Are Silicone Implants Safe for the Body?

Breast augmentation is one of the most commonly performed plastic surgery procedures. Women want to look and feel good and that comes with being comfortable with their bodies. Breast implants make this possible. There are two main types of implants: silicone and saline. Most candidates – 90 percent – choose silicone implants because they tend to look and feel more life-like. But are they safe? All implants carry some risk of rupture, but even extensive studies by the FDA cannot prove that silicone implants are unsafe. Safety In the 1980s, silicone implants were very popular. However some women thought that their breast implants made them ill. During this period, the FDA removed silicone implants from the medical market, although they could not find any proof that…

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January 3, 2014