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Breast Implant Removal in New Orleans, LA

Dr. Kamran Khoobehi, is a specialists in aesthetic breast surgery. Removing implants can be a challenging decision but Dr. Khoobehi is the best surgeon to help discuss all your concerns and expectation.

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Average Cost

$2,500 – $5,000

Recovery Time

5-7 days

Average Procedure Time

2-3 Hours

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Dr. Khoobehi is passionate on providing a natural feeling, aesthetically appealing appearance after removing breast implants for all his patients. 


Majority of implants are suggested to be replaced every 10 years which can be overwhelming and expensive for most women. Dr. Khoobehi doesn’t just remove silicone and saline breast implants, he removes all material from leakage as well as the breast capsule (the scar tissue that forms after breast implants are placed). Dr. Khoobehi offers multiple solutions to still achieve a natural looking breasts with volume.  He offers Fat transfer to the breast and cleavage.  Dr. Khoobehi utilizes a 3D vectra machine to help aid in the visualization of the breasts by modifying the images.  These images will be discussed with the patient at the consultation appointment to assure expectation are met.

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Surgical Technique

During the procedure, Dr. Kamran Khoobehi, will make an incision on the inframammary fold (lower fold beneath the breast). At times he may need to make an incision around the areola to aid in the seamless removal of the breast implant. When the implants, breast capsule is removed the incision is closed with sutures. Dr. Khoobehi, performs the removal of silicone breast implants under general anesthesia at Outpatient Surgical Center and the removal of saline implants can be done under general or local anesthesia.

During/After Surgery

Following breasts implant removal surgery you will have gauze, dressing and possible drains. Not all patients who undergo the surgery need drains this is a decision Dr. Khoobehi will determine at the time of the surgery. Drains are small tubes placed under the skin within the breast pocket to drain any excess blood or serous fluid that may collect. The drains will be temporary and will be removed with in a few days post-surgery.Dr. Khoobehi provides a compression bra to be worn immediately following surgery to aid in the reduction of swelling.

Expected Cost

The cost for breast implant removal can vary. There is multiple determining cost factor by what type of implant, deflation, leakage, breast capsule removal and replacement options. Dr. Khoobehi is known for his expertise and personalized approach in performing Breast Implant removal.  He works closely with each patient to develop a treatment plan that is tailored to their specific needs and goals, ensuring that they achieve the best possible outcome.

Breast Implant Removal FAQs

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  • Loss Of Volume?

    When removing breast implants you will always experience loss of volume. Don’t be nervous this is fixable, yet the loss is normal.

  • How About Scarring?

    After any surgery, scarring will always be present. The scarring will be in the inframammary crease of the breast and the appearance of the scar is minimal.

  • Other Treatments?

    You can combine other treatments with breast implant removal. The most common combined treatment is fat transfer to breast, fat transfer to cleavage, breast lift, and you can always place new implants. Most of this combined procedure can be performed at the same time of the breast implant removal surgery. To receive a customizable treatment plan, call us!

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Dr. Khoobehi offers financing options with top medical financing companies around. We work with you to help ensure you get the treatment you want.

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Cosmetic and Medical Spa Located in the New Orleans Area

Dr. Khoobehi offers financing options with top medical financing companies around. We work with you to help ensure you get the treatment you want.

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(504) 779-5538


3901 Veterans Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002