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Cohesive Gel Breast Implants (Gummy Bear) in Toronto

Starts at $9,999
Procedure Time
1-2 hours
Recovery Time
Up to 6 months
Thomas Bell, M.D
Physician and internationally recognized cosmetic plastic surgeon and lecturer.
66 Avenue Road, Suite 4 Toronto, Ontario M5R 3N8

How Much Does a Cohesive Gel Breast Implants Cost?

Primary Cohesive gel Breast implant surgery starts at $9,999. Revision Breast Augment surgery starts at $14,999.

How Long Does it Take to Recover From a Cohesive Gel Breast Implants?

Patients typically return to work and light activities after one week. This is enough time for the initial postoperative soreness to subside. It can take up to 6 months for swelling to completely subside, implants to settle and final results to be visible. However, most breast implant patients are quite happy at 3 weeks and very happy, bikini ready at 6 weeks.

How Long Does a Cohesive Gel Breast Implants Take?

The cohesive gel breast implant procedure lasts between 1 – 2 hours.

What are Cohesive Gel Breast Implants?

Cohesive Gel Breast Implants, also known as ‘gummy bear implants’, are a modern implant that gives a superior natural finish when compared to traditional round-breast implants.

The strong, cohesive silicone gel used is more stable than traditional silicone implants and creates a ‘tear-drop’ appearance, when standing,  which mimics the natural shape and feel of breasts.

The gummy bear implants are an ideal option for those looking to create larger and perkier breasts with a natural finish or improve symmetry.

Who is a Cohesive Gel Breast Implants Candidate?

There is no specific trait that defines a “good” cohesive gel breast implant candidate, just a shared desire to improve the appearance of their breast.

Ideal candidates should be in good physical and mental health, have no historical problems with general anesthesia and not suffer from any breast disease. As with any cosmetic procedure, patients should have reasonable expectations on the outcome.

Benefits of a Cohesive Gel Breast Implants

More Volume
Breasts will regain their lost volume, leading to a bust that looks fuller and firmer.

Long-lasting Results
Cohesive Gel Breast Implants hold their shape longer than other types of implants.

Natural Results
Cohesive gel implants look and feel more like breast tissue than traditional silicone or saline  implants.

Boost Confidence
Breast implant procedures are designed to revitalize appearance and boost self-confidence.

Cohesive Gel Breast Implants Risks

SpaMedica takes every precaution to ensure the surgery is seamless without infection.

Unsatisfactory Results
Our VECTRA 3D breast imaging system ensures patients select the right size and projection.

Noticeable scarring is eliminated by using a skilled, reputable surgeon such as Dr. Bell.

Nerve Damage
Nerve damage can make the nipples more or less sensitive. Usually temporary but can be permanent.

Why Choose SpaMedica for Cohesive Gel Breast Implants?

Dr. Mulholland is one of the world’s leaders in aesthetic plastic surgery and has an excellent reputation for delivering natural, beautiful cohesive gel breast implant results. By choosing SpaMedica, you choose a team that has worked with of the most pre-eminent and recognized faces of plastic surgery.

To ensure patients select the best sized implant for their figure, Dr. Bell and SpaMedica utilize the VECTRA® 3-D breast imaging station which allows patients to see how the implants will affect their figure, shape and form, before the surgery. This “try before you buy” technique is extremely popular and takes away the fear of the unknown, giving a clear representation of the results one can expect.

Non-Surgical Cohesive Gel Breast Implants Alternatives

Some breast augment patients opt for a fat grafting to the breast for their augmentation. Although Fat grafting does not give the ability for large volume enhancements you do get to combine the liposuction harvesting and donor site contour improvements.

How is a Breast Lift with Cohesive Gel Implants Performed by Dr. Tom Bell?

Dr. Bell will discuss the three different implant placement options with the patient during an initial consultation: subglandular (under the breast gland but on top of the muscle), sub-pectoral (completely under the pectoralis muscle), and dual plane, (under the gland in the lower breast pole and under the pectoralis muscle in the upper pole).

