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Smooth or Textured Breast Implants

Women today no longer need to keep the breast shape and size that they naturally have. Their body shape and size to a large extent is in their hands. Breast augmentation allows women to acquire a bust size and shape that they desire.

Once you have decided on having breast cosmetic surgery done there are many options that you need to choose from. One important decision is whether to get smooth or textured breast implants. Dr. Pasquale ensures that his patients have all the information they need to make an informed choice.

Smooth Breast Implants

Smooth breast implants have a smooth outer shell. Smooth breast implants are available in round shape. They have a thinner shell and are said to last longer than their textured counterpart. Smooth implants have less rippling and provide a wholesome look and a great cleavage. The implant moves comfortable in the pocket created within the breast by the surgeon and this allows it a more natural look. It is available in various profile styles: moderate, high and low. All of which are available in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The two disadvantages of smooth breast implants is higher incidence of capsular contracture with smooth breast implants and also the weight of the implant may stretch the pocket reducing the fullness to the upper part of the breast.

Textured Breast Implants

Textured breast implants are firmer than smooth breast implants and have the feel of fine sand paper. Textured implants were designed to avoid capsular contracture. It was believed that the textured pattern of the breast implant would hinder tissue from growing around and on the implant. However test studies haven’t shown any conclusive results. Textured breast implants are found in both round and tear drop shaped implants allowing the surgeon and client to choose a desire shape for the breasts. Also since the breast implant doesn’t move as much as smooth breast implants it helps the surgeon provide the shape that is wanted. Textured breast implants are available at Honolulu, Hawaii.

Disadvantages include that textured breast implants may cause discomfort to the surrounding tissue and also the tissue around the implants can pull on the implant and cause rippling and wrinkling.

Smooth Vs Textured Breast Implants

The debate over smooth Vs textured breast implants has been going on since the start of breast implants. In the end it is a matter of choice as both have their own advantages and disadvantages.