Are Silicone Breast Implants Dangerous?

There is no current evidence that there is any additional health risk to a woman who has silicone implants versus saline implants. The FDA at one time placed a restriction on the use of silicone implants for cosmetic breast enlargement because they were unsure if there was any health risk associated with silicone implants. They were never removed from the market. Silicone implants could just not b....Read More

What’s the Difference between Saline and Silicone Implants?

Both of these implants are good implants and one is not inherently better than the other. There are, however, some differences which may influence the decision to choose one implant type over the other. Saline implants are made of a shell that is filled with a salt water solution, Specifically, this fluid is IV fluid which is identical to the fluid which flows into your veins when an IV is star....Read More

How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

A common question that women have regarding breast implants is “How long do they last?” I've had a number of patients who have come for a consultation regarding breast augmentation who have made the comment “My girlfriend told me that you have to get the implants replaced every ten years.” There is no specific time when implants need to be replaced. Clearly, if the implant deflates or l....Read More