Can I Get Breast Implants if I Have Lupus?

could a patient with lupus get implants?

Doctor Answers 2

Implants and lupus

I would check with your immunologist/rheumatolgoist before considering breast implatns to make sure you are healthy enough to have it done.

New York Plastic Surgeon
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Can I Get Breast Implants if I Have Lupus?

Althoug breast implant have been associated with automimmune disease in the lay press and in junk science reports, this has not been substantiated through larger clinical investigations. Therefore, I do not see a contraindication after consutling with your immunologist or rheumatologist.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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