Breast Implant Revision: What Are Your Options?

February 20, 2022Woman Measuring Breasts


Breast implant revision is designed to address issues that may arise in the months or even years following breast augmentation. In some cases, these issues are aesthetic, such as asymmetrical results or dissatisfaction with the size, shape, or projection of the implants. Others are related to comfort, such as in cases where capsular contracture has occurred. While much less common, some implants may also require replacement due to developed imperfections like wrinkles and ripples, folds, and deflation.

At Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics, breast implant revision is performed in our private surgical facility where your comfort and safety are the top priorities. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ravi Somayazula utilizes advanced techniques, following the same incision patterns when possible, to help guard against new imperfections. Thoughtful, attentive, and experienced, Dr. Ravi takes every care to produce results that match the specific desires of each patient he sees.

Breast Implant Revision Options

There are many reasons to consider breast implant revision and just as many options that allow us to personalize the procedure. These include:

  • Implant Type: Silicone or Saline
  • Implant Shape: Round or Teardrop
  • Implant Placement: Subglandular or Submuscular
  • Implant Projection and Size: Pronounced or Subtle

In addition to implant revision, removal alone is an option for women who are no longer interested in having implants at all. In these cases, changes in breast volume following implant removal may produce unpleasant results. If you are interested in living life implant-free, fat transfer breast augmentation may offer a good solution. With this service, Dr. Ravi uses fat from your own body to add volume to the chest. This improves the symmetry, shape, and size of the breasts while maintaining a natural look and feel, making it a good option for women who are interested in augmentation but who do not desire implants.

Contact Us Today to Learn More

At Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic, we understand that breast surgery, be it augmentation, lift, or revision, is a very personal decision. We are here to listen to your desires and to help you reach your goals. Please call us at 281-242-1061 to schedule your consultation and learn more.

Body By Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics

Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, are Board-Certified Physicians, while using a patient-centered approach and spend as much time as needed to make each patient feel special and respected—not just another person walking through the door. As a team, a one-of-a-kind treatment plan is created to address concerns from head to toe with the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques, including: Breast Augmentation (Implants), Tummy Tucks, Liposuction, Mommy Makeovers, miraDry®, Botox®, Dermal Fillers, and AVÉLI ® Cellulite treatment. Working side-by-side, Dr. Ravi and Dr. Gopathi strive to create a long-lasting relationship with each patient, meeting any new aesthetic needs as they arise. Together, the staff at Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics take each patient step-by-step through their cosmetic journey to achieve the desired aesthetic results.

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