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Breast Implant Revision Claims

If you have suffered as a result of a negligent breast implant revision or breast implant removal surgery, the expert legal team at Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors can help you claim the compensation you deserve.

A botched breast implant surgery, often following complications or dissatisfaction from a previous breast augmentation surgery, can cause both physical and emotional suffering, especially if the implants were already causing discomfort or distress. You may be entitled to compensation to help address these concerns, as well as any remedial surgery you may need.

Operating on a no-win, no-fee basis, our specialist solicitors have over 15 years of experience and have helped to recover more than £4 million in compensation for our clients.


Contact us today

Find out if you can make a breast implant revision claim or a breast implant removal claim by speaking to our sympathetic and experienced lawyers today. Call us free on 0808 159 2405 or request a callback by using our online enquiry form.

Why choose Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors?

We pride ourselves on offering a supportive service to all of our clients. With our vast experience in this specialist field of law, we understand exactly what you are going through and how best to gain recompense for your suffering.

Led by partner Michael Saul, our team of solicitors are members of organisations including the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, the Manchester Law Society and the Law Society Personal Injury Panel.

With over 15 years of experience in this specialist area of the law, and a Trustpilot approval rating of ‘excellent’, you can rest assured that our team has the dedication and expertise you need to pursue a successful breast implant revision claim.

What are the signs that my breast implant revision surgery has gone wrong?

Breast implants may require revision surgery for various reasons, including issues such as implant rupture, symmastia, implant positioning problems, bottoming out, implant wrinkling or rippling, the need for replacement after 10 years, incorrect size, dissatisfaction, pain or discomfort, animation deformity, implant movement or rotation, and unsatisfactory scarring. Problems that can indicate negligence are broadly the same as with breast enlargement surgery and include:

  • Ptosis or breast sagging

  • Slippage or movement of the breast implant

  • Lopsided or different-sized breasts

  • Uneven position of nipples

  • Problems with implant placement or the creation of the ‘pockets’ for the implants, causing one or both implants to sit too high or too low, or you experience lateral displacement

  • Noticeable scarring above or below the fold beneath the breast

  • Symmastia or uni-boob – implants crossing over in the centre of the chest

  • “Double-bubble” effect – where the breast has a double instead of single mound appearance

  • “Bottoming out” – this occurs when the implant falls to the bottom of the breast

  • Capsular contracture – tightening and hardening of scar tissue around the implant, leading to pain, discomfort, and an unnatural appearance

  • Implant rupture – causes and consequences, such as implant malposition and excessive scar tissue development

  • Scar tissue – complications from breast implant revision surgery, including pain and discomfort

Discover our visual guide to the most common signs that your breast surgery has gone wrong.

What is the process of making a claim?

The first step in making a breast implant revision claim is to get in touch with us to discuss your unique circumstances, especially if you have had previous surgery and are experiencing complications or dissatisfaction. We will assess your case to determine whether you are eligible to make a claim. If you are eligible and you wish to proceed with us, then we will arrange for a specialist, independent plastic surgeon to meet with you to prepare a report on your surgery.

Once this report is created, we will use it to determine how much compensation you could secure from making a breast implant revision claim. We will then assign a dedicated solicitor to your case who will be with you every step of the way.

The report will also allow us to determine whether we will send a Letter of Claim over to the negligent surgeon or their insurers. This Letter of Claim is the recipient’s opportunity to accept the blame for your injuries - they have up to four months to respond to this. The next stage is normally to commence court proceedings.

You can find out more about this with our guide on the claims process.

How long will the claims process take?

As soon as you start your claim with us, your dedicated lawyer will be on hand to support you with whatever questions or concerns you may have about your breast implant revision compensation. This includes giving you an estimate of how long the claims process will take, taking into consideration your unique circumstances. We promise to keep you fully informed at every step of the legal process.

See the full claims process here.

How much compensation could you get?

The amount of compensation you could get for making a breast implant revision claim will depend upon the unique circumstances of your situation. The outcome of a breast implant revision surgery gone wrong can differ for each individual affected, as there is a broad range of issues that can occur.

When calculating how much compensation you could get, there are many different aspects to consider, including the extent of the physical and/or psychological damage and any losses you have incurred as the result of the botched surgery. Factors such as dissatisfaction with the results, replacing ruptured implants, repositioning shifted anatomical implants, correcting symmastia, addressing wrinkling or rippling of implants, accommodating changes in breast size, and correcting implants that are too big or too small are all considered in breast revision surgery. Additionally, changes in breast tissue over time may necessitate further surgery to reshape the breast tissue and maintain a natural breast shape. As a rough guide, breast implant revision compensation amounts can go up to £50,000.

Is there a time limit on making a breast implant revision claim due to capsular contracture?

Generally, you will have up to three years to make a claim for compensation. This time limit begins from when you had the surgery or from the date on which you realised (or ought to have realised) the breast implant revision had gone wrong.

If you feel that your surgery has gone wrong then we would strongly urge you to get in touch with our team of solicitors today to start the claims process.

How can we help?

If you’ve recently undergone a breast implant revision or removal surgery that went wrong due to medical negligence, resulting in issues such as implant rupture, symmastia, implant positioning issues, or other complications that may require further surgery, get in touch with us today.

With a success rate of over 95% for the claims we have pursued after obtaining medical evidence, we are the number one UK law firm in the field of cosmetic surgery negligence.

Get in touch now

Call us for free on 0808 159 3881 or fill in our online contact form to request a call back, and start your claim for financial compensation today.

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Call us for free on 0800 634 0285 or fill in our online contact form to request a call back, and start your claim for financial compensation today.

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