Breast implant removal

Choosing to have your cosmetic surgery at Spire Hartswood in Brentwood, Essex, means that you’ll see your chosen cosmetic and plastic surgeon at every stage of treatment and you’ll receive expert care from our specialist cosmetic nurses.

Additionally you can feel reassured knowing that your cosmetic surgery will take place in a clean and comfortable private hospital environment – all helping to contribute to the best possible results.

What is breast implant removal?

If you have had breast implants to enlarge your breasts, but you have decided you don’t want them anymore, they can be surgically removed. There may be medical reasons why a breast enlargement needs to be reversed, or you might just want to change the size of your breasts. New implants can be inserted following removal of your original implants if you wanted to change the size, shape or feel of your breasts.

Breast implant removal operation at Spire Cosmetic Surgery

About the breast implant removal procedure

The implants, which sit either directly under the breast tissue or deeper behind the muscle are removed through incisions underneath the breasts or around the areola. Depending on the exact type of surgery you have, further surgery such as a breast uplift may be required following the implant removal and / or replacement. 

The operation normally lasts one to two hours, and is carried out under general anaesthetic, which means you will be asleep during the procedure. You will usually stay in hospital for one or two nights and will need to plan time off work so that you can recover at home. You will also need to wear a special supportive bra in the first few weeks after surgery.

As with any cosmetic procedure, it is important that you review your expectations thoroughly before you decide to proceed. Having the procedure with Spire Cosmetic Surgery means you will be seen by an experienced cosmetic surgeon who will discuss your options and the best course of treatment for you.

Breast implant removal from Spire Cosmetic Surgery

With Spire Cosmetic Surgery you can select to see the consultant surgeon of your choice at a time that suits you. Read more about why Spire is the trusted choice for cosmetic surgery. You will be treated in a premium Spire private hospital - not a clinic - so you can be assured of our commitment to the highest healthcare standards and cleanliness.

How much does breast implant removal cost?

If you would like to know the price for breast implant removal simply call your preferred Spire location to speak to a cosmetic treatment adviser, send us an online enquiry or request a callback and we will be in touch.

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PIP implants

PIP implants have not been used at Spire Hartswood Hospital.

However, if you had your implants done at another Spire hospital or are still concerned, please read Spire Healthcare's latest news item: Spire offers every patient free removal and replacement of PIP implants

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