CandidatesAdult women in overall good health and with realistic expectations may be candidates for breast augmentation. Prospective patients are usually dissatisfied with the size or shape of their breasts and wish to augment and enhance them with breast implants. Women must be at least age 18 for saline implants and at least age 22 for silicone implants.
Implant TypesBreast implants come in various materials, sizes, shapes, textures, and profiles. During your initial consultation with Dr. Barlow, the two of you will discuss the following options for implant types:
- Material: saline or silicone
- Size: volume in cubic centimeters (cc)
- Shape: round
- Texture: smooth or textured
- Profile: diameter and forward projection