Breast Implants Basically Safe but Not Lifetime Devices, Say Experts

Silicone gel-filled implants are not lifetime devices, and the longer they're in the body, the more likely there'll be complications, U.S. health regulators said Wednesday. Despite the likelihood of complications, the Food and Drug Administration announced that silicone breast implants, which the agency approved in 2006 after they'd been off the market for 14 years, are for the most part safe. The report included preliminary data from post-approval studies, an analysis of adverse effects...Full Story
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