Are Breast Implants Safe?

Posted: January 20, 2021

Transcript: Breast implants, associated with breast augmentation as a surgical procedure, are safe. There are two current health issues that are being talked about in the media. One of which is called anaplastic large cell lymphoma. This is a true malignancy that has been identified in over 500 women in the world literature associated with textured breast implants. The other illness is referred to as breast implant illness, which is in — some women have presented with joint pain, general fatigue and malaise, and other poorly defined symptoms. However, to date there has been no known cause or effect associated with breast implant illness. If you have any questions about either of these issues, or breast implant safety alone, don’t hesitate to call us at Zinsser Plastic Surgery at 804-474-9805 or visit our website