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Saline Breast Implants

Saline breast implants are still the most common type of implant used and they offer some key advantages patients should consider. The implants are composed of a silicone rubber outer shell and contain a sterile saltwater solution that can be safely absorbed by the body in the event of a rupture.

  • Less expensive than silicone gel implants
  • Filled during surgery, allowing shorter incision
  • Easy to detect a breast implant rupture
  • Heavier than silicone gel implants
  • Firmer than silicone gel implants
  • Higher risk of visible implant rippling