Month: Mar 2017

Single PIP Implant Ruptured into three pieces

Here we see another PIP removal and replacement. For well over a year now we have known about the horrors of PIP implants yet women are still unaware, or just making plans to have them removed now. Mr Adrian Richards once again removes this ladies PIP implants. She had 330cc implants inserted in 2006, and […]

PIP implant Patient Testimonial

Our patient today had been badly mistreated by her previous clinic. They avoided responsibility for her PIP implants and passed her on whenever she complained to another department until she had gone in a full circle and ended up no further along in her process. She decided to come to Aurora for her PIP removal […]

Areola Reduction Surgery – From 7.5cm Diameter to Less Than 4cm

This patient came in for an areola reduction, which is a procedure to reduce the size of the circular area around the nipple. The average diameter for an areola is 4cm, whereas this patient came in with areolas of 7.5cm. During the surgery, Mr Richards talks us through the process, showing us his techniques and […]

Shockingly Severe Double PIP Rupture

Our patient was not sure on the size of her PIPs she had inserted in 2003 but she thought they were 350cc. She came for implant replacement, and there was no talk of a scan, and Mr Richards throughout the video doesn’t elude to prior knowledge of an implant rupture. If you are familiar with […]

Torn PIP Implant

Our patient in this video had 295cc PIP implants inserted in 2006. A scan has indicated that the right implant may very well be ruptured and she also has some distortion on the left hand side. Mr Richards introduces the video and then gets straight on with the operation, talking through it as he goes. […]

Double PIP Rupture

This double PIP rupture is yet another case of the dreaded PIP implants. Our patient in this video had 405cc PIP implants inserted in 2006 and has come in for a replacement today. Scans have indicated that both implants seem to be ruptured. Firstly Mr Richards measures the old scar ready for removal and notices […]

Extremely Severe Double PIP Rupture

Our patient in this video had ultra high 315cc PIP implants inserted in 2007. A scan has shown that the implants might be ruptured, and the patient themselves stated that they reached up, and felt something, move within her breast, which sounds very much like a rupture. Mr Adrian Richards introduces the video with this […]

PIP Implants – Why were PIPs banned?

This surgery information video is all about PIPs and why they eventually got banned. The non medical grade silicone was a huge factor in this, along with the weak exterior shell, which was probably cheaper to manufacture, meaning higher profit margins on implants. The company who made PIP implants went into liquidation in 2011, which […]

When were PIP implants used?

This surgery information video is all about PIPs and when they were used. Mr Richards discusses the manufacturing company and the years it was in business, as well as highlighting key years in which PIPs seemed to be in mass circulation of the UK. Many women still have PIP implants, some who aren’t even aware […]

PIP Implants – What symptoms and side effects can you get from PIP implants?

This surgery information video is all about PIP implants and what adverse effects you can get if you have them. The general issues with PIPs is put down to the non-medical grade silicone within the implants, which makes patients feel unwell, get swelling and tenderness within the breast, or get an external rash. There could […]

What is the rate of rupture in PIP implants?

https://www.aurora-clinics.co.uk/news/pip-breast-implants-news-flash/ Visit the Aurora Clinics website for the latest news on PIP breast implants. This surgery information video is all about PIPs and what the rate of rupture is within them. The statistics at the disposal of Aurora only refers to the patients Aurora has treated with PIP implants. This statistic could well be higher […]

PIP Implants – What does PIP stand for?

This surgery information video is all about PIP implants and what PIP stands for. Mr Richards also gives a bit of information about the manufacturing company, including its years active and when it went into liquidation. Many women still have PIP implants, some who aren’t even aware they have them, or are aware of the […]

What do you do if you can’t afford PIP replacement?

This surgery information video is all about PIPs and what the health risks are in having them. PIPs can have many adverse effects, including an exterior rash, swelling from within the breast, tenderness and discomfort, or just generally feeling unwell, but these only happen some of the time. There have been plenty of patients with […]

What can happen if a ruptured PIP is left untreated?

