WOMEN’S GUIDE TO BREAST IMPLANT CHOICES

When you compare IDEAL IMPLANT with typical silicone gel implants side by side, it quickly becomes clear why more women are choosing the Structured Breast Implant. Consider the benefits and compromises of each:

SILICONE GEL BREAST IMPLANTSIDEAL IMPLANT® STRUCTURED BREAST IMPLANTS
Looks GoodYesYes
Feels NaturalYesYes
Capsule Contracture Risk*Allergan 16.2%
Mentor 9.8%
Sientra 10.0%
6.3%
Rupture Risk*Allergan 7.4%
Mentor 3.4%
Sientra 5.4%
1.8%
Rupture is “Silent”YesNo
How Rupture is Detected MRI scan Look at breast
FDA Recommended Monitoring for RuptureMRI at 3 years, then every
2 years for life
None
FDA Recommends Removal if Rupture DetectedYesYes
Rupture Removal Surgery Complex (possible capsulectomy) Simple
Material Contacting Tissues Silicone gel Saline
Material is Absorbed No (sticks to tissues) Yes
Rupture Warranty (Lifetime replacement; $3,500 for 10 yrs)YesYes
Capsule Contracture Warranty
(Replacement for 10 yrs)
YesYes
FDA Approved for Ages 18-22NoYes
Incision Length Longer Shorter
Patient FeeAbout $500 more

* FDA Core clinical trial results for primary augmentation; 7-year for IDEAL IMPLANT and Allergan; 6-year for Mentor and Sientra since 7-year results not published.

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BREAST IMPLANT OPTIONS—THEN & NOW

How Breast Implant Technology Has Progressed

As you compare breast implants, it can be helpful to understand how current technologies address the concerns of previous implant options.

Saline breast implants vs Ideal Implants

SALINE

The saline implant is similar to a water balloon. Because it has no internal structure, it does not have the natural feel of breast tissue. The saline implant is usually placed under the chest muscles. Without an internal structure, the upper portion collapses when held upright, and the implant tends to wrinkle under the skin.  While they appreciate the peace of mind saline offers over silicone gel, many women complain of a less-than-natural look and feel.

SILICONE GEL

Since being re-allowed on the market by the FDA, silicone gel implants became popular, offering a more natural feel over saline implants.  However, because the implant is filled when manufactured, as opposed to during the surgery, it can be damaged if forced through a small incision. Further, rupture of a silicone gel implant is undetectable by looking in the mirror or by physical examination, and requires an MRI scan of the breast for detection.  Many women express concern about having silicone gel in their body.

Ideal Implant Structured Breast Implants

STRUCTURED 

The IDEAL IMPLANT Structured Breast Implants® offer the advantages of previous technologies without the drawbacks of either.  Beautiful, natural look and feel, the peace of mind of only saline inside, and no risk of silent rupture—women can be 100% confident their implants are intact and detect rupture by looking in the mirror.  With the highest standards of manufacturing consistency, superior design, and time-tested and proven implant materials, it’s truly the IDEAL IMPLANT for women electing or replacing breast implants.

WHY COMPROMISE? CHOOSE A
NATURAL FEEL AND YOUTHFUL
SHAPE WITH THE SAFETY OF SALINE.

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