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What is a breast implant? Edit Title
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They are medical devices that are inserted in the breast tissue surgically to increase the size of the breasts. There are three types of implants:
- Saline implants : They have a strong silicone elastomer shell, and are filled with a sterile saline solution at the time of surgery.
- Silicone implants : The most common and preferred implants, they are filled with a viscous silicone gel.
- Alternative-composition implants : They are filled with miscellaneous fillers, such as soy oil, polypropylene string, etc, but are no longer manufactured.