I have cancelled surgery, I am too much on the fence about silicone and saline. - Miami, FL

I am 33 and have 3 amazing kids.. I had a full TT...

I am 33 and have 3 amazing kids.. I had a full TT without muscle repair just 5 weeks ago. 13 years ago I had implants, but I did no research and just choose the first surgeon I saw. I was not happy with results. I am 5'5 and 118 pounds and the 34DD was way to big! He just told me he would "fill the sag". I lived with those until 4 years ago when I had them removed. I now want to get what I should have had 13 years ago...a LIFT with an implant. I want to stay a full C, or maybe a D.. I have not decided yet. I am going with memory gel silicone. Any suggestions on size would be helpful! I want to be able to wear lingerie and since I am so small in my body, I do not want to be so big up top that things do not fit my boobs.. I am very excited, I booked out of state witch is scary but I honestly could not find any docs in my area that I loved the before and afters of. I LOVE the before and afters of the doc I choose, so I praying and believing all will go well.

I have 300cc rice in my pics now, what do you...

I have 300cc rice in my pics now, what do you think? This is with a shirt and undershirt on.. I am thinking 300 is the MOST I would go..

Surgery set for March 7th, 2013

Surgery set for March 7th, 2013

I am 90% sure I am going with saline again. My...

I am 90% sure I am going with saline again. My reasons are this: I have an autoimmune disease already that I have worked very hard to control with diet. If my joint pain came back, I would hate to think it was the silicone, or to not know. Also, cost. I do not want to have to get MRI's every few years to check to see if its broken. I know most women do not follow this rule, but because I already have some health issues I would want to. Lastly, I want to know if my implant is broke, with saline I will know. I had saline for 10 years before so I know my body is ok with them. I had them removed and it was an in office procedure and only $250.00. If I had silicone it is A LOT more money if I want them removed in the future. I know there are cons: I was able to hear the water when I was exercising hardly, but it was not noticed by others. I also had rippling in my right breast when laying flat before, but my implants were over the muscle and very large before. This time I am having them under the muscle with a lift. My boyfriends in the past never had any issues with my salines feel, they loved them. My husbnad now also met me with them and he loved them to, so I know they will not feel as good as the silicone, but no one has ever complained with my old salines.

I am 90% sure I am going with saline again. My...

I am 90% sure I am going with saline again. My reasons are this: I have an autoimmune disease already that I have worked very hard to control with diet. If my joint pain came back, I would hate to think it was the silicone, or to not know. Also, cost. I do not want to have to get MRI's every few years to check to see if its broken. I know most women do not follow this rule, but because I already have some health issues I would want to. Lastly, I want to know if my implant is broke, with saline I will know. I had saline for 10 years before so I know my body is ok with them. I had them removed and it was an in office procedure and only $250.00. If I had silicone it is A LOT more money if I want them removed in the future. I know there are cons: I was able to hear the water when I was exercising hardly, but it was not noticed by others. I also had rippling in my right breast when laying flat before, but my implants were over the muscle and very large before. This time I am having them under the muscle with a lift. My boyfriends in the past never had any issues with my salines feel, they loved them. My husbnad now also met me with them and he loved them to, so I know they will not feel as good as the silicone, but no one has ever complained with my old salines.

Still trying to make an educated decisions on...

Still trying to make an educated decisions on saline and silicone. I am finding a lot of women, tons of women switching out there salines for silicone, but that does not help me. If you think about it, 10 years ago almost all women were forced to get saline..so you never know if those same women would have had issues whether they had saline or silicone. All the women now getting silicone could be talking about issues with them in another 5 years. I have seen some pretty terrible picture of even the new silicone that are supposed to stay together when they leak still get stuck in tissues and required extensive surgery to correct. BUT, I seem to like the way silicone looks better...AHHH! Anyone who had both out there to give me advice?

I was 90% sure I was doing saline, now I am back...

I was 90% sure I was doing saline, now I am back to silicone. I know the risks, but.. what are the chances of a rupture? SO MANY women, millions must have silicone over the last 6 years and I do not hear any complaints.. The only thing that annoys me is saying you need to have an MRI every few years?!

Decided to cancel for now, I like the way silicone...

Decided to cancel for now, I like the way silicone looks better than saline, but I want to give it a few more years before I trust there safety, at least 10 years out, they are at 6 right now. Also, my current boobs WORK with my hubby if you know what I mean, but I would still like the improvment, just not sure if the scar from the lift I would need would be worth it either. So I may be back in the future, but not now. Good luck girls!
Miami Plastic Surgeon

Tons of research online. I liked his before and afters and credentials best. He also emailed me right away and spent all weekend emailing me back and forth to answer my many questions! I have not actually seen him yet though, I am going out to state for the procedure. Even after I cancelled surgery he was very friendly and wished me luck, I will go to Dr. Krau if I decide to have it done in the future.

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