Gummy Bear Implants

The FDA has recently approved use of the 410 Cohesive Silicone Gel Implants manufactured by Allergan, Inc. Commonly referred to as the “gummy bear” implant, this is an exciting new option for breast augmentation patients.

What are Gummy Bear Implants?

A gummy bear implant is a silicone gel-filled breast implant used during a breast augmentation procedure to add volume to the breast. This new option is now one of four FDA approved silicone-gel breast implants available to patients in Voorhees, New Jersey. What makes this particular breast implant option so different is the highly cohesive silicone-gel filling. This filling, in comparison to the round silicone-gel implants, has a soft feel; natural look and the ability to hold its shape very well.

3D Imaging for Gummy Bear Implants

Vectra 3D Imaging will take your gummy bear breast augmentation consultation to a whole new level. 3D Imaging allows you, the patient, to visualize the expected results of a gummy bear implants procedure with a three dimensional, virtual image of their own body. Comparing “before” and “after” images, side by side, from several different angles can ease the decision of size and shape of the breast implant.

All of this can be done at your consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Franckle. During this consultation, breast augmentation New Jersey patients will be able to ask any questions they may have about this process.

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Gummy Bear Implant Breast Augmentation Recovery

A gummy bear implant breast augmentation procedure is performed under general anesthesia. Immediately following the procedure, your breasts will have light gauze dressings and tape over the incisions. You can expect to wear a surgical bra or sports bra throughout your gummy bear implant recovery. Some discomfort can be expected for the first few days after surgery. Prescription and over the counter pain relievers can help with this. After 3-4 days you should be able to return to your normal routine, as long as you are avoiding heaving lifting or strenuous exercise.

Cost

The cost for a breast augmentation ranges from approximately $6,800 to $8,300.  The price difference depends on the type of implants you choose for your surgery. This cost estimate is for a breast augmentation only, if a breast lift is needed the cost will differ. To get an exact price, a consultation with Dr. Franckle is recommended.

We offer a number of patient financing options through reputable financial companies to help you plan for your breast lift. Before you apply, we recommend that you first discuss your needs with our patient coordinator, Bianca. She can help you with the application process and discuss any special offers that come up from time to time. You can visit our financing page to get more information on our programs. We also accept personal checks, cashier’s checks, cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. We want to make the process as simple for you as possible, so please reach out to us in advance if you have any questions.

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FAQ's

The nickname ‘gummy bear implants’ originated because the new highly cohesive gel implant is able to hold its shape overtime, just like the candy. Think about squeezing a gummy bear between your fingers, when you release the pressure of your fingers, the gummy bear immediately springs back to its original form. A gummy bear implant may face stress overtime from your body’s natural movement, but it will maintain its original shape.

The main difference between a traditional gel implant and a gummy bear implant is the composition of the silicone gel within the implant. The silicone gel of a gummy bear implant has more cross-linking within it, making its shape stronger than a traditional silicone gel.

The risks of a gummy bear implant surgery are similar to the risks with any breast augmentation procedure. Infection, capsular contracture, and rupture are among some of the risks associated with a breast implant procedure. In addition, there are some unique issues for a gummy bear implant procedure related to implant shifting which can become noticeable and compromise the final result. All of this will be discussed with you during your consultation with Dr. Franckle.

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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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What to Expect With Liposuction >>⁠

Liposuction will be performed on an outpatient basis, using either general or local anesthesia, so you will need someone to bring you home. Depending on the type of liposuction, Dr. Franckle will use a sterile solution, sound waves, laser, or another method to break down fat cells within the targeted area. He will then remove the broken-down fat cells through a thin tube, called a cannula, which will be inserted into the area through a small incision.⁠

Dr. Franckle provides patients with specific instructions for recovery based on their situation. Most patients experience bruising, swelling, and soreness for a few weeks after liposuction. You may need to take antibiotics to prevent infection and wear a compression garment to control swelling. In most cases, you will be able to return to work within a few days and normal activities within a few weeks. While liposuction should permanently remove these fat cells, you’ll need to maintain a stable weight to prevent the formation of new fat cells.⁠



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Tummy tuck or Body Contouring or Both? >>⁠

Many patients choose to undergo abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) in conjunction with other body contouring procedures to help reduce the downtime associated with recovery. One popular option is liposuction to help remove stubborn fat pockets that are resistant to diet and exercise alone.⁠

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- Body Jet Liposuction⁠

- Butt Enhancement⁠

- Mommy Makeover⁠

- Labiaplasty⁠

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What Happens During a Rhinoplasty Consultation?⁠

The first step in the consultation is to review your medical history. During the medical review, it is important that you share any history of breathing issues or allergies, which could impact the nasal passage and results of the surgery.⁠

Dr. Franckle will also use Vectra 3D Imaging during the consultation, which allows patients to view a preview of the results before they commit to rhinoplasty.... how great is that!?⁠

Once Dr. Franckle understands your unique aesthetic goals, he can decide the best type of surgical procedure to meet those goals. #hereforyou⁠

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What is a Mommy Makeover? ⁠

The three commonly paired procedures for a mommy makeover include: Breasts, Tummy Tuck, and Liposuction⁠

Each pregnancy is 100% unique, as is each mother’s body. As such, each procedure plan designed by Dr. Franckle is entirely different from one patient to the next.⁠

Additional Mommy Makeover procedures are listed on our website >> https://wfrancklemd.com/body/mommy-makeover/⁠


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Who is an Ideal Candidate for Breast Augmentation?⁠

- Flat chest or lack of volume⁠

- Asymmetry between breasts with one noticeably smaller than the other⁠

- Sagging or flat breasts due to weight loss, aging, or pregnancy⁠

- Tubular breasts resulting in uneven, constricted, or deformed breast shape⁠

If you have fully developed breasts and are unhappy with their size or shape, you may be a good candidate for breast augmentation. Candidates should also be non-smoking adults in good physical health and should not be pregnant or currently be breastfeeding.⁠

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As a pregnant women, there are likely so many thoughts running through your mind before delivery. Will the baby be healthy? Will I be okay? And then there’s the eventual joy of the birth and the bonding that comes with the first breastfeed. ⁠

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