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Now that you’ve decided you want breast implants, it’s important to research the question, “how much do breast implants cost?” The truth is there is no one cost. Implants vary in size, shape, texture, and filling, and because of that, women have options. You can customize your implant to look exactly the way you want, and create what looks the best with your body. Finding a board-certified plastic surgeon who will work with you to create an individualized plan is the best way to save money on your implants, because someone who will take the time to make sure your implants look the best they can is someone who will also take the time to answer your questions and concerns about future costs, implant replacement, and payment plans.
How Much do Breast Implants Cost?
The major variation in implants is in the way they are built. Unstructured saline implants, for example, are known as “water balloon” implants because they have no internal support and collapse when upright. Silicone gel implants, are filled with silicone gel and feel much more natural. The latest in implant technology, the IDEAL IMPLANT®, is a structured implant. This means that it is made up of a series of shells that help the implant keep its shape and not ripple or wrinkle under your skin. It is also filled with a saline solution that causes zero harm to the body in the case of rupture. Before you go to your consultation for your breast enlargement in Morristown, NJ, it’s a good idea to know what type of implant you are wanting and then talk to your surgeon about how costs will change as you select your implant size, shape, and profile.
Hidden Costs of Implants
Once you’ve discussed what you want out of your implant, make sure to talk to your surgeon about any potential hidden costs of implants. Silicone gel implants are the only implant that the FDA recommends getting an MRI after three years post-operation, and then every two years after that. This MRI is rarely covered by insurance, which means out-of-pocket expenses throughout your life. In case of a rupture, the surgery to remove the silicone gel and replace your implants is not only more expense, but usually a time consuming procedure. Because of these factors, “how much do breast implants cost right now?” shouldn’t be your only question.
How Much do Breast Implants Cost in the Future?
A breast enlargement in Morristown, NJ, does not come without risk. Ask your surgeon what the risk of rupture and capsular contracture is with each implant. The eight-year clinical trial results show that the IDEAL IMPLANT has a lower risk of rupture and capsular contracture than silicone gel implants. This means there is a greater likelihood of your implant staying intact and not having to be replaced. Comparing FDA clinical trial data, the risk of implant rupture or deflation with the IDEAL IMPLANT at eight years after primary breast augmentation, was only 2.1% compared silicone gel implants from Sientra at 7.2%, Allergan at 7.4%, and Mentor at 13.6%. The IDEAL IMPLANT rate of capsular contracture was 6.6% at eight years after primary breast augmentation, while Allergan was 16.2% at seven years after primary breast augmentation, Mentor was 10.9% at eight years after primary breast augmentation, and Sientra was 11.2% at eight years after primary breast augmentation.
Before and After Breast Enlargement in Morristown, NJ
This is a 30 year old woman seen before and six months after a partial subpectoral position, (under the muscle) augmentation by Dr. Schmid with IDEAL 375cc implants filled to 385cc bilaterally.
About Dr. Daniel Schmid
Dr. Schmid can answer your specific questions if you are wondering, “how much do breast implants cost?” He specializes in cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, aesthetic breast surgery, body contouring procedures such as abdominoplasty and liposuction, head, neck, and skin cancer reconstruction, and hand surgery. He also has expertise in surgical and nonsurgical facial rejuvenation, including facelift, eyelid lift, necklift, soft-tissue filler, Botox® Cosmetic, and laser skin treatments. Dr. Schmid’s leading-edge training in microsurgery makes it possible for him to offer patients the latest, most effective procedures for breast reconstruction, including autologous tissue flap reconstruction techniques (DIEP, SIEA, TRAM, and TUG) and implant-based reconstruction.
Dr. Schmid is adept at achieving natural, beautiful results for his patients. He listens carefully to each patient’s goals and concerns to develop a plan that maximizes his expertise and addresses his patient’s desires. He is now part of an exclusive group of surgeons who offer the IDEAL IMPLANT.
Researching breast enlargement in Morristown, NJ? Contact Dr. Daniel Schmid today to discuss your options. Simply call (973-540-9055) or visit http://www.plasticsurgerysmg.com. Dr. Schmid’s office is located at 131 Madison Avenue, Suite 120, Morristown, New Jersey 07960. Call today for more information on IDEAL IMPLANT Structured Breast Implants.