While teardrop-shaped breast implants have a natural look and are often used in breast implant surgery, they have some disadvantages, similarly to round breast implants. For example, they may leak or break, leading to the necessity of medical intervention with time. Women with breast implants need to pay attention to symptoms of leakage/breakage of their implants. The teardrop breast implants should have a textured surface in order to avoid freely rotating, and this is not something to worry about with round implants. And between these two shapes, it is usually the teardrop that costs more.
This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in June, 2019.