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Breast Lift With Implants Plastic Surgery Risks And Safety 

Breast Lift With Implants

Breast Lift With Implants Plastic Surgery Risks And Safety 

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When you work with a highly qualified and experienced plastic surgeon, your risk of complications is minimized for procedures such as breast lift with augmentation. However, certain risks are still inherent to every surgery, and some implant related specific risks are also associated with breast augmentation with lift surgery.  

Board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Farah Naz Khan provides breast lift with implants to patients in Dallas, Texas and surrounding locations. 

Surgical Risks  


Following a breast implants with lift plastic surgery, a few patients may develop symptoms such as abnormal redness and inflammation in the incision sites, persistent pain, pus or fever, or skin that is warm to touch. These could be the signs of an infection, and you should see your surgeon promptly. 


Hematoma or excessive bleeding may occur in some cases after breast lift with augmentation cosmetic surgery. A committed surgeon will carefully review your medical history and take appropriate steps to minimize this risk. You should be prepared to follow the surgeon’s pre-op instructions and avoid certain medications and supplements to reduce this risk.   

Adverse Anesthesia Reaction  

Despite the pre-surgery assessment, in rare situations, an adverse reaction to anesthesia can happen during your surgery. This risk is higher if you are suffering from certain underlying health issues. An anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist will be in attendance during the surgery to monitor your condition and manage your risk of complications. 

Altered Sensation or Numbness  

Breast lift with implants may involve repositioning of your areolas and nipples. This can cause temporary numbness or change in sensation in the incision areas. In exceptional cases, this change may be long lasting or permanent. But for most patients, this temporary condition will resolve by itself over time.  

Implant Risks 

Placing of breast implants is a key part of your breast augmentation with lift surgery. This creates its own unique risks.  

Capsular Contracture 

As the implants are placed inside your breast tissue, your body’s natural immune response will trigger the formation of scar tissue around the implant. This scar tissue can sometimes contract or harden, which can result in discomfort for some patients.  

If the scar tissue tightens excessively, it will squeeze the implant shell, causing it to get damaged, misshaped or shift away from its position. In these cases, your surgeon may have to perform a breast revision procedure.  

Implant Rippling 

In some cases, the amount of skin available in the breast area may be limited, but the implant size may be much larger. This can cause the implant to develop creases or folds, resulting in a rippling effect on the surface. In some patients, this can affect the natural aesthetic appearance of the breast.  

Implant Shifting 

In a few cases, the silicone or saline breast implant may move from its original position at some point after the surgery. With larger sized implants, the risk of displacement may be somewhat higher. Female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Farah Naz Khan receives patients from Dallas, Texas and nearby areas for breast lift with implants surgery. 

Contact Board Certified Dallas Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Khan to Schedule a Consultation

To schedule a consultation with Board Certified Dallas Plastic SurgeonDr. Farah Khan please call 469-437-5426 or click here to contact us.

Taking patients from in and around Dallas, Plano, Fort Worth, Grapevine, Garland, Mesquite, Carrollton, Irving, Frisco, Texas and more.

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