Recent statistics rank breast augmentation surgery the most popular procedure performed by board certified plastic surgeons.
There are two types of fillers for breast implants: saline and silicone. Silicone implants are more popular than the saline variety.
Despite what people may believe, there are no diseases or medical conditions associated with saline or silicone implants.
Breast implants are approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration).
The shape of your breasts and underlying ribs, and the quality of your tissues ultimately determines what your breasts will appear like after a breast augmentation.
Breast implants will not last forever. Additional procedures are likely in your lifetime. There is no “expiration time” to breast implants.
The larger the implant, the more the weight of the implant will stretch your breast over time.
Patients who have had both saline and silicone implants almost universally recommend the silicone variety.
The most frequent complication of breast augmentation is capsular contracture or firmness of the scar around the breast implant.
The “gold standard” incision for a breast augmentation is in the fold at the bottom of the breast.
- Great breast augmentation results come from experienced and reputable board certified plastic surgeons.