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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently reported cases of cancer in the scar tissue surrounding breast implants. The new findings have not affected the previous health and safety recommendations for patients or providers. Our team at Plastic Surgery Center of Hampton Roads will keep you updated with any new data or changes to FDA recommendations.

FDA Report

For now, we want to address any concerns you may have regarding the newest report from the FDA.

What does this mean for patients considering breast implants?

The newest update from the FDA does not significantly impact those considering breast implants. At Plastic Surgery Center of Hampton Roads, we will always go over all the risks and benefits of all our breast services to help you make an educated, informed and healthy decision. PSCHR follows all labeling recommendations and safety requirements to ensure that we are providing you with safe and high-quality breast implants

We want to help you safely achieve your health and body goals!

What does this mean for patients who already have breast implants?

Don’t be alarmed by this announcement. It does not require any immediate or drastic measures. The cases of cancer found are extremely rare, and the chance of you developing cancer around your breast implant is low.

Continue visiting your doctor regularly. Examine your breast implants daily, and tell your doctor if you notice any changes to your implant or body.

If you have any more questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact our team at Plastic Surgery Center of Hampton Roads. Call 757-873-3500. We are here for you!

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