What is the Medical implant?
Medical implants are the man made dwvices which are use to place inside or on the skin to replace missing biological tissue or structure or enhances the appaearmce of an structure. Some of implants help the organ to work and support it, these ones are use in orthopedics.They made of variety of materials like silicon, titanium, polyethylene and etc. in this article we are going to talk about silicon more than the others which is use for cosmetics proposes more than the others.
What are the most function of implants?
- replacement of missing
- supporting a structure
- enhance the appearance of an structure like breast implants
we are going to talk about cosmetic function s and specially breast implants.
What are the different types of breast implants?
- Salin breast implants
- Silicone breast implants
- Gummy bear breast implants
- Round breast implants
- Smooth breast implants
- Textured breast implants
Saline breast implants
The content of Saline breast implants is sterile saltwater. if the implant shell leak, a saline implant will collapse and its content (saline) will be absorbed and naturally expelled by the body.
Advantages of Saline breast implants is that they can provide a uniform shape, firmness, and feel, and they are FDA-approved for augmentation in women age 18 or older
What is Structured saline breast implants?Structured implants are filled with sterile saltwater, also they have an inner structure that aims to make the implant feel more natural.
What is Silicone breast implants?
These kinds of breast implants are filled with silicone gel. The gel makes the appearance of the breast more naturally and more similar to the natural breast tissue. If the content of the implant leaks, the gel may remain within the implant shell or may escape into the breast implant pocket but a silicone implant will not collapse when it is leaking.
Patients who choose silicone implants may have to visit their plastic surgeon regularly to make sure that the function of implants is proper. To assess the condition of breast implants An ultrasound or MRI screening is used.
Silicone breast implants are FDA-approved for augmentation in women age 22 or older.
What is Gummy bear breast implants?
gummy bear breast implants are known as Form-stable implants because they keep their shape even when the implant shell is broken.
The consistency of the silicone gel inside this kind of implant is thicker than traditional silicone gel implants. Gummy bear breast implants are also firmer than traditional implants.
These kinds of breast implants have more projection at the bottom and are tapered towards the top so If a shaped implant rotates, it makes an unusual appearance of the breast so that requires a separate procedure to correct.
Placement of these implants requires a slightly longer incision in the skin.