FAQ: What Are the Risks and Possible Complications of Breast Implant Removal?

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Answer: The risks and complications are similar to other aesthetic surgery. They include local diseases such as hypertrophic scar and or keloid, asymmetry, skin ischemia, and loss and hematoma which is more common in smokers.

The systemic complications include blood clots and PE and other anesthesia risks. In healthy patients in the hands of board-certified Plastic Surgeons, the complication rates are not very high.