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    Signs of Breast Implant Problems Ipswich, Suffolk

    We often speak to patients worried about signs of breast implant problems in Ipswich, Suffolk. While everyone who undergoes surgery at Suffolk Breast Practice is given comprehensive aftercare information, we understand the recovery process is an unknown and nerve-wracking time. We’re here to support you and alleviate any concerns. 

    Our highly-skilled surgeons have vast experience working with breast implants. Whether your initial surgery was with us or not, they’ll ensure you receive the highest standard of care following surgery.

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    Problems with Breast Implants

    Typical signs of breast implant problems in Ipswich, Suffolk, are:

    • Excess swelling caused by bleeding around the implant
    • A loss of sensation in your nipples
    • Infections
    • Deformed shape or bubbling caused by the implant moving or rupturing

    If you notice any of these symptoms or are concerned about any potential problems with breast implants under the muscle in Ipswich, Suffolk, we urge you to contact us. If the problems aren’t addressed, it can lead to further complications.

    It may be that you require further surgery to fix the issue. We understand experiencing problems with breast implants can deter you from wanting them again, in which case a breast lift may be a more suitable option, as it doesn’t require implants.

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    Breast Implant Complications

    If you have experienced breast implant complications in Ipswich, Suffolk, we suggest you contact us for a consultation. Further surgery may be required to alter the implants to ensure maximum comfort and general health. The correction of implants is not typically available on the NHS due to them being considered as cosmetic procedures. That is why we are here to help clients in the Essex and Suffolk area.

    If you have undergone surgery and have experienced complications with your implants, this may deter you from exploring other options that could benefit you. Breast lift surgery, for example, does not require the insertion of implants and is a popular procedure for women in the UK. Click here to read more about breast lifts. As members of the Association of Breast Surgeons, we take pride in our commitment to provide impartial information to the benefit of our patients, whether you are based in Essex or anywhere else.

    If you wish to book a consultation regarding any signs of breast implant problems in Ipswich, Suffolk, contact us today.

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    • What are the Common Problems with Breast Implants?

      Breast implants, of course, come with certain risks. Here are some of the common problems with breast implants: Breast pain, Infection, Changes in the position of the implant, Leakage or rupturing of the implant and The shape being distorted by scar tissue 

      For more information on the common problems with breast implants, consult your surgeon.

    • How do I know if my breast implants are leaking or ruptured?

      You may feel some discomfort with leaking or ruptured breast implants, whereas physical signs may be lumps or ripples. If you feel like something is wrong, contact us and we can perform an MRI or ultrasound to determine the issue.

    • How long do breast implants typically last before problems may arise?

      Most people can have their implants for 10 to 15 years before problems start arising. Such conditions include: capsular contracture, deflation, leaks or ruptures, and while rare, breast implant illness or cancer.

    • How do I choose the right surgeon to address breast implant problems?

      The right surgeon will be a specialist in your concern and a certified surgeon. At Suffolk Breast Practice, we are led by our oncoplastic and aesthetic breast surgeon, Dr Hussein Tuffaha. Learn more about his qualifications and experience in his dedicated profile.

    Contact us today to discuss how we can guide you through your breast surgery options.

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