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Michael C. Fasching, M.D., F.A.C.S

2805 Campus Drive
Suite 335 WestHealth
Plymouth, MN 55441
Phone: 763-577-7500
mcfasching@faschingmd.com

Regular Office Hours - appointment times vary

Monday thru Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:30p.m.
Call 763-577-7500 to schedule your appointment.

Dr. Michael Fasching's office location

Scheduling

Scheduling is arranged to serve the needs of the patient and extra appointment times are occasionally arranged for out-of-town patients or around the holidays. Postoperative visits are arranged and may be altered as needed for optimal patient care.

If you are a patient of Dr. Fasching's and have a medical question, please call our office at 763-577-7500.

Appointment Request

The first step towards a beautiful, healthy look is to schedule an appointment. Please contact our office by phone or complete the appointment request form below. Our scheduling coordinator will contact you to confirm your appointment. Please do not use this form to cancel or change an existing appointment.

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Directions

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From the Southwest:
Take 494 North to Highway 55 East.
Take Highway 55 East to Northwest Blvd.
Turn left on Northwest Blvd.
Turn left on Campus Drive.

From the Northwest:
Take I-94 East to 494 South to Highway 55 East.
Take Highway 55 East to Northwest Blvd.
Turn left on Northwest Blvd.
Turn left on Campus Drive.

From the Southeast:
Take 394 West to Hwy. 169 North to Highway 55.
Take Highway 55 West to Northwest Blvd.
Turn right on Northwest Blvd.
Turn left on Campus Drive.

From the Northeast:
Take 694/94 West to Highway 169 South to Highway 55.
Take Highway 55 West to Northwest Blvd.
Turn right on Northwest Blvd.
Turn left on Campus Drive.

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Local Accommodations

Radisson Hotel and Conference Center

3131 Campus Drive
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-559-6600
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Residence Inn Plymouth

2750 Annapolis Circle
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-577-1600
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Best Western Kelly Inn

2705 North Annapolis Lane
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-553-1600
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Comfort Inn - Plymouth

3000 Harbor Lane
Plymouth, MN 55447
763-559-1222 or 800-228-5150
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Staybridge Suites by Holiday Inn

7821 Elm Creek Boulevard
Maple Grove, MN 55369
763-494-8856
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Minneapolis / St. Paul Revision Breast Augmentation Surgery – Dr. Fasching

For various reasons, some women wish to remove or replace their breast implants at some point following breast augmentation surgery. Many of these women visit leading St. Paul / Minneapolis breast augmentation revision surgeon, Dr. Fasching for help in achieving their desired appearance. By switching out saline implants for silicone, replacing a ruptured implant, removing implants altogether or making some other change to a woman’s breast implants, Dr. Fasching can help his patients regain the bustline they desire and experience renewed self-confidence.

Reasons for Revision Breast Augmentation

The primary reason women undergo revision breast augmentation is that they wish they had received larger implants during their initial surgery. Other reasons for revision breast surgery include the desire to replace implant types (silicone for saline, or vice versa), to replace textured implants with smooth implants (or vice versa) or to adjust the location of the implants.

Other reasons for revision breast augmentation include complications with a previous procedure, such as an implant that is not filled correctly or has become deflated due to rupture. One common reason for revision surgery is a complication known as capsular contracture. Capsular contracture is the hardening of the breast tissue around an implant, which causes breast stiffness. Although capsular contracture can often be treated with medication and massage, a repeat surgery is sometimes required in order to remove the implant and scar tissue. Other medical complications that may lead to revision breast surgery include infection, blood clots or fluid under the skin.

In many instances, the patient was satisfied with the breast surgery at the time it was done but has become dissatisfied due to changes over time. For example, some women who have become pregnant or lost a large amount of weight following breast enhancement may find that their breasts have begun to sag despite the presence of implants.

The Breast Revision Consultation with Dr. Fasching

Prior to performing breast implant revision surgery, Dr. Fasching conducts a comprehensive one-on-one consultation with each patient. Patients who received their initial surgery from a different surgeon should be sure to bring their medical records to the meeting so that Dr. Fasching will be fully informed of the type of implants used, the incision type and the implant placement location. During the consultation, it is essential that the patient explain as clearly as possible the reason for her dissatisfaction and the outcome she hopes to obtain from surgery.

Dr. Fasching will carefully review the patient’s medical records and examine her breast tissue, size and shape as well as her skin quality. Taking into account the patient’s history, his assessment and the patient’s wishes, Dr. Fasching will then develop a treatment plan for the patient’s consideration.

The Breast Revision Surgery Procedure

The breast revision procedure performed will depend on the source of the patient’s dissatisfaction and the intended outcome. In some cases, implants are completely removed. In other instances, the implants are switched with new ones and/or placed in a different location, such as behind the chest muscle (submuscular placement) instead of in front of it (subglandular). The length of surgery, the type of anesthesia used and the incision placement will all depend on the specifics of the case. However, in general, revision breast augmentation tends to be more complex than primary breast augmentation and can therefore take longer.

Recovery from Revision Breast Augmentation Surgery

Recovery from revision breast augmentation surgery is similar to the process of recovery from primary breast augmentation surgery. The patient will experience pain and swelling. Pain can be managed with medication, and swelling should begin to subside after a few days. Due to sensitivity, physical contact should be avoided for a few weeks. Patients should be able to return to work within one week and resume exercising after a few weeks.

As with all surgeries, there are risks associated with breast augmentation revision, including infection, anesthesia complications, bleeding, implant rupture and capsular contracture. It may even be necessary to undergo an additional surgery to correct the revision surgery. Be sure to speak with Dr. Fasching about the risks of your particular breast enhancement revision procedure prior to agreeing to surgery.