650cc heavy; was wondering if salines are the same weight as the silicone's?
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Not usually a reason to choose
They are not very far off in weight. I would use other criteria when choosing between these two types of implants.
The weight of saline and silicone implants at the same volume are just about the same weight. Good luck.
Saline or silicone breast implants heavier?
Thank you for the question.
Saline and silicone implants have almost identical weights, with silicone gel implants weighing slightly less.
I hope this helps.
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The weight of silicone vs. saline breast implants are is similar, with silicone being slightly heavier. An in-person consultation with a plastic surgeon will assist you in determining if 650cc implants are what you want. In my practice, in consultation, you would be measured and have the opportunity to look at before and after pictures of women with similar measurements to you who chose different size implants. This has been a very helpful and successful process for my patients. Good luck. For more information on this and similar topics, I recommend a plastic surgery Q&A book like "The Scoop On Breasts: A Plastic Surgeon Busts the Myths."
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