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Breast Implant Safety

Choosing Breast Implants

Deciding whether or not to get breast implants -- either for reconstruction or augmentation -- is not easy. There are a lot of things you have to weigh.

Keep in mind that studies show that most of the 300,000 women who get breast implants each year are satisfied with them. While many women are still concerned about long-term health risks, research has generally not found an association between breast implants and serious disease.

Perhaps the most important thing is to develop realistic expectations. Find a doctor you really trust and talk frankly and openly. Make sure that you understand the risks of breast implants. Make sure you understand the best and worst case scenarios. The more you know, the more confident you'll feel in your decision.

 

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