Are any Surgeons using the Ideal Implant

I recently read the Ideal implant is now FDA approved. Are any surgeons using them. I am looking for a surgeon that is willing to use the Ideal implant. Any experiences with this implant anyone would like to share?

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Find the right surgeon for you!

Natural feel is not the only thing women care about. The FDA approved intact silicone gel implants as safe. However, if a gel implant ruptures the implant and any gel should be removed including the surrounding capsule (capsulectomy). IDEAL® IMPLANT offers women natural feel without the risk of silent rupture. Women value the advantages of IDEAL® IMPLANT over silicone gel: Rupture Advantages

  • No silent ruptures
  • Saline absorbed, free Silicone Gel remains
  • No MRI needed to detect ruptures
  • Look in the mirror to know implants are intact
  • Easy to remove and replaced if ruptured

Filler Advantages

  • Only saline inside for peace of mind
  • Safety of saline
  • No silicone gel in the body

Clinical Advantages

  • Youthful shape/contour
  • Lower capsule contracture rate
  • Higher rupture strength
  • Low rupture rate

Happy with Ideal Implants!

I have used the Ideal Implant in my practice now for more than a year and am happy to report that, overall, we have had excellent results; even in extremely lean patients, with regard to palpable or visible rippling and caving.  There have been no ruptures or severe capsular contractures that have required re-operation.  Although it is still early to come to a final conclusion regarding the performance of the Ideal Implant, I am very encouraged by our results. I would encourage prospective breast augmentation patients who are thinking about silicone to come in and take the “Feel Test” to find out if you can tell the difference between silicone and Ideal Implants. I hope that I have answered your questions satisfactorily.  Good Luck!

David F. Pratt, MD
David F. Pratt, MD
Kirkland Plastic Surgeon
48 reviews

Ideal Implants

Surgeons across the country are now using the Ideal Implant. I have been using them since November and have been extremely impressed with the results. Check out their website to locate a surgeon in your area.

IDEAL Implant

Thanks for your question.  I have used this implant several times and feel it is an excellent choice for most patients.  Good luck!

Are any Surgeons using the Ideal Implant

Thank you for your question.  We have been using the Ideal Implant since they were approved by the FDA with excellent results.  I offer a range of implant types in my office including silicone gel, saline, and the Ideal structured saline implant.  Thus far my patients who have selected the Ideal implant have been very happy with their choice.  As you've likely read, the benefit of the Ideal implant is that it has the look and feel of a silicone gel implant, without the concern of experiencing a silent rupture of the implant.  If the implant ruptures, the fill is only saline (salt water) so there is no concern about silicone leaking into the body.  For many patients, it offers an excellent option. At this time, only select board certified plastic surgeons are approved to use the implant.  You can find out if there is a plastic surgeon in your area using the Ideal implant by checking the company's website physician locator service.  Best of luck to you. 

Are any Surgeons using the Ideal Implant

Thank you for your question.  Yes, there is a network of board certified plastic surgeons who use the Ideal Implant.  You can find a surgeon by visiting the company's website.  Having used all types of breast implants including the Ideal Implant, I find this new implant as an excellent option for those wishing to have saline implants.  Good luck!

Ideal Implant

I have been using the Ideal implant for a few months now and have several very happy patients.  The ability to reduce the rippling and balloon feeling while still using a saline implant has been the major factor in patient choices- we also commonly use Mentor cohesive gel and shaped implants.  I try to tailor the implant choice to the needs of each individual patient.
Best wishes, 
Dr. L 

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