Users' questions

What is a high profile implant?

What is a high profile implant?

Ultra high profile breast implants have a very narrow base width, allowing them to provide the most projection from the chest. This option tends to provide a very full and more rounded breast appearance.

Are high profile implants natural looking?

High-profile breast implants tend to be a good option for women who have slender chests with minimal breast tissue. Although high-profile breast implants have a distinct look, that look can be natural depending on factors including the size of the implant and your individual body type.

Is the ideal implant high profile?

Hamas and colleagues have been able to produce a saline-filled device that feels less like a traditional saline implant and more like a silicone gel implant. The Ideal implant is similar in base diameter and projection to high-profile implants available from the other three FDA-approved implant manufacturers.

Why do my implants look so high?

After surgery, smooth, round silicone and saline breast implants are temporarily flattened by the tight pectoralis muscle, which causes the implants to rise into a higher position on the chest wall. Once the muscles relax, the implants “drop” into position and the breasts “fluff” out in shape.

What is the most common profile for breast implants?

Moderate – Moderate profile breast implants are the most popular profile. They offer both cleavage and volume while retaining the natural-looking results that our patients crave. High – For a dramatic change, high profile implants are often the way to go. These implants have a narrower base and a lot of projection.

What is the most common implant size?

between 350 to 400 cc
Popular implant size – The most popular size for breast implants is between 350 to 400 cc. For most patients, this would look like a small to a large C cup. In fact, all of the top 5 most popular sizes are between 350 to 500 cc.

What type of implants look the most natural?

Implant Material Among the options available today—which include saline and various kinds of silicone—silicone implants tend to produce the most natural-looking and natural-feeling breasts. Silicone implants are slightly more costly than saline, but because they’re made from a highly viscous gel, they’re much softer.

Do low profile implants look more natural?

High profile implants tend to be pointy and narrow and often create a rounded look at the top of the breast. Moderate and low profile implants are usually wider and create a fuller look overall. Whether one profile looks more natural on you or not depends in part on your body type and the natural shape of your breasts.

How do you fix breast implants that are too high?

Your goal is to allow the implants to drop, while push-up bras do the opposite. Your doctor may also give you a “breast band,” which is a simple band that wraps around the chest and puts pressure on the top of the breasts to help push the implants down.

Which is the best breast implant profile for You?

The best implant profile for you. If you have a wide breast base, you may not be able to use a high profile breast implant. If you have a petite build, don’t assume that your small size automatically qualifies you for high profile implants. You can be 4’10”, 85 lbs, and still have a wide breast base.

What’s the difference between moderate and high breast implants?

The moderate plus breast implant has a slightly higher projection than moderate profile but retains a similarly wide base. The high profile breast implants offer greater projection with a more narrow base. Most compare this implant shape to a tennis ball as opposed to the lower profile implants.

What are the different types of breast implants?

Breast implants come in a variety of “profiles.”. There are: low profile, moderate profile, moderate plus profile, high profile, extra full profile/projection, etc. High profile breast implants usually have a narrower base and project more than low or moderate profile breast implants.

Which is the best shape for breast augmentation?

As the name suggests, this gives the breasts a more tear-dropped shape. Women who want their breast augmentation to look very natural often choose this type. The fullness of the breast is not lost; it is simply concentrated more in the bottom portion of the breast.