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leaking silicone breast implants side effects

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cohesiveness?: Silicone implants vary in the consistency of the filling gel. This is known as the degree of cohesiveness. If you suspected a rupture, you would have ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 years experience General Surgery
When you want: This is an elective operation --meaning when you want to have it done. There is no evidence that the leaking silicone is dangerous or harmful, despit ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
As soon as safe: This is not an emergency but removal is genrally recommended when it is recognized. However, due to the current form stage implants it may be difficul ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sooner than later: While not an emergency, they should be removed when you are fit enough to do so. Call your local board certified plastic surgeon. They will guide yo ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably: I have not heard about avoiding infrared sauna or possible adverse reactions but moderation is probably recommended.
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Dr. Jason Lichten
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: There is no reason to expect any problems if you use a sauna after breast augmentation. Once you have gotten through the early post-operative period, ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: You should be able to do this. Make sure you ask your board certified plastic surgeon. He may have you wait a certain amount of time after the surge ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clark Schierle
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Breast Implant: Drs. Cronin & gerow in 1963.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
You are at the age: Of consent , it is your decision and it is your body if you can pay for it . You are still growing consult a plastic surgeon , most of the doctors ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Neavin
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
31 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
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
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
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
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Little: It increases the volume very little; you need to talk to your plastic surgeon to decide what is the optimal outcome you seek.
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A male asked:
Dr. Samuel Bartholomew
21 years experience Hand Surgery
The : The safety of silicone filled breast implants has been verified by the us food and drug administration after years of studying their use in the us. Th ... Read More

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