One of the first steps after making the decision to undergo a breast augmentation is determining the type of breast implant that is right for you. Both saline and silicone breast implants utilize the same silicone outer-shell, but while saline implants are filled with a sterile saltwater solution during surgery, silicone implants are pre-filled with a cohesive silicone gel.
The differences in these implants can affect both the surgical method used to place them and the look and feel of your final results. Your plastic surgeon can recommend one or another based on your desired outcomes, skin elasticity and proposed surgical techniques. In the video below, learn more about each type of implant and how they are placed to help you reach an informed decision.
For more information about breast augmentation and choosing implants, contact Dr. Yarish. Dr. Scott Yarish is a leading, board-certified plastic surgeon in Houston with over sixteen years of experience and expertise in surgical and non-surgical procedures. Contact us today at (713) 469-3449 to schedule a consultation.
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