- Jumeirah Road, Umm Suqeim 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- 04 394 4055
Breast Implant Replacement in Jumeirah Dubai
It’s important to know that breast implants are not designed to last a lifetime.
Your implants may need to be replaced. You should plan for an annual examination by your plastic surgeon to evaluate your breast health and implant integrity.
Over time, your breasts can change due to aging, weight fluctuations, hormonal factors and gravity. If, after a period of years, you become dissatisfied with the appearance of your breasts, you may choose to undergo a breast lift or implant exchange to restore a more youthful contour.
Types of breast implants
Saline breast implants
Saline breast implants are filled with sterile salt water. Should the implant shell leak, a saline implant will collapse and the saline will be absorbed and naturally expelled by the body.
Saline breast implants provide a uniform shape, firmness and feel, and are FDA-approved for augmentation in women age 18 or older.
Silicone breast implants
Silicone breast implants are filled with silicone gel. The gel feels a bit more like natural breast tissue. If the implant leaks, the gel may remain within the implant shell, or may escape into the breast implant pocket. A leaking implant filled with silicone gel will not collapse.
If you choose silicone implants, you may need to visit your plastic surgeon regularly to make sure the implants are functioning properly. An ultrasound or MRI screening can assess the condition of breast implants.
Silicone breast implants are FDA-approved for augmentation in women age 22 or older.
Gummy bear breast implants
Form-stable implants are sometimes referred to as gummy bear breast implants because they maintain their shape even when the implant shell is broken.
The consistency of the silicone gel inside the implant is thicker than traditional silicone gel implants. These implants are also firmer than traditional implants, but are thought to be less likely to break.
Gummy bear breast implants are shaped rather than round. They have more projection at the bottom and are tapered towards the top. If a shaped implant rotates, it may lead to an unusual appearance of the breast.
Placement of gummy bear implants requires a longer incision in the skin.
Round breast implants
Round breast implants have a tendency to make breasts appear fuller than form-stable implants. Higher profile options can achieve even more projection.
Because round implants are the same shape all over, there is less concern about them rotating out of place.
Smooth breast implants
Smooth breast implants are the softest feeling. These implants can move with the breast implant pocket, which may give more natural movement.
Smooth implants may have some palpable or visible rippling.
Textured breast implants
Textured breast implants develop scar tissue to stick to the implant, making them less likely to move around inside of the breast and get repositioned.
Texturing offers some advantage in diminishing the risk of a tight scar capsule.
Implant manufacturers occasionally introduce new styles and types of breast implants, so there may be additional options available.
Whether you choose saline or silicone implants, it is important for you to monitor your breast implants and follow-up with your plastic surgeon for appropriate checkups.
About Canadian Medical Center & Plastic Surgery
Established in June 12th 2006, Canadian Medical Center brings to the community of Abu Dhabi and the Emirates, as a whole, the best in the professional medical expertise and technological development, providing a quality health services based on international requirements and standards.
Our center is equipped with state of the art equipment and is supported by personal of compassionate attention, skilled and experienced clinical team of physicians, Technicians, assistants and nurse clinicians to provide the timeliest, accurate and cost effective medical diagnosis and treatment.
Coupling its state of the art equipment and experienced physicians with virtually every medical expertise, treatment and diagnosis tool, CMC minimize the need to travel overseas to receive treatments and take full responsibility in fulfilling their performance as per client?s satisfaction.
Over long years of experience and a dedicated professional team, we at the Canadian Medical Center, are strongly moving forward in becoming one of the top health services provider in the health industry in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and UAE.
CANADIAN MEDICAL CENTER & PLASTIC SURGERY
Jumeirah Road, Umm Suqeim 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
TEL: 04 394 4055