This surgery information video is all about PIPs and what the health risks are in having them. PIPs can have many adverse effects, including an exterior rash, swelling from within the breast, tenderness and discomfort, or just generally feeling unwell, but these only happen some of the time. There have been plenty of patients with […]

PIP Implants – What are the health risks to having PIP implants?

This surgery information video is all about PIPs and what the health risks are in having them. PIPs can have many adverse effects, including an exterior rash, swelling from within the breast, tenderness and discomfort, or just generally feeling unwell, but these only happen some of the time. There have been plenty of patients with […]

PIP Implants – What are PIP implants?

This surgery information video is all about PIP implants and what they are. Most people are aware that PIP implants are substandard breast implants and it has been well documented within the plastic surgery community as well as on the news. Here Mr Richards talks about his experiences with PIP implants and some of his […]

PIP Implants – What are PIP implants made of?

This surgery information video is all about PIP implants and what they are actually made of. Mr Adrian Richards talks about PIPs and his opinions regarding the implants as well as sharing a couple of his experiences with patients who have been unfortunate enough to have them. Many women still have PIP implants, some who […]

PIP Implants – Is it safe to get pregnant with PIP implants?

This surgery information video is all about PIPs and whether you can get pregnant if you have PIPs. Getting pregnant whilst having PIPs has no evidence against it saying it can harm your baby, but if you are aware you have PIPs, and are thinking about surgery to have them replaced then getting pregnant is […]

Is it safe to breast feed with PIP implants?

https://www.aurora-clinics.co.uk/news/pip-breast-implants-news-flash/ Visit the Aurora Clinics website for the latest news on PIP breast implants. This surgery information video is all about PIPs and whether you can breast feed if you have PIP implants. As with regular implants, if the milk ducts are in tact then you can breast feed, although Mr Richards gives professional advice […]

PIP Implants – Is it normal to have pain and discomfort with PIP implants?

This surgery information video is all about PIP implants and the pain and discomfort you can suffer if you are unfortunate to have the implants. The pain and discomfort does not always apply if you do have PIP implants, but the most common symptoms we have seen and heard about from previous patients is what […]

PIP Implants – How do you know if you have PIP implants?

This surgery information video is all about PIPs and how to determine whether your implants are PIPs, if you are currently unaware. Mr Richards talks about the options you have, and how to go about finding out whether your implants are in fact PIPs. A scan can not tell whether your implant is a PIP […]

How can you tell if your PIP implants are ruptured?

Visit the Aurora Clinics website for the latest news on PIP breast implants. This surgery information video is all about PIPs and how to tell if your implants are ruptured. Pain, inflammation and rashes can be a sign that your PIP implants are ruptured, but the only real way to tell is with a scan. […]

Did the NHS use PIP implants?

https://www.aurora-clinics.co.uk/news/pip-breast-implants-news-flash/ Visit the Aurora Clinics website for the latest news on PIP breast implants. This surgery information video is all about PIP Implants and whether the NHS used PIP implants throughout the years of circulation. Many women still have PIP implants, some who aren’t even aware they have them, or are aware of the horrors […]

PIP Implants – Can I have a PIP replacement on the NHS?

This surgery information video is all about PIP Implants and whether you can have your PIP implants replaced for free on the NHS. Sadly the situation is the NHS will remove PIP Implants, as they are dangerous, but won’t replace them with fresh implants for free. This is leaving many women conflicted, as very few […]

PIP Implants – Are scans always conclusive with PIP implants?

This surgery information video is all about PIPs, and the topic discussed here is scans. Are scans conclusive with PIP implants? The options are covered, ultra sound and MRI, and compared against each other, and the results that they will give. Mr Richards then gives his opinions on scans, and PIP implants and what he […]

PIP Implants – Are they dangerous?

