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Breast Implant Surgery

My Advice to Young Women Considering Breast Implants

Starre Vartan | Posted 09.21.2013 | Style
Starre Vartan

Isn't it amazing that we women have this body part that, more than any other, can go through profound changes over time? Whether you birth and feed a baby with your body or not, breasts are always changing; implants deny that process.

Ask the Mutant: Breast Reconstruction -- Will I Look Normal?

Eva Moon | Posted 08.05.2013 | Women
Eva Moon

I've decided to go public with my own post-mastectomy reconstruction to let you see how far the art has come.

We Don't Want Your Apologies -- Unless They're From the Heart

Christina Patterson | Posted 03.31.2012 | Women
Christina Patterson

If Jean-Claude Mas, of Poly Implant Prothèse, had said sorry to the women whose lives he has turned upside down, his apology would have been worth as much as the toxic lumps of fake flesh he swapped for his soul.

Is Fake Really Better?

Tom Matlack | Posted 08.16.2011 | Women
Tom Matlack

A few weeks ago we ran into a relative who had been going through a difficult patch in her life. What I saw made my heart sink.

25 Reasons Not To Get Breast Implants

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

In a study conducted by FDA scientists, most women had at least one broken implant within 11 years, and the likelihood of rupture increases every year.

Reconstructing Myself: Implants After Breast Cancer

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

In truth, this surgery comes at the tail end of eight years of struggling to get my breasts to look "right" after a double mastectomy and two failed reconstructions.