Welcome to the Explant Community . . . 


Everything you need to know about removing your breast implants . . . 

Whether it’s for Breast Implant Illness (BII), textured implants and Breast Implant-Associated Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), painful and deforming capsular contracture, or you just don’t want them anymore, this forum and blog covers everything you need to know about these conditions and the best removal options and techniques.


Chances are when you decided to get breast implants, the thought of getting them removed probably never crossed your mind. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that as many as 20%. of women get their implants removed within 8-11 years. The American Society of Plastic Surgery stated that nearly 50,000 women got their implants removed in 2018.


Dr. Nima is a world-renowned, board-certified specialist in reconstruction and cosmetic breast, body, and face procedures, and a leader in Breast Implant Illness, Breast Cancer Reconstruction and Revision Surgeries. 

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What is En-Bloc Capsulectomy?

When being removed, this can also be referred to as a 'Total Capsulectomy'. 


What is BIA-ALCL (Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma) and what are the symptoms?

It is NOT a type of breast cancer.

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