Cohesive Gel: Can Silicone Implants Be Safe?

Over the past year Dr. Donald Kress, a practicing plastic surgeon in Washington, D.C., has performed breast augmentations on about 160 women using a silicone implant. Now I know what you’re thinking, “weren’t silicone implants banned in the U.S. years ago because they were too dangerous?” Actually, the implant that Dr. Kress uses is called[…]

Deciding When to Replace Saline Implants With Cohesive Gel Implants

Since receiving FDA approval, cohesive gel implants have become a popular option for women who are seeking breast augmentation surgery. Nicknamed “gummy bear” implants due to their relatively stable shape (similar to the famous candy that retains its form when cut in half), cohesive gel implants can create a more predictable silhouette, and one that[…]

The Advantages Of Cohesive Gel Breast Implant Over Older Silicone Implant Options

Learning about your breast implant options is an important part of preparing for a breast augmentation procedure. There are two types of implants: silicone and saline. There is often confusion about the safety of silicone options because older silicone models had certain design flaws that lead to a number of issues. For those reasons, silicone[…]

Cohesive Gel Implants – Cost, Feel, Incision, And Rotation

Women all over the world are becoming more and more interested in the latest form of breast implants called “cohesive gel implants”. Are they more expensive than silicone and saline implants? What do they feel like? How large of an incision is required for cohesive gel implants? Is there is a risk of rotation? Is[…]

Which Is The Better Implant: Silicone Gel Or Cohesive Gel?

Silicone gel implants have long been the favored implant when it comes to breast augmentation surgery in the United States. But there is a new implant in the U.S. market that is causing quite a stir: the cohesive gel implant. Which is the better implant? Despite the controversy and even outright banning of silicone gel[…]

What is the Difference Between Silicone, Saline, And Cohesive Gel Implants?

Women all over the globe are opting to have breast augmentation surgery. Women who live within the United States currently have only two choices for the procedure: silicone gel implants and saline breast implants. If you live outside of the United States, more than likely you have a third option for your breast augmentation procedure:[…]

Which Is The Better Implant: Saline Implants Or The New Cohesive Gel Implant?

Saline implants are the safest implant available in the United States but they certainly aren’t the only implant available. There is a new implant on the scene. It is called the Cohesive Gel Implant. Not only is this new implant gaining in popularity, but it is also threatening to claim the title of the safest[…]

Shape and Texture of Cohesive Gel Implants

The increasingly popular Gummy Bear breast implant is causing quite a stir in the breast augmentation industry. They truly seem to be the solution for many of the problems associated with traditional silicone and saline implants. But if you’re considering getting the new cohesive gel implant for your breast augmentation procedure, you should be aware[…]