Breast Implants (Breast Augmentation) Directory
Breast implants can give you a fuller, more shapely bustline. Choose from silicon or saline, either of which can be placed above or below the chest muscle. Find more information about types of implants, safety and risks, and more.
Breast Implants: Types, Cost, Problems, and Recovery
WebMD explains breast augmentation, including the pros and cons of saline and silicone implants, cost of surgery, potential problems and complications, and recovery time.
Breast Implant Safety
Whether you get saline or silicone gel breast implants, there are risks. WebMD tells you what you need to know if you're considering this cosmetic surgery.
Facts About Breast Implants and Health Insurance
WebMD explains which breast implant procedures are covered by insurance.
Silicone Breast Implants Debate
Implant manufacturer Inamed corporation has filed an application with the FDA to put its silicone gel-filled breast implants back on the market in the U.S. and will present new information on the safety of the devices to an FDA advisory panel.
Are Saline Implants Safe?
The government has recommended that two types of saline implants be allowed to stay on the market, so long as women are told about the risks. But what does 'informed consent' really mean?
Bigger Breasts Without Surgery?
Bigger Breasts, No Surgery! Women have heard that one before, with numerous creams, herbs, and other remedies on the market promising easy augmentation. Well, make room for another method.
FDA: Nixes Silicone Breast Implants
Silicone breast implants still aren't quite ready for reuse in women, according to the FDA.