In the 1990s, buy concern about the safety of silicone gel implants caused the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban their use in 1992. The ban was based on concerns that silicone gel implants could cause auto-immune disorders like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
The implants were not banned in other parts of the world, recipe however, and women in Europe, South America, and Canada continued to enjoy the aesthetic benefits of silicone gel implants. Meanwhile, studies were conducted in the United States to prove or disprove the FDA’s concerns.
These studies showed that silicone gel implants posed no greater risk to women’s health than not having implants at all, and on November 17, 2006, the FDA lifted its ban, deeming the implants to be safe.
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