Breast implant options

Monday, July 28, 2014

By: Betsy Hansen

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Do you know the three options for breast implants?


The first option is a saline implant. This implant is placed into the patient’s body while still empty, and then it is filled with saline, the same fluid that is put into the patient’s IV during surgery. A silicone implant is another safe option that has been used for a long time. These implants feel extremely natural. The third and newest option is the shaped silicone implant. This implant has a texture, as it needs to be kept in the correct orientation in the patient’s body.




Not all patients are candidates for the shaped silicone implant - that’s why it’s important to see a Board Certified plastic surgeon that is experienced with placing implants. A discussion with him or her will help you find your best option.

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