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Gurbani Sandhu, United Kingdom
star star Aug 2021

I travelled all the way from US by myself to come here and get rhinoplasty done, my surgery was a week ago by Dr Hasan duygulu he is extremely professional and excellent at his job. My whole stay was made very easy and comforting by Kate, Sultan and Enes. I have been coordinating with Kate this whole time from the start till the end. She has been amazing throughout and ensuring. They all were there for me when i needed them and even after. It was a great decision for me and i m totally proud of myself that i was able to find the best and proceeded with it. I thank everyone part of luna clinic and the hospital for your kind and loving hospitality. I will recommend coming to Dr Hasan to everyone and anyone without any hesitation

Mariana Adam, United Kingdom
star star Aug 2021

I would highly recommend Flymedi and Abud

I would highly recommend Flymedi. My mom had a gastric balloon fitted at the Luna clinic and everything went smoothly. When I was looking for a clinic in Turkey I found Flymedi as medical tourism, I contacted them by email and they got back to me in a short time. I was assigned Abud as health coordinator and I don’t have enough words to thank him. He’s professional but on top of that he loves what he’s doing and he does really care. As I said before I don’t have enough words to thank Abud and Flymedi and I’m so happy I made the right decision by choosing them. If you want to have the bed experience choose Flymedi and you won’t regret it.

Maryam Zyad, Switzerland
star star Aug 2021

Rhinoplasty 12 days ago- Luna Clinic- Dr. Hasan Duygulu

I had my rhinoplasty done exactly 12 days ago with doctor Hasan Duygulu. Before flying to Istanbul, I was very scared of doing this somewhere far from home but , from the first day of our arrival I knew I chose the right clinic; we met Sultan at the gate of the hospital, she was extremely nice and accommodating and organised, she comforted and still comforting me with answering every question and concerns possible and was with me through the whole before, during and after process which I am still experiencing btw. At the day of the surgery we met doctor Hasan, he is very nice and professional, I told him what I wanted and he took pictures of my face and showed me what my nose could approximately look like after the surgery and addressed my concerns and questions which were a lot btw :) he came to visit me right after I woke up and the next morning as well. The hospital was very luxurious and the nurses were very nice and all our needs were met perfectly, everything was super organised and easy. Today I removed my cast and I am very happy with the results as early as it is with the swelling I am very satisfied and I cant wait to see the final results which seem to be very close to the pictures he showed me. Thank you Luna clinic and especially Sultan for making this life changing decisions the best decision I made. The whole experience was easy, trusted and comfortable thanks to you

Anne Leonard, Ireland
star star Aug 2021

I would definitely recommend booking through Flymedi.

If you are thinking about surgery in Turkey, I would definitely recommend booking through Flymedi. Abud was my contact and is there for you 24/7. He was quick to respond and did his very best to answer every question and keep me calm in what can be, a new and scary experience. I would highly recommend and you can be sure you are lucky if he is your contact. The hospital was very clean and staff were very professional and kind. The doctor did an amazing job and I am thrilled!!

Гундилова Валерия, Russian Federation
star star Aug 2021

Totally recommend

The whole process went really smooth from the beginning, it was really easy to communicate with them. I had my mommy makeover done in June, 2021 and the only thing I regretted is putting off my surgery for some years because I did not want to travel abroad, but in the end it was all worth it. The prices are much lower and I was happy with my surgeon (Prof. Omer), he is such a friendly person and an amazing surgeon as well. I love my results and I've never felt so confident in my body, even before the pregnancy. I can recommend Flymedi and my surgeon in particular.

Recommended For Breast Implant Revision

Women who are unhappy with size, shape or appearance of their breast implants and are concerned about the integrity or condition of their implants are good candidates for breast implant revision surgery. 

This plastic surgery offers a possibility of changing the breast implants size and as a result – ensuring that a patient will feel good in her body.  

