Destin Plastic Surgery The Grant Building
4485 Furling Lane
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: (850) 654-1194
Monday–Thursday: 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m.–2 p.m.

Anti Aging Skincare Clinic The Grant Building
4485 Furling Lane
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: (850) 654-8015
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Saline or Silicone Implants

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. William Burden of Destin Plastic Surgery commonly uses breast implants filled with either saline or cohesive silicone gel. He will help you choose the type and implant placement that is right for your breast enlargement goals.

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Do Saline Implants Look Natural?

The popular saline breast implant is available in a wide array of sizes and shapes to accommodate various body types and allow for a very natural appearance. High profile and moderate plus profile style are available for greater projection in the breast profile. Typically the profile is chosen based on numerous features of the breast and the desired cup size and therefore, should be discussed with Dr. Burden to determine what would be best for you.

Round breast implant shells come in 2 surface textures, smooth or textured. Smooth surface breast implants may be less likely to be felt through the skin and tissue and tend to ripple less than textured implants. The smooth, round saline implant has been of the most popular implants for over 20 years – giving the breast a full, rounded look that adds greater dimension to the breast. It gives the breast a nice fullness at the top while maintaining the natural teardrop appearance.

What Happens if a Saline Implant Ruptures?

The saline implant is filled with salt water (saline) and therefore will go “flat” if it ever leaks. A deflation is very obvious to the patient.

A Reputation Built on Results

You deserve the highest caliber of service, care, and results, and at Destin Plastic Surgery, we're committed to providing all that and more. But don't take our word for it—see for yourself what our actual patients have to say about their experiences with us.

