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Saline Breast Implants in Beverly Hills

Saline breast Implants are another popular alternative for patients who are considering breast augmentation. It consists of a silicone shell filled with sterile salt water, which gives the breast a rounder shape. Our Beverly Hills plastic surgery clinic offers this type of implant to women 18 years and older.

Pros and Cons of Saline Breast Implants Beverly Hills

Saline breast augmentation in Beverly Hills

Pros

  • For patients considering breast augmentation in Beverly Hills, a saline breast implant offers more volume choices based on the patient’s choice of implant size.
  • Scarring is less with saline breast implants. Since they are inserted un-filled, the incisions needed to place saline implants are somewhat smaller.
  • They cost less than silicone breast implants.
  • There is no silent rupture. No need for x-ray or MRI either to know if ruptured occurred. The body absorbs the sterile solution which causes a deflation in the size of the breast.

Cons

  • Some people tend to find it be less natural and feels a little bit stiff than silicone implants.
  • Rippling. It has a higher tendency to wrinkle and easily reveals ripples in their lining more than silicone implants.
  • Rupture Rate. Patients are more at risk of deflating and rupturing with saline implants.

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Saline Breast Implants Profiles

High Profile Implants

  • High profile, also known as the augmented look, are designed for patients who have small ribcages and for women who does not have a lot of breast tissue. It is much narrower than other breast implants and projects more outward.

Moderate Plus Implants

  • Moderate plus profile is in between the medium and high profile breast implants. It has a greater amount of projection for a given base diameter than the moderate profile and has less projection than the high profile.

Moderate Profile Implants

  • Moderate profile is for patients who want a more natural or small increase in breast volume. It is the lowest profile implant which means they have the slightest projection for a given diameter.

Ultra-High Profile Implants

  • Ultra-High profile are ideal for women with narrow chest who wants to go bigger. This type of implant offers the fullness and forward projection that most patients are seeking.