Summary: One of the newest breast implant trends on the market today is referred to as “gummy bear” implants. While they do create delicious looking results, they’re not the “gummy bears” you’re probably thinking of.


Sweet Like Candy

Breast implants can be one of the most rewarding forms of cosmetic surgery. For women who have struggled with their small breasts, spent years stuffing their bras with tissue, or refuse to let go of all things padded, plastic surgery can take loads of stress off. The FDA has recently approved of an innovative new type of breast augmentation, cheekily referred to as a “gummy bear” because of its gel-like texture. While they don’t come in different colors and flavors like your favorite candy, they will definitely bring the same big smile to your face.

Gummy Love

“Gummy Bear” implants got their name because of their feel and consistency when held outside the body. Saline and silicone implants of the past usually either felt too hard or too soft, but when it comes to the “gummy bear”’s, the consistency is just right! “Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Gel Filled Breast Implants” is a long winded name for gummy delights that create an amazingly natural looking tear drop shape and have very little chance of rupturing.

Sugar (and a little Spice)

There are pros and cons to every type of breast implant technique. The important thing is that you find the product and procedure that fit best for you and the results you are trying to achieve. Researching and asking Minneapolis plastic surgeons questions is the best way to find out more about implants. Every woman is different, and every woman by benefit from a different style of implant. Learn more about the sweeter (and slightly more spicy) side of gummy bear implants here:

Pros of the Gummy Bear implant

  • more anatomical-looking (looks like the real thing!)
  • more natural looking result that a stiffer form of silicone
  • less prone to wrinkling
  • less likely to show visible

Cons of the Gummy Bear implant

  • adds additional firmness some women don’t appreciate
  • implant requires a slightly larger incision that traditional methods
  • surgery requires general anesthesia, which can increase your risk

Bear-y Good News

If you are looking to increase the size of your bust and want the most innovative new product on the market today to help you achieve your goals, ask your cosmetic surgeon about the “gummy bear” style of implants. Remember that it is very important that you undergo plastic surgery for your own reasons, and not because someone is pressuring you into it or making you feel bad about yourself. If you have a healthy sense of self confidence but are just looking for that extra boost, try the “gummy bear” style implant. If you ask us, it’s a pretty SWEET deal!

Featured Modern Plastic Surgeon: As always we refer our loyal readers to qualified plastic surgeons! If you’re interested in breast augmentation procedures, we suggest consulting with Dr. Richard H. Tholen or Dr. Douglas L. Gervais from Minneapolis Plastic Surgery, LTD..