How long do breast implants last on average?

I imagine that breast implants, like any other product, have an expiry date, especially because they have to stay inside our bodies, and are treated as foreign objected and attacked by our immune system. Can a woman get breast implants and never have them changed? 40 years is a long time. I don't know of anything that lasts that long nowadays.

infinitea

F, 31, California

Your immune system does not attack breast implants but they do have a rupture rate at roughly 1%/year depending on the manufacturer..  if saline they will deflate letting you know immediately if you have a problem.  Gel implants require an MRI to detect a rupture 


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