What is the cost of ideal implants?
What does it cost? IDEAL IMPLANTS cost the same as a traditional breast augmentation, so you can expect to pay anywhere from $6,500 to $7,500 for the procedure.
How long have ideal implants been around?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada approved the IDEAL IMPLANT in 2014, based on results from a multi-center US clinical trial with 502 women that started in 2009, and now has over 5 years of follow-up data.
Is IDEAL IMPLANT more expensive?
The primary drawback to the IDEAL IMPLANT involves cost. It is significantly more expensive than traditional saline breast implants. Another potential drawback is that there are fewer plastic surgeons who have experience working with this implant option.
Is the IDEAL IMPLANT textured?
Because the implant surface is smooth, the low capsular contracture rate cannot be attributed to surface texturing. The cross-linked silicone gel and the internal structure of the IDEAL IMPLANT both support the shell to minimize collapse and wrinkling.
What type of implants feel the most natural?
Silicone breast implants tend to feel more like natural breast tissue than saline alternatives. This is particularly true of the form stable (“gummy bear”) breast implant, which is filled with a cohesive gel that mimics the feel of natural breast tissue almost perfectly.
Are ideal implants available?
In the US, the IDEAL IMPLANT is only available through a network of board-certified or board-eligible plastic surgeons. The implant is also approved for use in Canada. In the future, manufacturing capacity will expand to allow for the international availability of the implant.
Are ideal implants good?
The Ideal Implant is firmer than gel, and therefore doesn’t feel as similar to breasts as silicone does, but it performs well from an aesthetic standpoint, and it produces overall excellent results.
Why are textured implants bad?
The FDA says the textured surface, unique to Allergan’s implants, are tied to 481 cases of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. There have been 573 cases of BIA-ALCL worldwide, including 33 deaths.
Is the IDEAL IMPLANT FDA approved?
IDEAL IMPLANT has undergone 10 years of development, testing, and refinement, including contributions of clinical expertise from many Board-Certified plastic surgeons. It was approved by both FDA and Health Canada in 2014.
Where can I get an ideal breast implant?
IDEAL IMPLANT is offered exclusively through a select network of Board Certified Plastic Surgeons committed to addressing women’s concerns, educating them on all of their implant options, and staying up to date on implant technologies. Use our Surgeon Finder to locate a participating plastic surgeon near you, or refer your own plastic surgeon .
Which is better silicone gel or ideal implant?
IDEAL IMPLANT significantly outperforms silicone gel for primary augmentation over 10 years with both a lower risk of rupture and of capsular contracture. Technology has advanced, make sure your surgeon has, too!
Why are ideal implants used for breast augmentation?
There’s a reason that more women are choosing IDEAL IMPLANT for breast augmentation procedures. Beautiful, natural results are combined with lower rupture and capsule contracture risk, instant rupture detection without an MRI, and the peace of mind of only saline inside—which is safely absorbed by the body in case of rupture.
Are there any plastic surgeons that do ideal implants?
IDEAL IMPLANT is offered exclusively through a select network of Board Certified Plastic Surgeons committed to addressing women’s concerns, educating them on all of their implant options, and staying up to date on implant technologies.