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How are male pectoral implants different from breast implants?

Arthur W. Perry, MD
Plastic Surgery
The soft solid male pectoral silicone implants are conceptually different from the more popular breast implants. The latter increase the size of areas of the body that cannot be made larger by any natural means. The pectoral muscles can be enlarged by three weeks of focused exercise.
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