silicone implants

Silicone breast implant or silicon breast implant?

This is commonly confused.  Many patients email me with questions about siliconimplants.  A little gentle education is in order. At the risk of sounding too geeky.  Silicone is the combination of inorganic silicon with oxygen and organic side groups that attach to the silicon atoms. The amount of cross-linking or attachments between the organic and inorganic components is …

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Breast Implant Warranty

Breast implants are a significant investment and one that can last for a very long time, hopefully a lifetime.  Breast implants can fail for a number of reasons and many have to be replaced.  The manufacturers of breast implants have provided excellent “warranties” for their implants so that in the event a replacement is necessary …

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