Silicone and saline implant safety
According to the FDA, both types of implants are safe. In the U.S., we have good lont-term data on the safety of saline implants, as we've been using them much longer than silicone. It appears that silicone implants are also very safe. In the U.S., though, we've only gotten about 2.5 years of followu-up data on patients that have had silicone implants due to the previous moratorium on silicone implants by the FDA.
Thus, a final determination on the long-term safety of silicone implants in...