Breast augmentation is intended to provide long-lasting results for our patients seeking enhancement. However, it is important to know the signs that it’s time to visit your plastic surgeon. With time, implants continue to improve safety and longevity, however, simple wear and aging can take a toll after several years.
Reasons to have Implants Checked for Revision
Time & Aging
After several years our bodies age and experience periods of change that could affect the integrity of breast implants. One concern is that a patient’s skin can lose elasticity and the implants will droop downward with the weight against the skin. This is usually fixed by undergoing a breast implant revision paired with a lift.
Depending on how long ago your implants were placed, it is important to stay on top of any noticeable changes or recalls that come out on the implants you received. If you ever feel that your implants have changed in shape or feeling it is recommended that you see your surgeon as soon as possible to confirm if a revision is needed.
Advances in Technology
If it has been approximately a decade since you had your breast surgery, there have undoubtedly been some major technological advancements in breast implants. Breast implants continue to become safer and more natural looking with each new development. With this being said, your implants may be just fine, but a checkup with your surgeon after many years is recommended.
If it has been several years since your breast augmentation procedure we encourage you to schedule a consultation with Dr. David Azouz to have your implants evaluated. Call our office today to learn more.