This surgery information video is all about PIPs, and whether or not they are dangerous. Adrian Richards, surgical director of Aurora Clinics gives his professional opinion on the sub standard infamous PIP implants. For more videos like this and other surgeries please subscribe to  our channel. For more information on PIP implant replacement, or to […]

PIP Implant Rupture

Visit the Aurora Clinics website for the latest news on PIP breast implants. Our patient in this video had asymmetrical breasts with 290cc on the right and 310cc PIP implants on the left inserted in 2005. An ultra sound scan has shown that the left implant might be ruptured. The patient has come to have […]

Catastrophic Single PIP Rupture

This patient came in for PIP removal and replacement as she was worried about the durability of her implants, with PIPs making the news and generally being substandard. Immediately, prior to the implant actually being removed it is very clear to surgical expert Adrian Richards that the implant was ruptured. The fluid that came out […]

Severe Single PIP Rupture

This patient had 310cc PIP implants inserted in 2004 and came to Aurora for removal and replacement in 2012. There was a severe PIP rupture in the right breast, and it was evident as soon as the pocket to the breast was opened with a thick fluid oozing out. The rupture was severe, with the […]

Extreme Single PIP Rupture

This patient had 250cc PIP implants inserted in 2007 and came to Aurora for removal and replacement in 2012. The right breast implant got removed in two parts. The customary yellow look of a ruptured implant was clear to see but it was not a normal PIP rupture, it had completely split a segment of […]

Mild Single PIP Rupture

This patient had 250cc PIP implants inserted in 2008 and came to Aurora for removal and replacement in 2012. The right breast had a rough texture to it, which just adds to the inconsistency found within PIP implants. It had a reasonable amount of gel bleed, but nothing unusual for the right hand side. The […]

Silent Double PIP Rupture

This patient had 335cc PIP implants inserted in 2004 and came to Aurora for removal and replacement in 2012. The right breast had a mild rupture, clearly a very recent rupture, which would have inevitably become much worse had it been left untreated. However, when Mr Richards opens up the pocket to remove the left […]

PIP Patient Testimonial

This patient had PIP implants and felt she was mistreated by her previous clinic. In this video she discusses Aurora, how they helped and how she wished she had come here originally. She talks about how helpful the staff were, and how she felt genuinely looked after by the surgeon, Mr Adrian Richards, and all […]

Inverted Nipples – Are they a sign of breast cancer?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses inverted nipples and whether they are a sign of problems, most notably breast cancer. Inverted nipples affect one in ten of the UK population, so it is more common than you might think. For confidential advice about inverted nipples, or to book a free no-obligation consultation, please […]

Inverted Nipples – Can you pierce them?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses the ability to pierce inverted nipples and what can happen should you decide to. He also discusses how it can be a form of correction, however it can also lead to more complicated surgery down the road and more severe scarring. To contribute to our FAQ series, […]

Inverted Nipples – Do they come out when it is cold?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses whether inverted nipples come out when it is cold. The answer varies for the different grades, so the grades topic is touched upon again. To contribute to our FAQ series, and receive a video response you can leave a comment below or email us at mailto:info@aurora-clinics.co.uk Inverted […]

Inverted Nipples – How many people have them?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses how many people have inverted nipples and how common the problem is. To contribute to our FAQ series, and receive a video response you can leave a comment below or email us at mailto:info@aurora-clinics.co.uk Inverted nipples affect one in ten of the UK population, so it is […]

Inverted Nipples – How old do you have to be for correction surgery?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses how old you have to be before having an inverted nipple correction at Aurora, and the reasons behind the minimum age restriction. To contribute to our FAQ series, and receive a video response you can leave a comment below or email us at mailto:info@aurora-clinics.co.uk Inverted nipples affect […]

Inverted Nipples – Is correction surgery different for men?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses how correction surgery for inverted nipples can be different for men, and also touches upon specific techniques used which was also covered in an earlier video. To contribute to our FAQ series, and receive a video response you can leave a comment below or email us at […]

Inverted Nipples – Is it normal for them to be painful?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses inverted nipples and whether it is normal for them to be painful. With the inverted nipples, it can be common for different types of pain to occur, and Mr Richards discusses why this is usually the case. To contribute to our FAQ series, and receive a video […]

