Offering You the Breast Augmentation Choices You Deserve

As we age, it’s quite common to notice that the breasts have lost their fullness and shape. Thankfully, the expert surgeons at the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery are experts when it comes to performing breast augmentation and restoring that youthful, curvy figure. Breast augmentation is still one of the most popular procedures for women, and implants are now available in several styles and textures. Saline implants are known for their natural, softer appearance compared to silicone implants but there is a risk of the saline implants rupturing. Read on to learn more about the various types of implants we offer, and reach out to us at our offices in Richmond, Northern Virginia, and the surrounding areas when you’re ready to learn more.

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Increased Safety. Improved Results. The IDEAL IMPLANT

Now, women who want fuller, natural-looking breasts can get the IDEAL IMPLANT. Unlike silicone gel implants, the IDEAL IMPLANT’s Structured Breast Implant technology has a lower risk of rupturing and still provides a youthful shape and natural feel.

We love this implant because it has a lower rupture rate than other implants, enabling our patients to enjoy enhanced peace of mind as they look forward to their results. Even when this type of implant does rupture, saline leaks are harmless to the body. Thanks to this new technology, patients have even more options for increasing their breast size safely, while enjoying youthful, natural-looking results.

Experienced Breast Augmentation Practitioners

Dr. Reps Sundin and Dr. Burton Sundin at the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery in Richmond and Vienna, Virginia, perform several types of breast augmentation procedures at the practice. We pride ourselves on staying ahead of the latest technologies and are proud to be among the first to offer the IDEAL IMPLANT. These implants have been clinically studied and women all across the country are already talking about the benefits of the IDEAL IMPLANT Structured Breast Implant.

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The Benefits of the IDEAL Implant

Until now, patients interested in breast augmentation procedures had only a few options for increasing their breast size and enhancing their figure. Saline and silicone implants offer many benefits but also come with risks: Silicone or saline implants can rupture and leak into the tissue, while gel implants may ripple and lose their shape over time.

Available in all sizes and providing natural-looking results, the IDEAL IMPLANT may be the best option for your breast augmentation. The IDEAL IMPLANT Structured Breast Implant technology offers several benefits over traditional implants:

  • Natural-looking results
  • Youthful shape and firmness
  • Saline composition
  • Very low risk of rupture
  • No risk of saline affecting tissues in the event of a leak
  • Only requires a small incision for placement
  • Smooth surface
  • Beautiful results
  • No silent ruptures
  • Easy to tell when implants are intact

Get the Full and Natural Look You Want The Right Way with Allergen’s Natrelle Implants

Lifestyle changes and exercise routines can work for plenty of individuals who are interested in sculpting their bodies, but areas such as the breasts often need extra help. Because the breasts are made primarily of fat, weight loss and muscle development can actually impact your bust and curves. The breasts sometimes require external help from a plastic or cosmetic surgeon to achieve your desired look.

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Introducing the Natrelle Inspira Implants

For years now, Allergan has been revolutionizing the world of breast implants, helping women achieve fuller, more confidence-inspiring looks and offering over 200 different sizes, shapes, and materials to choose from, Allergan offers a variety of options for women interested in enhancing their breasts, including Natrelle® Inspira® implants.

Board Certified Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Reps Sundin and Dr. Burton Sundin are always looking for ways to optimize the results they deliver to their patients in every aspect of the breast augmentation procedure. By offering Natrelle® Inspira® implants, our practice continues its commitment to providing the best breast enhancement surgeries possible.

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Your Best-in-Class Breast Augmentation

The Natrelle Inspira implants are designed with a 95% fill on average, offering more projection at every width of the implant, resulting in more fullness in the upper pole of the breasts. Additionally, the silicone gel is offered in two varieties: a softer variant offers you a more natural feel and a slightly firmer, more cohesive gel for even less rippling and long-lasting shape. There are several reasons why silicone gel is a better option for some patients. Some factors that might make Natrelle Inspira implants your ideal choice are:

  • A desire for increased upper breast fullness
  • The presence of thin breast tissue
  • A prior breast reconstruction
  • Ripples or wrinkles in current implants
  • The desire for a rounder look

The Benefits of Natrelle® Inspira® Implants

For years, saline implants have been desired by many who want a fuller breast profile, despite the risk of rippling or wrinkling. Natrelle’s Inspira implants have changed everything by providing the same benefits as saline implants, without the risk of wrinkling and rippling.

Natrelle’s Inspira implants are described as “gummy” due to their ability to hold their shape more effectively when held in one’s hand, as the gummy-like gel holds itself firmly together and helps maintain the shape longer, for a more naturalistic result.

The Natrelle INSPIRA Responsive, Natrelle INSPIRA SoftTouch, and Natrelle INSPIRA Cohesive implants each offer a different look and feel, with different levels of cohesiveness. The more cohesive the implant is, the more effectively it maintains its shape.

Which Implant Type Is Right for Me?

All three variations serve their own unique purpose. Natrelle INSPIRA Responsive has the least structure and the Natrelle INSPIRA Cohesive has the most. If you’re looking for the fullest possible look, the Natrelle INSPIRA Cohesive might be for you. If you’re looking for less fullness, the Natrelle INSPIRA Responsive may be the best choice.

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About Allergan’s Breast Implant Recall

According to Jacqueline Howard, on behalf of CNN, “Allergan issued a worldwide recall of Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders that have been linked to a rare cancer.”

Allergan appear to have recalled said implants as a precautionary measure, following the recent evidence which has caused concerns around breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). According to Dr. Binita Ashar, hundreds of thousands of women have these exact textured implants.

The key takeaway from this recall was that breast implants are not designed for lifetime use and that patients should be aware of the potential risks. Fortunately, Natrelle implants are made using the latest technologies and have undergone rigorous safety testing.

Contact the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery

At the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery, with offices conveniently located in Richmond and Northern Virginia, our goal is to help you achieve amazing results that reflect your inner beauty and vitality. Dr. Burton Sundin and Dr. Reps Sundin are both Board Certified in plastic surgery and have advanced training in breast augmentation techniques. They stay one step ahead of the latest advancements in cosmetic surgery and are proud to bring Natrelle Inspira implants to the practice.

If you are exploring the idea of getting breast implants or want to learn more about gummy bear implants, please contact the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery for your appointment. We look forward to hearing from you!

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