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Implant exchange

Implant exchange, a specialized surgical procedure, offers women the opportunity to make adjustments to their breast implants years after the initial breast augmentation surgery. It’s not uncommon for individuals to consider altering the size, shape, or type of their breast implants as their aesthetic preferences and lifestyle change over time.


One common reason for implant exchange is the desire to change the size of the breast implants. Whether women want to increase their breast size for a more voluminous appearance or reduce it to achieve a more subtle look, this procedure allows for the flexibility to create the desired outcome. This is particularly beneficial for those who have experienced physical changes.


In addition to size adjustments, implant exchange also accommodates those looking to modify the shape of their breasts. Patients can choose differently shaped implants to achieve a more personalized and flattering contour. This option is valuable for individuals with specific aesthetic preferences or those seeking to correct any irregularities that may have developed over time.


Implant exchange also encompasses transitioning between different implant types. Some individuals may decide to upgrade from saline implants to silicone implants or vice versa. This transition allows patients to explore the advantages of each implant type and select the one that best aligns with their lifestyle, appearance, and personal comfort.


At The Ottawa Clinic, our experienced plastic surgeons are dedicated to helping patients achieve their desired outcomes through implant exchange. We understand that individual preferences and body changes can evolve over time, and we are committed to providing the necessary support and expertise to ensure that patients are content with their breast appearance.