Smooth vs Textured Breast Implants – Which Do I Choose?

Dr. Sacha Obaid, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Serving Dallas, Plano, Southlake, and Nearby Fort Worth, Texas

When considering silicone, how do you make the decision between smooth vs textured breast implants? It’s important to know the benefits of each and, of course, speak with your plastic surgeon. Smooth silicone implants are the softest implants on the market—in your hands. They also settle faster in the body and drop a bit more. This is an advantage because it creates a natural hang. Textured silicone implants are not the softest implants in the hand, but they are the softest in the body. They also minimize scarring and decrease the risk of capsular contracture. Furthermore, the body tends to grow into textured implants a bit more, giving them a more consistent long-term placement. Learn more from this short video!