Dr Franckle Now Offering Gummy Bear Implants

Posted on May 14th, 2013 by Dr. William Franckle

After much anticipation, Allergan’s 410 highly cohesive silicone gel-filled implant (aka the ‘gummy bear implant’) has been approved for use in the United States by the FDA.  What does this mean for you? This means that you now have one more option to choose from when planning your breast augmentation procedure.

With all the breast implant options out there, how do I know which one is right for me?

 This question is best explored during your consultation with Dr. Franckle.  Generally speaking, there are three options we now have saline round, silicone-gel filled round implants or the new anatomic teardrop-shaped implants (known as ‘gummy bear implants’).  All of these implants share several important characteristics. First, they are all great at achieving a fuller, more shapely breast. Second, they are not expected to last a lifetime.  In fact, the FDA labeling states an expected life of ten years.  This does not mean that they ‘expire’ and will need to be changed at that time.  This means the manufacturer and the FDA have agreed that the expected life of these devices is about ten years. Third and most importantly, there is generally high satisfaction among women with breast implants regardless of which type is chosen.

There are some minor differences between them, however.  Silicone gel filled implants require periodic screening tests to check for rupture.  Saline, on the other hand, typically goes completely flat soon after leaking.  You do not need a special trip to radiology to notice this change!  Saline implants tend to have more visible wrinkles in some body types, whereas silicone gel filled implants typically have much less noticeable to no wrinkles.  Finally, some women feel that silicone gel filled implants feel more natural than saline implants.  This may be related to the woman’s body type and breast age.

Learn more about Saline versue Silicone here

Why choose the new 410 Highly Cohesive Gel (Gummy Bear) Implants?

The reason we are so excited about this new anatomically shaped teardrop implant is that it offers a premium leap in the finished look of the breast.  Round implants tend to offer a considerable amount of upper breast fullness (that overly full look toward the top of your chest).  This can be a bit troublesome when attempting to increase a cup size by two or more sizes, especially in thinner patients.  The upper portion of the breast can give the impression of spilling out of the bra, not always the look sought after by many women.

The new gummy bear implants have a teardrop shape, maintained by the more highly cross-linked filling compared with round breast implants.  The gummy bear implant is designed to more closely mimic the shape of a natural breast. It is available in many different dimensions, in comparison to the simple round implant, which allows it to be more precisely sized for a woman’s unique chest wall and breast shape.  This is a significant advantage in achieving just the right size and shape while remaining natural in appearance.

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Meet Dr. William Franckle Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

We know that you have many options when choosing a plastic surgeon. Dr. Franckle and his staff are dedicated to providing you with a caring and professional surgical experience. Time and time again our patients credit Dr. Franckle’s expertise and the kindness of our staff as the reason for choosing our practice. Dr. Franckle is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to certify surgeons in the practice of plastic surgery. Attention to detail, meticulous skill, and an artistic eye make Dr. Franckle an expert in such procedures as rhinoplasty (nose job), breast augmentation (breast implants), abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), facelift, and non-surgical treatments (Botox and injectable fillers).

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👃🏻For more results check out the before and after gallery through the link in our bio, and while you’re there don’t forget to book your appointment! ⁠


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Our doctors will not talk you into a procedure that you do not want or are not ready for. It is vital to get all your questions and concerns on the table. You’ll share your medical history, describe any medications you’re taking, and discuss your objectives and expectations with the surgeon while he evaluates the region of your body you want to be treated.

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Body contouring procedures can help address a combination of upper and lower body areas based on each patients’ aesthetic goals. William Franckle, MD, FACS can help you find your inner confidence with a custom body contouring solution. Learn more about common procedures. overall health goals, and outcome expectations.⁠

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Body after Baby🤱🏼❗️⁠

Childbirth is a truly miraculous event, and you shouldn’t have to settle for a physique you find unsatisfying. With the Mommy Makeover, South Jersey and surrounding area moms can fight the physical effects of motherhood and shift their focus to the more magical elements of parenthood. ⁠

As with any invasive procedure, it is absolutely paramount that the patient be otherwise healthy before undergoing surgery. Dr. Franckle also advises that patients stop smoking prior to surgery to promote proper healing and recovery. It is also necessary to allow your body ample time to heal after childbirth before undergoing major surgery.⁠


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Fact: A facelift can reposition tissue and address the neck area in ways fillers cannot. However, fillers are excellent for adding lost facial volume and giving a boost to your skin. They’re a great short-term, nonsurgical way to fight the signs of aging. If you’re unsure about committing to a facelift, give facial fillers a try.⁠


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To see additional photos of our rhinoplasty patients, please schedule your personal consultation at the link in our bio.⁠



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William Franckle, MD, FACS offers advanced plastic surgery and non-surgical cosmetic treatments in New Jersey. All consultations and MedSpa services, including injectables, are held privately at our Voorhees clinic. Surgical procedures are performed at the Virtua Center for Surgery in Sewell under the care of board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Franckle.

Contact our team today to learn more about our services and find the right one for you.

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