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Breast enlargement is a serious surgery with many potential complications. We answer the most common questions.
The basics about breast enlargement surgery. The more you know about what to expect, the better prepared you are.

Saline Breast Implants

The key to making an informed decision about your breast enlargement surgery is information. The more you know about the different breast implant choices you have available, the better equipped you'll be to make a proper choice.

In this article, we'll discuss the benefits and risks associated with saline breast implants. Take note of all the facts before you make your decision.

Saline Breast Implant

With a saline breast implant, there is an outer shell of silicone in which the saline is placed. These implants are the most commonly used here in the United States. They come in an array of sizes, textures, shapes, and profiles. The best way to find the saline breast implant that's right for you is to find an experienced surgeon who understands your body.

Of course, with every surgery there are some risks. The most common problems associated with saline breast implants are capsular contracture, rupturing of the implant, and the need for follow-up surgeries. As always, you should discuss these possibilities with your surgeon before you agree to surgery.

Allergan Saline Implant

Allergan is a pharmaceutical company who makes a broad range of products. Recently, the Allergan saline implant became available to plastic surgeons throughout the country. These implants are the same ones that have been used for years under the “Inamed” name. Allergan simply bought out the company a few years ago.

Breast Reconstruction with Saline Implants

Women can effectively experience dramatic breast reconstruction with saline implants. The variety in the shapes, sizes, and textures of saline breast implants makes them a popular choice for breast enlargement surgery.

As with all medical decisions, you should always learn as much as you can about the advantages and disadvantages of saline implants before you decide to go under the knife. Ask your surgeon if he feels saline implants are right for you. Read our questions for your doctor and other frequently asked questions.

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Finding a Doctor
You know you want your plastic surgeon to be board-certified. Be sure to work through our checklist before you make your first appointment.

Recovery time

Recovery time
Breast enlargement surgery is associated with side effects and downtime. Know what to expect.

How much does it cost?

Breast enlargement surgery pricing is highly dependent on geography. Top doctors charge higher prices. Even the cost of breast implants varies greatly. Learn more about the variables in the cost of breast enlargement.