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New FDA Breast Implant Warning Guidelines

Among growing concern about Breast Implant Illness (BII) and a cancer linked to breast implants, the FDA announced new guidelines for patient education about saline or silicone gel fillers used in breast implants. The guidelines are to ensure that “patients considering breast implants have the information they need for a…

Breast Implants: Should They Be Banned?

Breast implants have been under fire recently — there are numerous reports of leaks and “silent” ruptures leading to breast implant illness and even lymphoma, a cancer that affects the immune system. The FDA called a meeting of the GPSD Committee (General and Plastic Surgery Devices) recently to discuss and…

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