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Julia 07-10-2010 05:53 PM

Saline vs silicone gel breast implants - Any advice/thoughts?
I am not sure if I should go with Saline or Silicone implants. I really want a natural look. But I'm nervous that the silicone could leak. But silicone seems to look more natural. What do you have? And are you happy with them?

la_angel 07-13-2010 10:58 AM

Well from what I hear the silicone in today's breast implants (since the FDA approved them again) is different than the silicone used before... it's a thicker gel that does a better job staying in one area if it leaks, or at least that's what the manufacturers claim.

If the highest safety is what you want, then I guess that means saline breast implants would be the way to go (because they are still the safest if they leak). BUT I personally would feel pretty safe with saline or silicone.

ResearchFLgirl 07-15-2010 03:10 PM

I have saline implants!
I have saline implants and I'm very happy with them. I think they are pretty soft and look very natural.

daisy 07-22-2010 04:33 PM

I am just as confused and worried . Which one IS better?:confused: I need to have mamograms every year (34 yrs old) . My mom dies from b.cancer so I have to be routinely checked. Ugh..and of course, my family dr says that implants are not safe so why bother? She sure is no help!!!


SMM3 08-04-2010 09:38 AM

I had silcone implants put in under the muscle is gives you the most natural look, and feel more natural. In the doctor's office I held both a silicon and a salline implant and there is a huge difference. The saline is alot more liqiud feeling, it kinda sloshed around in my hand. Also, the gel is totally safe these days, even if there is a tear in the implant. My doctor had actually cut a gel implant in half, and the gel is in such a state that it didnt fall or leak out of the inplant, it was still in place, it was kinda weird, but totally put my mind at ease.

la_angel 08-17-2010 08:16 PM

I have seen spectacular results with saline under the muscle, too! I don't think it's only silicone that can look natural. The most important part is having them positioned right and the doctor using the right size and shape, don't you think?

cosmetic 10-01-2010 11:16 AM

I would also agree on silicone over saline. Silicone feels better and from my understanding, is not as dangerous as people tend to believe.

robyne00 10-01-2010 11:20 AM

Saline under the muscle.

Tiffjewels99 10-20-2010 06:02 PM

Hello everyone!

I am new to the forum and I am glad to be hear, lot's of good information. I would like to get implants and I am wondering if anyone can recommend a good plastic surgeon in Atlanta. I want my implants to look natural and I am interested in silicone. Any recommendations? Thank you!:p

robyne00 11-06-2010 02:10 PM


Welcome to the forum!!! :)

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