Inverted Nipples – Is it normal to get a rash around them?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses inverted nipples and whether it is normal for them to get a rash in or around them. Naturally with the inverted nipples, it is harder to clean the area thoroughly when bathing or showering, so this is touched upon by Mr Richards when giving his reasoning on […]

Inverted Nipples – Is it normal to have just one?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses inverted nipples and how common having just one is. With each patient being different, this video needed a broader answer, so the different grades of inverted nipple are covered as well as surgical techniques for correcting depending on whether you have one or two inverted nipples. It […]

Inverted Nipples – Is it normal for them to produce discharge?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses whether inverted nipples produce discharge. Similar to whether they get a rash, or cause pain (other videos in our series) Mr Richards answers this frequently asked question within a video all to itself. To contribute to our FAQ series, and receive a video response you can leave […]

Inverted Nipples – What are they?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses exactly what inverted nipples are, and how they are formed. To contribute to our FAQ series, and receive a video response you can leave a comment below or email us at mailto:info@aurora-clinics.co.uk Inverted nipples affect one in ten of the UK population, so it is more common […]

Inverted Nipples – Where can I have corrective surgery?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses the places available to have correction surgery for Inverted Nipples. The main Aurora location is mentioned along with other places throughout the UK. To contribute to our FAQ series, and receive a video response you can leave a comment below or email us at mailto:info@aurora-clinics.co.uk Inverted nipples […]

Inverted Nipples – Why do they smell?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses inverted nipples and why they can smell. The reasoning is similar to who they produce discharge, get a rash or generally cause discomfort. To contribute to our FAQ series, and receive a video response you can leave a comment below or email us at mailto:info@aurora-clinics.co.uk Inverted nipples […]

Inverted Nipples – Who gets them and are they hereditary?

In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses inverted nipples in depth and who can get them. He also touches upon whether they are hereditary in his years of previous experience. To contribute to our FAQ series, and receive a video response you can leave a comment below or email us at mailto:info@aurora-clinics.co.uk Inverted nipples […]

Inverted Nipples – What is the recovery period after correction surgery?

What is the recovery period after corrective surgery for inverted nipples is the topic covered in this video. Plastic Surgeon Mr Adrian Richards discusses the post-surgery recovery period for inverted nipple correction. The type of aftercare and dressings are discussed, as well as pain relief medication should it be required. The period of time with […]

Inverted Nipples – What causes them?

What causes inverted nipples is the topic under discussion during this video. In this video Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards discusses in depth what usually causes an inverted nipple. He highlights how inverted nipples happen, and the options available to have them corrected. Inverted nipples affect one in ten of the UK population, so it is […]

Inverted Nipples – Will my nipple stay everted following surgery?

Will my nipple stay everted following an inverted nipple correction procedure is the topic discussed by Mr Adrian Richards in this video. Inverted nipples can be real issues for some people, and the worry of whether surgery will be successful and stay successful in the future can be the deciding factor on whether someone acts and has […]

Inverted Nipples – Will I lose or gain sensitivity after correction surgery?

Will I lose or gain sensitivity in my nipples after an inverted nipple correction procedure is the topic covered in this video by Mr Adrian Richards at Aurora Clinics. Plastic Surgeon Mr Adrian Richards talks about the sensitivity of the nipple and areola following inverted nipple surgery. Each case can be slightly different depending on […]

Inverted Nipples – What techniques are used for corrective surgery?

What techniques are used for correcting inverted nipples is the topic discussed in depth by Mr Adrian Richards at Aurora Clinics. Plastic Surgeon Mr Adrian Richards looks into the different techniques used for inverted nipple correction. He discusses the approaches of other clinics as well as Aurora, and what can be done differently during the […]

Inverted Nipples – Can I breastfeed after correction surgery?

