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Removal of Breast Implants in Santa Monica

Breast Implant Removal in Santa Monica
Breast augmentation does not have to be a lifelong procedure, as many women have opted to completely remove their breast implants after childbirth and pregnancy. Removing your saline or silicone breast implants can be a straightforward decision, especially if you still have perky breasts without sagging.
Removing a breast implant begins with a consultation with board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian in Santa Monica. Dr. Karamanoukian offers a minimally-invasive approach to breast implant removal for patients who have minimal breast ptosis (droopiness) and desire a more natural breast volume. In these patients, replacement of a breast implant is not necessary and complete removal of the intact breast implants is all that is needed.
If your breasts have some element of sagginess, you may require breast implant removal in addition to a breast lift. In this procedure, the breast implant is removed followed by a breast tuck using internal sutures to lift up the nipple and areola relative to the breast.
In cases of capsular contracture, Dr. Karamanoukian advises patients to remove the breast implant and capsule in one procedure. The decision to replace the implant or perform a breast lift depends on individual breast biometrics and patient expectations.
Schedule a consultation for breast implant removal in Santa Monica with Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian by calling (310) 998-5533.