11 doctors weighed in:

Is it possible and safe to have a second breast augmentation?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

A second augmentation implies the first implants were removed and not replaced.
Performing an augmentation again is possible and safe if the surgeon is experienced in such procedures. There are alot of nuances in obtaining a good reult.

In brief: Yes

A second augmentation implies the first implants were removed and not replaced.
Performing an augmentation again is possible and safe if the surgeon is experienced in such procedures. There are alot of nuances in obtaining a good reult.
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It is certainly safe to have an implant exchange- and the recovery is often easier than the first time around.

In brief: Yes

It is certainly safe to have an implant exchange- and the recovery is often easier than the first time around.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Common

Yes, this is relatively common.

In brief: Common

Yes, this is relatively common.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Depends

If what you mean is if you can have your implants exchanged for larger one, then it is a very safe and usual procedure.

In brief: Depends

If what you mean is if you can have your implants exchanged for larger one, then it is a very safe and usual procedure.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery

In brief: Yes

Frequently necessary after a decade or so.

In brief: Yes

Frequently necessary after a decade or so.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Bauback Safa
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes

It is absolutely possible and safe to have a second breast augmentation.
In fact, breast augmentation patients typically need some sort of revision every 10-15 years on average (but not always). This can include release or removing the capsule that forms around the implant, changing the size, location, or material of the implant, or combining other procedures such as a breast lift.

In brief: Yes

It is absolutely possible and safe to have a second breast augmentation.
In fact, breast augmentation patients typically need some sort of revision every 10-15 years on average (but not always). This can include release or removing the capsule that forms around the implant, changing the size, location, or material of the implant, or combining other procedures such as a breast lift.
Dr. Bauback Safa
Dr. Bauback Safa
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