Saline breast implants are available to women age 18 and older for breast augmentation and to women of any age for breast reconstruction. Silicone breast implants. Silicone implants are pre-filled with silicone gel — a thick, sticky fluid that closely mimics the feel of human fat.
What’s New In Breast Implant Technology? By Chuma Chike-Obi, MD This device promises to be 30% lighter than currently available silicone implants. This is accomplished by using microsphere technology to disperse tiny, hollow beads throughout medical grade silicone. Since the beads are hollow and weigh less than silicone, the result is a.
Feb 25, 2013 · A new silicone breast implant is hitting the market. The Food and Drug Administration has approved the Natrelle 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Gel Filled Breast Implant Author: Ryan Jaslow.
Compared to women with saline implants, women with silicone implants were almost twice as likely to experience capsular contracture (scarring around the implant). The researchers found only one case of anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL), a very rare type of cancer linked to breast implants.