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Silicone Breast Implants More Popular Than Ever

breast augmentationBreast implants have a long and convoluted history in cosmetic medicine. Invented decades ago, doctors began preferring silicone implants in the 1960s. In the 1990s, though, a court case resulted in a nationwide ban on the use of silicone implants. Instead, surgeons and patients were only able to rely on saline for use in breast implants. In 2006, the ban was lifted. Since then, these types of implants have made a strong comeback and once again make up the majority of breast augmentation surgeries. Continue reading