All implants are made with a silicone outer coating and a saline serum or silicone gel filler with different densities. Coating are smooth or rough, the last option is the more used. Currently, these are the only two types authorized without restrictions of the Ministry of Health.
Prothesis shape may be rounded, (bi-dimensional) or anathomical. The choice of the type depends of individual characteristics of the patient (chest size, breast size, etc). Each type has its specific advantages which will be described during the personal consulting.
“Capsular contracture” is one of the complications of the breast augumentation, that consists in the formation of a scar around the implant. Sometimes this may give rise to the hardening or the change of the shape of the breast. Normally, the contracture is mild and does not need a treatment. Otherwise is treated surgically.
In order to detect collateral effects, several scientific studies have been made involving patients with mammal implants. Nothing have demostrated a connection between cancer or other illnesses of the conjunctive tissue and the mammal silicone prothesis.
When you will need a mammogram you will have to inform the radiologist of the presence of mammal implants in order to adapt the exploration and the interpretation of the exam imagines.
Like in all surgery, with breast augumentation, complications may happen in relation with excessive bleeding or prothesis infection.
Although not considered to be complications, some women may notice changes in the sensitivity of the nipples or other areas of the breasts. These symptoms usually disappear very fast, only in rare cases are permanent. There are no existing clues that mammal implants affect fertility, breastfeeding and pregnancy. The breast can experience changes in size and shape if pregnancy occurs after the implant operation.
A frequently asked question si about the prothesis breaking. Is an extremely unfrequent fact that occurs mainly in saline serum implants. This is because the rupture of the material is more possible dued to the inclination of the saline serum prothesis to wrinkle. If it happens a second procedure for quitting or substituting them is needed.
It is important for you to know the nature of this operation, but you do not have to be scared about the situations described because are very unfrequent. We stay at your disposal to answer to your eventual questions about mammal implants.Examples