Breast Plastic Surgery Side Effect Roa M. Bamanie Dr. Barbara Heifferon
What are some women’s thought about the breast plastic surgery? And why women are always welling to undergo such surgery? <ul><li>Small surgery </li></ul><ul><li>Perfect solution to have a perfect body </li></ul><ul><li>Many of famous celebrities have been done it, as result, they have better live </li></ul><ul><li>after the surgery </li></ul><ul><li>Has no serious risk or minimum side effects </li></ul>
Are these kinds of surgeries a magical way of having a perfect body with no downsides to the procedures? Will these kinds of surgeries change women’s lives for the better or worse in terms of their health, sex and comfort? <ul><li>Facts: </li></ul><ul><li>Discomfort </li></ul><ul><li>Create bad health </li></ul><ul><li>Disrupt sexual life </li></ul><ul><li>Threaten women’s lives </li></ul>
Breast augmentation is performed by inserting a breast implants behind breast tissue or above the breast muscle. Implants come in a variety of shapes and sizes, with varying designs, in a range of materials Breast Implant Materials: saline breast implants silicone gel breast implants
Reconstruction Surgery Complications 2% Infection 6% Scarring 6% Breast Pain 6% Tissue/Skin Necrosis** 6% Implant Rupture 16% Capsular Contracture (Baker’s III/IV)* 25% Implant Removal/Replacement 46% Re-operation Rate Complications Within 3 Years
Augmentation Augmentation Surgery Complications 1% Infection 1% Implant Rupture 3% Nipple Sensation Change 6% Breast Pain 8% Implant Removal/Replacement 8% Scarring 8% Capsular Contracture (Baker’s III/IV)* 21% Re-operation Rate Complications within 3 Years
<ul><li>Two years after the surgery, augmentation patients with silicone gel breast implants often suffer from increased health symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>Health symptoms: </li></ul><ul><li>Fatigue </li></ul><ul><li>Generalized pain </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>Joint problems </li></ul><ul><li>Neurological symptoms and morning stiffness. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Surgical risks are highest immediately around the time of surgery </li></ul><ul><li>Anesthesia </li></ul><ul><li>Infection </li></ul><ul><li>Hematoma </li></ul><ul><li>Patients may need to face these surgical risks several times if they need surgery to correct implant problems or have broken or damaged implants that need to be replaced with new ones. </li></ul>
Breast Implants Will Eventually Break Most implants last 7 to12 years, but some break during the first few months or years, while others last more than 15 years. Finding by a FDA study: Most women had at least one broken implant within 11 years and the likelihood of rupture increases every year. The broken implants have numerous complications on women’s bodies and the only way to avoid these complications is to remove them. Silicone gel in implants can break down to liquid silicone at normal body temperatures and leakage and migration from implants to the lymph nodes and other organs. Liquid silicone can migrate to the lungs, liver, or other organs.
<ul><li>Reasons: </li></ul><ul><li>Broken implants </li></ul><ul><li>Complications </li></ul><ul><li>Disappointment with how they look or feel </li></ul><ul><li>Concerns about the long-term health risks. </li></ul>Why woman needs to get her implants removed? Dissatisfaction with appearance Dead tissue around the implants (long -term risks)
What if a woman needs to get her implants removed? As part of the removal surgery, women often lose breast tissue. The resulting removal surgery may be similar to a mastectomy. Removal can be much more complicated and expensive than the original surgery. After Removal
Auto-immune diseases and Cancer. A study of women who had silicone gel breast implants for at least seven years found that those with leaking implants were significantly more likely to report fibromyalgia, a painful autoimmune disease. The risk of fibromyalgia remained even after statistically controlling for patient's age, implant age, and implant manufacturer. These researchers also found that women with leaking silicone implants were significantly more likely to report a diagnosis of at least one of the following painful and debilitating diseases: dermatomyositis, polymyositis, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, mixed connective-tissue disease, pulmonary fibrosis, eosinophilic fasciitis, and polymyalgia. Breast Implants Cause Diseases
Motherhood: Mothers with any kind of breast surgery, including breast implant surgery, are at least three times as likely to have an inadequate milk supply for breastfeeding. In addition, it is found that the offspring born and breastfed after the mother had breast implants had higher levels of a toxic form of platinum in their blood than offspring born before the breast implants. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMi5NDcc1xE&feature=related Disrupting women’s sexual Lives and their Motherhood Sexual lives: In fact, women losing their nipple sensitivity and having painfully sensitive nipples are common local complications of such surgery. Furthermore, some women are dissatisfied with the cosmetic results of breast implants, because their breasts look or feel unnatural or asymmetrical, or they can hear a "sloshing sound" from saline-filled implants. Problems like these can interfere with sexual intimacy.
Breast surgery risks outweigh the benefits , and it can destroy or change women’s lives for the worse. Consequently, authorities’ responsibilities are to protect these women from being involved in such surgeries and to distribute the awareness among the women to improve their understanding and change their way of thinking about these kinds of surgeries. Conclusion
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