The concern predominantly branches into the two aforementioned avenues; BIA-ALCL and BII.
With recent media attention on BIA-ALCL (breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma) and BII (breast implant illness), there’s a lot of concern over breast implants, particularly ones with a textured surface.
Ultimately, removal and replacement or explantation are options for both. Since the skin and soft tissue stretches to fit the implant, many women aren’t happy with their aesthetic result following simple explantation. However, there are a variety of options to discuss should you choose to consult with Dr. Duncan regarding implant removal and/or replacements!