Since being reintroduced in late 2006, after a 14-year ban, breast implants have continued to be dogged with problems.

Nonetheless, breast augmentation with implants remains one of the most popular surgeries—one that 96% of RealSelf users say is “Worth It” and surgeons insist is generally safe. But both silicone and saline implants have their upsides and downsides. To clear up confusion and dispel common myths, we talked to top plastic surgeons to find out what you need to consider when choosing between saline and silicone breast implants.