Breast augmentation is surgery to increase breast size by placing breast implants under breast tissue or chest muscles. Breast implant operation can help you to enhance your appearance if you think your breasts are too small or that one is smaller compare to the other one, adjust for a reduction in the size of your breasts after pregnancy and to improve your self-confidence. Breast implants come in many different shapes and sizes. Besides choosing implant size and implant material, the shape of the implant also taken into consideration carefully.
Teardrop implants feature a shape that is designed to mimic the appearance of a natural breast. This type of implant has an asymmetric shape with a thin upper area that gently slopes into a more full, round base. Most of the implant’s volume occurs in its lower portion.
Round implants are the most common breast implant shape used for cosmetic breast augmentation. Round implants look like a compresses circular sphere that is symmetric. This shape typically has more fluid-like consistency comprised of either saline or silicone.
So, What Are the Differences?
You might think teardrop implants will look more natural since they come as pre-shaped however, round implants can look much better since liquid fillers tend to settle at the bottom of the implant. Moreover, round implants are perfectly symmetrical thus they do not carry the risk of rotating. Teardrop implants are only available with a textured or rough service. This textured outer shell can male implants more prone to wrinkling, which potentially leads the to rippling of the implant. Compare to round implants, the shape and textured shell a teardrop implant require larger incisions in order to place the implant. This comes with a longer recovery period. In addition, compare to teardrop implants, round implants are much more affordable since they are less complicated.
Jan 01, 2018