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Silicone implants over saline breast implants? This is one of the most common questions that come up when deciding on a breast augmentation procedure. There are plenty of breast implant options out there these days, and with choice comes the debate over which options are best.

While it’s true that every implant style has its own advantages, silicone implants have taken hold of the cosmetic surgery world and have become the option of choice for the majority of women. Silicone implants provide several advantages over saline:

1. Silicone implants have a more natural appearance.

Saline implants can give you a great look, but there’s a reason why silicone has overtaken them in popularity. Silicone implants offer a more natural-looking breast aesthetic. This is the primary concern for most women. The majority of breast augmentation patients enjoy results that look as natural as possible. While saline implants are sometimes known for creating a high, round breast appearance, silicone implants can appear more natural.

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2. Silicone implants have a realistic touch.

Another distinct advantage to silicone is how realistic they feel. While texture doesn’t affect the appearance of your results, many women who get breast implants are also concerned about how their new breasts will feel to themselves or their partners. Silicone implants are comprised of a gel filling that many women feel closely resembles the texture of natural breast tissue.

3. Silicone implants maintain their shape.

Saline implants can provide great results, but implant technology has matured since its inception. Saline implants are more prone to movement and rippling while in the breast pocket, creating unattractive changes to the breast appearance that may need correcting by your surgeon.

Silicone implants may move in the breast pocket but are much more resistant to the rippling and folding effects that are sometimes seen in their saline counterparts. Silicone implants maintain their shape better over time and are less prone to issues that detract from their appearance.

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