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Breast Implant Revision Claims

Compensation for Breast Implant Replacement Negligence

Breast implant cosmetic surgery, also known as breast augmentation or breast enlargement is by far the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure performed in the UK with over 30,000 breast enlargement procedures completed every year. Now that many patients are 15 to 25 years past their original breast augmentation, breast revision or breast implant replacement surgery has also become increasingly popular as more and more patients are requesting the removal or exchange of breast implants. This is a trend which is only likely to increase.

While there are huge numbers of breast revision procedures being performed now in the UK, there are also increasing cases where this type of plastic surgery has gone wrong. When a bad breast implant replacement is the result of breast implant revision negligence, it may be possible to make a successful cosmetic surgery claim.

As the first legal practice in England and Wales established to assist patients who’ve suffered negligent cosmetic surgery, we want to help you put things right. Call Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors today on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from one of our expert Cosmetic Claims team to start your claim.

Breast Implants Mean Breast Implant Revision Surgery

Breast implant revision surgery is usually performed to change the size or type of a patient’s implants and sometimes to correct any complications from the patient’s primary breast augmentation. There may be many reasons why a patient might want or require breast implant revision but typically a breast implant replacement is undergone due to breast implant scar contraction, the hardening, rupture or deflation of the breast implant, a wish to change from saline to silicone implants or a substantial breast change from pregnancy.

Patients who no longer feel the need for breast implants may also avail of this breast surgery while patients who undergo breast revision may also consider breast surgeries like breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, and liposuction.

Have you recently undergone breast revision surgery that you’re not happy with? If you believe that you have had a bad breast implant replacement operation, you could be in line to receive substantial compensation.

As specialist cosmetic surgery solicitors, we have dealt with many breast surgery claims, so we know exactly what types of things can go wrong with breast implant revision. Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors have succeeded in over 95% of all cosmetic surgery claims cases pursued after obtaining medical evidence and we have successfully recovered over £2.5 million in cosmetic surgery compensation for our clients.

Speak to Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors today on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from our specialist legal team to discuss the next steps in making a breast implant replacement surgery claim for compensation.

Breast Implant Replacement Surgery

Breast implant revision surgery takes about an hour and is usually performed under general anaesthetic. Regardless of the type of breast implant originally inserted in the patient, saline or silicone gel implants may be chosen but silicone breast implants are the most popular implants for a breast augmentation. Read more about the types of breast implants in our guide here.

Normally breast implant replacement uses the same incision as the original breast implants and once the breast implant pocket is exposed, the old breast implant is removed and a new one placed into the same pocket. If a silicone breast implant is substituted for an existing saline breast implant, then the incision may need to be extended to allow easier entry of the silicone breast implant. For more on breast implant surgery click here.

Breast augmentation makes up over half of the negligence claims Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors deal with every year. And an increasing number of those cases concern breast implant revision surgery where the results of negligent breast implant replacement can leave a patient distraught.

We know exactly what to look for when it comes to breast implant revision surgery negligence so read below on how to make a claim with us.

Make a Breast Implant Revision Negligence Claim with Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors

Michael Saul and his team at Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors have recovered over £2.5 million in compensation for the victims of cosmetic surgery gone wrong. We work on a No Win No Fee basis so speak to us today if you think that you are a victim of breast implant revision negligence, and take these four steps to make a claim:

  1. Call our expert breast implant replacement claims team on 0800 634 0285
  2. Request a call back at a time that suits you and your schedule
  3. Tell us how your breast implant revision went wrong and let our experienced legal team provide you with your options
  4. Our dedicated plastic surgery negligence solicitors will do the rest

When Breast Implant Replacement Goes Wrong

Complications from removing and replacing breast implants are not particularly common but every surgical procedure has risks, and breast implant replacement surgery is no exception to the rule.

If there is cosmetic surgery negligence during a breast implant revision procedure, common problems which can indicate the occurrence of breast implant replacement negligence are:

  • Breast sagging or ptosis
  • Lopsided or different sized breasts (asymmetry).
  • Inappropriate or unsightly scarring, above or below the fold beneath the breast.
  • Implants crossing over in the centre of the chest (Symmastia or uni-boob)
  • “Double-bubble” or “cottage loaf” effect, where the breast has a double instead of single mound appearance.
  • “Bottoming out” – this is a problem which occurs when the implant falls to the bottom of the breast.

If these or any problems of bad breast implant replacement surgery have happened to you, speak to Cosmetic Solicitors on 0800 634 0285 and let us help you start a claim for financial compensation.

Get Your Life Back on Track with Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors

Breast implant revision cosmetic surgery claims can net large sums of compensation which could provide you with both restorative surgery and peace of mind after the distress of a bad breast implant replacement experience. You can also help other people avoid their breast implant revision surgery going wrong by drawing the public’s attention to poorly skilled surgeons or sub-standard cosmetic surgery clinics and organisations.

If you are not satisfied with your breast implant replacement surgery, give us a call on 0800 634 0285 as Michael Saul, the UK’s leading solicitor in cosmetic negligence and our breast implant claims solicitors have unrivalled experience in this area.

Talk to Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors Today

Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors are the leading specialist UK law firm in the field of plastic surgery negligence.

We’ve helped many victims of negligent cosmetic surgery and understand how difficult it can be to recover from breast implant replacement surgery gone wrong.

We are here to help answer any questions you may have about the breast implant revision claims process and we can identify the impact caused by the negligence of the breast surgery you’ve received.

Call Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors today on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from Michael Saul or one of the Plastic Surgery Claims team and start your claim for compensation today.

Cosmetic Surgery Process Guides

Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors has surgery process guides for other frequent types of cosmetic surgery negligence like the following:

Breast Surgery Cosmetic Claims Guides

Please find a list of quick links to a number of key topics relating to breast surgeries that Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors can support with making a claim for negligence. These guides should provide you with information that will help you ascertain if you’ve been victim of cosmetic surgery negligence.

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