Breast implant removal is a surgical procedure to remove breast implants and the scar tissue that formed around the implants if necessary. While some women may choose breast implant revision (in which implants are replaced) others may choose explant, or breast implant removal.
Is There Much Downtime After Breast Implant Removal?
For the first few days after breast implant removal, your job is to take your pain medications, rest, and recover. It’s good to get up from time to time and walk around. You should be able to return to work after several days. Dr. Shah and his team will provide detailed post-op instructions. You can shower the day after surgery, but it is important to avoid baths, swimming, or hot tubs for two weeks after a breast implant removal procedure.