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Does Breast Implants Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer?

Breast implants have been widely used worldwide since 1965. Patient data collected during this period were evaluated and no significant relationship was found between breast cancer and breast implants. Statements have been made by reputable healthcare organizations such as the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) that there is […]

What is Breast Reduction?

Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammaplasty, is a procedure to remove excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size more in proportion with your body and to alleviate the discomfort associated with excessively large breasts (macromastia). Patients with macromastia may experience physical discomfort resulting from the weight of their breasts. […]