In 2012, over 330,000 women have breast augmentation procedure. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of American women who opt for cosmetic breast augmentation is up 45% since 2000. There are two types of breast augmentation implants: silicone and saline. The type that is best for a particular woman will depend on her breast anatomy, skin elasticity and body type. 72% of patients choose silicone gel breast implants while 28% choose saline-filled breast implants.