Are Breast Implants Safe? | Silicone Breast Implant Safety

Are Breast Implants Safe?

The FDA recently approved for general use silicone gel-filled implants and the findings of the Institute of Medicine and the FDA conclude that silicone, gel-filled implants do not cause major illnesses. This does not eliminate the possibility of a leak or rupture, however, should that happen, silicone gel is highly unlikely to be absorbed into surrounding tissue and can be removed in a straightforward manner.

“Our bodies are apt to be our autobiographies.”

– Frank Gillette Burgess