Breast Implants

Reasons to Consider Silicone Implants

If you are looking for a natural breast appearance, silicone gel implants may be the best choice for you. At Austin Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Johnny Franco can help you choose a breast implant that achieves your desired look. There are different factors that go into choosing a breast implant that doesn’t feel fake. In addition …

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I have severe rippling in my 550cc saline implants. Will exchanging them for silicone implants help?

This is a great question as people who had saline implants placed years ago are at an increased risk for rippling compared to patients that have silicone implants. Silicone implants tend to have much less rippling than is typically seen with saline breast implants. This is especially true in very thin patients as that have …

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Will Exchanging My Breast Implants From Saline to Silicone Give Me a More Natural Feel to My Breasts?

Silicone implants have become extremely popular in the U.S. since they were re-introduced in 2006. In my current practice the vast majority of breast implants used in breast augmentations are silicone. This is for several reasons, first, of which is the natural feel and appearance that silicone implants can provide for patients. Silicone implants also …

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Can Implants Placed Under the Muscle Be Moved to Over the Muscle?

The simple answer is yes the implants can be moved over the muscle. The most common reason to move the implants above the muscle is in active patients that develop an “animation” deformity. An animation deformity is when the implant and breast are moved when the pectorals muscle is flexed. Typically it will cause a …

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Are Butt Augmentations done with the Same Implants as for a breast Augmentation?

This is a great question. Butt augmentation in general has become very popular in the past couple of years and has become one of the fastest growing aesthetic procedures in the U.S. There are two ways to do a butt augmentation, the first is with your own fat (a Brazilian Butt Lift) and the second …

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