What Are The Types Of Breast Implant?
Breast implants are prostheses. Most people prefer two types for breast implants: the first is silicone gel and the second is saline water. The breast implants are placed to increase the size and to enhance the shape of breasts by using a prosthesis. Silicone type for breast surgery is in demand and widely used one.
Symptoms of broken breast implants:
When silicone ruptures :
The doctor will recommend a new breast implant if one ruptures.
2. Saline Water Breast Implants
Saline implants are comparatively less expensive. It is sterile in nature. This implant type is equally risky in spite of being filled with just saline water.
Symptoms of saline breast implant leakage :
This surgical procedure’s goal is to make the breast’s size and shape bigger. Breast augmentation is widely known as an augmentation mammoplasty. Typically implants are either positioned in the chest muscle from the underside or through breast tissue. Sometimes the incision is made in armpits also. The implant is a pouch filled with saline water or silicone gel. On average, implants stay for 10-15 years depending on the material used and aftercare. Breast augmentation is completely different from a breast lift as breast lip is just a touch up ( tightens the hanging boobs) of the breast, breast augmentation (changes the entire shape) is a whole makeover.
Who Should Select Breast Augmentation?
Breast Augmentation Surgery
his is an outpatient surgery and usually done in a doctor’s clinic or hospital.
BEFORE THE SURGERY:
DURING THE SURGERY:
AFTER THE SURGERY :
Breast Augmentation Recovery
One can expect complete recovery in 2 -3 months.
Cost Of Breast Augmentation
Gummy Bear Implants
These are newly launched implants and original name is teardrop-shaped implants as the primary material is gel its pet name is a gummy bear. The noteworthy thing about this implant is they hold the shape easily which is quite difficult in silicone or saline implants. Gummy bear implants durability says it all and provides fewer chances of leakage and rupture.
If you want extremely enlarged breasts then the gummy bear is a most reliable option. The materials used for these implants are silicone gel and silicone shell. It gives a natural appearance to the breasts and doesn’t make them rigid. It doesn’t even break when shell is in a bad condition. Also are considered to be safe in today’s date but screen tests and physical tests should be done once or twice in 6 months.
The total cost of the gummy bear implant is $7000-$13000 ( entire package in some countries or just surgeons fees in some countries).
Breast Implant Illness
Studies have shown that breast implants’ illness can likely cause a number of diseases such as scleroderma and arthritis, so the primary risk of autoimmune diseases is there less or more.
Breast implant illness also causes breast implant-associated lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) it is not technically breast cancer but a damaged immune system, if not treated on time it may lead a patient to death and intense complications. But surgeries such as radiation therapy and chemotherapy came out to be very effective in treating such problems. Its biggest symptom is lump formation in the breast, if that happens with you when visiting a doctor becomes very essential. However, survival rates of breast implant illness are very high, almost 90% of women came out safely from this.
Some common risks are swelling, pain, infection and scarring.
Other complications are :
PET SCAN & Ultrasound
For treatment, the wise thing is to talk to the doctor and with your permission the doctor will remove the affected breast, to avoid further complications. Start taking antibiotics if the symptoms and complications are minor for uncontrollable symptoms surgery should be done immediately.
Breast implant illness also causes breast implant-associated lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) it is not technically a breast cancer but a damages immune system
Breast cancers are caused by gene mutations continuous division and multiplication and it results in unmanageable cell growth. Breast cancer has seen breast cells and mostly stays in lobules. Lobules handle the milk secretion. Its symptoms are frequent breast pain, skin redness in the breast area, the tissue becomes dense and thick.
Yes, maximum women can breastfeed with breast implants, but it also depends on which type of implant is used and where the cut is made. Breastfeeding can also change the shape and size of your breasts even after augmentation. Cut made in areola can become a hurdle in breastfeeding but cuts of belly button and in the underarms are harmless and never come in between the breastfeeding. But after breastfeeding you may need another surgery because either skin loses its moisten, or it becomes saggy and ruptures also.
As it is an outpatient surgery that doesn’t take much time 2 hours are more than enough.
Apart from gummy bear, silicone and saline solution implants, other types are :