Implant removal with Capsulectomy
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Implants only, $1,350-$3,150. Total capulectomy EnBloc removal, $5,036 *This is an estimation & prices may vary.
An outpatient surgery center or hospital.
General anesthesia is required for this procedure.
This is out-patient surgery and does not require an overnight hospital stay.
You will be able to walk, feed and bathe yourself. Depending on your need for pain medication, you may not be able to drive or care for others while you are recovering.
Most patients are able to resume office-type work within 2-3 days of surgery. No heavy lifting until you are fully healed, which is about 6 weeks.
Most swelling usually subsides within 3-5 days after surgery.
Risks & Complications
Hematoma, contour irregularities, infection, prolonged swelling, delayed wound healing poor scarring, hairline irregularity, nerve injury, need for revision, complications related to anesthesia.
In a standard breast implant removal, the surgeon removes the implants, but the surrounding capsule remains. In an en bloc or total capsulectomy, the breast implants and the surrounding capsule are removed. Some women may want to utilize their own body’s fat to replace some of the breast volume lost when the implant is removed. Fat transfer adds a small to moderate amount of volume to the breast. Many women opt to have a breast lift after implant removal which can restore breasts to a pleasing shape, without a “deflated” appearance.
You are encouraged to walk around as much as possible to help reduce the risk of blood clots.
You should be able to shower 24 hours after surgery.
You can resume light exercise (walking, riding a stationary bike, etc.) one week after surgery with good support. Most patients can exercise regularly 3-4 weeks after surgery.
Patients are asked to wait at least one week after surgery so that there is no increase in blood pressure. No one other than YOU should touch your breasts for six weeks after surgery.
If present, it should go away 1-2 weeks after surgery.
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