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5.0/5
Oct 12, 2021
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I can’t say enough great things about this facility. Dr. Burden and his staff exceeded FAR beyond my expectations. His nurse Joan, is compassionate and extremely knowledgeable! She certainly played a big role from the beginning to end, which I’m thankful for.
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5.0/5
Jul 23, 2021
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I had cosmetic surgery done by Dr. Burden and his Team. The results are amazing! People tell me I look much younger and I feel great now in my nice dresses. Joan Pleat, Surgical Nurse, was very compassionate, optimistic, and professional throughout the entire process. Joan takes a personal interest in her patients. She explained the surgery and results to expect in detail. She is integral to the seamless support I received from the pre-operative consultation throughout my recovery --- Joan was right there and always available to answer any of my questions or concerns. She is the best. Highly recommend!!
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5.0/5
Jul 8, 2021
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i got a breast reduction and bbl by Dr. Burden and i am very happy with my results! i no longer have bad back pains and can finally find tops to fit me properly! i am so much happier now being comfortable in my own body!!!!! GO TO DR. BURDEN <3
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5.0/5
Jun 30, 2021
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I have had two procedures at Destin Plastic Surgery and I am very happy with both procedures. Dr. Burden is very talented and the entire staff is just wonderful. A friend of mine went there as well and loved her results too.
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5.0/5
Jun 9, 2021
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I have so many great things to say about not only this place but the people. From my breast augmentation, laser hair removal, BBL and even facials I have loved my results with every service! Now let’s talk breast augmentation! With it being the first surgery I have ever had, I’d do it all over again! The people were comforting + genuine which is exactly what I needed. The results are EXACTLY what I pictured for myself and Dr. Burden was amazing throughout the entire process!
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5.0/5
May 31, 2021
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My first time at destin pladtic surgery Had botox and Bill did an awesome job!!! Love the way it looks!!! I will definitely be back!!
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5.0/5
Apr 3, 2021
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Dr. Burden and his staff were all a pleasure to work with. The facility is top notch and so is his work, I am so happy with the outcome of my surgery! Thank you Dr. burden, I'm looking forward to swimsuit season!
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5.0/5
Apr 2, 2021
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Absolutely love Destin Plastic Surgery! Traveled from Tennessee to have my cosmetic procedure done here and they made it all so easy! From the consultation all the way to the post op appointments, Joan took such good care of me. Dr. Burden was able to achieve exactly what I wanted and I am so happy with the outcome. Natalie was more than willing to help with booking my appointments around my travel dates and Michelle was great to work with when it came to the billing side of things. Highly recommend this facility for any cosmetic procedures! They truly love what they do and will take great care of you from start to finish! Thank you guys so much! This is wasn’t my first time using them and it definitely won’t be my last!
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5.0/5
Jan 3, 2021
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Dr. Burden is very skilled with Botox. I’ve had Botox numerous times now and am exceptionally pleased with the results he achieved for me. He’s also very personable and I will definitely be back! All staff were great as well. Thank you!
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5.0/5
Dec 23, 2020
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I went to Dr. Burden 7 years ago for my breast augmentation and absolutely loved the outcome! As time went by I decided to get a explant done because I was over them and wanted a more slim/sleek look, he did a phenomenal job! I had my explant done over a week ago. I’m so impressed with the way how I look! I thought I was going to end up like I did before (small A cup) and I’m pleased to say I’m a full B if not small C. I’m truly so thankful and happy with Burdens work. Thank you Dr. Burden, Natalie and Joan! ALSO, Botox Bill did my lip injections a few times a couple years back and I still have filler in them. He’s the only one I’ll ever trust to do it. This is a 10 star facility they will not disappoint you!
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5.0/5
Dec 7, 2020
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I visited the Anti Aging Skincare Clinic and received a HydraFacial with Dermaplaning from Trish, and hands down, Trish is simply the best! Her knowledge about skincare is unparalleled. My skin concerns were dullness, congested pores, hormonal acne and hyperpigmentation. After my treatment, my skin was instantly glowing! It felt clean, hydrated, and looked so smooth. I cannot say enough wonderful things about Trish and the level of care and service she provides to her clients. I’ve already booked my next appointment with her, and I’m excited to have found such an exceptional esthetician in the area!
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5.0/5
Dec 1, 2020
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I had my explant done yesterday and I’m so pleased already after 24 hours! Dr. Burden listened to exactly what I wanted and made it happen! His nurse Joan is also on top of it ALWAYS! They got me in quicker then normal and I thank them so much for that. Dr. Burden has a great team there, I was so anxious when I went in for surgery and the anesthesiologist put me at ease, pulled my records to go over them with me! This is a 10 star facility, I’ll never go anywhere else. I’m so lucky to be a local in Destin so my drive is short and I can visit when needed. Thank you so much Destin Plastic Surgery!
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5.0/5
Nov 1, 2020
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Destin plastic surgery is nationally acclaimed for a good reason!! They are a top notch, top tier office. I have just had my second procedure done in two years. Two years ago I had the tummy tuck & augmentation after losing 50+ lbs. The results were far beyond my expectations as well as Dr. Burden fixed cesarean scars.I have since gone on to do professional bodybuilding shows as my results were spectacular. I am two weeks post facial work, and I am over the moon about the results. Dr. Burden and Joan are a phenomenal team. From the first day when the procedures are discussed, to the meeting just prior to the surgery to review that information again about what to do ahead of time, what to expect from the surgery, and post-care. The day of surgery the procedure was reviewed again by Dr. Burden, and the nursing staff reviewed with my caretaker exactly what to expect. Post care with Dr. Burden and Joan were professional and on the money. I am grateful for both Dr. Burden and Joan’s gentle care and coaching. I follow their directions exactly, and my results were simply magnificent. I would only trust my myself and family to this amazing team.
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5.0/5
Oct 28, 2020
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whole experience was wonderful. receptionist, nurses, drs....
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5.0/5
Oct 7, 2020
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Doctor Burden did my bbl in July and he did a phenomenal job he gave me the shape I’ve always wanted. My scars are non existent and my recovery was smooth. His staff was a absolute delight before the surgery and even after they were very informative and caring. Thank you Dr burden & Team you guys are the absolute best.
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5.0/5
Oct 5, 2020
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Best place to get your surgeries done. I got my augmentation done 2 years ago and to this very day I'm so satisfied with the results. Dr. Burden and the rest of the crew did a really great job. I highly recommend this place. Looking forward to come back in the near future 😊
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5.0/5
Aug 30, 2020
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My experience with Destin Plastic Surgery was a very pleasant one, start to finish, because of the manner in which the process was run. Dr Burden, Joan (the Mighty) Mary, Natalie, Julie, Michelle, the anesthesiologists, greeters, receptionists, all showed grace and a loving presence in every visit and I appreciate the peace of mind that they and the entire staff provided me! I am truly a happy client!
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5.0/5
Aug 15, 2020
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I am honestly blown away at how amazing these people are. Dr. Burden was awesome and my procedure was smooth But I really feel the need to brag on his right hand nurse Joan she was beside me before I went under making me laugh and feel comfortable as well as when I woke up helping me and my husband understand what to do when we get home. She called the morning after to see how I was doing and ever since I've called multiple times with questions on questions on questions and shes been so patient and helpful and just kind. Top notch service at destin plastic forsure!
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5.0/5
Aug 14, 2020
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I had a fantastic experience from start to finish at Destin Plastic Surgery. The staff is very friendly and professional and Dr. Burden did an absolutely perfect job with my surgery. From the initial consultation to my surgery being delayed due to Covid through my surgery and recovery the staff was phenomenal. I am very happy with my results and highly recommend Dr. Burden and Destin Plastic Surgery to anyone looking to find a surgeon. I had some specific concerns for my recovery timeline and any time I asked a question, if they could not answer my call immediately, I was called back very quickly, they addressed all of my concerns and were very helpful working with me and my primary care physician. I will also note, when my surgery was delayed due to elective surgeries being temporarily suspended, the staff was extremely helpful with rescheduling and keeping up great communication with me. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
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5.0/5
Aug 5, 2020
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Dr. Burden performed a tummy tuck two years ago. The results have been simply extraordinary. Not a day goes by I don't marvel at the results. In addition to the tummy tuck, I had an injury to my hip bone and a large scar that he had to work around. He made the injury look very symmetrical and as natural as possible. My abs are rock hard with nice muscle definition. What was truly remarkable, however, was the results of the back liposuction. He told me I would not be happy with the tummy tuck alone. While I read on the internet that back liposuction is rarely very helpful, I trusted Dr. Burden. The results were astonishing. I mean that quite literally. All my feminine curves were restored with the back procedure - waist and buttocks. The staff were also exceptional to deal with. The recovery is not for the faint of heart but I don't have a moment of regret. None.

