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  • Breast Implants
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    Breast Implants I. Should breast implants be considered dangerous or are they safe for women to use Small-breasted women in America say that they feel inferior or unfeminine in a culture where breast size is a major issue. Popular fashion models today are usually thin, but large-breasted, especially those who model lingerie, evening wear and swimsuits. With American culture seeming to equate cleavage with sexiness, it is no wonder that some smaller-breasted women doubt their attractiveness and r...
  • Kind Of Implants
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    This article is about the risks of breast implants and breast cancer. The author believes that people making decisions to have breast reconstruction need to be well informed before they make the choice. The risks of breast implants include pain, breakage, leakage, and links to many other diseases. There are two types of breast implants. There are saline and silicone. Both of them have outer silicone shells but one is filled with saline and the other silicone. The FDA didn't look at the hazards o...
  • Risks And Possible Side Effects Of Breast
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    In the 1970's women began to look for different options other than padding their bra to get a more voluptuous look. The 70's were an age of a new form of cosmetic surgery called breast implants. These implants became a popular alternative to padding. Serious side effects can result in implants and women should be well aware of these health risks before making a final decision. When you first look into breast implants they appear rather harmless, just a new way to gain fuller breasts. Implants ar...
  • Silicone Breast
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    Breast Implants One of the first uses of silicone in a medical implant came in the form of lifesaving tubes implanted into young children to funnel excess fluid from the brain into the chest cavity, where the fluid could be safely metabolized and excreted. Since these 'shunts' were first used, in the late 1950's, silicone in various forms has come to be an important part of many implants. 'It is used in tracheotomy tubes, in artificial lenses for the eye, in artificial heart valves and in facial...
  • Breast Augmentation Surgery
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    Breast Implants in Teenagers The trend for a number of young girls is to get breast augmentation. They think that by changing their bodies, they " re going to change their lives. They think they will be happy, and they will be completely satisfied with their implants. Their expectation is that their self-confidence will skyrocket, and they will be attractive girls. Many young girls get implants to make themselves stand out more and to have a great appearance, but there are many reasons that they...
  • Breast Reconstruction With Implants
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    Friday, 19 May, 2000, 10: 13 GMT 11: 13 UK Huge rupture rate in breast implants Many of the in plants had ruptured Almost seven out of ten silicone-gel breast implants scanned by researchers had developed a leak. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) study could reawaken the debate over the safety of breast implants. Many women claim that leaking silicone-gel has sparked serious illness, including chronic autoimmune disease. The FDA team used MRI scans too look at 344 women with implants. Th...
  • Breast Tissue
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    Breast Implants Why do women get breast implants? Do the breast implants make them feel good about themselves? Breast implants are a serious threat because, there are many risks involved, there are many disorders that are possible, and there are illnesses that you could catch after the operation. According to Marian Segal, many of the women who have had breast implants don't exactly what is in there body. Silicone contains organic compounds, which have the physical properties of oils, resins or ...
  • Breast Implants In The Early 1980's Breast
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    Breast Implants In the early 1980's breast implants began gaining popularity, but they have been on the market since the early 1960's. They were invented by plastic surgeons Cronin and Grow. Dow Corning began manufacturing them commercially in 1962. Today over two million women have undergone breast augmentation surgery. There are many negative consequences that may arise from the surgery, and there is always the risk of infection or rupture. When beginning my research on the subject I assumed t...
  • Saline Filled Breast Implants
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    Saline-Filled Breast Implants, the Solution For woman who had breast cancer surgery, Breast implants help them feel whole again (Bruning 24). Women that had breast cancer were the first ones to have a breast reconstruction. Later on, breast augmentation was used as a cosmetic purpose; to look prettier. But there is a controversy: Recently, many women were shocked to learn that breast implants had not been thoroughly tested for safety and were never actually approved by the Food and Drug Administ...
  • Scientific Connection Between Silicone Breast
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    Breast Plants: Good or Bad For decades consumer "advocates" claimed that legal reform to make it harder for individuals to sue companies would unleash a torrent of unsafe products on the market. Instead, an out-of-control legal system is making it almost impossible for companies to develop products for women without risking bankruptcy. Consider silicone breast implants: Bags filled with silicone gel have been used for over three decades to reconstruct or enlarge women's breasts. Anywhere from 50...
  • Breast Implants
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    Breast Implants: Your Decision In our society we have many and diverse values. One of the values is a woman's physical appearance. A woman's breast size often plays an integral part in her appearance to others and to herself. A woman's breasts are not simply just a part of her body but often for both men and women, they have come to represent femininity. Throughout a woman's lifetime her breasts may contribute to her sexual satisfaction, appearance, and self-esteem, yet many women are not satisf...
  • Dow Corning Breast
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    This presentation will be about the Dow Corning breast implant controversy. We will be covering the issues surrounding the breast implant controversy as well as Dow Corning involvement. The history of Dow and the implant, and the medical and legal issues will be covered. We will also touch on the history of Dow Chemical, Corning Glass Works and Dow Corning. Company history Herbert Dow in Midland, Michigan first founded Dow Chemical in 1897. Today, the company produces plastics, chemicals and agr...
  • Surgeries As Their Implants
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    Women who opt for silicone breast implant surgery should think twice. "Last year, 236,888 women underwent breast implant surgery for augmentation and approximately 40,000 women underwent breast implant surgery for reconstruction after a mastectomy" (HealthMoon). Those numbers have been increasing each year; in fact, the number of women and teenage girls who underwent augmentation surgery more than doubled between 1997 and 2002. Many women who undergo these surgeries are replacing old implants th...

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