Health Tip: Considering Breast Implants?

If you are considering breast implants, you should be aware of potential risks, including breast pain and potential rupture of an implant, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

The FDA offers this information for women who are considering breast implants:

  • Understand that breast implants may require future surgery.
  • Review product labeling and the Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data for any implant you're considering.
  • Discuss with your doctor the most appropriate implants for you.
  • Be aware of any long-term risks.

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