview

During the breast implant removal procedure, an anesthesiologist will put the patient under general anesthesia. Dr. Rai will then make an incision, often where your original breast augmentation incision was made, to minimize additional scarring. The implants are then carefully removed, and any necessary adjustments to natural breast tissue are made to achieve a desirable shape and feel.

Following implant removal and based on your consultation, you may opt for new implants, a breast lift, or fat transfer to breasts to maintain volume. The choice depends on your body type and goals, as well as Dr. Rai’s recommendation.

Recovery and Aftercare

Recovery varies from patient to patient but generally involves rest and limited activity to allow healing. Follow Dr. Rai’s advice on aftercare, including managing discomfort and caring for incisions for a smooth recovery. Most patients return to normal activities within a few weeks, with full recovery taking a few months.

Cost and Financing Options

The cost of breast implant removal in Dallas and Fort Worth can vary based on the complexity of the surgery and whether additional procedures are performed. Do take note that the total fee will also include the doctor’s fee, any operating room fees, possible hospital stays, and the anesthesiologist’s fee.

We offer financing options to make the procedure more accessible and this will be discussed during your consultation. You may also talk to your insurance provider if they cover this type of procedure.