Vectra 3D Imaging system
Dr. Markmann and Metamorphosis Plastic Surgery are excited to introduce the Vectra XT 3D imaging system to the Greater Baltimore, MD area. The Vectra system is the newest, most advanced photographic imaging system available to plastic surgeons today.
It uses 6 cameras at the same time to take your picture and then builds a 3-dimensional image of your face or body. Your image can then be transformed to show you how you would potentially look after various surgical procedures including breast augmentation, liposuction, facial procedures and the brazilian buttocks lift.
Selecting breast implant size has traditionally been very difficult and stressful for patients. With Vectra 3D imaging, you can see how any size implant will look in your body. Any size! Even more exciting, we can show you how you would look with the brand new Sientra “gummy bear” implants.
The implant feels soft, kind of like a warm “gummy bear” candy.
This type of breast implant has been used in Europe for many years with amazing results. They are anatomically shaped breast implants which means they are shaped more like a woman’s natural breast and therefore look more natural. These implants are made of a more solid type of silicone, often called “highly cohesive gel”. This increased viscosity provides several additional benefits.
- First of all, they maintain their shape. Therefore, they are also often referred to as “Form Stable Implants”. With the standard round cohesive gel implants, when you stand up some of the volume at the top of the breast is lost. When you lay down, it is more full. Having more fullness in the upper breast is often equated with a “youthful” breast and is very commonly sought after by women seeking Breast Enhancement Surgery.
- Secondly, the silicone is more cohesive, sort of a semi-solid, so there is less chance of rupture or of anything leaking into a woman’s body. The old breast implants of the 1960’s-1980’s were filled with a much more oily type of silicone which could actually leak out of the implant. These new implants have virtually nothing to leak.
Combined with the Vectra 3D imaging where you can instantly see how any size implant will look on you, the Sientra implants give women a more natural looking breast and just a little more peace of mind.