Will My Breast Implants Affect My Mammogram?

Generally, mammograms are necessary for all women over the age of 35 to 40 to screen for any signs of breast cancer. Unfortunately, breast implants can affect the clarity of some of these images, making interpretation more challenging. Because of this, additional mammogram views are taken in order to fully visualize the breast. Implant Placement …

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Identify a Ruptured Implant

Breast implants are generally extremely durable and can last for a long period of time, though not necessarily forever. Despite their resistance to degradation, given enough time they may lose their integrity and need to be replaced or removed. Trauma can also disrupt their integrity. Implant rupture occurs when the silicone shell of the implant …

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