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Breast Revision Surgery in Philadelphia

Breast augmentation can have a positive impact on a woman’s form and self-esteem if performed well by a board-certified plastic surgeon.

It can help her restore her shape to her pre-child-bearing years, or simply make her feel more feminine with increased confidence. Some women prefer subtle changes, some prefer more voluptuous results, but regardless of your desires, it is important that your Philadelphia plastic surgeon has an artistic eye and listens carefully to your goals.

Breast revision or corrective breast surgery is a procedure performed to correct previous breast enhancement surgery. Typically it is performed to fix a complication, replace breast implants, or improve the overall aesthetic result. Revision breast surgery improves breast shape, removes scar tissue, re-lifts the breast, and improves breast size and overall body proportions. Dr. Subbio has an artistic eye and the gifted hands to deliver truly stunning and artistic results for primary breast augmentation surgery and a breast revision.

Breast Revision Procedure

The surgery is highly customized depending upon the issues you face and the corrections you need. Dr. Subbio will let you know his surgical plan for you prior to the date of your surgery. His goal is always to give you a beautiful result with minimal scarring. The surgery time varies depending on your particular case.

Revision Breast Augmentation can usually be performed using just a local anesthetic and sedation. While you won’t be fully asleep, you’ll be very relaxed, and you won’t feel any pain. You’ll be groggy afterward, though, so please bring someone along to make sure you get home safely.

All surgeries involve some discomfort after the anesthesia wears off, though. Most people find that the discomfort after Revision Breast Augmentation is less than they expected, and we’ll give you pain medication to help you get through your recovery as easy as possible. During your recovery, you can text or call Dr. Subbio at any time if you have questions.

Revision Breast Augmentation Recovery

You can expect some swelling, bruising, itching, tenderness, and a feeling of tightness for a week or two.

Sutures will either dissolve on their own, or we’ll remove them about a week after your surgery. Revision Breast Augmentation is usually an outpatient procedure, so after a short period of recovery time, you can go home the same day.

You will wear a special support bra and sleep on your back for about 4 weeks. We ask that you refrain from strenuous exercise or heavy lifting for 4-6 weeks. It’s best if you Most women go back to work within a week of Revision Breast Augmentation, but it will depend upon the extent of your particular surgery.

How do I know if I need Revision Breast Augmentation?

If you have had a poor result from a previous Breast Augmentation or need to replace breast implants, you might wish to have Revision Breast Augmentation.

Sometimes, Revision Breast Augmentation is needed after a capsular contracture, a complication from Breast Augmentation in which scar tissue forms around the breast implants. In other cases, a woman might wish to change the size or type of her implants. Other women may feel that placement of the implants over the chest muscle has resulted in an unnatural look or feel, so they may decide to have revision surgery to place the implants under the chest muscle.

Down Time Chart

Results: Artistry that speaks for itself
Safety: No expense spared
Experience: Fellowship-trained Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon
Minimal Pain: You shouldn’t have to suffer through this process
Accessible: There with you every step of the way

FAQs

You can expect some bruising after Breast Augmentation, but it should resolve quickly.

There are scars, but Dr. Subbio will try to minimize scarring. When possible, he will open the same incisions as your original surgery. In any case, over time, the scars will also flatten, fade, and become less noticeable.

Definitely! Dr. Subbio is dedicated to making sure you recover as easily as possible with excellent results.

Yes. Your implants and surgery shouldn’t affect breastfeeding.

Yes, for the most part, but it will take a few weeks for all of the swellings to resolve. Until then, you will not be able to see your final results.

Yes. Your implants and surgery do not usually affect mammography.

Today’s implants usually last 10-20 years.

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In our office, you will be treated like a part of our family. It’s a relaxing, pressure-free haven where you can feel comfortable to ask all of your questions. We think you’ll sense immediately that we care as much about your safety and your beautiful results as you do. Contact us today for a consultation, and find out why Dr. Subbio has earned a reputation as one of Philadelphia’s most trusted and skilled plastic surgeons.