Can I breastfeed after inverted nipple correction surgery, or with inverted nipples are the topics covered in depth by Mr Adrian Richards during this video. Mr Adrian Richards talks about breastfeeding after inverted nipple correction surgery. The three different grades are discussed again, as each grade has a slightly different answer. In addition, the technique […]

Inverted Nipples – What are the different grades?

What are the different grades of inverted nipples is the topic covered in this video by Mr Adrian Richards at Aurora Clinics. Plastic Surgeon Mr Adrian Richards discusses in depth the different grades of nipple inversion. He highlights possible correction procedures for grades one and two that may not require surgery, and also discusses grade […]

Inverted Nipples – Is surgery the only option?

Is surgery the only option for inverted nipples? In this video, plastic surgeon Adrian Richards discusses the options available to those who are unhappy with their inverted nipples, giving expert advice to help you decide whether your inverted nipples are likely to require surgery. The different degrees of severity, or ‘grades’, of inverted nipples are […]

Inverted Nipples: An Introduction

In the first of our new inverted nipples series, Mr Adrian Richards gives an introduction, outlining what to expect during the procedure. Mr Adrian Richards, Clinical Director of Aurora Clinics and the UK’s leading specialist in inverted nipple correction, gives a brief overview on what to expect during inverted nipple surgery along with highlighting several […]

PIP Rupture Detected by MRI scan

A PIP rupture, detected by an MRI scan prior to surgery left this lady in no doubt she wanted her implants replaced. This patient had 270cc PIP implants, which had detected a rupture in the left side during an MRI scan. The right side upon removal had basic gel bleed and deflation, which is what […]

PIP Replacement – Undetected Rupture

This patient came in for a PIP replacement and during the course of surgery an undetected rupture was discovered. This patient had her PIP implants at another clinic in 2008, and came to Aurora Clinics for removal and replacement in 2012. During the surgery Mr Richards removes both PIPs, which are seemingly still intact. Apart […]

Patient Testimonial after Ruptured PIP replacement surgery

This is a patient testimonial talking about her ruptured PIP implants This patient originally received 250cc PIP implants at another clinic in 2005, and came to Aurora Clinics for removal and replacement in September 2012. Here she describes her experience with Aurora – and how it compared with her experience at her original clinic. She […]

Extreme Double PIP Rupture

The PIP rupture of this patient, was so severe in both breasts they had split casings, which left all the silicone still within the breasts. These PIPs were inserted in 2007 and were suspected of both being ruptured as a result of the pre-operation scan. Mr Richards had to thoroughly clean out both breast capsules […]

Silent PIP Rupture

This patient received high-profile PIP implants in 2007, and came to Aurora Clinics for removal and replacement in 2012. During the surgery, Mr Richards finds one PIP implant to be ruptured which had gone completely undetected. This is known as a “silent rupture”. The other implant had significant gel bleed and deflation, but was still […]

Ruptured PIP implants removal and replacement

In this video we see a ruptured PIP removal and replacement operation. She had the PIP implants inserted in 2005. After taking out both PIP implants we discovered that the right one was severely ruptured, and the left one appeared to just have gel bleed at first look. After a closer inspection we discovered that […]

Ruptured PIP Replacement Surgery

This lady had her PIP implants originally in 2005. The MRI showed no signs of rupture but there was some serious discomfort as the implants were placed under the pec major muscle and the serratus anterior muscle. We found a slight gel bleed and deflation in the right implant, and a rupture in the left […]

Breast Augmentation Testimonial

Breast augmentation patient Julie gives us a frank and honest account about her experience at Aurora Clinics. She tells us about her reasons for wanting surgery, why she decided to choose Aurora, and gives us an account of how she felt immediately after her surgery. If you’d like more information on breast enlargement surgery at […]

PIP Implant Replacement with High Profile Nagor Implants

This lady originally received PIP breast implants in 2008, and came to Aurora Clinics seeking removal and replacement with larger implants. We found the PIP implants we removed had slight gel bleed and deflation, which had led to a rippled effect. We replaced the PIP  implants with high profile Nagor implants, which gave the breasts […]

