Kent V. Hasen, MD: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery & Med Spa of Naples
3699 Airport Pulling Road North
Naples, FL 34105
Phone: (239) 262-5662
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Breast Implant Revision

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Kent V. Hasen, M.D understands that there are reasons that women want to exchange their breast implants. At his practice in Naples, he has helped women from Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, and Marco Island, FL and other nearby communities who weren’t satisfied their their breast augmentation results from another surgeon by performing revision breast surgery. Some women experience complications and others want to exchange their implants for newer options. Dr. Hasen has been trained in reconstructive surgery and offers revision procedures for women who want or need extra help achieving the look they want from their breast augmentation.

If you want to learn about breast implant revision, Dr. Hasen is available to meet with you. Contact us for more information or to schedule your consultation. Be sure to register online for a special consultation savings.

Breast Implant Exchange/Revision
 Before & After Photos


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Breast Implant Exchange/Revision
 Before & After Photos

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

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Breast Implant Exchange/Revision Case 168 Before & After View #1 | Naples, FL | Kent V. Hasen, M.D.
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Case #168

This 45 year old Naples woman desired cosmetic breast surgery in Naples, Florida to help relieve hardness of her silicone breast implants.  2 years prior the patient had silicone gel breast implants placed above the muscle.  She developed severe hardening of the breast implants (capsular contracture).  The patient sought the expertise... Read More
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Case #31

35 year old Naples female is shown before and after breast implant exchange and capsulectomy by Dr. Kent Hasen for ruptured silicone breast implants from 1984.  The patient chose to change to saline breast implants.
Breast Implant Exchange/Revision Case 261 Before & After View #1 | Naples, FL | Kent V. Hasen, M.D.
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Case #261

This 46 year old female had saline breast augmentation with saline breast implants and nipple lift 12 years earlier.  She now is concerned with the uneven appearance of the breasts as well as the drooping and large size.  She found Kent V. Hasen, M.D. of Naples, Florida while searching on line for breast implant revision surgery.  She... Read More
Breast Implant Exchange/Revision Case 131 Before & After View #1 | Naples, FL | Kent V. Hasen, M.D.
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Case #131

This 40 year old Naples resident sought the expertise in secondary breast augmentation and breast implant revision that Dr. Hasen has become known for in Naples, Florida.  Kent V. Hasen, M.D. is a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic surgery of the breast and body.  Dr. Hasen perfomed an implant exchange of the patient's... Read More
Breast Implant Exchange/Revision Case 45 Before & After View #1 | Naples, FL | Kent V. Hasen, M.D.
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Case #45

This 25 year old Bonita Springs female had breast augmentation 1 year previously by another surgeon who placed 325 cc implants in the subglandular position.  The patient came to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of Naples because she was unhappy with the large size, unattractive shape and drooping.  Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Kent Hasen,... Read More
Breast Implant Exchange/Revision Case 32 Before & After View #1 | Naples, FL | Kent V. Hasen, M.D.
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Case #32

This 53 year old Naples woman was referred by her gynecologist to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of Naples for exchange of ruptured silicone breast implants and capsulectomy.  The patient is shown before and after her breast implant exchange surgery performed by board certified, Naples based, plastic surgeon - Dr. Kent Hasen. Read More
Breast Implant Exchange/Revision Case 308 Before & After View #1 | Naples, FL | Kent V. Hasen, M.D.
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Case #308

This 45 year old woman wanted to have her implants replaced and nipples reduced after changes occurred from pregnancy and breast feeding.  She was referred to Dr. Kent Hasen of Naples, Florida by word of mouth from happy past patients.  Dr. Hasen performed a breast implant exchange to a shaped cohesive silicone gel implant (gummy bear)... Read More
Breast Implant Exchange/Revision Case 229 Before & After View #1 | Naples, FL | Kent V. Hasen, M.D.
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Case #229

This 29 year old woman came down from Port Charlotte, Florida to seek breast implant revision with Dr. Hasen after researching on line.  She was most impressed with Dr. Hasen's before and after results of breast augmentation and breast implant exchange.  She had breast augmentation surgery 7 years before after having children.  Instead... Read More

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Revision Techniques

Dr. Hasen is one of only a handful of surgeons offering both surgical and non-surgical options for breast augmentation revision.

Reasons for Breast Implant Revision

Breast revision surgery may be an option if you are experiencing problems with your breast implants, if you wish to change the implant type or size, or if you are unhappy with the aesthetic results. In some cases, women may choose breast implant removal surgery. Some common complications Dr. Hasen sees in his office include:

  • Capsular Contracture: This is a fairly common reason for women to seek revision breast surgery. It occurs when excess scar tissue forms around the implant, causing the breast to become hard or distorted in shape. To correct this problem, Dr. Hasen offers an innovative non-surgical breast revision procedure using external ultrasound. In more advanced cases, surgical revision with removal of the scar tissue and replacement with a new implant may be advised.
  • “Double Bubble”: When implants are placed improperly, the breast tissue may descend over the breast implant, or the implant may hang below the actual breast, creating the appearance of two breast creases. In this situation, Dr. Hasen may recommend replacement and repositioning of the breast implants.
  • “Bottoming Out”: If gravity causes the implant to move lower in the breast pocket, and the pocket is not strong enough to support the implant, then “bottoming out” may occur. This is usually the result of over-dissection of the pocket during surgery or from an overactive chest muscle when the implants are placed below the muscle. The breasts may seem to hang too low while the nipples remain high. Dr. Hasen might suggest using Strattice™ to hold the breast up and support the implant.
  • Ruptured Implants: Both silicone and saline implants can rupture for a number of reasons. Although implant rupture is not dangerous, it does cause visible deformities such as deflation. Dr. Hasen normally performs breast implant replacement using silicone gel implants, which are more cohesive than earlier silicone breast implants used in augmentation procedures.

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Surgical Revision Options

Breast implant revision surgery is a complex procedure. Scar tissue, thinned skin and changes in the chest anatomy all pose challenges to the surgeon. Only a surgeon with strong technical skills like Dr. Hasen’s can restore a natural appearance. During your procedure, Dr. Hasen may incorporate several techniques to ensure the most successful outcome.

During breast implant revision, Dr. Hasen can also improve the look of elongated or misshapen nipples. This is a relatively simple addition that can make a world of difference for patients bothered by the appearance of their nipples. View real before‐and‐after photos of past nipple reduction patients.


Strattice is a dermal graft made from porcine (pig) tissue. It is used to reinforce natural breast tissue and support the implant. This helps create a smoother, more normal-looking breast and reduces implant migration within the breast pocket. Dr. Hasen often uses Strattice for patients who have experienced implant rippling, implant displacement, bottoming out or capsular contracture.

Implant Replacement

With implant replacement, Dr. Hasen caters to a woman’s changing aesthetic preference, allowing her to choose a different implant style or size. Implant replacement may also be used to restore a normal shape when implant rupture occurs.

Non-Surgical Revision

Complications that arise from breast augmentation, such as capsular contracture, sometimes can be treated without surgery. Dr. Kent V. Hasen offers a groundbreaking technique known as Aspen External Ultrasound or Aspen After Surgery Procedure. This procedure is recommended for women whose implants have hardened because of scar tissue growth. It can help with correcting high riding implants and painful implants as well. It is usually part of an overall treatment plan that includes compression wrapping, massage techniques and external ultrasound treatments.

Learn more about the Aspen capsular contracture treatment.

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