Breast implant removal is a surgery to remove breast implants.

Breast Implant
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Breast implants may be removed because of complications, such as:

  • Ruptured or deflated implant
  • Visible wrinkling or rippling of the implant
  • Hardening of the implant
  • Reactions to the implant
  • Uneven appearance of breasts
  • Persistent breast pain following insertion of implants

Women may also need to have implants removed for breast cancer treatment.

The implants may also be removed for cosmetic reasons.