Study: More Than One in 10 Women Have a ‘Silent Rupture’ of Their Silicone Implants

Clinical data from a study by Marc J. Salzman, MD, of 584 women with current types of silicone gel breast implants in place for 3 to 20 years showed that 10.6% had an implant rupture they were unaware of. The study is published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.