For women in Lubbock, plastic surgery options can vary from a tummy tuck to a facelift. But the top requested plastic surgery across the nation is breast augmentation. As women age and after having children, breasts can lose volume and their youthful shape. When you are ready to enhance and change the appearance of your breast, you will need to make several important choices. One choice with breast implants is which implant material you will choose. Silicone or saline?
Pros and Cons of Silicone
Silicone implants can have a more natural feeling and look. These implants have a lower risk of showing rippling in the tissue around the implant. Silicone implants can be more costly, can require a larger incision, and have a risk of a “silent rupture.”
Why Women Choose Saline
Where silicone implants come pre-filled, saline implants are filled and adjusted during surgery. Saline implants can require a smaller incision. If they have a leak, patients will know immediately, and there is no health risk with the leak.
The Best of Both Worlds in an Ideal Implant
Dr. Jane Rowley is proud to offer her patients the Ideal Implant® that gives the benefit of a structured, more natural feeling implant without the concerns of the possibility of a silicone leak. This implant has an inner shell and an inner chamber as well as an outer shell and outer chamber that gives the implant more control with movement. Patients benefit from smaller incisions, no silicone risk, and higher rupture strength.
Whether you choose a silicone of saline breast implant, the decision is personal and should be carefully made after a thorough discussion with your doctor. If you are looking for the best of both worlds when it comes to implant choices in Lubbock, plastic surgeon Dr. Jane Rowley is the only surgeon in Lubbock that offers her patients the Ideal Implant® option. Schedule your no-obligation consultation today and learn more about your cosmetic possibilities at Rowley Plastic Surgery.