Breast implant surgery is one of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures performed in the U.S. today, and as a result of the wealth of experience that has developed surrounding it, it’s also one of the most successful. While some patients may achieve a successful resolution through traditional revision surgery, others can benefit substantially from the incorporation of acellularized dermal matrix (ADM) as part of their procedure. (You can read more about ADM in a recent blog post here.) ADM has been used for years in post-mastectomy reconstructive breast surgery patients to help heal tissue damage and strengthen and stabilize weak or thinned tissues. Based on the excellent results achieved in those patients, cosmetic surgeons have recently begun using the meshlike material in implant revision surgery to achieve more aesthetically pleasing, longer-lasting results in patients experiencing post-implant issues including:
While plastic surgery can enhance your appearance, it doesn’t stop time or prevent any changes from happening to your body. It also doesn’t keep you from changing your mind further down the road. If you’ve received breast implants in the past, you might be considering a breast revision procedure today. The procedure adjusts the original implants. Miami plastic surgeon Dr. Ary Krau performs breast revision surgeries for a number of reasons.