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A 41-year-old member asked:

Is getting breast implants safe?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rene Perez
Cosmetic Surgery 12 years experience
Yes: Generally speaking. Seek your cosmetic surgery procedures by a proficient cosmetic or plastic surgeon.
Dr. Donald Buck
Plastic Surgery 16 years experience
Yes: As with all surgery, there are some risks with having an operation. However, breast augmentation is a very safe procedure. I recommend you see a plastic surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery to discuss in more detail.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Are breast implants safe?

11 doctor answers17 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Tholen
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Expertly placed, yes: Present generation cohesive gel implants are among the most-studied medical devices in the entire marketplace, and have been exhaustively scientifically shown to have no cause and effect relationship with any cancer, autoimmune illness, etc. Expert placement by an abps-certified plastic surgeon reduces the risk of poor result or re-do surgery! safe-yes! foolproof, no--so see an expert!
Madisonville, TN
A 21-year-old female asked:

How safe is breast implants?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Ok: Surgery is generally not too risky, but long term issues are contoversial
Cambridge, OH
A 33-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to exercise with breast implants?

9 doctor answers18 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alex Lechtman
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: I generally have my patients wait at least four weeks before restarting exercise after augmentation. After 6 weeks, I have no restrictions on their activity.
MA
A 29-year-old member asked:

What are the risk in getting breast implants?

11 doctor answers18 doctors weighed in
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Generally safe: Breast augmentation is generally a safe procedure. Like any other surgery there are risks of complications including bleeding, infection, breast symmetry, capsullar contracture, and implant rupture.
Nixa, MO
A 45-year-old female asked:

Are silicone breast implants safe?

9 doctor answers19 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bharat Shah
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: Silicone breast implants are proven to be safe and effective, according to the fda.

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Is it safe to get breast implants while on mirena (levonorgestrel) birth control?
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Can I get large breast implants if I am thin?
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