Breast Implants How Safe Are They?

Although breast implant surgery has become safer over the years, a very high percentage, over 90% will cause problems, often very serious problems within 20 years. A ruptured breast implant can be a pretty bad situation because implants may contain loads of chemicals that are highly toxic to the body.

The rupture rate is very low in the first 5 or 6 years after having the implants inserted, but it starts to increase as each year goes by. After 12 years, the risk of at least one implant breaking is almost 70%.

Breast Implants How Safe Are They?

Breast implants don’t last forever and often have to be replaced

These are GEL implants which were promoted as being safe… but in reality, you would need to have them replaced every 5 years to keep the risk at a minimum. Even then, the risk isn’t eliminated because even new implants can and do leak. The most dangerous thing of all is that a woman may not realize what’s happening because even the tiniest leak can cause severe health problems while the breast still looks and feels the same. Continue reading “Breast Implants How Safe Are They?”