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Breast Revision Surgery

Are you dissatisfied with the results of a breast augmentation or other breast surgery?

Breast revision surgery can replace old implants or make other changes to improve the appearance of your breasts.

Dr. Bruce Hermann performs plastic surgery in Denton, TX, and can correct common complications to improve the look of your bustline.

Why Would I Need Breast Revision Surgery?

Complications after breast surgery can occur for any number of reasons, but are often attributed to:

  • Ruptured implants
  • Excessive scar tissue
  • Poor implant placement
  • Unrelated health problems
  • The work of an unqualified surgeon

With breast revision, Dr. Bruce Hermann can help patients who are unhappy with the results of a past breast surgery to improve their figure and boost their confidence. Dr. Hermann can perform breast revision for patients who have undergone breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift, or breast reconstruction

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Dr. Hermann provides plastic surgery to patients from Flower Mound, Lewisville, and surrounding communities.

Let Us Improve the Shape of Your Bustline

Dr. Hermann is fellowship-trained in both cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery, and offers revision surgery at North Texas Breast and Plastic Surgery Center in Denton, TX.

Whether you require simple modifications or complex reconstruction, our plastic surgeon has the training and experience needed to perform a breast revision and achieve your aesthetic goals.

We welcome patients from Flower Mound, Lewisville, and surrounding communities. To schedule your revision surgery consultation, contact our office online or call:

(940) 387-4900

Dr. Bruce Hermann

5-Star Results

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Pamela Hunter

2018

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Dr Hermann recently performed a breast implant removal and reconstruction with new implants which was particularly challenging due to the extent of the scar tissue buildup. He did a beautiful job and I’m so thrilled with the result.

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Lori Robinson

2020

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Dr Hermann and his nurse Morgan are just amazing! I have had several procedures done and have been more than pleased with my results!

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Which Common Surgical Complications Can Be Corrected?

Implant Displacement

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Over time, breast implants can move out of their correct position within the breast. This can happen to one or both of your breasts, and is usually attributed to gravity, implants that are too heavy, problems with breast skin, or an error in the initial placement. This can lead to an asymmetrical bustline, implants that sit too low on the chest, implants that are too far apart from one another, and implants that move toward each other in the center of the chest.

Implant Rupture

Ruptured Implant

Breast implants can rupture for several reasons, including wrinkling of the outer shell, natural deterioration over time, and injury to the chest. If you have a leaking saline implant, it can completely deflate as the saline is safely absorbed by your body. Silicone implant ruptures are more serious because the gel leaks out slowly, causing pain and other health complications if the gel spreads to other parts of your body. Dr. Hermann can safely remove and replace faulty breast implants. He can also treat any infection and remove any leaked silicone.

Capsular Contracture

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After a breast augmentation, your body will naturally form scar tissue around your breast implants. Capsular contracture occurs when the tissue surrounding the breast implant thickens or hardens, distorting the shape of the implant and causing pain.

During breast revision surgery, Dr. Hermann can remove the built-up scar tissue and replace the implant. Dr. Hermann can reduce the risk of capsular contracture by placing your implants under the muscle or using textured implants. Some patients also choose to remove their breast implants and not replace them.

Breast Asymmetry

Asymmetrical Breasts

Although breast implants can become lopsided as they settle in the chest, this condition can also occur in natural breast tissue for patients who have undergone a breast reduction or breast lift procedure. Because there are several variables, your plastic surgeon will plan a correctional surgery that's customized to fit your needs.

Patients who have undergone breast surgery are encouraged to wait until their breasts have finished healing before undergoing revisions. If your breasts have completely healed after your surgery and they're still uneven, Dr. Hermann can reposition the breast tissue or perform a breast lift to help you achieve a more symmetrical bustline.

"I Am So Pleased with the Results!"

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Dawn Pryor

2019

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From the beginning of this surgical journey, I found the office staff to be welcoming and friendly. They strived to accommodate my schedule and time. After meeting with Dr. Hermann initially, I could see how he sets the tone for his business. He was easy to talk to and patient in answering all of my questions, even when I needed to pop back in once more before my scheduled surgery to confirm my decision and ease my mind over the process. As I'm now 2 months post surgery, I am so pleased with the results! I wish I had done this years ago!...

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Kylie Murray

July 17, 20XX

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I went to Dr. Herman summer 2020 for a breast reduction consultation. I was very nervous about going in and if he was going to be able to get the desired look I wanted. He answered all my questions and spent the time to explain exactly how surgery would go. A few weeks later I scheduled my reduction! Surgery went great and I can’t imagine not doing the surgery. I’m in love with the results and my confidence has skyrocketed. Dr. Herman is a miracle worker!

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What to Expect during Surgery

During your initial consultation at our Denton, TX, office, our plastic surgeon will perform a thorough physical examination, carefully reviewing the results of your previous breast surgery.  Dr. Hermann will consider your current health, past medical procedures, and cosmetic goals before presenting all the available options to help you achieve the results you want.

Once a customized treatment plan has been established, your surgery can be scheduled. In general, you can expect that your procedure will involve:

I am passionate about providing patients with unparalleled quality of care and satisfying results. Dr. Bruce Hermann
I am passionate about providing patients with unparalleled quality of care and satisfying results. Dr. Bruce Hermann

Anesthesia

Before the surgery, you will be placed under general anesthesia to ensure your comfort for the duration of the procedure.

Incision

Dr. Hermann will then make an incision. The type of incision used during surgery depends on what is needed to correct the results of your breast augmentation or other surgery. In many cases, Dr. Hermann can minimize scarring by using the same incision sites as your initial plastic surgery.

Treatment

Once he has access to the implants or tissues that need to be refined, Dr. Hermann will perform what was outlined in your surgery plan and restore your bustline.

Dressings

Dr. Hermann will then close the incision with sutures and place gauze or bandages at the incision site. You may also be given a support bra to foster the healing process.

Recovery

This is an outpatient procedure, meaning you will return home to recover the same day as the procedure. You will be provided with detailed recovery instructions to help you achieve the very best outcome. Your final results will become apparent as swelling subsides in the coming weeks.

Who Is a Candidate for Breast Revision?

Women may choose breast revision for a variety of reasons. Good candidates for this kind of plastic surgery are:

  • In good overall health
  • Wanting a different implant
  • Wanting to increase or decrease the size of their breasts
  • Wishing to change the shape of their breasts due to extreme weight fluctuations 
  • Nonsmokers
  • Experiencing complications related to a past breast surgery
  • Not pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Unhappy with a recent or past breast enhancement or breast reconstruction procedure

Ensuring the Best Results with the BodyLogic System

At our state-of-the-art facility in Denton, TX, we are proud to use the BodyLogic® System, which allows us to provide more precise breast augmentation results by showing patients how the shape and size of each implant will look before undergoing surgery. This system gives patients a preview of their results so they can make an informed decision about their procedure.

Dr. Hermann

North Texas Breast & Plastic Surgery Center

Dr. Bruce Hermann has trained under world-renowned plastic surgeons and implements the BodyLogic™ system to achieve optimal surgical outcomes. We accept financing so every patient can access our advanced treatments:

  • CareCredit®
  • United Medical Credit

To speak with the North Texas Breast & Plastic Surgery Center team about your cosmetic goals, request an appointment online or call (940) 387-4900.

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"Dr. Hermann is one of the finest plastic surgeons in the city of Denton. Dr. Hermann recently removed my breast implants and gave me a beautiful lift." Kathy

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