Why Choose Saline Implants?

As long as a woman has adequate breast tissue to cover the implant, saline implants are an excellent choice. The limitation of the saline implant is that the larger the implant and the less breast tissue a woman has, the more likely it is to ripple or be felt underneath the skin. The saline implant is also adjustable and is a good choice for women with different size breasts (asymmetry).

Are Silicone Implants Safe?

In 2006, after rigorous scientific review, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the marketing of silicone gel-filled breast implants made by two companies for breast reconstruction in women of all ages and breast augmentation in women ages 22 and older. The implant has quickly become the implant of choice. Research on the implants began in 1997, when the Department of Health and Human Services launched of the most extensive research studies in medical history by appointing the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Science (IOM) to examine potential complications of silicone breast implants.

Gloves holding breast implantDr. Burden has been an investigator and involved with the FDA approved study allowing women to receive silicone breast implants since 1997. He is among the top plastic surgeons in the nation in regards to placement of saline and silicone breast implants for the women who visit him for breast augmentation from Pensacola, FL, and Mobile and Dothan, AL.

What Happens if a Silicone Implant Ruptures?

The new silicone gel implant is more cohesive and therefore is less likely to leak into the tissues than the old liquid-filled silicone gel implants. Ruptures won’t cause an obvious change in the appearance of the breast.

Why Choose Silicone Implants?

The advantages of silicone implants are numerous. They offer a much softer feel and allow women with small breasts to have larger enhancements without the problems of rippling that can occur with saline implants.

Which Size Breast Implants Should I Choose?

Sometimes choosing an implant size can be the most difficult decision for a woman; however, there is typically a right size for each patient. The size should be determined based on the width of the implant rather than the volume. As an implant gets larger, the width becomes wider. The implants should be chosen based on the base width of the patient’s breasts.

This base width should be discussed with your surgeon and may be altered by using a moderate, moderate plus, or high profile implant based on the end result the patient desires. The higher the implant profile, the narrower the implant. It is important that the surgeon choose the proper implant to ensure the optimal result and optimal cleavage. It is unfortunate that many patients we see are breast implant revisions from other plastic surgeons that do not have the same experience as Dr. Burden . Dr. Burden has performed thousands of breast augmentations and will recommend a size and implant type that will give you a good result.

A Special Opportunity from Allergan®

At Destin Plastic Surgery, Dr. William R. Burden is happy to participate in the Natrelle® Gel Trial Program. This special system offers breast augmentation patients the opportunity to receive significant discounts on their choice of Allergan's best-selling non-surgical products to further enhance their new looks.

To qualify, you must undergo breast augmentation with Allergan's Natrelle silicone gel implants. Following your surgery, you're eligible for either $200 off a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment or a complimentary vial of LATISSE®. You must also be registered for Brilliant Distinctions®, the Allergan rewards program that helps patients earn ways to save on their favorite non-surgical treatments. These points can be redeemed for discounts on future services and other rewards. Registration is simple and free.

Investigational Breast Implant Studies

Dr. William Burden was appointed to the International Physician’s Advisory Board for Mentor Corporation. Selection into this group is based on experience and volume in breast enhancement surgery. This elite group advises Mentor Corporation on their latest product development and practice management systems.

Additionally, Dr. Burden of Destin Plastic Surgery, and Dr. Robert Rey of E!’s “Dr. 90210” fame were among a group of select plastic surgeons who met in Las Vegas to be briefed on the Becker adjustable gel implant clinical trials. Dr. Burden was one of only 30 plastic surgeons nationwide selected to participate in the trials.

The adjustable gel implant combines the benefits of the silicone gel implant with the adjustability of the saline implant. This implant is currently in use in Europe and Mentor Corporation will be seeking FDA approval in the United States. At this time, it is considered an investigational device and is only available in the clinical study. Dr. Burden will be an investigator in the clinical studies.

Meet Dr. Burden

Dr. William Burden

Founder, Destin Plastic Surgery

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Burden knows that building a distinguished career doesn't happen overnight. He's been serving the community for more than 2 decades, providing personalized aesthetic care and leading the field with pioneering techniques.

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More Information About Breast Implants

Dr. William R. Burden, MD, FACS is known for his experience and dedication to staying in the forefront of leading technology in plastic surgery. Dr. Burden not only performs breast augmentation for women from Panama City, Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Tallahassee, Dothan, Atlanta, and Birmingham but also from around the world. Many people travel from Europe, South America and Asia to Destin to seek out his services.

For more information about the breast enhancement procedures, request a consultationrequest a consultation online to meet with Dr. Burden or call our office at (850) 654-1194.

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