Questions to ask your plastic surgeon about breast implants

  • How long breast implant last?
  • Breast implants do not necessarily need to be replaced at 10 years. Many women tell me that they read somewhere or heard that breast implants need to be replaced in 10 years. This is not…read more

  • How long do breast implants last for?
  • Implants can be replaced for elective reasons such as a desire to change from saline to silicone or a request for a larger size. The medical indications for removing implants are rupture of the implant…read more

  • How long do breast implants last 2014?
  • Experience will vary The average lifespan of implants manufactured in the US is 10-15 years, and the most common reasons they would need to be replaced are because they rupture, or because of capsular contracture…read more

  • How long do silicone implants last?
  • How long do breast implants last? That’s really a difficult question to answer because there are many factors that will affect the longevity of a breast implant. In your case, you may be experiencing some…read more

  • How long breast implants last?
  • Do implants need to be changed? Typically implants do not need to be changed unless there is a problem, i.e. rupture, contraction or mal-position. Saline implants will not last a lifetime and when they deflate…read more

  • How long do silicone breast implants last?
  • How long to breast implants last In general with modern silicone breast implants the devices last for decades, unless there is a manufacturing fault (such as with the PIP implants) of major trauma to the…read more

  • How long does breast implants last?
  • Probability of implant rupture increases about 1% per year Breast Implants are very well made and generally speaking and can last a long time. It is important to keep in mind however that they are…read more

  • How long do implants last?
  • It is important to understand that implants are not intended to be lifelong devices. I make it clear to all my patients that every implant will eventually leak. I have seen this occur as early…read more

  • How long to breast implants last?
  • Breast Implant Lifespan The newer generation implants should last 30 or more years. Implants before 1992 had a 50% rupture rate at 15 years and women are urged to have them replaced. Silicone gel is…read more

  • How long do saline breast implants last?
  • Lifespan of Breast Implants The decision of replacing implants depends on your type of breast implants (saline vs. silicone). Your breast implants can be replaced when the implants fail. This can be 5 years, 10…read more


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