Originally Posted by gil_happy
Thanks for everyone's input so far... I agree that under the muscle generally has a more "natural" look to them, but I'm worried since I have had mine for 20 years and am wondering what the skin will look like after taking the old implants out that are currently over the muscle and then going with the new ones under the muscle. I am worried about them possibly looking like a half "deflated" balloon :-(
Robyne00 - to answer your questions:
What shape are you going for? - well I want them to be natural looking and proportional to my 5'11" frame
How are you having them put in? - not sure yet, will find out at my final consultation
Why silicone vs. saline? - I read somewhere that silicone has a more natural feel and look to them
What is your original size and how big are you going this time? - original size was D, and will probably go with a full C
You are 5'11", but do you have a wide frame? Broad shoulders? What is your weight? These are all critical factors. You are nice and tall!!!
As far as shape I meant are you going for teardrop or round shaped. This link might help you to make a more informed decision: Breast Implant Shapes — Teardrop vs. Round Breasts
Insertion method is also an important bone of contention depending on what is being implanted,as well as what your body can carry in a natural looking fashion.
Silicone lasts longer, ris still more dangerous in the long run, and does not FEEL more realistic. If you get saline under the muscle, and get a reasonable size, your safety increases, and your look will be enhanced overall.
As a woman who is 5'11" why are you going smaller? What were your original size breasts (bandwidth and cup size)? Was a D your implant size? How many ccs for each breast?
Especially if you put them under the muscle, and have sufficient body fat, you will have a believable set of implants. What is your BMI? Body fat percentage us not as accurate to judge as is BMI. Here's a link to help: Calculate your BMI - Standard BMI Calculator
BMI can be crucial in making a final decision regarding breast implants!