Breasts augmentation is one of the most required surgeries by women, because help the to have the breast size and shape that always have dreamed, that translate in an increase of their confidence.
There are some doubts that women have when they thinking to get this surgery performed, the two more frequent doubts are: How long does last the breast implants? And, When is it need to change the breasts implants?
In this opportunity we want to treat this topic, what studies has emerge, and what the experts recommend about change the breast implants.
Maybe have you heard that the breast implants need to be change every 10 years, but recent studies have proved that after this time it is not necessary.
According to the Food and Drugs Administration (a.k.a FDA) in a report published in 2011, it was concluded that 1 in 5 women require change the breast implants.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, it state that 80% of patients do not show anomalies in their implants, and it not required of surgeries, even after 10 years.
With this it is not discard at all that implants are everlasting; It is only discard the beliefs that in 10 years need to be change the breast implants obligatorily
There is not an exact date, there are many factors that affects the duration of implants, such as: the fabrication process of the maker, surgeon's manipulation of the implant, own reactions of woman's body and postoperative cares.
There are patients that required change their implants at 10 years, but also there patient that required it after 20 or 30 years. As is it a weird object that enters in the body, it need to be check the evolution through the years, if is deteriorate, if a contracture is produce, or if it broke.
Another factor that need to be considered is the quality of the implant. The implants produced 10 years back, are different to the produce nowadays, so, if you are a one of these patients with old implants, it is required a medical control to monitor the implant state.
There are some cases for a patient required a breast implant change.
It is very important to realize controls of your breast implants states, a revision 1 or 2 time in the year is enough to know the state of your implants. As we mentioned before, there are patient that can reach 30 years without needing a breast implants change, it is important to maintain contact with your surgeon or have a complete medical record about your surgery to control your breast implants.
As you see, the duration of the breast implants is not more an excuse to get the surgery performed, and in Esthetictrip we can help you. Our staff is highly qualified to perform breast augmentation surgeries, we count with specialized clinics equipped with all the necessary to do surgeries and we use breast implants of best quality. If you want to book your surgery, you can contact us through our website.