I am 19 and want silicone implants, Is this possible?
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Gel implants at 19
It is an 'off-label' use.
The reason is that at 19, there are so many choices involved, it is best to keep it simple.
You will need to find a plastic surgeon who agrees to do this.
Or have saline.
Or wait until you turn 22!
Silicone gel breast implants cannot be placed in a 19-year-old female
FDA Age Requirement for Gel Implants
There are a few exceptions to the age requirement. In the absent of those few exceptions, I only use saline implants in patients under he age of 22 years old.
The FDA may someday change the age requirements, but for now that is the guideline.
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