Dr. Steven Rueda is one of the most sought after breast revision surgeons in Palm Beach. His attention to detail and methodical technique create beautiful and natural results. Dr. Rueda has experience and expertise with revision breast surgery and works with you to identify the root of the problems and achieve the outcomes you desire.
BREAST REVISION PROCEDURE
Breast revision surgery is very patient specific and the choice of incisions, implants, and implant position vary from patient to patient. Dr. Rueda tries to use old scars to avoid creating new incisions on the breast when possible. Dr. Rueda will discuss the details of the procedure with you in person.
The majority of woman seeking revision breast surgery want touchups to procedures they had performed in the past. These woman were happy with the results of their original surgery, but as time passed there have been changes in the breast that they want to improve. Most of these cases result from weakening of the skin and breast tissues that along with aging may lead to droopy breasts, bottoming out of the implants, scar widening, breast rippling, capsular contracture, or a shift in implant position. The minority group are woman who are unsatisfied with the results of their original procedure. The causes are too plenty to list, but some of the most common are: smaller implant than desired, use of a larger implant than desired, poor implant position, or poor nipple position. Revision breast surgery is one of the most demanding types of procedures.
The incisions used for prior breast augmentation, breast lift, or breast reconstruction are used. In some occasions, an infra mammary incision at the base of the breast is commonly used to revise procedures with multiple previous surgeries
Ideal candidates for breast revision are patients who are in good health and are motivated to undergo the recovery. It is also imperative that the patient is set on their goals and has had stable weight for the past 6 months.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Dr. Rueda makes the best effort to keep the pervious incisions and not create new ones. However, this decision depends on whether the cause of the problem can be tackled safely and reliably through the old incision.
Before seeking any revision breast surgery it is better to wait at least 6 months from the last procedure. This allows the tissues to soften and the inflammation to subside.
Breast revision surgery is typically performed with general anesthesia for patient’s comfort. This requires that the patient has a friend or family member that can drive them to and from our office where the surgery is performed.
Your breast revision surgery will be performed in Precision Plastic Surgery Palm Beach by Dr. Steven Rueda in our office operating room. In very selected cases, the surgery may be performed at a local hospital or ambulatory surgery center in Palm Beach.
Yes! In fact many patients choose to have liposuction or tummy tuck along with breast revision surgery. It can be combined safely and with great results.