Breast Implant Exchange
While breast implants do not have a specific expiration date, both silicone and saline breast implants have different lifetimes. Saline implants tend to last between ten and twenty years. However, there are cases in which implants may rupture before that time.
Generally, saline implants will eventually have a tear in the lining that causes the saline to leak and the implant to deflate. When this happens, the saline is absorbed by the body and does no harm. You will notice that specific breast looks deflated. (more…)