When it comes to breast implants, saline and silicone implants are the two most popular choices. Breast augmentation surgery is one of the most common plastic surgeries performed today. While both saline and silicone implants can give you beautiful results, it’s important to understand the differences between the two before making a decision. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Eugene Kim provides breast augmentation to patients in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, CA, and surrounding communities.
Breast implants are a type of cosmetic surgery that involves placing a silicone or saline-filled prosthesis behind the breast tissue to alter the size and shape of the breasts. Breast augmentation surgery is designed to improve the appearance of the breasts by making them more proportionate to the rest of the body. While breast implants can be used to augment the size of the breasts, they can also be used to correct asymmetrical breasts or to restore lost volume due to pregnancy or weight loss.
When it comes to breast implants, there are a few different types to choose from. The two most popular types are saline and silicone implants. While both types of implants can provide beautiful results, it’s important to understand the differences between them before making a decision.
Differences between Saline and Silicone Breast Implants
The main difference between saline and silicone breast implants is the material that is used to fill them. Saline implants are filled with a sterile saltwater solution, while silicone implants are filled with a thick, cohesive silicone gel.
Saline implants are filled after they’ve been inserted into the body, which makes them easier to insert and adjust the size and shape of the breasts. They also require a smaller incision, which can reduce scarring. Saline implants can give the breasts a fuller, rounder appearance and feel firmer to the touch. Silicone implants are pre-filled with the silicone gel and are designed to give a more natural look and feel.
How to Choose Your Breast Implants
When it comes to choosing the right type of breast implants for you, it is important to consider the size of the implants. Your surgeon will be able to help you choose the right size for your body type and desired results. You should also talk to your surgeon about the risks and benefits of each type of implant. Each type of implant has its own set of risks and benefits, and it’s important to understand them before making a decision.
Choosing between saline and silicone breast implants can be a difficult decision. Your surgeon can help you choose the right type of implant for you, and can answer any questions you may have about the risks and benefits of each type of implant. Don’t hesitate to discuss your concerns and expectations with your surgeon before making a decision. With the right type of implant, you can enjoy beautiful, natural-looking results for years to come. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Eugene Kim provides breast augmentation to patients in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, CA, and surrounding communities.
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