Silicone Gel-Filled Breast Implants: Updated Safety Information
MedSun: Newsletter #62, July 2011

FDA Consumer Update

FDA has released a report that includes preliminary safety data from follow-up studies conducted on the long-term performance and safety of silicone gel-filled breast implants. Almost five years later, FDA's report continues to support the safety and effectiveness of these implants when used as intended, but states that women should fully understand the risks before considering getting them.

Additional Information:

FDA Consumer Update. Silicone Gel-Filled Breast Implants: Updated Safety Information. June 22, 2011.
http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm259825.htm


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