Exploring the Reasons for Breast Implant Removal

Considering breast implant removal in Louisiana? Explore insights with double-board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Suma Maddox. Schedule your consultation.

Removing breast implants is a significant decision, one that requires careful consideration and expert guidance. Our team believes you deserve to feel confident and comfortable, and that includes feeling empowered to make informed decisions about your own body.

Dr. Suma Maddox is a compassionate, highly skilled, double-board-certified female plastic surgeon in New Orleans. She specializes in both reconstructive breast surgery and aesthetic surgery, offering you a unique and personalized experience.

During your breast implant removal consultation with Dr. Maddox, she will evaluate your specific situation and design a customized plan that ensures you feel heard.

See whether breast implant removal is right for you.


Understanding Breast Implant Removal in Louisiana

Breast implant removal is a surgical procedure designed to remove previously inserted breast implants. According to The Cleveland Clinic, approximately 219,000 women had their breast implants removed in 2021. This procedure can be performed for various reasons, from personal preference to medical necessity.

During your procedure, Dr. Maddox carefully removes the breast implants, taking special care to minimize disruption to the surrounding breast tissue. In some cases, additional steps may be taken to address any scar tissue or complications that have developed since the initial implantation. Dr. Maddox’s expertise and meticulous approach ensure that the removal process is performed with precision and care, minimizing the risk of complications and promoting optimal outcomes.

Following the removal of the implants, you are provided with detailed post-operative instructions and ongoing support to facilitate a smooth recovery process. Dr. Maddox and her team are dedicated to ensuring that you feel informed, supported, and empowered throughout every stage of your breast implant removal journey.

See results from Dr. Maddox’s past breast implant removal patients here.

Common Reasons for Breast Implant Removal


Cosmetic dissatisfaction

Many women choose to undergo breast implant removal due to cosmetic dissatisfaction. This can stem from changes in personal preferences, lifestyle, or simply a desire to return to their natural appearance.

Dr. Maddox understands the importance of feeling pride in your appearance and is here to support you in achieving your desired outcome.

Health concerns

Some women may opt for breast implant removal due to health concerns associated with their implants. This can include issues such as implant rupture, capsular contracture, or concerns about the long-term effects of implants on overall health.

Dr. Maddox prioritizes patient safety and well-being, offering thorough evaluations and personalized recommendations to address any health concerns.


While breast implants are generally safe, complications can occasionally arise. These can include issues such as implant rupture, capsular contracture, infection, or changes in breast shape or sensation. In such cases, breast implant removal may be necessary to address these complications and restore optimal breast health. Dr. Maddox has extensive experience in managing and addressing complications of all types.

Making an Informed Decision With Dr. Suma Maddox

When considering breast implant removal, one of the most crucial steps is to schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Suma Maddox. This initial meeting allows you to openly discuss your concerns, goals, and expectations with Dr. Maddox.

During your consultation, Dr. Maddox takes the time to thoroughly evaluate your unique medical history, existing breast implants, and overall health status. This in-depth assessment allows her to provide tailored recommendations and insights based on your needs and preferences.

Additionally, the consultation allows you to ask questions, express any concerns, and gain a deeper understanding of the breast implant removal process. Dr. Maddox believes in fostering open and transparent communication with her patients, ensuring that you feel empowered to make informed decisions about your care.

Learn More About Breast Implant Removal in Louisiana

If you’re considering breast implant removal or have any questions about the procedure, take the next step and reach out to Dr. Suma Maddox’s office. Our team is committed to providing compassionate care, personalized guidance, and exceptional results.

Whether you’re seeking more information about the breast procedures we offer or ready to schedule a consultation, we’re here to listen, support, and empower you on your journey.

Contact us today to learn more about breast implant removal in Louisiana with Dr. Suma Maddox.

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