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Breast Implant Removal in Sarasota, FL with Dr. Kristopher Hamwi

There are many reasons patients choose to have their breast implants removed. Some women choose to remove their implants for cosmetic purposes, while others remove them due to health concerns. Breast implants should be removed or exchanged every 10-20 years to ensure your wellbeing and the integrity of the implant.

When it comes to breast implant removal surgery, you deserve a surgeon with unparalleled expertise who listens to understand your needs and aims to deliver high-quality results. With over ten years of experience and a sincere desire to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals, Dr. Kristopher Hamwi is one of the best breast implant removal surgeons in Sarasota, FL.


Restoring your breasts with the best breast implant removal surgery in Saras6ta, FL is easier than ever. Contact Florida Plastic Surgery and Medspa to schedule your complimentary consultation at (941) 800-2000 or complete our online form today.

What Can Breast Implant Removal Accomplish?

Breast implant removal, also referred to as breast explant surgery, refers to procedures that intend to exchange or permanently remove breast implants. It is important to replace or remove older breast implants every 10 to 20 years to ensure the integrity of the implant and the appearance of the breast. Breast explant procedures are often performed to update implant materials.

Regardless of your aesthetic goals, Dr. Hamwi listens to understand your needs and recommends only the procedures and techniques to help you achieve your desired results. While removing or exchanging the current breast implant, breast implant removal may also include: 

Is A Breast Implant Removal Right for Me?

Over time, styles and tastes can change, breast implants and the overlying skin can change, and the feel or appearance of breasts can change. All are valid reasons to choose to remove or replace your breast implants. Other reasons to consider removing your breast implants include:

  • Breast size
  • Capsular contraction (hardened scar tissue) pain
  • Implant migration or rupture concerns
  • Update implant type or style
  • Suspected leaking or ruptured implant
  • You no longer desire implants

Breast implant removal surgery can permanently remove implants or exchange them for new implants made of improved material to restore breast appearance. Breast implant removal is a highly customizable procedure that aims to safely remove breast implants while restoring breast contour and appearance.

Am I a Candidate for Breast Implant Removal?

Dr. Hamwi suggests that breast implant removal candidates in Sarasota should:

  • Be non-smokers
  • Be physically healthy and at a stable weight
  • Understand the risks of the procedure
  • Have a positive outlook and realistic goals
  • Be prepared to closely follow pre- and post-operative instructions

Choosing Dr. Hamwi as My Breast Implant Removal Provider in Sarasota, FL

One of the most important factors in a successful plastic surgery outcome is choosing the right plastic surgeon. As an expert in the field of aesthetic plastic surgery, double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kristopher Hamwi has over 10 years of training through the finest programs in Washington D.C., Manhattan, and Harvard. Dr. Hamwi is dedicated to patient safety and outstanding results. His commitment to his craft, education, and sincere compassion make him your best choice for breast implant removal procedures in Sarasota.

Dr. Hamwi’s goal is to help patients feel better about themselves. In addition to his unparalleled training and expertise, Dr. Hamwi brings a passion for helping his patients gain confidence and renewed self-image through aesthetic plastic surgery. At Florida Plastic Surgery and Medspa, we want to help you feel comfortable, educated, and empowered to make decisions about your body.

Your Breast Implant Removal Consultation

During your breast implant removal complimentary consultation, Dr. Hamwi will address your questions, concerns, and goals. He will conduct a thorough examination and evaluation of your breasts, including:

  • Current breast implants and shape
  • Desired breast size and shape
  • Quality of breast tissue, scar tissue, and skin
  • Allergies or medical conditions
  • Previous surgeries or medical treatments
  • Current medications
  • Current mammogram results
  • Family history of breast cancer

What Can I Expect During a Breast Implant Removal Procedure?

Dr. Hamwi will customize your breast implant removal surgery to address your distinct needs. While each breast revision in Sarasota will have unique details, here are some general steps you can expect during the procedure.

After you’ve been greeted by our team and checked in, Dr. Hamwi will evaluate you, perform surgical markings, and ensure you are comfortable before entering the operating room. Then, you will be safely sedated.

During your breast implant removal, Dr. Hamwi will create incisions in well-concealed locations along the lower fold of your breast or near the areola. At this time, Dr. Hamwi will use the appropriate technique to remove your implants and the breast capsule, or scar tissue.

If you are having your breast implants replaced, Dr. Hamwi will insert the new implants with a sterile, no-touch technique.

After your breast implant removal procedure, you will be fitted with a compression garment or surgical or sports bra that should be worn for approximately 3-4 weeks to minimize swelling and help your body adjust to its new contours. You may require regular follow-up appointments with Dr. Hamwi.

How Soon Will I See My Saras6ta Breast Implant Removal Results?

You will experience swelling and bruising following your breast implant removal. It may take several weeks to months for the swelling to resolve, scarring to lessen, and sensation to return. True results will appear in 6-12 months, and breasts will begin to feel “normal” at this time.

Your individual results of breast implant removal will vary based on:

  • Implant size
  • Scar tissue quantity
  • Quality and quantity of remaining breast tissue


Dr. Kristopher Hamwi

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Dr. Kristopher Hamwi has trained for over ten years at some of the world’s top institutions to become one of Florida’s best aesthetic plastic surgeons. Utilizing his exceptional skill, rigorous training, and genuine, caring approach, Dr. Hamwi strives for total patient satisfaction. Ready to partner with Sarasota’s leading aesthetic plastic surgeon?

Schedule Your Breast Implant Removal Consultation Today!

Revitalize your figure and renew your confidence with the best breast implant removal surgery in Sarasota, FL! You’ll love your long-lasting results from Florida Plastic Surgery and Medspa. 

Partner with the best breast implant removal surgeon in the Sarasota areas. Contact Florida Plastic Surgery and Medspa at (941) 800-2000 or complete our online form to schedule your complimentary consultation today.

Breast Implant Removal in Sarasota, Florida FAQs

Breast implant removal procedures are uniquely individual, so the cost will be determined by each patient’s needs. During your complimentary consultation, Dr. Hamwi will provide an estimate for an accurate breast implant removal cost in Sarasota, FL.

For 4-6 weeks following your breast implant removal, you will need to avoid strenuous activities such as exercise or heavy lifting. Many patients will experience tenderness, soreness, and sensitivity for approximately 6 weeks following surgery.

Your results of breast implant removal will depend on the size of the implants, scar tissue, and the quantity and quality of remaining breast tissue. It may take up to 1 year for the swelling to resolve and post-operative changes to become final.