What has changed with silicone implants that they’re now considered safe?
The answer is the FDA re-approved silicone implants because it’s their finding that the previous studies and media blitz surrounding the older implants were scientifically unfounded and that, in terms of the safety of the implants, they were very sound and very safe. However, the silicone implants we use nowadays are slightly thicker or more cohesive than the implants we used in the past with much less tendency to break. Also, the quality control from the implant companies has gone way up. So there’s much less of a tendency for these implants to break. However if they do break, they are safe.