Breast implants are said to cause a range of sicknesses from headaches to breast cancer. Here, we’re going to find answers to common misconceptions about what implants can, and can’t cause.

Breast Implant Illness (BII)

Although breast implant cancer has eluded official medical status, reports of BII are prevalent across the world and can vary from causing hair loss depression and even memory loss. You can see a full list of symptoms here.

Do breast implants cause breast cancer?

To date, both British and European researchers haven’t found any ingredients in breast implants that can cause cancer or are toxic. That being said, there are links between people who have had breast augmentation and those who develop anaplastic large cell lymphoma.

What is breast implant associated anapaestic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)?

Breast implants have been associated with developing this form of cancer. BIA-ALCL is an uncommon type of immune system cell cancer that develops in the scar tissue around their breast implants.

How can I be sure I don’t have any of these conditions?

We offer a system of evidence-based breast implant checks available within a network of CQC approved and state-of-the-art healthcare facilities across the UK. We offer:

  • Ultrasounds
  • An effective way to show if a breast implant is obstructing a mass or lump.
  • Surgical Assessments
  • Be assessed by one of our highly qualified team and get clinical photographic archiving.
  • IH Immune Profile

We check your blood to see if you have a compromised immune system which also screens for breast implant associated anapaestic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).

3D Mammogram

Mammograms give the best 3D scan of your breast and can reveal small deposits of calcium that can detect early stages of breast cancer.

Book a Specialist Breast Scan Today

If you feel you need ongoing support after your surgery, book a scan today.