Negative Effects Of Plastic Surgery

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Since the late nineteenth century, breast plastic surgery have been used to surgically augment the size, modify the contour, and enhance the feel of a woman’s breasts. Surgeon Vincenz Czerny effected the earliest breast implant emplacement when he used the patient's autologous adipose tissue, taken from a benign lumbar lipoma, to repair the shape of the breast from which he had removed due to tumor. Later on, surgeon Robert Gersuny experimented with paraffin injections, with disastrous results (1). Today more than 15 million breast plastic surgery procedures were performed around the world, according to a study by the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. From the early days of plastic surgerie, physicians used other substances…show more content…
Other published study showed that breast augmentation with silicone implants might be associated with a number of local adverse events, including hematoma, infection, scarring, contracture, rupture, pain, and loss of sensation (4). Pittet B and colleagues reported that 15% of modern silicone implants will rupture between the third and tenth year after implantation, reoperation rates are 20%-26%, and removal rates are 12%-14% at the fifth year (5, 6). However, complications are more common among individuals undergoing breast reconstruction following cancer surgery than in those having purely cosmetic procedures as reported by previous studies (7,…show more content…
Saudi FDA has banned macrolane implant materials due to its imaging artifacts, and hazards to women health where it proven that it cause cancers in many women cases because it is leaking to body tissue causing abnormality that is ends in tissue carcinoma. Macrolane is a silicon alternative cheap material made by French company (12). Saudi women spend about 9000- 20000 riyals in cosmetic breast surgery, and 40% of plastic surgeries in the kingdom are requested by

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