Implant reconstruction surgery involves two different kinds of implantssaline, which is a sterile saltwater-filled implant, and silicone.
Saline implants require less monitoring since a leak will be very obvious. Silicone implants feel and look better, says Dr Andrea Pusic, Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. But they require a higher level of surveillance with MRI. If the silicone does leak, it poses no health risks but it will have to be replaced.Read More