Not Recommended For Breast Implant Revision

If you are physically healthy and at a stable weight and feel that your current breast implants are not the right size and you want a breast increase or breast reduction without total breast implant removal, a breast implant revision surgery seems like a right choice. Nevertheless, contact with a breast implant revision specialist in order to get full information and have a medical examination.

Discharge From Hospital

Overnight stay not required

Duration Of Operation

1 to 2 hours

Overview

Breast implant revision is a common cosmetic surgery among women who have breast implants. It is a corrective surgical procedure included change of implant type, change of implant location, change of implant size, and scar revision. 

Both silicone breast implants and saline implants do not adjust themselves to the changing body. To the contrary – they have a tendency to change shape in a way which doesn’t make women satisfied. 

There are two solutions for misshapen breast implants. One of them is the complete removal of the breast implant, which causes a reduction in the size of the breast. It is preferred by patients who are not satisfied with their large breast implants and who are looking for a natural appearance. However, many patients with breast implants aim at breast reduction without coming back to their previous breast size. Others seek even breast increase to a larger scale. For both these groups, breast implant revision surgery is a perfect solution.

Preparation

The first step you take when preparing for a breast implant revision surgery should be to provide your doctor with information about the medical conditions you have and provide a list of medicines you receive for them. In this way, medicines which may affect the breast implant revision surgery results may be ruled out. Additionally, you should share with your breast implant revision specialist the documentation regarding your previous breast enlargement surgery. Finally, it may be deemed necessary for you to stop smoking for some weeks and fast for some hours before your breast implant revision.

How It Is Performed

There are a few types of breast implant revision. Among them are:

  • Breast Enhancement or Augmentation– when patients think that their breast size is still too small and they decide to increase breast size with larger breast implants.
  • Breast Reduction – for patients who want small breast implants but not a breast implant removal without replacement.
  • Breast Implant Revision for medical or aesthetical reasons – some patients want or need breast implant revision surgery without changing the size of their breast implants. The reason in such a case may be a rupture in the breast implant or its deformation. For example, double-bubble deformity is one of the most common problems in breast augmentation. It occurs when a breast implant is placed lower than the old inframammary crease.

Sometimes also the excessive scar tissue around breast implants is removed in order to make breasts softer. It can be also combined with a breast lift procedure.

Recovery

The length of the breast implant revision recovery depends on the type of surgery performed. As it is a case with the first breast augmentation, the surgery may result in bruising and swelling, which should recede within the first 3 weeks. However, if the breast implants are removed entirely, the recovery is usually shorter, with minimal discomfort. 

Generally, breast implant revision specialists dissuade from strenuous physical activities in this period. You may need to wear a compression garment in order to keep swelling at bay. Additionally, pain after this breast augmentation surgery should be bearable with medicines prescribed by your doctor.

Risks

While many breast implant revisions finish with success, still complications rarely occur. In some cases, breast implant revision surgery may lead to: 

  • Infection
  • Excessive scar tissue
  • Breast Deformation
  • Bleeding
  • Poor healing of incisions
  • Anesthesia risks
  • Fluid accumulation (seroma)
  • Asymmetry

However, keep in mind that such events are unlikely to happen as a result of breast implant revision surgery.

Success Rates

While there is no exact data available, breast implant revision specialists agree that the success rate of this type of surgery is quite high, somewhere above 90%.

Faq

What Is a Breast Implant Revision?
Breast implant revision surgery is a procedureduring which doctors replace old breast implants with new ones. It can lead to breast reduction, breast increase or leave the same size of implants and only fix the problem occurred after the initial operation. 

What Is Better: Breast Implant Revision or Breast Implant Removal?
They are two different medical procedures. It depends on what you want – if you want to resign totally from breast implants, breast implant removal without a replacement could be a good option for you. Breast implant revision with breast reduction may be an option for patients who want smallerbreasts but still enhanced according to the pre-implant situation. 

Which Is Better: Saline Breast Implants or Silicone Breast Implants?
It is again up to you and your surgeon’s decision, both saline implants, and silicone breast implants can give splendid results in the hands of an experienced and skilled breast implant surgeon. 

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This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in June, 2019.