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Breast Implant Removal (with Capsulectomy)

Capsulectomy is a surgical procedure to remove a breast implant and part, or all, of the breast implant capsule.

By Andrew Hatfield
Updated: 16th May 2024

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We have a team of Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons who offer tailored cosmetic procedures to suit individual needs including breast implant removal without capsulectomy, breast implant replacement/exchange and breast uplift.

If you are considering breast implant removal with capsulectomy you can book a consultation with one of our Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons to gain a full understanding of breast implant removal with capsulectomy and a chance to raise any concerns you may have with the procedure.

What is Breast implant removal with capsulectomy?

Breast implant removal with capsulectomy is the surgical procedure to remove the breast implant without replacing or exchanging the implant with a new implant and removing part, or all, the breast implant capsule.

Breast Implant Removal may give the breast a deflated appearance, some women opt for additional surgery in the from of implant replacement or breast uplift without implants.

All our GMC registered Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons offer En Bloc Capsulectomy, Capsulectomy or Total Capsulectomy here at Fairfield Independent Hospital.

If you would like to find out more, you can book a consultation with one of our Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons to discuss possible surgery.

The most suitable type of surgery for you will be discussed at your appointments with your surgeon.

Before considering surgery it is also important to be aware that all surgical procedures carries a certain amount of risk and it is important that you understand the risks involved with breast implant removal specifically.

Key facts about the procedure