Breast Implants

Breast implants have been sold in the U.S. since the 1960s. In the past 20 years, studies and patient stories have uncovered serious complications, including breast implant illness and even cancer.

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Image of textured breast implant representing Allergan's campaign to reach patients with recalled breast implants.

Allergan Launches Campaign to Reach Pati...

Lauren Styx · June 4, 2020

Breast implant manufacturer Allergan announced the launch of a digital campaign to reach patients currently or formerly implanted with recalled Biocell breast implants.

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Image of breast implants representing the FDA warning letters to breast implant manufacturers.

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Hold Breas...

Lauren Styx · June 4, 2020

As part of its ongoing efforts to protect patients, the FDA issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers citing violations of quality system and medical device reporting regulations.

FDA Regulation
A photo of a woman considering getting breast implants, and a surgeon failing to explain the risks.

Women Sue Allergan for Concealing Breast...

Nicole Knight · December 6, 2019

Six women have filed a complaint alleging the manufacturer Allergan intentionally hid possible breast implant safety risks.

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