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Facts You Need To Know About Breast Implants

By Super Admin

Breast implants may be a fantastic development, but it is up to you to get all the details about possible complications and adverse effects before undergoing the operation for breast implants.

There are two types of breast implants: silicone and saline. Both these types of implants have an external shell of silicon, the primary difference is in the filling. Saline implants are filled up with salt water and silicone implants are filled up with silicone gel. Both may be used efficiently for breast augmentation and each has its pros and cons.

Silicone was the first substance used for breast implants, but now saline breast enlargement processes have actually gone up in popularity.

Silicone implants were seen very skeptically originally due to difficulties connected with the breast implants rupturing. The silicone implants were banned in 1993, but were later re-instated when research found no link between ruptured silicone implants and any disorder.

If it is a saline breast implant, the breast loses its shape. The saline implants may be harmless when they rupture since they will just leave salt water in your body. If a silicon implant breaks the only way to know is through an MRI. Till now no connection has been found between ruptured silicone implants and breast augmentation complications.

Saline implants are much simpler for the cosmetic surgeon to implant. Unlike the silicone implants that are inserted fully inflated, the saline implants are inserted with no saline in them and the saline is added later. This means they may also be increased or reduced in size at a later date without the requirement for surgery.

Silicone implants are favoured by some women because they have a more real feel and look than the saline breast implants. The decision on what kind of improvements to get may be a hard one. Do your homework and get all the details prior to making the decision as you will have to live with it for the rest of your life.

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Story first published: Sunday, October 23, 2016, 8:30 [IST]