The Difference Between Breast Implant Types

Breast augmentation is an extremely popular cosmetic surgery procedure and continues to grow in popularity and with advancements. These procedures are so popular because they are safe, enduring and there are many options to choose from, so each individual can choose the implants that are best for them! One thing to consider is saline vs. silicone implants – we put together this graphic to give you a little more info about the differences between these two common implant types. If you would like to know more or are ready to schedule your consultation, contact us here!


  • Filled with silicone gel by the manufacturer
  • Feels more natural
  • Less prone to rippling
  • Difficult to detect rupture


  • Filled with saline solution after insertion
  • Feels more firm
  • More prone to rippling
  • Rupture can be detected immediately
  • Less expensive option