Breast augmentation is among the most popular of all cosmetic surgeries. Over time, some women may choose to have breast implants removed. If you are considering breast implant removal, there are several things to know about the procedure, recovery, and what to expect in results.
What is the Recovery for Breast Implant Removal?
Recovery time after breast implant removal depends on the individual. After the procedure, patients can return to light work and activities. However, they should avoid heavy lifting or strenuous exercises for several weeks. In the days after the procedure, it is normal to feel some discomfort, swelling, and bruising.
Dr. Sands can prescribe pain medication to manage any discomfort. Patients may experience changes in their breast appearance after the procedure. Breasts can appear smaller, slightly uneven, too high on the chest, or other minor issues. These occur due to the time it takes for the tissues to adjust and settle.