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Breast Implant Removal in Charlotte, NC

If you’re dissatisfied with your breast implants or experiencing any complications, it may be appropriate to have them removed. Dr. Andrew Kochuba and Dr. David Klein of HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery offer breast implant removal services to the residents of Charlotte, Harrisburg and Salisbury, NC.

What is Breast Implant Removal?

Breast implant removal is a treatment that is done to reverse the breast augmentation procedure, specifically by removing the breast implants. Breast implant removal may be done out of necessity or due to personal preference. For starters, patients may require breast implant removal in the event of a capsular contracture or other complications with the breast implants. On the other hand, patients may choose to have breast implants removed if they are unhappy with the effects they have on the breasts. The breast implant removal technique enables patients to return to their initial breast shape and size.

Benefits of Breast Implant Removal

Benefits of the breast implant removal treatment include:

  • Reversing undesirable results from a previous breast augmentation
  • Removing breast implants to preserve the health
  • Restores natural breast size and shape
  • Can often be performed without additional scarring

Who is the Ideal Candidate for Breast Implant Removal?

The ideal candidate for a breast implant removal is a patient who is unhappy with their current breast implants, and would prefer to return the breasts to their natural state. However, the best way to determine your candidacy for the breast implant removal treatment is to schedule a consultation with Dr. David Klein or Dr. Andrew Kochuba. During this consultation, they can determine if a breast implant removal is the best solution for you.

What is the Breast Implant Removal Procedure Like?

The breast implant removal is performed with general anesthesia. When possible, Dr. David Klein and Dr. Andrew Kochuba will use the same incision areas as your initial surgery, which enables them to remove your breast implants without creating any additional scarring. Once the breast implants are removed, the treatment will be complete. If desired, patients can opt to replace their breast implants with new implants in a breast implant exchange. This procedure may take up to two hours to perform.

What Can I Expect After Breast Implant Removal?

After your breast implant removal, you can expect swelling, bruising and discomfort in the breasts as the tissue heals. Ensuring that the tissue heals properly is key to achieving optimal results and enjoying a comfortable recovery period. For this reason, many patients take one to two weeks off of work and other activities to rest as much as possible. Additional downtime may be necessary in some cases. On the day of your breast implant removal, we’ll provide you with detailed aftercare instructions to help you successfully navigate the recovery process. Once the breast implants are removed, your breasts will immediately return to their natural shape and size, albeit with some short-term swelling that may distort your final results.

How Much Does Breast Implant Removal Cost in Charlotte, NC?

The cost of your breast implant removal will be determined based on the unique treatment plan you develop with Dr. David Klein and Dr. Andrew Kochuba during your initial consultation.  When performed as a medically necessary procedure, this treatment may be eligible for coverage by your health insurance provider. When performed as an elective cosmetic treatment, breast implant removal is not usually covered by insurance. However, we do everything possible to make this and other treatments affordable for our patients. Payments can be made via cash, check, major credit card and CareCredit® financing.

If you are considering breast implant removal at HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery, contact us today to schedule your initial consultation. Whatever your motivations may be, Dr. Andrew Kochuba and Dr. David Klein can provide you with a safe treatment experience. We welcome patients from Concord, Charlotte, Harrisburg and the nearby cities of North Carolina.

Patient Testimonials

"I thought long and hard about calling for a consultation. I had never done anything like this before. The entire staff makes you feel like family and it was very welcoming. I had Botox around my eyes and forehead and some filler around my mouth. I am 61 years and…"
"HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery’s team is committed to exceptional patient care. Dr. Klein is an extraordinarily talented, caring and detailed plastic surgeon. He’s truly an artist in his field and always his patients best interest at heart.  – Anonymous"
"Dr. Klein & The HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery Staff, Thanks for the amazing life changing procedure. Your patience, kindness and humor helped put me at ease. I appreciate your expertise and skillfulness.  Thank You! - Shelli"
"I had a breast reduction done with Dr. Klein at Plastic Renaissance Surgery and I am SO happy with my results!! I loved Dr. Klein & his whole staff was always so kind and friendly! I am very pleased overall with the surgery and the results and I would recommend…"
"Dr. Klein is wonderful. He is so pleasant and caring and does wonderful work. Any cosmetic work I need will be done here. The entire staff treats you like family. They are all great. This is the place to go"
"Best surgeon ever. Caring and keeps you realistic in your expectations. He is a doctor not a salesman"
" I had extended abdominoplasty basically circumferential. Dr. Klein has been great, reassuring and very competent. Had a couple of setbacks the Dr. Klein solved immediately and professionally. I am extremely happy and highly recommend Dr.David Klein with HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery."
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"Such wonderful, caring people in every area. I could not have asked for better care. Always there for me in every situation. Such a great experience!"
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"I went in for breast augmentation, I was completely nervous considering I was self-conscious about my chest. My consultation went smoothly, they all had a way of making me feel very comfortable, they were all very welcoming, and understanding of my situation. As I was very excited to have my…"
"The most caring considerate, out of all my doctors and I do have lots of them he is the best. He is patient and will stay until all questions are taking care of."
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"It has been 2 years since my surgery and I am still very happy with my results. Thinking about scheduling my second surgery soon."
"I've had two surgeries with Dr. Klein I'm very happy with my results! And I'm going back for my 3rd this April great surgeon and really nice and caring staff ;)"
"Had my first surgery with Dr. Klein he was amazing. The staff is very friendly and always makes you feel welcome. I will highly recommend him if you have doubts go for it you won’t regret it."
"I have been so Happy with all the work Dr. Klein has performed on my Body. He is so sweet and really cares about making you feel better about yourself."