Subdermal implant

Implant (English implant) referred to in the German body modification scene objects that are implanted as jewelry visible under the skin. The jewelry Implants are usually made ​​of silicone or Teflon; formerly also be made of suitable metals. The possibilities of Implants are very diverse. Also, pyramids, stars, rings or cones on the head or chest are not uncommon. A special variant form the transdermal implants which protrude from the skin.

Implants are considered a fairly extreme form of body modification. Especially the risk of infection is relatively high.