If you’re considering breast implants, you may wonder how to choose between saline and silicone implants. With many rumors going around about saline implants always rupturing and leaking or silicone being dangerous, the real question is the difference between each implant.
It is a rumor and there is no scientific basis for the rumor that saline implants are safer than silicone implants. It is a rumor and there is no scientific basis for the rumor that if silicone implants rupture, they can cause more harm than saline implants. In this country, we spent over a 1 billion dollars, with the senseless class action lawsuit that was started against the company which made Silicone implants in early 1990 and multiple other investigational studies that was embarked by the FDA following the hype. After a 1 billion dollars in spending, no one could scientifically conclude that silicone implants were any more dangerous or safer than saline implants. During the ten-year ban that was instituted in this country for silicone implants, many American women traveled abroad in the 90s to undergo silicone breast augmentation.