Replacement of Deflated PIP Breast Implants to Correct Rippling

This patient originally received PIP breast implants from another clinic in 2005. She came to Aurora Clinics seeking implant removal and replacement by Consultant Plastic Surgeon Mr Adrian Richards. Her PIP implants were not found to be ruptured, but did have significant gel bleed. This had led to deflation which had caused a rippled effect […]

Replacement of Ruptured Left PIP Implant that was Undetected by an MRI Scan

This patient received PIP implants at another clinic in 2005. The implants were not sitting in the correct position due to muscle contraction, which was pulling on the breasts and causing the nipples to rotate too far inwards. She came to Aurora Clinics to have her PIP implants replaced as a precaution, even though an […]

Breast Enlargement a family affair for mum and daughters from Nottinghamshire

A mother and four of her daughters from Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, have between them had £50,000 worth of breast enlargement surgery. The Marshall family, which includes mum Chantal and daughters Emma, Ripley, Terri and Tara, have come under fire for speaking on television about their surgery, and about how they like ‘the fake look’. […]

Enterprising woman takes novel approach to financing Breast Enlargement

Breast enlargement is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures – but it doesn’t come cheap. And one American woman struggling to find the cash for her surgery has embarked on an unusual fundraising quest. Chrissy Lance, 37, from Ohio, has decided to appeal to the kindness of strangers for the money. And she […]

Replacement of False advertised PIP Implants

This patient came to Aurora Clinics because she believed she had been given PIP implants during an earlier breast enlargement at another clinic in 2001. In the light of the controversy surrounding PIP implants, she was concerned about the health implications of her implants. Having tried to contact her original clinic without success, she came […]

PIP Replacement with Implant Upsize and Nipple Uplift

In this video, we see a patient with PIP breast implants who has come to Aurora Clinics to have them replaced with larger non-PIP implants. The PIP replacement surgery is performed by Consultant Plastic Surgeon Mr Adrian Richards, and is combined with a nipple uplift, with the nipples being repositioned higher on the breasts. You […]

An inside look at the Nagor breast implants factory (VIDEO)

We have just uploaded our latest video to the website. The video gives you an inside look at the Nagor breast implants factory in Cumbernauld, Scotland. We went up to visit the factory with Sarah, Elaine and Victoria, three Aurora Clinics patients who came to us seeking removal and replacement of their PIP breast implants. In […]

Breast Enlargement on the rise in the USA

It was already the most popular cosmetic surgery in America, but Breast Enlargement’s popularity has grown even more in recent years. According to data published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 307,180 breast enlargement procedures were performed in 2011, which represents a significant increase of 4% compared to 2010. New York Plastic Surgeon Dr […]

PIP Replacement Patients Visit the Nagor Implants Factory

An inside look into the Nagor breast implants factory in Cumbernauld, Scotland. The video follows Sarah, Elaine and Victoria, three Aurora Clinics patients seeking removal and replacement of their PIP breast implants, as they take a close look at the manufacturing process of high-quality Nagor implants. The day was an opportunity for the ladies to […]

PIP Breast Implants Exchanged After Gel Bleed and Deflation

Surgical video showing a patient having her PIP breast implants removed and replaced by Mr Adrian Richards of Aurora Clinics. This lady originally received her PIP breast implants at another clinic in 2006, and has noticed volume loss and a change in shape of her right breast since then. When the PIP breast implants are […]

Removal and Replacement of Ruptured PIP Breast Implants

This patient had come to Aurora Clinics looking to get her PIP breast implants removed and replaced. She had experienced problems on the left hand side with swelling, pain and tenderness ever since receiving her PIP implants, and an ultrasound scan had suggested that the left implant had ruptured. Upon removing the implants, we discovered […]

