Research Highlights Benefits of Macrotextured Breast Implants

Benefits of Macrotextured Breast Implants | Dr. John Park, Newport Beach

Research Highlights Benefits of Macrotextured Breast Implants

The Aesthetic Surgery Journal has found that macrotextured breast implants have a variety of benefits. At John Park MD Plastic Surgery, your full range of options for breast augmentation are considered so that we match you with the best type of breast implant for your lifestyle and goals. The texture of an implant is a key factor, and textured breast implant shells help with adhesion of the nearby tissue to the implant. The result is implant immobilization, which is desirable for lasting results and a natural appearance.

According to researchers, macrotextured breast implants have big open-pore depths and diameters along with irregular concavities This helps to decrease the already low rates of rotation, rippling, contraction, and malposition. Ultimately, the researchers recommend a textured implant for patients who want extra peace of mind that their breast implants will stay in place. Women have a lot of choices when it come to implants for their breast augmentation, and no single type of implant is inherently “better” than the rest. Rather, it’s important to work with a surgeon you trust to identify the best type of implant for your unique needs and goals.

Choosing a Breast Implant

The texture of an implant is just one factor. There are smooth implants, microtextured implants, and macrotextured implants. The shape, either round or anatomic, is another decision you’ll make. Finally, the overall dimensions of the breast implant including the projection, volume (cc’s), height, and width will be customized just for you. Depending on the current size and shape of your breasts, there are also various options for incisions. The most common type of breast implant incision is made in the natural crease so it can be easily hidden. Women who opt for a breast lift in conjunction with breast augmentation may require an “anchor” or “lollipop” incision which runs from the nipple to the crease.

The study found that anatomic and round implants can both offer beautiful results. However, implant texture can play a bigger role. Textured breast implants have been available since 1968, and that development quickly became foundational for creating the breast implants available today. The biggest difference between smooth and textured implants has been how easily the tissue can adhere to them. A surgeon customizes breast augmentation procedures with preoperative planning, deciding on the right surgical technique, and, of course, post-operative care.

Which Breast Implant is Right for You?

Macrotextured breast implants can be a great choice for many women. They were created to optimize tissue adhesion while allowing just the right amount of mobility. The rare chance of rippling is lower with macrotextured breast implants compared to microtextured breast implants. In fact, the researchers found that women with macrotextured breast implants were five times less likely to have rippling. Researchers found that in a study of 492 women who underwent breast augmentation, 95 percent who opted for macrotextured breast implants were either satisfied or definitely satisfied with their breasts six years after the procedure.

One of the benefits of macrotextured breast implants that many women report is the “one breast feel.” In other words, macrotextured breast implants feel a lot like a natural breast. This is especially true when women opt for breast implants below the chest muscles instead of on top of it. However, it’s that tissue adhesion that really offers a one breast feel. Ultimately, the researchers strongly recommended macrotextured breast implants for women looking for an option with a range of benefits and a natural feel.

Scheduling Your Breast Augmentation Consultation

If you’ve been thinking about breast augmentation, there’s never been a better time to schedule a consultation with the leading surgeon in your area, Dr. Park. Women have more options than ever for customizing their breast implants, so you know your surgery is 100 percent personalized just for you. Consultations for surgical procedures are always complimentary and no-pressure, and it’s the first step in a journey towards looking and feeling your best.

Breast augmentation can help increase volume, optimize breast profile and shape, and give you a big confidence boost. To learn more about your breast augmentation options, call John Park MD Plastic Surgery at (949) 777-6883 and schedule your consultation today.

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