Breast Implant Exchange and Removal

Sometimes, breast implant removal is necessary to treat problems that occur with the implants. The three most common reasons for breast implant removal are change of size and shape, implant leakage or rupture, and capsular contracture.

Dr. Yu is accomplished in removing and, if desired, replacing breast implants from previous surgeries. Whether you wish to have older silicone-filled implants replaced with more up-to-date saline implants, or you simply want to have your implants removed altogether, you can rely on the experience and precision of Dr. Yu. Dr. Yu performs this procedure, known as explantation, to decrease the implant size or to make room for new implants.

Procedure Details

Common Reasons for Breast Implant Exchange and Removal


  • Capsulectomy
  • Capsulectomy with Saline-Filled Implant Exchange
  • Capsulectomy with Silicone Gel Implant Exchange
  • Capsulotomy
  • Capsulotomy with Saline-Filled Implant Exchange
  • Capsulotomy with Silicone Gel Implant Exchange
  • Breast Implant Removal
  • Implant Deflation
  • Implant Exchange

About Breast Implant Exchange and Removal Surgery

Kahului plastic surgeon Dr. Yu will tailor any breast cosmetic surgery to meet your needs and wants. Dr. Yu’s extensive training and experience allow him to perform surgeries with speed and accuracy while making careful decisions to customize procedures to meet your needs. These skills can reduce your recovery time and reduce the chances of complications.

When you choose Dr. Yu to perform the breast enhancement procedure that is right for you, you can have confidence that you’ve chosen a highly skilled surgeon and a surgical team that consistently provides exceptional care and thoughtful attention.


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