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Breast implant deal not all-inclusive
Joseph O'Connell, chief of plastic
surgery at Bridgeport Hospital, said although there is no scientific
evidence of a connection between silicone gel implants and medical
ailments, he has heard of several women having complications with
"There's been study after study done... and there's never
been any link," he said. [But] it would be wrong to totally
ignore these women who've had problems with silicone gel implants."
O'Connell said although he doesn't believe there is a link between
silicone augmentations and disease,
he appreciates that, for women who've reported complications,
the settlement is a "positive step to put the matter to rest."
Plastic surgery article in Fairfield Citizen News.
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