Implant options: A variety of breast implant options exist. Breast implants differ by shape, texture, and profile. Breast implants may be round or contoured, and may have a smooth or textured surface. The breast implant profile may be standard, moderate or high. Breast implants also vary by size or volume.
One of the main decisions involved in breast augmentation is whether to use silicone or saline implants. Both silicone and saline implants are available in similar shapes, sizes, and textures but they differ in composition filling the implant.
Silicone implants are made of silicone rubber shell filled with a silicone get that feels very similar to natural breast tissue.
Saline implants are made of a silicone rubber shell and are filled with sterile salt water or saline solution.
After determining whether you want saline or silicone, your surgeon will help choose the proper style and size of breast implants based on your lifestyle, body contours, and existing amount of breast tissue to achieve the cup size and appearance you desire
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