Just like piercing, tattoos, scarification and branding, body implants are also gaining popularity these days, especially among the youth. It is also popularly known as body art or body modification. The modifications are done by placing some object just below the skin to make a favorite design be visible from the outside. The procedure for the body art is quite simple. A small incision is made where you need the object to be placed. A pocket ia created in the skin so that the object is placed securely. After inserting the object inside, the incision is stitched up to complete the procedure.
One of the well known personalities in the field of body art is Steve Haworth. According to him, people are drawn towards body art just to stand apart from the crowd and be unique. Some ten years ago, people considered tattoo and piercings to make them stand out from the crowd. Today, it is the body modifications that are helping them to project their individualism.
Various things are used for the 3D body implants. Some of the commonly used materials include soft solid silicone, titanium and teflon. Sometimes, stainless also is used. Certain people may develop some kind of allergy and reject the modifications. Such instances are, however, very less because the procedures are carried out safely. The instruments are sterilized and the area where the work is done is made aseptic so that all kinds of airborne pathogens and other harmful things are controlled.
The body implant procedures are mostly done by experts in a professional manner. Therefore rejection and other kinds of risks are less likely. In case the body rejects such implants, the object will be pushed out through your skin. One thing to be very careful of while doing the modifications is nerve hitting. Many professionals do not wish to work on certain areas like the head, temples, cheeks, etc. because there are many nerves that run across these areas. So making incisions can cause some damage if you are not careful. Another area that needs very careful consideration is the back of the hand. If something goes wrong, it can result in loss of sensation in that area.
After the completion of the procedure, the object may shift its position slightly and this is completely normal. However, if the person does not take care of the area after the procedure, the object may change its position completely and alter the purpose of the modification. The time for the procedure depends on the object to be inserted. Since the fibrous layer of every person is different the procedure time may vary accordingly. For some people, it will be completed in 10 minutes while for some it can take about half an hour.
The body modifications are meant to be permanent. But if the person wishes, it can be replaced or removed. The fact is that it is very easy to remove the objects than placing them inside. If the person is not happy with the result, he can have the object removed or replaced.