Why Breast Implants in Chicago?
Chicago breast implants are the only permanent prosthetic device and method to enhance and beautify breasts. Advances in breast implants make it possible to imitate the soft feel and shape of real breasts. Breast implants can be indicated for both aesthetic and reconstructive purposes.
How long have breast implants have been around?
It might be hard to believe, but breast implants have been around, in one form or another, since the mid-20th century. The first breast enhancements took the form of fat grafting and liquid silicone injections. Silicone gel encasements followed shortly thereafter in the United States. The French then countered with silicone bags filled with saline then implanted into the breast pocket. Today, technological advances have created specially contoured and sized implants (silicone and saline) for every type of patient figure and to meet every patient’s breast enhancement goals.
Which breast implants are best for you?
Today, more breast implant options exist than ever before. Between the materials that comprise the implants, to the profile (depth) of the implant, to the contour of the implant, more than 200 different implants choices meet prospective breast augmentation patients. That can be overwhelming, but the choice basically comes down to five important characteristics of breast implants the patient must understand prior to making a final decision. Our surgeons will assist you with the decision process, but in the end the final decision is up to the patient, especially when it comes to size. Here are the five characteristics of breast implants prospective patients must understand:
- Contents (Saline versus Silicone)
Let’s examine each of these five breast implant characteristics in detail.
WHICH IMPLANT IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
This refers to the materials that comprise the implants, and their are two main options, Saline or Silicone.
Since 70 percent of the human body is composed of physiologic saline (0.9% sodium in water), saline is a natural and ideal choice to fill a breast implant. This is an obvious advantage for a saline breast implant. Since saline implants are filled after they are injected, saline implants also require a smaller incision than silicone breast implants, which is important to many patients.
Today’s silicone gel implants are comprised of technologically advanced “memory gel” that more realistically mimics the natural consistency of breast tissue. Silicone gel implants will also provide a shapelier look.
Their are two breast implant shape options, either round or teardrop.