I had this done about 20 years ago, my surgeon was excellent, he removed the implants, and did a beautiful job
on the lift
. Yes, the lift
will leave a lot of scars... unless they have come up with something magic since then. From what I have been able to find on the net... the procedures appear to be the same so far.
One thing you definitely want to use are the new scar reduction treatments... you Doctor should tell you what they are, use them faithfully and you will have less scarring.