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Doctor insights on: Is The Breast Implant Removal A Risky Thing To Do

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


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What is the best way to get a breast lift without surgery or implants?

What is the best way to get a breast lift without surgery or implants?

Nonsurgical lift: If father time and gravity have taken their toll on your breasts, the only option to give a lifted look is to perform a breast lift. The addition of implants is solely based on the desire for more volume. The type of life will depend on how fallen the breasts are. A small lift can be performed around the areola (dark skin around the nipple). More fallen breasts will need a bigger lift. ...Read more

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Is the mastectomy a risky thing to do?

Is the mastectomy a risky thing to do?

Yes: Every surgical procedure comes with inherent risks. A patient and a physician must weigh the risks and benefits. Please talk with your physician about the and benefits specific to your case. ...Read more

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Is the liposuction a risky thing to do?

Is the liposuction a risky thing to do?

Any surg has risks: The benefits of the surgery must be evaluated by you and your physician(s). Every surgery has risks. But a qualified surgeon, qualiied anesthesiologist-nurse anesthetist, nursing staff must be in place before you consider an elective surgery. Most of the time, liposuction surgery goes very well and patients are pleased. The contours of our body may be more to your body shape. Please research. ...Read more

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Is the radical mastectomy a risky thing to do?

Is the radical mastectomy a risky thing to do?

Yes, but . . .: Yes, but not having a radical mastectomy when it's called for would be far riskier. Any surgery carries risk and a mastectomy is no different, but those risks are far smaller than the risk of a spreading breast cancer. By the way, if you're concerned that a radical mastectomy is more than you need for your cancer, you can and should always seek a second opinion. ...Read more

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What is the procedure to do a dental implant?

What is the procedure to do  a dental implant?

Osteotomy first: A small hole also known as an osteotomy is placed within the bone and a fixture similar to a small screw is thread into place. An abutment is then attached to the implant. The crown relicating the missing tooth is then either cemented or screwed into the fixture. ...Read more

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What is the most natural and safest type of breast augmentation procedure and about how much would it cost?

What is the most natural and safest type of breast augmentation procedure and about how much would it cost?

Get a consultation: This is not a simple question and is precisely what you need to discuss with the plastic surgeon. Most of the time the initial consultation will be free and that is when you can ask these questions. ...Read more

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If you remove the breast tissue , and replace it with saline implants. Will this take away the risk of getting breast cancer that is genetic ?

If you remove the breast tissue , and replace it with saline implants. Will this take away the risk of getting breast cancer that is genetic ?

Subcutaneous: Mastectomy almost always leaves breast tissue behind, and reduces but does not eliminate risk of cancer. I large expensive procedure for an incomplete guarantee, unproven by evidence and not covered by insurance. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a way to prevent breast cancer, health issues, by removing breast tissue but leaving nerves and putting an implant?

Please let me know if there is a way to prevent breast cancer, health issues, by removing breast tissue but leaving nerves and putting an implant?

Yes, Many options av: Yes there are several ways to protect yourself from breast cancer depending on your family and personal history. A good oncologist can guide you. You have at least 3 options: be under close supervision of an expert who can screen and detect cancer early if it ever appears on the scene. Prophylactic mastectomy is an option but not recommended. Preventive medicines are available and are quite effect. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have breast reconstruction done at the same time as a mastectomy? My surgeon has said we can do the mastectomy and then immediately do the breast reconstruction. I like the idea, but am worried about the extra time that would take. Is it saf

Is it safe to have breast reconstruction done at the same time as a mastectomy? My surgeon has said we can do the mastectomy and then immediately do the breast reconstruction. I like the idea, but am worried about the extra time that would take. Is it saf

Yes: An expander can be placed at the time of mastectomy. This is a temporary space filler that allows you to complete chemo and/or radiation and then complete the final reconstruction months later. This is know as immediate-delayed reconstruction. Speak with the breast surgeon and plastic surgeon for details. ...Read more

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Is the pancreaticoduodenectomy a risky thing to do?

Is the pancreaticoduodenectomy a risky thing to do?

Major surgery: "whipple procedure" is major reworking of the plumbing, generally done to treat tumors of head of pancreas, neighboring ampulla of vater (entryway of panc and bile duct into small bowel). This shold be done by a surgeon who does "a lot" of these, in a place where they do "a lot" of these- often a cancer referral center. Can be a lot of perioperative, postoperative complications, longterm problems. ...Read more

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What happens to the fat that is removed during a breast reduction surgery? What happens to the fat that is taken from the breast during a breast reduction surgery? .

What happens to the fat that is removed during a breast reduction surgery? What happens to the fat that is taken from the breast during a breast reduction surgery?  

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Medical Waste: Usually tissue removed during breast reduction surgery is evaluated by pathologists to rule out any abnormality including carcinoma. Afterwards, it is discarded as medical waste. ...Read more

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Is the adenoidectomy a risky thing to do?

Is the adenoidectomy a risky thing to do?

No: Surgery is always risky.In expert hands adenoidectomy is relatively simple outpatient surgery. ...Read more

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What's the best breast filler for a breast reconstruction? My surgeon is going to use a lat flap for my breast reconstruction, and he said i'll also need either implants or fat grafting to fill out the breast. Is one better than the other? .

What's the best breast filler for a breast reconstruction? My surgeon is going to use a lat flap for my breast reconstruction, and he said i'll also need either implants or fat grafting to fill out the breast. Is one better than the other?

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Many options: Options for breast reconstruction are vast today. And there is no single "best" reconstructive procedure. All of the individual details of a patients circumstances need to be evaluated to determine the best procedure. Many times a flap or an implant based recon can be improved with the addition of fat transfer. ...Read more

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Can I have a breast lift at the same time as breast implant removal? I'm having breast implant removal, but am concerned about sagging. Is it possible to have a breast lift at the same time? .

Absolutely: Except for complicated cases with ruptured silicone gel implants, it it usually possible to remove the skin excess with the breast implants and provide a more shapely breast. This is similar to breast reduction surgery when breast tissue is removed and a lift is performed. Be certain to seek an experienced, board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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