Cohesive silicone gel implants are generally placed through and under the breast (inframammary), as they are moderate-to-large in size and will not fit through an armpit, areola, or belly button incision. However, cohesive gel implants under 290g are small enough that a stealth endoscopic trans-axillary (armpit) approach is possible.

The procedure begins with Dr. Bell meeting with the patient again and confirming the implant size and goals. The surgeon then marks the incision with the patient, and an anesthesiologist administers general anesthesia. Once the incision is made, the pocket is created before the implants are carefully inserted. The incisions are then expertly closed to minimize any scarring.

How to Prepare for a Cohesive Gel Breast Implants

Two weeks before the breast augmentation surgery, patients should stop drinking alcohol, stop smoking and stop taking aspirin/ibuprofen. These temporary lifestyle adjustments are advised to ensure the recovery period is as short as possible.

Preparing your home space for your recovery period by stocking up on food, arranging loose-fitting clothes and organizing any support you need from friends and family are other ways you can improve the recovery period.

The day before your surgery, wash your body and hair with antibacterial soap, take any medication prescribed to you, and don’t eat or drink for eight hours prior.

What to Expect After a Cohesive Gel Breast Implants

When you wake up from your cohesive gel breast implant surgery, it’s normal to feel some soreness and discomfort. This postoperative discomfort will last for 2-3 days and is controlled with pain relief prescribed by our nursing team.

Patients return home with a snug fitting bra-compression garment designed to reduce swelling. The surgeon will provide detailed instruction of how long this garment needs to be worn for.

Cohesive Gel Breast Implants Recovery & Timeline

After the Surgery: Patient goes home with a compression garment to reduce swelling.

Week 1: Patient may return to work. Light exercise such as walking is encouraged to aid recovery.

Week 2: Sutures are removed, and noticeable swelling and discomfort should subside completely.

Month 1: The patient may resume participating in strenuous activities, such as sports by 6 weeks.

Best Procedures Paired with Cohesive Gel Breast Implants

Liposuction, tummy tuck and rhinoplasty are often performed with Breast Augment surgery.

Cohesive Gel Breast Implants FAQ

How Painful is it to Get a Cohesive Gel Breast Implants?

Cohesive gel breast implant procedures will not be felt due to general anesthesia. While patients will incur some post-operative swelling and discomfort, there will be no extreme or long-term pain.

What’s the Difference Between Cohesive Gel Implants & Silicone Implants?

Cohesive gel implants and silicone implants are soft, form stable and both maintain their shape if cut in half. Where they differ, is their texture. Cohesive gel implants have a firmer feel than traditional silicone implants, which are more liquid. Liquid silicone is no longer used.

What Are Cohesive Gel Implants Made of?

Cohesive gel breast implants (gummy bear implants) are comprised of a silicone elastomer shell that is filled with cohesive silicone gel.

Do I Have to Massage My Cohesive Gel Implants?

Yes.  Cohesive gel implants are designed to lock into place in the breast pocket over time, but, your SpaMedica post op nurses will show you how to massage your implants into the pocket.

When Will My Cohesive Gel Implants Soften?

It can take months for swelling to fully subside and as a result, it can take between 3-6 months for the cohesive gel implants to settle, soften and feel more natural. Allow several months to pass before assessing results. Most patients are quite happy at 12 weeks and very happy at 24 weeks.

How Long Do Gummy Bear Implants Last?

Cohesive gel implants last longer and are less prone to leaking than traditional implants. Breast implant manufacturers warranty your implants for life.

How Do Gummy Bear Implants Feel?

Despite it’s highly cohesive nature which holds shape and stands unaffected by gravity, the gummy bear implant has a soft yet firm feel. When you are hugging someone or intimate your breasts will feel quite natural.

How Safe Are Gummy Bear Implants?

Gummy bear implants are completely safe and are FDA and Health Canada approved.

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