Health

Explaining the 'black box' warning on breast implants

Breast implants now come with a "black box" warning. What does that mean for the 300,000 patients who choose to have breast reconstruction after a mastectomy or breast augmentation for cosmetic reasons each year?

Surgery

FDA sets stronger safety warnings for breast implants

U.S. health regulators on Wednesday finalized stronger warnings for breast implants, including a new requirement that people receive detailed information about their potential risks and complications before getting them.

Surgery

Over 17.7 million cosmetic procedures performed in U.S. in 2018

(HealthDay)—More than 17.7 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States in 2018, with an increasing trend seen in body-shaping procedures, according to a report published ...

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