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Breast implants 550cc silicone

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clark Schierle
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Breast Implant: Drs. Cronin & gerow in 1963.
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Dow Corning + Cronin: Dow corning corporation (no longer in existence) is attributed with producing the first widely available silicone breast implants as well as silicone ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
50th anniversary: Drs. Cronin & gerow in 1961, working with dow corning developed the first (silicone) breast implant. First implantation in 1962. Story has it that th... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Several issues: Why? You are very young and still growing! review the long term risks! and some short term also. One infection, or misplacement can affect you a l... Read More
Dr. Adam Beall
Surgery 15 years experience
Not Unless: Saline implants are fda approved for augmentation in women 18 years of age and older. Silicone implants are fda approved for augmentation in women age... Read More
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: You can have surgery at the age of legal consent which is 18 years old. www.vipplasticsurgery.com/procedures/breast-augmentation/.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
General surgery, Breast Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, Endocrine surgery, Minimally invasive surgery 34 years experience
Pros and Cons: Both are acceptable. For silicone: PROS: Less of an edge, so harder to "feel" them when touching breast; no rippling; lighter; "more natural" contou... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
FDA POSITION: This is a long and detailed discussion. While these implants are relatively safe, all surgery carries risksyou may also want to review the fda positio... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Neavin
Plastic Surgery 20 years experience
Yes, but...: For primary breast augmentation, silicone implants is an fda off label use for women under 22 years of age. It is not illegal, just not recommended b... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Varies: In general, silicone implants look, act and feel more natural. However, it depends on the size of the breast implant and how much native breast tissu... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
FDA: The 22 year old age limit for silicone breast implants was mandated by the fda.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 45 years experience
For most people: There is not much difference between saline and silicone implants. All implants are wrinkled, but saline seem more wrinkly because they are filled wit... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Saline 'rocks": Saline does not cause problems when it "infiltrates" into the body accidently. The only major issue if any is a sudden "rupture" of the implants from ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Strong: Implants are strong and stretch when pressured. They break after wearing out over time. Contracture may increase the folding and risk of leak.