2005 PIP Implants Removal without Implant Exchange

Latest video on PIP silicone implant removal surgery from Aurora clinics in the UK. Mr. Adrian Richards performs an Implant Removal surgery on a patient who has had PIP implants inserted in 2005 with a different clinic, and has now decided to have them removed  at Aurora Clinics. The implants were placed in front of […]

PIP implants’ safety – the NHS verdict is in

Following on from their interim report in January this year, the NHS expert group’s final report into PIP implants has now been published. The main findings from the report are as follows: PIP implants have a higher rupture rate than other brands – around 2-6 times higher. Silicone gel from ruptured PIP implants poses no […]

PIP Patient – Testimonial after Replacement Surgery with Aurora Clinics

PIP patient describes her experience of breast implant replacement surgery with Aurora Clinics. She came to Aurora for help after having discovered that the implants she received at a different clinic in 2002 were in fact PIP implants. In the video she names the clinic who performed her initial surgery and later failed to replace […]

PIP Ruptured Implant Removal and Replacement

Plastic Surgeon Mr Adrian Richards of Aurora Clinics talks us through removal and replacement of a set of ruptured PIP implants. This patient originally received 305cc PIP implants in 2003, and a recent ultrasound revealed suspected ruptures in both implants. This is confirmed when the implants are removed, with one found to have a rupture […]

Deflated PIP Implant Removal & Replacement

Having had her PIP silicone implants inserted in 2002, this patient noticed that the volume of her breasts has reduced over time. She came to see Mr. Adrian Richards at Aurora clinics in Buckinghamshire right after the PIP manufacturers have been exposed for using industrial silicone to produce these breast implants as she had serious […]

PIP Breast Implant Removal without Replacement Surgery

PIP breast implants are being removed without replacement by plastic surgeon Adrian Richards at Aurora clinics in Milton Keynes. The patient has had the PIP implants for quite a while, but she decided to have them removed as she was concerned about her health being affected if breast implants were to rupture. After having the […]

PIP Removal and Replacement Surgery with Before and After 6 weeks photos

Surgical video at Aurora Clinics of PIP replacement operation, with Before and After 6 weeks photos of this patient to demonstrate the post op result. Our patient elected to exchange her old PIP implants with 460cc Nagor implants, which are wider and giving her a better cleavage appearance than the PIP breast implants as our […]

Breast Enlargement surgery & pregnancy

Will my breasts change if I get pregnant after having breast implants? At Aurora Clinics, we are often asked by patients who are considering breast enlargement surgery whether they should have their surgery before or after having children and whether pregnancy would have any impact on their breast implants. The essential thing to note is: your breasts […]

PIP Implant Removal & Replacement Surgery following Symptoms of Pain and Discomfort

PIP implant removal and replacement surgery filmed in Aurora’s operating theatre while Mr. Adrian Richards performs the Implant exchange operation. Aurora’s patient had her PIP implants inserted in 2008 at a different clinic, she was not sure about the state of her breast implants but she recognised feeling pain and discomfort in her chest. Following […]

Your Questions Answered by the Surgeons at Aurora Clinics

Can Under 18s have Breast Enlargement Surgery in Special Circumstances?

Ask The Surgeon Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am sixteen years of age and have a hormone deficiency which means that my breast size is very small: not even an A cup. I have tried various potions and lotions but none of them provide any signs of breast enlargement. As a result, I would like […]

PIP Breast Implants Exchange Surgery in UK

PIP breast implants exchanged with Nagor 4th generation silicone implants by plastic surgeon Adrian Richards at Aurora clinics in Milton Keynes. During PIP removal procedure, the implants appear in good shape, but as with majority of PIP implants, evidence of silicone gel bleed is found inside the breast pocket, as well as free silicone which […]

“Bottoming Out” after Breast Enlargement Surgery – Help!

