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Gummy Bear Implants

GUMMY BEAR IMPLANTS Called "Gummy Bear" because of the consistency of the silicone gel which resembles gummy bear candy. ALSO KNOWN AS Form-stable Cohesive They are the latest technology for breast augmentation providing a more natural feel. Highly cohesive 1995 2000 2013 Introduced Introduced Approved by the FDA in Europe in Canada FDA APPROVED MANUFACTURERS +MENTOR sientra. ALLERGAN AVERAGE COST RUPTURING $6,500 Does not leak if ruptured MINIMUM AGE LONGEVITY 22 15-20 yrs. ADVANTAGES OVER SALINE & SILICONE Hold their original shape much longer Much softer Do not leak if and feel more implant is cut, torn or broken natural Much safer and No folds or Less scar lower risks of rippling tissue complications DISADVANTAGES RECOVERY Some patients find them too firm XXXXXXX Patients can return to normal activities within a week. Require a larger incision than saline SOURCES INFOGRAPHIC BY bear-implants.html augmentation-surgery/story?id%3D16370362 Dr. Douglas S. Steinbrech, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Gummy Bear Implants

shared by milkwhale on Dec 17
Describing about breast implant using a silicone gel which has a consistency similar to a gummy bear candy


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