Breast implants are intended to add fullness and create a more feminine shape. They may also be performed to restore lost volume after weight loss, pregnancy, or age-related changes. However, some women experience complications that leave them with unwanted changes to their breasts or potential health risks due to their implants. Cosmetic surgeon Farzin Kerendian, DO, FACOS, FAACS, at Desired Beauty offers breast implant revision procedures to remove or replace your implants and restore your feminine shape and health. To schedule a consultation, contact the office in the Beverly Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles or Bakersfield, California, by phone, or you can request an appointment online today.
Breast implant revision is a cosmetic procedure aimed at replacing old breast implants with new implants or addressing specific issues you may be experiencing with your breast augmentation using various cosmetic procedures. At Desired Beauty, Dr. Kerendian is an experienced cosmetic surgeon and offers breast implant revision procedures to improve or restore your desired shape.
Dr. Kerendian determines if you’re a good candidate for breast implant revision during a consultation. He may recommend the procedure if you:
He may also suggest breast implant revision if you’re experiencing hardening of your breast implant, referred to as capsular contracture. Though uncommon, some women develop scar tissue around the implant, which may cause the capsule to contract or shrink and affect the look or feel of your breasts.
Dr. Kerendian may improve the look of breast implant hardening by removing the scar tissue or performing other procedures, such as a breast implant revision.
Dr. Kerendian offers several procedures to address your breast implant issue. He may make an incision in your armpit, navel, areola, or below the breast, depending on your needs and preferences. He determines the best course of action during your consultation and reviews the details of your surgical options so you can make an informed decision about your care.
In most cases, Dr. Kerendian completes your breast implant revision procedure within a few hours. Your recovery time varies based on the procedure performed and your individual needs.
Yes, Dr, Kerendian also performs breast implant removal at Desired Beauty. He works closely with you to help you decide whether the removal of your implants is the best choice for you. He reviews all of your surgical options so you can make the most informed decision about how best to proceed.
During your removal, Dr. Kerendian may perform a breast lift to address sagging and tighten any loose tissue.
Recovery after breast implant removal can vary. However, Dr. Kerendian may suggest activity modification following your procedure to prevent complications.
To learn more about breast implant revision or removal, contact Desired Beauty by calling the office or scheduling a consultation online today.