Comparing Silicone Saline and Gummy Bear Breast Implants

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Are you interested in undergoing breast augmentation? Saline implants have a shorter recovery period, but silicone implants offer a more natural feel. You can learn more about the advantages of each option by checking out this great infographic.

PHOTO: Dr. Grant Stevens, a plastic surgeon in Marina Del Rey, Calif., coined the term, "gummy bear breast implant" for a type of silicone implant.

'Gummy Bears': Future of Breast Implants?

Steven Teitelbaum in Santa Monica offers cohesive “gummy bear” breast implants for his breast augmentation patients. Learn about gummy bear implants.

Form-stable implants — also known as “gummy bear implants” because they maintain their shape even if their shell is broken — promise to give patients a more natural look with fewer complications.  Gummy bear implants are constructed from highly cohesive gel silicone, with a layered silicone outer shell that’s thicker than the gel filling inside. This gives the implant a firmer consistency which is similar to the texture of a gummy bear. Compared to traditional circular silicone or saline…

Gummy bear implants promise to give patients a more natural look and texture, with fewer complications and several shapes and sizes to choose from.

Do I really need to change my breast implants every 10 years? Check it out via: https://www.buildmybod.com/blog.

Do I really need to change my breast implants every 10 years?

When you silicone implant ruptures, it's not as big of a mess as it used to be. Read more here but it has to do with gummy bears!

Baker Gordon Cosmetic Surgery Symposium: These implants are “teardrop” shaped, providing a more natural breast appearance. These implants are also made of highly cohesive gel, sometimes referred to as gummy bear implants, although this term is unofficial and not used by the only US company that makes them, Sientra. Check out the video below, from the website of one of our BuildMyBod® subscribing doctors, Dr. Michael Schwartz...

Baker Gordon Cosmetic Surgery Symposium

Highlights from the Annual Baker Gordon Cosmetic Surgery Symposium through the eyes of a plastic surgeon attendee and exhibitor!

Breast augmentation is the No. 1 cosmetic procedure for women in the United States, with at least 300,000 operations each year. The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new and improved implant.

New 'gummy bear' breast implant provides more natural look

Breast augmentation is the No. 1 cosmetic procedure for women in the United States, with at least operations each year. The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new and improved implant.

Breast Augmentation Recovery Phase 1: Days 1-3.  Pain management, what it feels like, etc.Wearing Angel Beachwear Aztec Print top. Shop now http://angelcompetitionbikinis.com/collections/beachwear/products/aztec-multi-way-top

Breast Augmentation Recovery Part 1: Days 1-3

Breast Augmentation Recovery Phase Days Pain management, what it feels like, etc.

"This is the shape that will have men and other women asking: did she or didn't she?"  Dr. Steinbrech @ Manhattan Mommy Makeover.

"This is the shape that will have men and other women asking: did she or didn't she?

Popularity of 'gummy bear' breast implants growing: Implant touted as safer, more natural

Popularity of 'gummy bear' breast implants growing: Implant touted as safer, more natural

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The Natrelle® 410 Shaped Gel Breast Implant also known as the “Gummy Bear Implant” An alternative to round breast implants    with a more natural shape.

The Natrelle® 410 Shaped Gel Breast Implant also known as the “Gummy Bear Implant” An alternative to round breast implants with a more natural shape.

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