Breast Enlargement Question: I had breast enlargement surgery in July of this year under the impression that I was having implants inserted under the muscle as I was quite bony on my upper chest. The surgeon didn’t inform me that problems could occur or point out that in some cases this procedure should not even […]

PIP Breast Implant Exchange Surgery & Scar Revision

Surgical video of PIP breast implant exchange procedure combined with a scar revision performed by plastic and reconstructive surgeon Adrian Richards of Aurora clinics in Northampton, UK.  This patient had a Breast Augmentation with PIP implants at a different clinic a few years ago, and she noticed changes in the shape of the breasts with […]

Removal of upside down placed PIP Implants and Replacement Surgery

Removal and replacement of PIP implants surgical video, where the PIP breast implants were placed upside down  giving a strange shape to the patient’s breasts. The PIPs were inserted in 2008 and considering their age, they were in bad condition compared to other better quality silicone implants produced by different manufacturers. For more information on […]

Extreme Breast Reduction Surgery with Free Nipple Graft

Massive breast reduction surgery with over 4 kilos of breast tissue removed from each side and a nipple reconstruction procedure known as free nipple graft technique, performed by plastic and reconstructive surgeon Adrian Richards of Aurora clinics in Buckinghamshire, UK. Aurora’s patient had significant back and neck pain and problems with cellulitis infections around the […]

Replacement of High Profile PIP Implants with Release of Breast Capsule

Surgical video of high profile PIP breast implants removal and replacement procedure, performed by plastic and reconstructive breast surgeon Adrian Richards at Aurora clinics in Buckinghamshire, UK. For more information, or should you wish to speak to any of our highly specialised plastic surgeons, please call our office number 0800 3285743 or book a free […]

PIP Implant Replacement Surgery with Silicone Gel Bleed

Surgery video of intact PIP implants replacement procedure performed here at Aurora clinics in Buckinghamshire. The PIP implants have been inserted in 2009 by a different clinic,  and although they were not ruptured, there was quite a lot of silicone gel coming out through their shell, causing a significant amount of fluid to form inside […]

PIP Implant Replacement Surgery & Removal of Silicone Granulomas by Mr Prashant Govilkar

Replacement of intact PIP implants which caused formation of silicone granuloma by silicone gel bleed inside the breast capsule. PIP implants are known for  having a superficial coat layer which allows silicone to get through the coating of the implant and form silicone granulomas. In this video, Aurora’s plastic and reconstructive surgeon Prashant Govilkar, shows […]

The Risk of Ruptured PIPs – Implant Replacement Surgery

Video of PIP Implant Replacement Surgery after symptoms of swelling and pain in the breast as described by the patient, leading to discovery of a ruptured PIP, and fluid around the breast capsule during surgery. What are the risks of industrial silicone leaking inside the the breast pocket? Why do PIP implants are best replaced […]

PIP Implants – Removal and Replacement Surgery at Aurora

PIP Implants removed without being ruptured but significant gel bleed is obvious and the volume of one of the implants has decreased  as a consequence of this gel bleed, very specific to PIP Implants, as plastic surgeon Adrian Richards of Aurora clinics  has discovered in his recent and  numerous  PIP replacement surgeries. More videos on […]

Removal and Replacement of Ruptured PIP Implants

Removal and Replacement of  Ruptured PIP Implants with free silicone around the implant surgery video, performed by Uk leading plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards at Aurora clinics in Buckinghamshire. The Ruptured PIP implants are replaced with 240cc Nagor Implants which are UK manufactured, high quality 4th grade silicone implants. For more information on PIP Replacement or […]

Read Real Testimonials about Aurora Clinics PIP Implants Support

Look what others are saying about PIP Implant Removal & Replacement at Aurora Clinics! You’ve seen our many PIP implants videos; you’ve read our PIP blogs; maybe you’ve already even been for your PIP Implants initial consultation? But if you are considering implant removal and replacement (especially of such highly controversial and anxiety-causing implants as […]

Ruptured PIP Implants Removal – A patient’s journey

The story of a Patient going through Ruptured PIP implants – removal and replacement surgery at Aurora clinics in High Wycombe. Our patient discusses how she tried to contact the medical company that inserted the PIP implants in the first place, the response she received from them, and what made her decide to choose Aurora […]