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
- 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.
- 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.