Alternative composite implants can be filled with soybean oil, polypropylene string, or other material.
Silicone gel-filled implants: comprised of a silicone outer shell filled which is filled with silicone gel. If the silicone filling leaks, the gel will remain in the shell or leak into the breast augmentation pocket. Implants filled with leaking silicone may or may not collapse. Patients who choose this type of implant should see a […]
Saline implants are filled with known as saltwater known as sterile saline solution. This solution is contained in an elastomeric silicone shell. These can be filled with different amounts of saline. This affects the feel, hardness and shape of the breast. When a saline implant leaks, the solution is naturally absorbed and excreted by the […]